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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Sep 29, 1916

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 /  /: /- .>  ..<,<���������  l^^egiglfitiye Library ��������� ��������� *  M      ;-=tl .1.... w-��������� ������������������.----.  "'5  ���������-^=icB������^^^ and  Kettle-Valley Orchardist  FIFTEENTH YEAR���������No. 44*  GRAND FORKS, B.-C.,pFKIDAY, SEPTEMBER'29, 1916  $1.00 PER YEAR  Seventh Annual   Fair Up to  the Standard Set ht  Former Years  Considering existing conditions,  the seventh .annuaf Grand ForkB  fair may he said to have scored a  decided success, although the at-  ."������������������ ��������� t-ndance was not what it should  have been, when the merit of  various displays is taken into considered.' There were about 1300  exhibits in thp exhibition building,  ond the quality of the fruit and  vegetable displays, if anything,"surpassed those made here in furmer  years All tLe -other departments  were well represented, and in all the  high standard set at previous fairs  was fully maintained.  The fair   was   officially   opened  Tuesday afternoon with appropriate  -  speeches by Mayor Acres and    Fred  A. Starkey of Nelson.  r\ ��������� The   individual   ranch   displays  were -particularly good this year,  rivalling tbe district displays of  former years. In thiscompetion A.  S. McKim was awarded first prize  of ?iO(.VJ7T. Lawrence second, and  the Big Y Orchard third prize  An Innovation- this year was a  baby show in connection with the  fair. Some of the exhibits looked  pretty enough to make the bachelors  . nnd childless married folks envious.'  The children's sports were held  on Bridge street Tuesday morning,  and ihey attracted the usual interest.  Wednesday afternoon the races  and athletic sports were held at tbe  fair grounds. Quite a crowd was  present, out the aftornoon's outing  was nuirred'by a lamentable accident.  The celebration closed Wednesday night with the inevitable dance.  . A Winnipeg wholesaler who  handles Ontario fruit exclusively  has been selling fruit direct from  the car' door to the consumer, the  prices realized being as follows:  Pears, in 6 qt baskets, 45o; plums,  6 qt. boskets, 45c; peaches, in 11;  qt. baskets, 60c; musk melons, SI 00  for case of 18. No. 1 Northern Spies  are quoted at 86.50 per barrel.  City Electrician Anderson Tenders   tils   Resignation.  Petition for Light .  Total for the Year to Date Is  Brought Past the Million  Dollar Mark  The Granby Consolidated Mining.  Smelting ifc Power company on November 1 will pay the regular quarterly dividend of $2 per share, or  $299,970, to stockholders of record  October 4. This will make the payments for the current year $1,049.,-  894 and will increase the grand  total to'86,776,817.  -  The Granby company now is producing about 4,000,000 pounds of  blister copper monthly at its two  smelters in this city and at Anyox,  and informatiou received from  sources closely in- touch with the  management states that there is on  hand in New York enough unsold  copper and gold to retire the corporation's outstanding bonds, besides retiring all other claims.  IfEEiVlS FOR LOCAL GRO/y'LRS  Potatoes from northern Manitoba  are being shipped to Toronto.  tiome of tbe crab apples from  Naramatta are showing poor quality  It is said that the fruit crop in  ���������the Yakima valley will total 10,000  carloads this year.  It is understood that the buyers  for the Nash organization are now  in the Washington fruit districts.  Extru Fancy Washington Winter  Bananas are selling at $2 00 and  $3.00 in New York, and Fancies at  ������2 10 to $3.50.  Potatoes in Minneapolis were selling at 81 25 and 81.35   on, September   18.    A   good   many   cars from  Cai.adian points have  been snipped;  th^re this s-eason. J  The Spokane Fruit Growers' com-  Liberated Pheasants  Leo Mader, locaf game warden,  has liberated about a dozen more  ring neck pheasants on the . golf  links in this city. Three-were turned  out there a month ago, and have  frequently been seen by golfers. The  birds were placed on the golf links  because it will probably be necessary  to feed them this coming winter,  and that is the most convenient  place as well as a favorable spot on  account of the lack of snow along  the sides of the hill in winter.  Hunters are caustioned to exercise  cure in shooting grouse within two  or three miles of town, as the pheasants may wander away from where  they were liberated. The hen  pheasants may easily be mistaken  for grouse by careless hunters, as  they are light bgovvn or dark grey  in color, although they have tails  from six inches to a foot in length.  The cock birds are easily distinguished on account of their brilliant  colorings of rusty red, green and  purple, with a white ring around  the neck. Their tails are from 12  inches to 24 inches in length. There  is a closed season on them and the  fine for killing out of season is $25  for each .'bird.  .Mayor Acres and Aid. McArdle,  McCallnm, Schnitter and * Sheads  were present at the regular meeting  of the city council on Monday evening.  A petition for electric light was  received from the residents of the  Moir addition. Referred to the  water and light committee.  F. C. Anderson, city electrician,  tendered his resignation, to take effect on the 31st of October. The  council accepted the same, and the  clerk was instructed to advertise for  applications for the situation.  The chairman of' the board of  works reported that the sidewalk on  Riverside avenue had been completed and that the Yale bridge was  in need of repairs. He was authorized to have the same made.  In the matter of granting assistance to Bob Green, the cnuncil decided to grant any immediate assist  ance that he* might need, and the  clerk was-idstructed to lay the case  before the proper military authorities.  The pool room bylaw was recon-  sfdered and finally passed.  quiet way Emil F. Voigt has been  accomplishing big things in the  way of exploration and development work during the past summer,  especially since he had a compressor plant and other machinery installed. The various claims in the  group that constitute Voigt's camp  have been thorough explored by  diamond drilling, but, as at Copper  mountain, it is only ^recently that  actual mining has begun. So far  the ore bodies that have been developed are surprssing what was  expected from the showings made  by the diamond drilling.  AUTO CLYCCIST  LY H  Mrs. Alex. Fraser and daughter  May, of Victoria, arrived in the city  on Monday and are guests at the  Winnipeg hotel. The Fraser family  resided in Grand Forks about ten  years ago. Mrs. Fraser and daughter  came here for the latter's health,  which has not been very good  lately.  The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper will be dispensed'next Sabbath,  .October 1, in the Preshyterian  church at the close of the morning  service, 11 a.m. All members kindly  take notice. Members of any evangelical church who wish to partici  pate in the service will be cordially  welcomed. Sunday school will be  at 2.30 p m. instead of 10:45 a.m.  Bert Mlussetto, ,of Phoenix,  Sustains Fractured Skull  at Fair Races  MS OF II CI  The appointment of- a horticulturist is needed for this valley to  teach Peter A. Z. Pare tbe different  varieties of apples. Fie had two  plale exhibits at the fair, and both  were misnamed. He says he lost  two first prizes by his carelessness.  Bert Mussetto, a Swiss youth of  Phoenix, was seriously injured in  the motocycle race at the fair  grounds on Wednesday afternoon,'  and he lies at the Grand Forks hos- -  piial in a critical condition, although some hopes of his recovery  are entertained.  The accident took place when he  attampted to passtbe leading cyclist,  Arthur Walters, on the turn before  .leaching the home stretch in the  final lap. Mussetto was conveyed to  the hospital immediately after the"  accident. His skull was fractured  back of his head at the base of the  brain, and for twenty four hours  after the fall blood oozed out of one  of the ears He was unconscious  for six hours after being brought to  the hospital, and no one was allowed  to see him.  His parents in Phoenix were notified, aud they have since been at  the ipjured young man's bedside.  METEOROLOGICAL  Lieut. Robert F. Ey has been in  town for tbe last couple of days recruiting for the 143rd battalion, C.  E. F. This battalion expects to get  orders to proceed overseas within  the next couple of weeks, and only  requires a few more men to bring it  up to strength. This is a good  chance for any man desiring to get  away immediately without the necessity of spendiug a lung time in a  local training camp. Lieut. Ey will  be in town for a couple of more  days.  The general opinion in the city  appears to be that the William T.  Waterson, of Vancouver, reported in  the casualty list a few days ago as  killed in action, is not the former  city electrician of Grand Forks of  the same name. Mr. Waterson is  in the engineering corps of tbe  army, but as he did not leave Van  couver until sometime in June, it is  thought that he has not yet had  time to reach the front.  Harvest Thanksgiving services will  be held in the Methodist church on  Sunday, October 8. On Wednesday,  the llth, the men of the church  will give their annual Thanksgiving  banquet.  Robert Clark returned to the city  on Saturday from California. He  is   interested   in   the   Seattle mine.  Born���������In Grand Forks,on Tours-  day, September 28, to Mr. and Mrs.  Arthur Pound, a son.  Pte Dixon, formerly manager of  the Sunnyside ranch, is reported in  this week's casualty lists as among  the wounded.  The 'following is the minimum  and maximum temperature for each  day during the past week, as re  corded by the government thermometer on E. F. Laws' ranch:  Min. Max.  Sept.   22���������Friday  -12 ,   75  23���������Saturday   .... 40 75  24���������Sunday.'  63 57  25���������Monday  49 64  26���������Tuesday  45 65'  27���������Wednesday... 35 G(>  28-Thursday   30 65  Inches  Rainfall  0.07  The first prize for the best baby  at the fair was awarded to the  daughter of Mrs. Fred Bell.  The ranchers are busy with  their  fall work these pleasant days.  Mr. Guise, of Midway, went up  to Franklin camp this week to haul  ore from the Union mine to Lynch  creek.  Potatoes are $ 18 lo $20 a ton at  Ashcroft./-  The   British    Columbia    Copper  Smith Curtis.who played a promi-j company has built eight cottages at  nent  part iu   political   and mining j Copper mountain and will erect sev  circles in this  district fifteen   years; eral more.  These   buildings are 2-lx  The real snake in   the  grass   will ; ago, arrived iu the city on Monday ! 26 feet and contain six rooms,  soon   crawl  into   bis   hole, hut   his  from Nelson.    He was here looking  pany 'shipped seven cars  of   Rome  biped namesake continues his  work  after some mining  interests   which |     James   J. Brennan,   of   Phoenix,  Beauties   lo Bio de Janeiro,  Brazil. | t*-ie year r6Un_\M  The   fruit  is to be packed   orchard    run and Will be shipped from   New       Mr. end   Mrs. Meagher  have   re  York. turned home from a  six. weeks' va  E. D Smith, one of  the   promi-, Cfltion triP to Portland, Ore.  nent Ontario fruit shippers, is packing apples in *n ''Economy Brand"  e ."".".'  .... .   J . friends m  crate.    This crate contains about as  many apples  as  the crate  used   in  ish Columbia.  Midway.  be still retains in   the district.     Mr.! an(J iNIis������ Gladys Anstin, of  Nelson,  j Curtis was at one time  minister   of |vverti married in Nelson last wi e!<.  mines of British Columbia.  Houses   are   scarce   at    Copper  mountain,   and   at   present   many  people are sleeping in tents at   that  place.  it  is   reported   that some   high  Miss   Phila   Dinsmore  is visitirg g"^ copper ore is being taken    out  of Voigt's camp���������ore that will stand  being hauled to Princeton by wagon  It   is   reported  that   the Bowser  Game Laws for This District  Synopsis of game law for Grand  Forks district, 1916:  Grouse (all kinds)���������Sept. 15 to  Nov. 30. _ Bag limit, 12 in one day.  Ducks���������Sept. 1 to Jan. 31.  Geese���������Sept. 1 to March 31.  Black-tail Deer (mule deer)���������  Bucks only, over one year in age,  Sept. 1 to Dec. 15.  White-tuil Deer (both sexes)���������  Sept. 1 to Dec. 15 Deer must have  tbe head left on, as the person 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 season all year round  Fur-hearing Animals���������Nov. 1 to  April 30, 19l7.  Close season on prairie chicken,  quail, ring-neck pheasants, meadow  larks, doves and other small birds.  Birds of Prey���������Crows and kingfishers, fish-hawks, fish-ducks, etc.,  are not protected.  No game may be sold except  bear.  Frank  Hutton   left on  Saturday   and shipped to the smelter by   rail, 'government will   resign   about   the  for a business trip to Vancouver. and then   pay   a good profit,     fn a   middle of October.  Sir Herbert Ames, chairman of  the Patriotic Fund in Canada, will  visit the Boundajy towns about thc  middle of October. THE    SUN.    GRAND    FORKS,    B. C  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  .10 CENTS PER PLUG  Britain's Task  British   Navy   Has  Been  the  Strong  Right Arm of the Allies.  Much ill-judged criticism of England's part in the war would never  have been muttered had the critics  taken the pains lo acquaint themselves with thc facts. In" the first  place, Ihc most obvious sphere of  English actions at the beginning of  the conflict was thc sea. Her army  was small in comparison wilh the armies of her neighbors, but she had a  powerful navy, and il had been, fortunately, 'mobilized in home waters.  Thus ii was able to shut Ihc German  fleet in its own ports, to drive German .commerce from the ocean, and  to insure the safe transport of troops.  Thc last-named task was so essential  in the success of tlie allied operations  on hind lhat il is no exaggeration lo  say-that its fulfilment averted an irreparable disaster.  More than she did then England  could not have been expected to do.  She had neither the men nor thc munitions. Thus thc burden of the  iighl on the west front inevitably fell  on France. Thai was her allotted  duly, and nobly has she performed it.  ' Yet it must not be forgotten thai thc  English and Belgian troops, though  unable lp clear Belgian soil of the  Germans or lo hold the important  port of Antwerp against an overwhelming force, nevertheless held  the coast from Calais. ��������� From thc  Philadelphia Ledger.  Newfoundland and Canada.  Thc Christian ministry cannot  settle the policy. It is dependent  upon the voters. They, il is said, are  much more inclined to favor the  merger than they were twenty years  ago. Memories of past strife with  Ottawa have faded away. Where  scars were left there is much better  feeling than there used to be. Canada is not so much under suspicion  of being pro-United States as she  was then. Her record iu the "great  war" has convinced Newfoundland, as  perhaps nothing else could have done,  that the Canadian is loyal to London,  and lo all that city symbolizes in any-  pkwfc for imperial federation and unification. St. John's wauls the closest  sort of relations with the financial  centres of Montreal and Toronto, so  that Newfoundland's resources may  be developed. Thus it is that already thc press of Canada and of thc  Colony is busy debating a merger, in  which Newfoundland would surrcn'der  its autonomy and become a province  of a federated dominion.���������Christian  Science Monitor.  Railwaymen    Stand    For    This?  Willie finally persuaded his aunt to  play train with him. Thc\ chairs  wene arra'nged in lines, and he issued  his orders.     y  ���������' Now you be thc engineer and I'll  be thc conductor. Lend mc your  watch and get into the cab."  Then he hurried down the platform, time-piece in., hand. "Pull.out.  there, you red-headed, pie-faced  jay!" he shouted.  " Why, Willie! "his aunt exclaimed  in amazement*.  "That's right, chew the ray.' he  retorted. " Pull out. We're five min-  mci late already.'' j  Willie's part-Ms had to orlu'd his  playing down by thc tracks.  Editor���������Betty is such a talker I  positively couldn't ,gct a word in  edgeways.  Ethel���������.Oh, that's because you let  her get thc first start. .  Two-thirds of the feeding value of  thc alfalfa plant is in the leaves, says  Farm and Dairy. If the leaves arc  lost in curing, only one-third of the  feeding value  remains.  Tenacity of British Seamen  Captain   Commands  With   Uniform   in  Ribbons  Xow that there has been ample  lime for many of the wounded sailors in tho Jutland naval battle to  review and recount their experiences  we are in a better position to reverse  the spirit of the navy that overcame the stealth of the enemy.  A petty officer gives a thrilling  narrative of the "hottest moment"  on board his owi: ship.  "At my own gun," he says, "we  fired only one round, as after the  first shot the gun was put out of  action, and of thc gun's crew two  were killed aud two wounded, I myself only getting peppered in the  legs with bits of shrapnel.  "J tried to reload and hrA but  found it was useless. I then went  to the gun next mine, but it was in  a worse state, every man being lulled. As 1 turned away one poor fellow (a reserve man, about 50) asked me, 'Look, Tosh, what the Germans have done to me,' and before 1  I could answer him he jumped into,'  the sea. Poor chap, both his arms  had been shot off. I stumbled over  a young lad, who said, 'Give me a  fag till I am put straight.' Someone  gave him a cigarette and lit it for  him, and after taking a puff or two  he sank back dead. I saw his legs  were all right, but he had been shot  in the stomach and his legs were  paralysed. I noticed that the conning tower, bridge, and steering  gear had been blown away by a hugo  shell.  "Our captain had a wonderful escape. I sa\, him giving orders, as  coolly as though we were, at battle  practice, in his shirt sleeves, his coat  having been torn into ribbons with  sharpnel and the force of the -explosives.  "During this confusion our steering gear all gone and our boat practically helpless, we came into ..collision. I was pitched into ihe sea,  and found myself, when I came to,  being kep't.,afloat by my life waistcoat ancl lifebelt- After an anxious  time in the water I was picked up by  the   Sparrowhawk.  "While on board the Sparrow-  hawk we had a crowded existence.  It would be about three a.m., when  a German submarine came up on the  starboard quarter, and we* thought it  was all up with us. We got our only  two remaining guns to bear on her;  before we could fire she turned tail  and nipped away under water.  "Soon after this we picked up a  craft with twenty-seven men on her,  belonging to the Tipperary, with a  sub-lieutenant swimming by its^side,  as the raft would have capsized with  his additional weight. He had swam  with one hand clutching the ropes  hanging round the raft for some  hours, but was in better" condition  than several of the men taken off  the raft who had suffered from the  cold and exposure, some of them  having practically no clothing.  "We'had great difficulty in bringing some of them round. We were  much amused with one of the men,  who, dressed in a piece of serge  round his loins, was anxiously drying a number of ������1 Treasury notes  which he had saved, explaining to  us that he wat to be married on his  next leave, and that he ��������� hoped they  would not be spoilt. To his great relief they dried out all right, and  then he was able to take an interest  in his own miraculous escape.  The Control of Weeds  There   Is  No   Easy Way-to  Get the  Best o:  Weeds  Weeds are the robbers of the plant  world. They creep into the fields and  rob the plants of moisture, light and  Plant food.  They often crowd out good clovers  and grasses in our meadows and pastures.  Every farm boy should'learn thc  names and habits of all tho common  weeds. Whenever one is found that  looks as if it might prove mischievous it should bo promptly identified-  If nobody on the farm can do so, it  should be sent away either lo the  Dominion Agricultural Departmental  Ottawa, or to the Agricultural Department of the Family Herald for  identification and information concerning its control.  Among the commonest corn field  weeds is the grassy pest known as  foxtail. It is a kind of wild millet,  which' grows from seed and lives only  one year.  It is not a serious week except  when wot weather in June prevents  the corn-from being cultivated;  Smart weed has much the same  habits as foxtail. Like foxtail, too, it  is a serious weed in wet cornfields  and gardens.  Most of the common weeds which  infest cultivated crops live only one  year. They produce lots of seed;  these live long enough in,the ground  so that even after four or five years  of meadow or pasture they are .still  liable to do damage to cultivated  crops.  There is no easy way to get the  best of weeds. The crops should be  kept as clean as they conveniently  can. The laud hoe must be used as  a cultivator cani.ot be depended upon to destroy all the weeds. The  Dutch or push hoe is an invaluable  article for this purpose.  In some sections the weeds which  live from year to year* and* spread by  underground rootstoeks as well as  seeds are troublesome. Quack grass,  Canada ' thistle, horse-nettle, and  morning glory are the worst weeds  of^this type. These pests have about  ten times as much fight in them as  the  common  annual  weeds.  If they are cut off at the surface  of the ground they come up again  and'again. But if you keep at it long-  enough, you can kill' them. When  these weeds are ir. corn land the onlv  thing to do is to cultivate frequently  and then hand hoe several times. It  really takes too much work to get  the best of this kind of weed in corn.  A better scheme oftentimes U to put  such land in alfalfa or pasture. Frequent moving is hard  on them.  Pastures and meadows hava weeds  which* generally do not bother corn.  Sorrel, i;dock, ragweed, and buekhorn  are the common weeds of thi stype.  In alfalfa blue grass is a bad weed!  Most pasture anl meadow weeds live  overyear   after year.  Responsibilities of  Germany in Poland  Under   an International Obligation to  Respect   Life   and   Property.  To the polish societies of Chicago,  with their heartbreaking story of  conditions in Poland under thc German occupation, where " praclicallly  every child under seven years of age  had died of starvation" President Wilson replied that he had done all that  he could possibly do.  He has appealed to the British and  German governments " lo make concessions and allow this humane thing  (of feeding Poland) lo be done." Thc  British Government has offered lo  let food contributions go through the  blockade under guarantees that they  would not be diverted to military  uses', and that the central powers In  return would look after the starving  populations of thc Balkan Stales they  occupy. Germany has declined to give  any such guarantees.  It "is, therefore, Germany's attitude  which invites thc attention of thc  humane world in respect to starving  Poland. Germany, as thc conqueror  and .occupier of Poland, is under international obligations therein lo  "protect life r.ndproperty "���������-wc quote  from a recognized authority.  Germany is not protecting life in  Poland. ft Is" letting the life even of  little children starve away into death,  as these Polish societies tell the  President. Germany is shirking a  primary obligation cf thc conqueror  in' conquered territory, and it is not  willing to assume even a part of the  obligation, as in Serbia, in order that  foreign charity, with the help of ihc  enemy, may relieve it of that obligation in Poland.  Conquest imposes responsibilities  commensurate with its gains to thc  conqueror. No civilized nation can  evade thc one while clinging to the  other, and claim recognition as such.  But as in Belgium so now in Poland.  Thc appeal of humanity for Poland  lies in the direction of Berlin, and no  other.���������From the New York World.  eers  The World Cataclysm  ���������s.  Kaiser  Not    the  War    That  Wanted.  the  the  to  For Preserving, Use  One-third "Lily While" to two-  thirds Sugar, by weight.  "Lily White" Com Syrup prevents fermentation and mold-  brings out the natural flavour of  fruits and berries���������and makes  much more delicious Preserves,  Jams and Jellies than you can  make with all sugar.  In 2, 5, 10 and 20 pound tins  ���������al all dealers.  THE CANADA STARCH CO. LIMITED.  MONTREAL. 278  W.     N.     U.     1118  Britain Exonerated.  The Socialist manifesto circulated in  Germany says: " War is the crime.  The starvation plan is only the consequence of this crime."  That relieves England of its reproach.  What shall be said of thc reproach  to Germany in the fact that, as thc  manifesto asserts, "all food in the occupied territory was requisitioned?"  Germany took the food of those  whom it conquered, allowed them to  he supported by the world's charity,  and made those thus supported work  atthc point of thc bayonet. When  before did thc world know such war,  or such insults to thc supreme law?-r  New  York Times.  Wanted the Best Terms.  At a certain college in Iowa  male students are not permitted  visit thc resident female boarders.  One day a male r.tudent was caught  in thc act of doing so, and was  brought before the president, who  said:���������  "Well, Mr. Jones, the penalty for  the first offence is "50 cents; for the  second 75 cents; for the third $1.00,  and so on,  rising to $5,.00."  Said thc  offender in  solemn tones:  "How much would a season ticket  cost?"���������Burlington Free Press.  "Scribbles is a Freethinker, is Vz  not?"  " Well,'no editor will give him anything for his thoughts."  The United States Department    of  Agriculture  will  attempt to domesticate  the mink,  which has been  bred ' nor Germany what has come about as  sporadically in captivity for 50 years  a result of her backing of Austria, and  Wc  arc  fully   convinced   lhat     thc  present war is certain to deepen and  intensify     thc     feeling    of    mankind  against  all  war.      There arc already  visible   elements  of accumulating  execration of war which    it    will only  need the coming of peace to cause to  burst out into demonstration such as  the world has never seen.    These elements are manifold.   ".Wc see them  in thc'unspeakable and almost unendurable human misery which 'the war  has  brought.      Wc  sec  them  in.  the  appalling tense of loss and Waste of  thc most precious things   on   earth���������  needless loss and waste,, as the bitter  reflection is.       Wc see them  in  the  terrible reactions pf war upon thc very  devotees of war.     It is not necessary  to credit all the stories about Admiral  von Tirpitz being made sleepless and  haunted    by    thc    brave young men  whom   he    had    sent to a torturing  death beneath the sea.      But if they  were true thy would  only ' repeat,'��������� in  their  way,  the     experiences     which  made   even   thc.   Iron     Duke blanch  after Waterloo.      Wc know that such  a cold - blooded and professional vivi-  scctionist of war as Major Moraht* is  has had wrung froni him a moan of  grief over the  thousands of  German  and French soldiers perishing in front  of Verdun.     And wc know that the  Kaiser himself has been so cut lo the  heart   by   the   crippling  of  a     whole  generation   in   Germany   that   he   has  rend out: " I swear that I did not wish  this war!"    No; none of them wished  this  war.      As  Mr. "Oliver  writes  in  " The Ordeal of Battle," Austria did  not wish what has happened in consequence  of her ultimatum   to  Serbia;  or so.  He Owned No Master.  " We've come," said the chairman  of a political committee in a south of  Ireland city, " to ask you to take this  nomination. The city needs a man  like you���������strong, brave, self-reliant,  owning no master, fearing no man."  The great man was visibly touched.  ".I'll not deny," said he, "that your  kind words have shaken my resolution^ 1 trust that, if elected, I may  justify your confidence and prove that  I am indeed strong, brave, self-reliant;  that I own no master and. fear no  man. Suppose you wait a minute till  I sec if my wife will let mc accept? "  A man can explain most everything satisfactorily to his wife except why it is impossible for him to  come home io dinner.���������Detroit Free  Press.  How to Keep Yourself  Looking Young.  11 litis bc/fi proven that the woman who pro-  tools her.4:in will keep herself free from wrinkles'  hikI murks of .'lire fur longer tlum thc wonmn who  snys "Oh no, 1 never do miytliini; for my complexion."   *  If your skin is not nntnnilly clear mid fresh, or  if it has suffered from inattenlion���������worry���������sickness��������� at,'C or the ravages of wind, sun aud  weather, the regular and persistent use of I'SIT  will soon restore to your complexion its natural  color mid freshness.  US IT is a valuable formula of an old :m<l famous  beauty secret.  It feeds niul nourishes thc skin, wards off  wrinkles, and makes the complexion clear,  smooth, and faultless. It is uot necessary to use  any oilier treatment .durintr the day. ' Apply  UK IT at night before retiring, and it will tone  the skin aud give that silky softness and glowing  freshness that .-done indicates perfeclskin health.  "I'SIT" is put up in handsomeopul bottles. It  may be secured through T. Knton Co. (.Mail Order  Oept.) AVinnipeg, Kobcrt .Simpson, Limited,  Kegina, anil other high-class drug stores, or  direct from its.  Send ."iOc. (2c. war tax) to-day for trial bottle,  sufficient for six weeks' use, Start to-day to give  your skin the attention it requires.  USIT MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.  TOKONTO, ONT.  so on. What was wanted was a little  war or a short war, not all the tremendous cataclysm which has almost overwhelmed thc earth.���������New  York  Evening  Post.  Various alterations had been made  in  the interior of a  church  in  Scotland, and the minister made a tour of i .  inspection.    "What  do you  think    of I th,c. nature of thecasc three only by  the improvements. Thomas?"*-he ask-  Beer   Said   to   Contain   Three   Pol-  sons,    and    is    Not    Such a  /      Harmless   Drink.  The Pioneer is-^doing a great pub*'  lie service in sounding a note of warning against the insidious danger which  threatens   our   long-fought-for  prohibition   of  the   liquor  traffic.     I   hope  tlic following from thai paper will be  taken to heart by all friends of temperance.  " For years the liquor traffic has  been preaching beer-drinking. The  distillers do not raise any objection to  lliis. They know that beer* drinking  develops an alcoholic appetite, that  demands stronger beverages. They  know (hat-the disgraceful -and-lying  statements by which beer -men have  been endeavoring to induce women  Jo drink "willi tcriil towards the shocking spirit-drinking wives and mothers that curses Great Britain today.  " Germany's beer gardens have  produced a brutality that will make  Germany a by-word for centuries lo ���������  conic. Yel some of these liquor men  would like lo establish-the German  beer gardens here. It is not strange  thai ihc great philanthropist who is  gen cial secretary of thc Research Depart') cut of the M.E. Temperance  Society is compelled to cr>* out: "It  we must have thc liquor business, in  God's name let us have the. bar-room  where men take their drink..standing,  and l-.ii.'y realize t.'iat Ihcy are poison-  ii !,��������� themselves. Keep thc 'wouiin  and children out of it. ��������� Wc have a  lot to learn in regard ro the liquoi  rroblcin, but Europe can't-teach us  anything���������to say thc least, -the beer-.  garden professors cannot.'  " When there arc symptoms already  of a campaign in Ontario looking lo  thc cultivation of a public opinion in  favor of beer and when, when the 1919  referendum comes, it is with dcejt  regret lhat wc read in an editorial bf  thc Woodstock Scntincl-Rcvicw thc  following mischievous suggestion: .'Il  is probable that much of the opposition to total prohibition would disappear at once *0'f in time if some piO-  vision were made for thc "sale cf  light beers and wines. A good, many  who do not like compulsion would become reconciled, to a law restricting'  thc sale of stronger drinks as the sale  of drugs is restricted, but they contend that thc attempt to cut1, off.aR  alcoholic drinks at once is not only  unnecessary, but impracticable, and  thai the inevitable result will be to encourage illicit traffic in strong-aud poisonous mixtures of alcohol. They argue that to permit thc retail sale o(  light wines and beers would be to  encourage temperance by offering a  safeguard against the traffic * in the  more dangerous liquors." '  That's the old song ro a new luce,  but we must remember that we're  drinking more alcohol evenmow **n  beer than in the form of spirits. And!  it must not be forgotten that* beer  contains three poisons, while whiskey.  if pure, contains only one; also lirefc  beer drinkers make up tn quantity  what is lacking- in strength of-alcohol;���������H. Arnott, M.B., M.CP-.S.  Another Solomon  The wife of an Arab went to heff  father with the complaint" that hen  husband had boxed hefcars,- The  wise old sheik reflected for a few moments, then did to her as her husband  had done!  "Now thou art avenged." he said.  "Thy husband has boxed the cars oi  my daughter and I have boxed: thc  cars of his wife."���������From Londou  Opinion.  Real    Short    Cut    to    Peace.  Prof. James Mavor, of the Univef������  sity of Toronto, sent thc following  letter to thc New York Evening.Post:  You have asked Lord Bryce to say  what terms of peace would be acceptable to England. I do not suppose that hc^ -would care to answci  such a question. Nor is there.any  need for him to do so. It has already been answered repeatedly by  Mr. Asquith.  I am not entitled to interpret his  answer; but I may venture to do sc  in the following terms:���������  Then: arc three   methods,   and   it?  ed the pew opener. "Improvements!"  exclaimed Thomas, in disdain.  "They're no improvements at a'.  Whaur are ye gaun tae pit the folk?"  "Oh!" asid the minister, "we have  abundance of room, Thomas, considering the size of the congregation."  "That's a' very weel the noo," replied  the pew opener, "but what will we  dae when we get a popular minister?"  ���������Tit-Bits.    ,  which peace may be concluded:���������  (1) That the German Emperor hand  his sword to General Joffre.  (2) That he hand thc same to thc  Czar of Russia.  (3 That  he  hand  thc  same   to  Sir  Douglas Haig.  Wargrave Church, Berkshire,- England, which was burned down by the  suffragettes on Whit-Monday, .1914,  has been rebuilt at a cost of $65,000.  An elderly lady walking through a  village, heard the church choir singing, and stopped to listen. "What  beautiful singing!" she said to a man  who had also stopped in a listening  attitude. But he was a naturalist in-  tcrcsctd in the "song" of a cricket.  "Yes," he replied, "they do it by-rubbing their hind legs together!"  Granulated Eyelids*  Eyes inflamed by exposure to Son, Dost and Wiadi  quickly relieved by ttudm  Eye Remedy. No Smarting*,  ,_ just Eye Comfort.    M  Your Druggist's 50c per Bottle. Murine Ejr������  BalveinTubes25c. ForBooboIlbeEyeFreeaak  Druggiits or Marine Rye Semedy Co., CWC3S������  ummmmusmaMaa THE    SUN,   GRAND    FORKS.    B. C.  ���������v /  !.l/U  When Flying Machines Are Common  If all reports arc true, some auto-  ���������.mobile manufacturers arc giving considerable thought to aviation, and    a  :e*w Arc actively- engaged in building  .mation motors.  Farmers are of a class in thc best  >osition to make use of flying marines. Contrary to general opinion;  Qying in a well-built aeroplane is sate.  "^latislics show but few accidents and  .lhcsc are, for thc most part, caa.scd  .; fry carelessness, or lack of knowledge  >! ihc principles of "flight."  The modern aeroplane has a factor  >J safety of about eight, which, rotigh-  Sy translated,, means that it is about  ' light -times.as strong'as necessary.  Flying machines arc today beyond  ihc reach of all but a favored few,  ?>nt so, too,' were motor cars a few  rears back.- There seems to be no  logical reason why thc .aeroplane  should not.follow* in'the footsteps of  its land .brother, the automobile,  A'hich-in ten short years, has become  die servant-of thc masses; not just  .ihc toy of the rich. What has brought  lbout this rchangc? Simply building  automobiles.in quantities.. Today ai  better .car can be bought for one  thousand dollars than three thousand  would buy five years ago.  Who will be thc first to adapt these  principles to aeroplanes? He who  does will, find -himself established as  sic "Eord";of the flying world.  "Jack!"       -    -  ."Yes?"  "Can't you bring some fat friend  borne to-dinner? I positively must  have some heavy weigh t lo sit on my  Irunk."���������Life.  sss^sEsas^sissssssiaBsiBSsasss  The Selkirk Tunnel  Huge  Undertaking of The "C.P.R. is  ��������� Nearly Complete  The Selkirk tunnel will be through  in" thc fall, according to  thc    C.P.R.  officials. This is another of the notable things to which the company lias  put its hand���������a tunnel six miles  through a mountain' whose peaks  pierce thc clouds���������a tunnel which presented engineering difficulties almost  unique. ^  This work will give thc public an  alternative route through thc moui-i  tains; it will save six miles of snow-  sheds; it will eliminate danger, and it  will minister lo Ihc comfort aud convenience of the public. The cost will  be $12,000,000 or more. Thai is about  the only big work the C.P.R. Ins been  engaged in lately, but it is interesting  to recall" thai in the years before  thc war the conipany used to spend  between $25,000,000 and $35^000.000  per annum in thc development of the  West. If, as-a high official of thc  C. P. R. remarked, the C.P.R. look a  dollar .out of thc West, il put lhat dollar back again in some form or other.  It would hardly be believed, but thc  C.P.R. since its inception, has spent  over $200,000,000 in thc development  of the West.  SELECT MEDICINE  foi* evei*y. SPORT  ������md ggECBSEATgOEl  "Wfar-n fey every member  ������f Hhe family  SOLD BY ALL GOOD SHOE DEALERS  Of 05 Years Ago  .; Are still doing* duty in  - -i the shape of  y's  Sixty - five years ago  the firstCauadian-made  Matches were made at  Hull by Eddy and  since that time, for  materials and striking  qualities, Eddy's have  been the acknowledged best.  f  When Buying Matches  Specify "Eddy's."  ^ilmm^kis^^^sm^si^SlSkMml,  fpmm  A Real  ��������� over'  SImulalldR.  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Toronto. Ontario  CAREFULLY  Purgatives -arc dangerous. They  gripe, cause burning pains and make  thc- constipated condition worse.  Physicians say the most ideal laxative  is Dr. Hamilton's Pills of Mandrake  and Butternut; .they arc exceedingly  mild, composed only of health-giving  vegetable extract's. Dr. Hamilton's  Pills restore activity to thc bowels,  strengthen the stomach, and purify  Ihc blood. For constipation, sick  headache, biliousness and disordered  digestion no medicine on earth makes  such remarkable cures as Dr. Hamilton's Pills.   Try a 25c. box yourself.  The Automobile and the Newspaper  No one thing has been such a fac-  lor in popularizing thc automobile as  newspaper advertising. It has been  ihc one great force that has made of  thc automobile business what it is today. It. has spread the story of the  automobile to thc most remote corner. From an unknown factor of a  few years back, advertising has proved to thc farmer that he can't afford  to-be without one. It has shown thc  tired business man that his car is a  pleasant bridge between home and office, and thc doctor's "buggy" is now  almost a curiosity.  Millions have been spent in spreading this knowledge; yet it has returned thc automobile builder a hundredfold, and because this advertising has  created a market where none existed  ibcffere, the price of cars has slcadily  dropped, while thc quality has constantly increased.  Thc ease wilh which corns and  warts can be removed by Holloway's  Corn Cure is its strongest recommendation.    It "seldom fails. ;  io  The Avalanche as Italy's Enemy  Thc worst of_dangers in sonic of  thc Alpine stations, worse even than  the Australian cannon, thc great 305's  and 42Q!s which drop their crashing  projectiles from the clouds, was and  is the avalanche. .The indications of  coming movement, for 'which the  mountainecr'is ever on.the watch arc  no longer perceptible; ahcL-at a moment when all seems calm the avalanche will thunder down and sweep  men and guns away or '.bury them fathoms deep. .���������'. * :'���������.���������������������������  "We lost forty men and two guns  up there thc other day," states an artillery Colonel. ,  "Father, is a financier a man wl  can. make a lot of money?"  "No, niy child, a financier is a man  who can live on the income from a  lot of money that he never had arid  has no  reason  to  expect."  Eight-year-old Ted was giving_ an  enthusiastic account of a new neighborhood club ancl thc list of officers.  "And what office do you hold?"  was  asked.  "Oh, I am the Member!" answered  Ted, proudly.  The Duchess of Devonshire, who  is Mistress of the Robes "to the  Queen, is ono of Her Majesty's  closest friends. She is the mother  of two sons and five daughters, and  is a daughter rf the Marquess of  Lansdowne. Of slender build and  with small features and dark hair,  the Duchess invariably wears thc  quietest-looldn ggowns.  W.     N.     U.     1118  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc.  "But she says she has never given  you any encouragement." "Did she  say that?" "She certainly did." She  told mc that her uncle was going to  leave her a fortune, and thai he had  one foot in thc grave. If that is not  encouragement, I'd like to know what  you call it."  A bold, unsubdued citizen went to  a new boarding house, and as he had  always met his obligations promptly  he had become notably outspoken.  On his second day the hostess asked:  " Why don't you sav a blessing,  Mr.   Golden?"  He looked over the tabic and said  gloomily, " I'd like to know what  for?"  Germany Must Be Crushed.  There will never be peace in  Europe until the German army is utterly defeated in the field. An economic.[victory would mean nothing but  a renewal of thc contest at a later  date.' What must be crushed, if Europe is ever again lo know security,  is not thc stomachs of thc German  people, but their belief in the invin-  ' cibility of their own arms. If Ger-  ! many surrenders today as the result  of domestic famine, what would be  the spirit in which, her people entered-upon peace? They would say, and  with some justice: "Wc nearly took  Paris, ancl we hold thc best industrial  districts of France, wc have run Russia out of Poland, crushed Serbia and  Belgium, and hacked our way to the  near East. All we have to do next  lime lo win is lo ensure our own food  supply for a three j'cars' war���������ancl  that can be easily done."  Do not allow worms to sap thc vitality of your children. If not. attended to, worms may work irreparable harm to thc constitution of the  infant. Thc little sufferers cannot  voice their ailment, but there . arc  many, signs by which mothers arc  ���������made aware that a close of Miller's  Worm Powder is necessary. These  powders act quickly and will expel  worms from thc system without any  inconvenience to the child.  Wrist Watches  To soldiers and sailors, wrist wat-  ches'-casily .read, and quickly visible  arc of vital necessity. Time plays an  important part in advance or retirement, ancl also in* gun-firing. Celluloid faces arc too inflammable, thc  metal grill over thc face, a hindrance  and a closed hunting case a nuisance.  British makers have now_produced a  clear unbreakable glass crystal and  arc working day and night to supply  the urgent demand for military watches.  Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Garget  in  Cows.  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The cereal transported on thc  "Mordcn" would be equivalent to ten  trains of fifty cars, of wheat cacli,-and  thc cargo weighed in the vicinity of  15,000 tons.  ' This is said by shipping men to constitute a record-breaking performance.  Thc largest shipment handled previously, it is asserted, was by the  "Snyderjr.," when 470,000 bushels of  wheat was carried. The "Snyder,"  however, is an American vessel. Thc  "Mordcn" sailed- from Port Arthur  July 16th.*'   A Mild Pill for Delicate Women.���������  The most delicate woman can undergo a course of Parmclcc's Vegetable  Pills without fear of-unpleasant consequences. Their action, while wholly  effective, is mild and agreeable. No  violent pains or purgiugs follow their  use, as thousands of women who have  used them can testify. They are,  therefore, strongly recommended lo  women, who arc more prone lo disorders of the digestive organs than  men.  There are 22,946 uninterned enemy  aliens in Great Britain, of whom G,-  756 are men of military age, exempted from interment. The figures are  official. Nino of the latte.- are in  the employ of the Deutsche Bank of  the City of London. The authorities  claim that surveillance oE the bank  enables them to gain information  that otherwise would not be obtainable.  "Wood's Staphediaa/  The Orrnt English, Remedy.  Tones and iavigoralea Ihe wholo  nervous* system, makes new Blood  --. , .... , r in ������'d Veins, Cures Nervous  Debility, Jllcnlcil and Brain Worru. JUcspon-  denev. Loss of Kncrgii, 1'alpilntion cf ilia  Heart, Ii'ailinq Memory. Piico SI pfr box, six  forSS. Ono v.-'sll please, sir trill ourt>. Sold by all  druggists, or mailed in plain pkg. on  receipt of  Jirioii. Nrwwrmphlet mailed- free. THE WOOD  ViEOBCJNe CO.,TORONTO. ONT.  (Fornerlr Wlcdsor.?  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SUBSCRIPTION RATES���������PAYABLE IN ADVANCE  One Tear (in Canada, ancl Great Britain) 81.00  One Year (in the United States)      1.50  Address all communications to  The Grand Forks Sun,  Grand Forks, B. C.  OFFICE:    COLUMBIA AVENUE AND .LAKE STREET.  FEIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1016  ���������  The directors are to be congratulated on the  dagree of success attained by the seventh  annual Grand Forks fall fair under present  industrial conditions.    The fact that it was not  more liberally patronized in no wise  detracts  from the greatness of the undertaking or  the  general  excellence of the exhibits.    But the  fact has  once   more been emphasized that in  this age it is well nigh impossible  to  draw  a  crowd without an adequate amount of advertising.    After  a  while men   at   the head of  public enterprises will realize that but a single-  country  publication,   no  matter  how   many  million subscribers it may claim to possess, is  able to give sufficient publicity to  an  exhibition  that  is  intended to attract people from  outside points.    To get up fairs for the  home  people is useless.  They all know what we can  grow in the valley.  It is to the people from a  distance, a great many of whom may be "from  Missouri,"- that we want to "show"  the wonderful productiveness of our soil, but this class  can only be attracted here by liberal and persistent advertising.  to construct and operate a zinc smeltei for  , tlie treatment of British Columbia ores. The  Eastern British Columbia boards refused to  affiliate with, the new British Columbia associated boards of trade at the coast. The delegates thought that the territory covered was  too large and that there might be a clash of  interest in which the interior would suffer.  That a Dominion trade conference, followed  by an imperial trade conference, be held, was  suggested by Fred A. Starkey, of Nelson,  who was nominated as delegate from the Associated Boards.- Thc officers elected are:  Fred A. Starkey, president; W..G. Tcrnan,  Bossland, vice-president; A. B. McKenzie,  .Rossland, secretary-treasurer; Jesse Kemp,  Rossland, assistant secretary-treasurer. The  principal boards of trade of the Boundary ancl  Kootenay sent delegates, but the lack of activity of some of thc boards in the districts  mentioned in not sending representatives was  strongly criticized.  The "smoker" and banquet tendered the  visiting-delegates to the Associated Boards of  Trade by the city council "and the board of  trade in tlie Davis hall on Monday evening-  was attended by about sixty-five people. Besides numerous good things to eat, drink and  smoke, a large number of very good speeches  were made. President Fred Starkey. of Nelson, was the orator of the evening, and he did  full justice to his subject.  The principal advantage of a large nose appears to be, that the possessor of it can poke  it into everybody's business and yet have  enough left for all the purposes for which that  organ was intended te be "used.  The chickenless hen usually does' more than  her share of cackling.  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  It is the man who lacks ability who is continually attempting to shove himself to the  front. The man who is really capable is asked  to walk unobstructed to the platform.  Meeting of Associated Boards of Trade  The meeting of the Associated Boards of  Trade, held in this city on Tuesday last,  adopted a large number of resolutions and  recommendations. The next meeting will be  held in Nelson sometime during September  next. Among the resolutions passed were:  That British Columbia should adopt the "keep  to the right" rule of the road; that express  rates on cream in this province should be  placed on the same basis as in Alberta,' and  that the completion of the transprovincial  highway should be proceeded with. Premier-  elect Brewster was urged to appoint a minister of mines from one of the Kootenay or  Boundary constituenccs. Another resolution  asked that it should be made an offense for  any holder of an agreement to purchase land  from the crown to alienate the land before  having secured a crown grant. A resolution  adopted demands the abolition of the patronage and the establishment of a complete civil  service system. The boards recommended  that telephone companies be compelled to  build future lines along trunk roads and to  establish pay stations every ten miles, and reaffirmed'their adherence to the principle of  public ownership of telephones. Thank's were:  conveyed to Lord Shaughncs.sy for the establishment by the C.P.R. of a bureau of scientific research into Canadian industrial possibilities. The provincial government was asked  In the Grand Forts Valley  1.8 acres in alfalfa;'2-acre  orchard; good house and  barn and other buildings.  SECOND STREET,JNEAR BRIDGE.  Kresh and Salt Meats, Poultry always on hand.'  Highest market price paid for live  stock.  PHONE 58 and receive prompt and courteous attention.  In your- favor is good printing,  It starts things off in your favor.  People 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.  For further information  call at  The Sun is the largest and best  newspaper printed in the Boundary  country, and the price is only one-  half that of its local contemporaries.  It is a valuable advertising medium  bHcause 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 subscribers.  GOUR, ACID STOMACHS,  GASES OR INDIGESTION  Each "Pape's Diapepsin" dige3te 3000  grains food, ending all 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 in  five minutes how needless it is to suffer from indigestion, dyspepsia or any  stomach disorder. It's the quickest,'  suresl, and most harmless stomach  doctor in the world.  AT YOUR  SERVICE  Modern Rigs  and Good  Horses at All Hours at  the  Model livery Barn  ML H. Burns, Prop.  Phone 68 Second Street  Pays for The  Sun for an  entire year. It is the brightest  paper in the Boundary cou itry  Advertise in The Sun.   It has (he  largest local circulation.  John Wanamaker says in Judicious  Advertising: "Advertising doesn't  jerk; it pulls. It begins very gently  at first, but the pu'.l is steady. It increases day by day and year by year,  until it exerts an irresistible   pover.'; LP /  THE   SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,    B.C.  Member-Elect for Greenwood  Is Interviewed at the  Coast  "The puncipal need.of the Bonn  dary country just now is capital and  ��������� men with courage   to   undertake   to  develop the excellent mineral show  ings," sai<J   Dr. J. D. MacLean, the  successful      Literal     candidate   in  Greenwood, to a .Vancouver Sun  re-  porter at the Hotel Vancouver a few  days ago.  Encouragement of the prospectors,  in Dr. MacLean'**   opinion, is some'  thing which-the new Liberal govern  mem should give serious consider*-  - tion among its first business and be  beli -ves assistance of  a  substantial  ���������nature to mining will be one  of the  benefits^ac ruing rom the overthrow  of the.old administration. No assistance   to   tbe   mining   indiwiry-was  given by the government   for years,  despite the fact that so 1 irge   a   pro'  portion of the province   is   miner-il  ized.    The prospector��������� ��������� m ,'n 0f in  liui-e    courage   and   resource���������has  neither been assisted nor encouraged  in the past, except by   the   light   of  his own hope, and Dr. MacLean, hav  ing lived so many years   ia   mining  eamps, has come into such closiTaiT  snciation with prospector and miner,  as well as .the mining industry, that  .he makes the suggestion that the  government would add greatly to  the prosperity of .the province by  giving the prospector the attention  he has failed to get in the .past.  About three hundred miners   are  now  working   around   Greenwood.  The Mother Lode mine is working a  large force and the smelter is   busy,  although not to its  capacity, owing  to a coke shortage with the   Mother  Lode. The smelter was closed down  for   some   time, and   when   it  was  ready   for   operation   again    other  smelters had made   coke   contracts.  The future of   the district, in Mr.  MacLean's opinion, is   very   brignt,  and   he   looks   for a steady growth  from now on, fur the district' is richly mineralized and the demand   for  metals brisk and a good price is ex-  pected to continue for a long  time.  October 19 Will Be  Red Cross Day  SAYINGS OF tPICTENJS  i"    The justest laws arb those   which  are the truest.  Think   of  God   more  frequently  than you breathe. "  We ought to stretch our, legs   and  hopes only to that which is possible  The things which are   done   cnn  trary to law are the same as   things  which are not done.  To yield to law and to a magis  trite and to him who is wiser than  yourself is becoming.  Hope is the most universal of all  things; for when everything else  goes away it still stays with us.  The vine bears three bunches of  grapes; the first is that of pleosure,  the second of diunkenness, the third  of violence.  The British Red Cross society and  the Order of St. John are once more  [proposing   to   appeal for funds for  their work throughout   the   empire  by street  and  other  collections  on  what is known as "Our   Day,"  the  date   of   which   has   been fixed for  October 19, according to a   dispatch  received   by     Lieutenant-Governor  Uarnard   from   Lord     Lansdowne,  president of the British    Red   Cross  society.'  An appeal has been made throughout   the   province to all bodies and  private  citizens   interested    in    the  work   of   the  Canadian   Red Cross  society and   kindred   organizations,  to combine in making the collection  on "Our Day" an even greater sue  cess than last year,   when   the  sum  of ������1,858,008 was received in Canada, and Jarge sums in other parts of  he empire.  A portion of  the   dispatch   from  Lansdowne, addresspd to  the'lieutenant-governor,    reads   as   follows:  "The generous response   which   we  received" last   year from all the do  minions, encourages us to hope that  the constantly    ncreasing demands  for our help may be met   by a   cor  responding  increase   of   generosity  throughout   the empire.'     We shal  be truly grateful to you if -you   will  assist our work by organizing an ap  peal and sending the  proceeds to us  lor our sick   and   wounded    at   the  front.    I.shall be greatly   obliged   if  you will communicate the  contents  ���������of this cablegram to your   ministers  and   recommend    the   proposal   to  their favorable consideration."  (CLEVELAND)  to Last"  j    Headquarters  I  for  Without a doubt, one of the strongest  bicycles ever built.  Thousands in use to-day, that have  been running teh tQ twenfcy ^^  And still giving  the   utmost   satisfaction.  The|;piece "C.C.M." 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Resides beinf* a complete commercial ffliide to London and Its  suburbs, the directory contains lists of  EXPORT MERCHANTS  wirh the Goods they ship, and the Colonial  and l-oreigii -Markets they supply;    "������,oulm  ���������'." STEAMSHIP LINES  arranged under the Ports to which thev sail  and indicating the approximate Sailing-  PROVINCIAL TRADE NOTICES  of leading Manufacturers, Merchants, etc    in  centres".!? 'it BTW ti,wn������ "" l������fea  centres, ot the United Kingdom.  A copy of the current edition  willkb��������� fir-  oSrerfllrSsf"  "ai<1*  ������" receh't of Po'tal  thofr 11.7,1 seeki,"ff  Agencies   can    advert!*.*.  t'lS Tl������ W $5" orU"*������r "-Jverlise.  THE LONDON DIRECTORY CO., LTD  ���������35, Abchurch Latin, London, K.C.  Butter Wrappers  Neatly printed with, special Butter Wrapper  !"..:...i ;S0 unPrinted wrappers.    Our prices  are light,  We SUN PRINT SHOP  PICTURES  AND PICTURE FRAMING  Furniture  Made to Order.  Also Repairing of all Kinds.  Upholstering Neatly Done  R.C.McCUTCHEON  WfNNIPEG AVEiNUE  usmess  A policy of advertising is a  policy of life assurance, and the  protection thus secured is  well worth its annual cost.  Old Customers 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 competi-  - tor's.  New customers to 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  the readers of  THE GRAND FORKS SUN  Is to leave your business un-  -   protected.  ���������  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 Vou Are  Invited to Shop h^^i.^, n.,.'u**jtn2*MUT-*iM.-ujia^  ITHE   SUN.   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C  saves a lot of  work'  Work of Boy Scouts  Good Advice Given by the Late Lord  Kitchener.  ' Once you are a scout you should  always remain a scout." Such advice,  coming from thc lips of one so great  and noble as the late Lord Kitchener,  commands the attention of all. Not  long before he went to his watery  gave he addressed a gathering of Boy  Scouts, when lie made thc above statement, and said always being a Scout  meant making oneself cflicicnt, doing'  one's best, helping other people,  and also serving one's rounlry.  " Bui," he said, " don't merely do this  while yon arc still a boy. Learn it  at that time and make it a habit, so  that when you arc a grown-up man  you still keep on doing i,t; you remain  still a Scout by doing good turns, by  doing your best, by doing your duty  before all other things, by doing your  duty even to death."  That thc Boy Scouts of the Western Provinces are " good Scouts," who  strive to live up to thc principals of  the movement, is fully attested in'thc  place they have taken, and arc continuing to take in the public service  of our country. Though not a military organization in any sense of thc  term, it is significant that out of 73  Scouts who at the outbreak of the  war were officers in'thc Winnipeg district, 55 arc now on active service. Besides these officers, 89 of thc other  Scouts have joined thc colors. On  account of age, the majority^ of  course, have been forced to remain at  home. But even these have striven  to uphold the name of the organization.  To have received the blessing of  thc Pope is thc good fortune of the  Boy Scouts of Uruguay in South  America. Judging from a recent le-  port of thc doing of the Scouts in  Uruguay, they merited this honored  'tribute/for they have been "going  strong." They have received the highest reward that Roman Catholics can  get���������the blessing of the Pope, together with his signed photograph. It  will be pleasing news to all Roman  Catholic Scouts to know that, their.efforts to make themselves good, efficients Scouts has thc approval of the  Pope himself.  Of particular interest at this time,  when boys in every part of the country are seeking to belong to the Boy  Scouts organization, is the test which  has .been set for the tenderfoot. It  is inlcrcsling-to note that no boy can  become a full fledged Scout until he  has passed thc test. ,First of all, he  must* satisfy the Scoutmaster of thc  troop he wishes to belong to that he  knows thc Union Jack; the right way  to fly it; and he must know how to  tic several knots. He must give his  promise to do his duty to God and the  King, to help other people at all  limes, and to obey thc Scout Law.  Thc Boy Scouts of England were by  no means thc last to send congratulations to Sir John Jcllicoc a-ft.cr the  recent big sea fight with thc German  navy. Immediately after the.- fight  Sir Robert"Baden-Powell sent a message to Sir John, congratulating him  on thc splendid victory gained by thc  fleet. The following reply was received: "Please convey to thc Boy  Scouts the sincere thanks of all ranks  of thc grand fleet, including brother  Scouts, for their kind telegram."  Catarrhal   Deafness   Cannot  be Cured  by local applications, as they cannot reach the  diseased portion of the car. There is only one  way to cure catarrhal deafness, and that is by a  constitutional remedy. Catarrhal Deafness is  caused by an inflamed condition of the mucous  liuinsrof the Unstachian Tube. "When this tube  is inflamed you have a rumblinjr sound or imperfect hearing, and when it is entirely closed. Deafness is the result. Unless the inflammation can  be reduced and this tube restored to its normal  condition, hearing ivill be destroyed forever.  Many cases of deafness are caused by catarrh,  which is an inflamed condition of thc mucous  surfaces. Hall's Catarrh Cure acls thru the blood  on thc mucous surfaces of the system.  Wc will give One Hundred Dollars for any case  of Catarrhal Deafness that cannot be cured by-  Hall's Catarrh Cure. Circulars free. All Drus-  grists, 75c.  .     F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo, O.  Oil Fuel for Battleships  If there were "no surprises" in thc  North Sea Battle, here were ma.ny  eagerly-sought tests. One of the most  important tests provided by the action  was that of thc general efficiency of  the oil-fuel fighting ship, and upon  thc question of thc comparative vulnerability of the type. For thc first  lime oil-fuel warships were subjected  lo thc test of a terrific action at close  range. "So far as thc oil-fuel war  ships is concerned, the results of th  action have been given by thc Admir  ally in a single illuminating .sentence  ���������"No British battleship or light cruiser was lost." The oil-fuel fighting  ships, turbine-driven, wilh their propelling machinery and their boilers  low-set in thc depths of thc hulls,  and their oil-tanks lucked away where  they are afforded absolutely thc-maximum of protection, have conic out of  the North Sea balllc marvellously  well.  Fifteen Minutes After Using  Nerviline You Are Well.  ee  These beverages contain  drug elements that hinder  development of both body  /-and mind, especially in chil-  '. dren.  Nowadays, for their children, wise parents choose  This delicious table beverage, made of cereals, has  a wonderfully satisfying flavor and is entirely free" from  caffeine, the drug in both  tea and coffee. POSTUM is  a true, pure-food drink that  has helped thousanns to forget the tea or coffee habit.  "There's a Reason"  Grocers Everywhere  sell POSTUM  Canadian I'ostiini Cereal Co., r,td,.  Windsor, Ont.  Canada After The War  From 1901 to 1911 agricultural production in Canada increased 33.8 per  cent., lumber production 54 per cent.,  mineral production 154, hunting and  trapping production 35, manufactures  142, railway earnings 292.9., and shipping traffic 128 per cent. From 1911  to 1914 progress in all these departments' must have been greatly accelerated. For the past two years we  have experienced a remarkable expansion in agricultural and. industrial  exports, consequent upon extraordinary crops and thc Allied demands for  munitions. - '  There wlil be a period of readjustment when war orders cease, but  there arc those who think'that the  Dominion will soon enjoy the greatest  prosperity in its history. In thc Monetary Times, Mr. Kingman Nott Robins, vice-president of the Farm Mortgage Bankers' Association of America, says that Canada's period of greatest proportionate development in  primary production will succeed the  war, as was the experience of the United Stales after the'Civil War. Under preferred trade relations with the  oilier parts of thc Empire and with  the other parts of thc Empire and  with thc Allies, this country will have  advantages not enjoyed by thc Republic after its long struggle^ Imnii-  gralion conditions also promise to be;  highly favorable in this country. Thcj  element of unccrtaintv lies in the financial condition of Europe after the  war.���������Toronto Daily  News.  Empire Debt to Haldane  Lord French, in addressing a vol  untccr". recruiting meeting at Cam  bridge, said that the volunteers had  figured in the field as early as 1882 in  thc Egyptian campaign, and in much  greater numbers in the South African  war, but it was reserved for Lord Haldane to bring 'them to the zenith of  their reputation and value. Thc nation was indeep deeply indebted to his  determined energy, skill ancl foresight.  It was he"������ who saw thc real use" to  which they might be turned,^and the  general result was the great Territorial army, which had done such magnificent deeds across thc Channel.  This tribute from thc former commander-in-chief of the army in _ thc  western war zone should be particularly gratifying to Lord Haldane just  now, when he is being atlacked by political enemies. Haldane, it^should be  ���������remembered, conceived the Territorial  army when thc volunteer system had  become virtually exhausted��������� Montreal  Gazette.  Montreal, May 29th. '09.  Minard's Liniment.Co., Limited.  Yarmouth N.S.  Gentlemen.���������I beg to let you know  that I have used MINARD'S LINIMENT for some time, and I- find it  thc best i have ever used   .for    the  joints and muscles.  Yours very  truly,  THOMAS J. HOGAN.  -  The Champion. Clog and    Pedestal  Dancer of Canada.  Minard's Linimenl Cures Diphtheria.  W.     N.     U.     1118  The War and French Industries.  It is impossible lo realise or estimate the extent of thc i-.iiiuslry cITort  of the war to meet thc demands imposed upon her by thc requirements  of the army. Old factories have  changed their wares, and consequently their machinery. Others have  been created entirely, with or without Government sanction, in order to  replace by national industry certain  goods formerly imported from Central Europe. Women have replaced  the men called up to thcjcolors. In  short, as by thc touch of a magic  wand, thc towns of Central and Meridional France, yesterday hushed in a  monotonous existence, have today  doubled their population and become  the centres of methodical and sustained activity.���������London Chronicle.  First Landlady: I manage to keep  my boarders longer ..than you do. Second Landlady: Oh, I don't know. You  keep tlicm so thin that they !.,ok longer than they really are."  "Discipline," said a Government^ official at a dinner in Washington, "naval discipline must be maintained at  all  costs."  "They tell    a    story   to    illustrate  this.  "A naval officer said to a seaman:  "'What idiot told you to dump  that pile of dunnage there?'  "'It was the captain, sir,' the sailor  answered. .  "Humph,' said the officer, 'let it remain there, then, and take twelve  hours in irons, my man, for calling  the captain an idiot."���������Washington  Star. .  The Man With Asthma, almost  longs for death to end his suffering.  He sees ahead only years of endless  torment with intervals of rest which  are themselves fraught with never  ceasing fear of renewed attacks. Let  him turn to Dr. T. D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy and know what complete  relief it can give. Let him but use it  faithfully and he will find his asthma  a thing of thc past.  The Dying Chaplain  Rather a touching narrative is told  of the chaplain of H.M-S. Barham,  who as he lay dying from a shattered  spine and leg prayed for victory for  our fleet in connection with the naval  fight off the coast of Jutland. Like  Nelson, he lived just long enough to  know that his prayer was answered  and the day was ours.  The burial service took place on  the quarter-deck at eight p.ia. I and  three others had the sad job of bearing a messmate to his last resting-  place. The funeral service was read  by tho captain as thc bodies lay on  the dock covered by the Union Jack.  As they wore committed to the  deep, the, guard of honor tired throe  volleys over them. Tho "Admiral's  Salute'' and "Last Post" were also  sounded. That closed the last sad  chapter of the gratest naval action  ever fought and once again we have  {���������roved to the world that Britannia  with her men���������born, not made���������31111  rules the waves.  deeply  Cold, excessive strain and_ exertion  arc a common cause of stiff neck,  soreness or inflammation  Generally thc cause is  seated that only a  liniment as powerful and penetrating  as Nervilinc will effect an ���������immediate  removal of pain.-  Nervilinc is powerful, yet penetrating, is the most rapid pain-expelling  agent thc world knows.  Millions have proved ils-reliability,  and millions will share the relief    ils  marvellous properties confer upon suffering people.  Nervilinc is sold upon a positive'1  guarantee tljat i-s more prompt, more  powerful, penetrating ancl pain-expelling than any other remedy.'  If you have Jailed lo obtain relief  for rheumatism, neuralgia, sciatica or  ��������������� lumbago, try Nervilinc. Good for  small pains, the  surest to drive out  the big ones.  Nervilinc is guaranteed to quickly cure-any pain or  soreness in ihc joints, and is sold by  druggists everywhere. Large size, 50  cents; trial size," 25 cents, or direct  from Thc Catarrhozonc Co., Kingston, Canada.  Timothy's Effect on Land  Old Notion That It Actually Improved  the 'Soil  (Mot Substantiated  ! IL is an old notion that land seeded  to timothy, even though the crop be  removed, is being rested aud improved. This, however, is not true in any  other sense than that a hprse that has  been driven rapiuly may be considered as being rested by being driven  more slowly���������that is'to say, timothy  removes the! plant food from the. soil  more slowly than does corn or wheat  because a smaller amount of plant  food is-- required to make the crop.  While the laud js in timothy the soil  surface is washed out less rapidly,  because the surface is bound together throughout the whole year by  the roots of the timothy plants. The  humus is also burned out less rapidly  since there, is no cultivation.  The notion that timothy actually  improves land doubtless grew out of  the fact that when timothy sod was  p'owed under and the land was planted to some such crop as corn a larger  crop was produced than the same  land would have borne had it been  in corn continuously. This is because,  the plant has removed plant food from  the soil less rapidly than this food  has become available in the soil by  chemical processes. Investigations  also show that a crop of timothy will  leave in the soil in the form of roots  and stubble over seven pounds of nitrogen to the acre against about two  and five-tenth pounds per acre fox-  wheat. All this becomes available  for succeeding crops when the meadow is plowed up.  KEEP CHILDREN WELL  DURING HOT WEATHER  Every mother knows how fatal the  hot summer, months arc to small children. Cholera infantum, diarrhoea,  (1\ sentry and sJ.oiuar-1 I roubles 'arc  rife at this time and often a precious  little, lire is losl: after only a few  hours' illness. Thc mother, who .keeps  Baby's Own Tablcts-jn the house* feels  safe. Thc occasional' use of the Tablets prevents stomach . and bowel  troubles, or if trouble comes suddenly���������as it generally docs���������theTTablets  will bring the baby safely through.  They arc sold by medicine dealers or  by mail at 25 cents "a box. from The  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-  villc, Ont.  Hard to Tell  "You have made a good many nice  sales this season," said the manager.  "Thanks." - rt   ..  "You must know when to grasp the.  psychological moment for closing a  transaction."  "Oh, I manage-all right with the  customers!" But what is the psychological moment for striking the boss for  a  raise?"���������Louisville  Courier-Journal.  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  According to Signs  "Little Johnnie is rather cross this  morning," said the doctor, "but then  that is a good sign. It shows that he  is convalescing.:'  "According to that," said Johnnie's  mother, "my husband must bo recovering from a severe illness. There's  just no living with that man."���������Exchange.  For years Mother Graves' Worm  Exterminator has ranked as thc most  effective preparation manufactured,  and it always maintains its reputation.  The production of nitrate oi soda,  in Chile, which fell off greatly at  the beginning of the war, has almost  reached antebellum figures. During  April, 1906, it was 5,337,592 Spanish  quintals, or 541,231,929 pounds, as  against 1,988,101 quintals in April,  1915,,and 5,589,542 quintals in April,  1914.  . An instance of a lucky wound in  the war was that of a soldier who  has been struck by a rifle-ball almost in the centre of his forehead.  The bullet passed under the skin and  then circled around half the head  between the scalp and the skull, and  made its exit through tho scalp  at thc back. The brain was not  touched and the mail was well in  three day3.  Kitchener's Sound Vision  Kitchener had- to make one of the  hardest choices- in history. . .. <  Nino soldiers in ten would have played for momentary results. They  .would have hurled into France every  fully trained man. They would havo  packed off our half-trained territorials after a month's hardening in  camp. They would havo left the future to take care of itself. Lord Kitchener, in rejecting the lure of  prompt victory, showed the sounder  estimate of the enemy'.s resources  and capacity. His decision, a simple,  intuitive choice,-was the hardest and  most momentous act of will which  any general in Europe has taken  since thc Kaiser declared war. There  was bigness and vision in that man,  and the world must move against its  wish to the slow rhythm- of his  thought.���������The  New Republic.  A Bishop'recently addressed a largi  number of Sunday school children and  wound up by asking, in a very paternal way: "Aud now, is there any little  boy, or"any little girl, who would like  to ask mo a question?' " A thin, voice  at tho back of the room called out,  "Please, sir, why did the angels walk,  up and down Jacob's ladder when they  had wings?" ' "Oh, ah, yes���������I see,"  said tho Bishop. "And now, is there  any little girl who would like to answer this question.  For Sprains and Bruises.���������There is  nothing better for sprains and contusions than Dr. Thomas' Ecleclric Oil.  It will reduce thc swelling that follows a sprain, will cool thc inflamed  flesh and draw the pain as if by magic. It will take the ache out of a  bruise and prevent the flesh from disj  coloring. It seems as if there was  magic in it, so speedily does the injury disappear under treatment.  Flapper (romantically)���������Oh, mc->  thcr, I want to rise to higher things.  I want to be above thc common mortals, and to o'cepy myself with things  in free spaces of the upper ait. Mother���������That suits, exactly, lsa! You can  climb right up on thc step ladder and  put up the clean curtains.  "Behind the ,\ltar'' said the cathedral guide to a party of tourists "lies  Richard II. In tlie churchyard outside  lies Mary Queen of Scots. And who"  ���������halting above an unmarked flagging  in the floor and addressing a tourist  from London���������"who do you think, sir,  is a-lying 'ere on this spot?" "Well,"  answered thc Cockney, "I don't know  for sure but I have my suspicions."  "Feel Like a New Person,"  says Mrs. Hamilton.  New Castle, Ind.���������-"From the tima  I was eleven years old until I was seven-  " teen I suffered each  month so I had to bo  in bed. I had headache, backache and  such pains I would  cramp double every  month. I did not  know what it was  to be easy a minute.  My health was all  run down and tho  doctor's did not do  me any good. A  neighbor told my mother about Lydia  E. Finkham's Vegetable Compound and'  I took it, and now I feel like a new  person. I don't suffer any moro arid I  am regular every month.-'���������,���������Mrs. Hazel  Hamilton, 822 South 15th St.  When a remedy has lived for forty  years, steadily growing in popularity  and influence, and thousands upon  thousands of women declare they owe  their health to it, is it not reasonable to believe that it is an article of  great merit?  If you want special advice write  to Lydia E. Pinkbani Medicine  Co. (confidential), Lynn, Mass.  Your letter will be opened, read  and answered by a woman. Guid  held in strict confidence.  ju-jjjjuareumu^n ���������?  THE- SUN,    GRAND   FORKS,   B. C  ALLOWANCES FOR THE MEN AND THEIR FAMILIES  Government Commission Aims At Benefiting Not Only Disabled  'Members of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, but also  Disabled Reservists of the British and Allied Armies  Wc Canadians arc absolutely unanimous about one thing in this war  ���������that justice ancl reparation must be  ���������secured for those who have suffered.  Thc men who have volunteered to  light for us, while wc have stayed  safely at home,���������these men, coming  back shattered and lorn, or with  health in any.way impaired^ by their  service, musL have reparation, and  from  us.  It is thc first word' of justice; and  there is no Canadian worthy of the  name who will not 'agree to it with  all   his  heart.  Our head as well as our heart,  however, must be employed to devise  a form 'of reparation that will really  repair���������that will as far as possible  make up lo these men what thc-y  have losi;  From thc beginning of the- war il  was recognized that a man offering  his" body to defend our cause should  have compensation for any injury his  body might suffer in thc carrying  out of that task. A scale of pensions  was adopted both for disabled soldiers and for , their dependents in  "proportion lo the degree of disabil-  ily.'v A revised scale, involving a  large*- increase of expenditure, was  lately agreed to by a Parliamentary  Committee and is already, in force.  A pension alone, however, will, not  restore the injured man to his place  as an active and useful member of  the community; and that has got to  be done, by some means or other,  both.in the community's interest and  in his own.  A very few of thc injured will be  found so totally helpless that this  lcsloration is impossible. On . the  other hand, judging by our experience so far, a large majority, in  spile of their injuries, will still be fit  for their former work. But between  these two classes will be many men  with injuries cither handicapping  them seriously in their old occupations or barring them out altogether.  Such men must not be condemned  to     perpetual     usclessucss. They  would 'not thank us for lhat. _ They  aie not of the backbonclcss kind, or  they would hardly have thrown themselves into thc war. They did not  enlist to be coddled or spoon-fed, and  they will not want-to be coddled and  spoon-fed now. Having recovered  their strength, they will naturally expect to use it. Thc question simply  is���������How? - '  To begin with, their disability can  often be lessened by what is called  "functional rc-cducalion." By special exercises, with or without the  aid of thc ingenious apparatus invented for the purpose, the muscles mutilated bv wounds and operations,  and weakened by compulsory disuse,  can recover some of their strength  and become once more accustomed  to exertion. Then, by "vocational reeducation," the men can be enabled  to return lo their original trade; or,  ~ when that is impossible or undesirable, they can be helped to fit themselves for another occupation. There  is no intention, by thc way, to provide rc-cducalion tor men who do not  need it.  Thc Parliamentary Committee decided that thc cost not only of pensions and artificial limbs, but also of  this vocational training should be  , pa'id by thc Dominion Government.  ' Thc Military Hospitals ancl Convalescent Homes Commission, with  Sir James Loughccd at its head, has  already given a great deal of consideration to the matter, and has taken  steps to organize the training required in many parts of thc country.  Thc complete establishment of thc  system may be expected very soon;  for the Government, by Ordcr-in-  Council, has just adopted a report of  the Military Hospitals Commission,  of "which wc are enabled to give this  summary*,��������� '    , .  .  The report begins by explaining  that the Commission aims at benefiting not only disabled members of the  Canadian Expeditionary Force, but  also disabled reservists pf the British  and Allied armies who were bona  fide residents of Canada when thc  .���������war broke out.  The Commission has received the  assurance, it tells us, of the active cooperation of the provinces and various municipalities in carrying out  such a policy. Technical Schools,  Agricultural, Colleges and other public institutions have agreed to receive  disabled men for training, ancl many  offers have also been received from  private commercial establishments to  provide training and subsequent employment when the men have become  proficient.  Thc period of training for a new  vocation will vary according to the  previous education and industrial history of each individual. Thc cost of  tuition will vary in consequence, and  also owing to thc fact that in many  cases thc tuition will be free or the  fees nominal. (The training will be  free to thc men in all cases. If there  is any charge, it will be paid by thc  Dominion Government.  Thc Commission has already undertaken thc provision of training in  .general subjects and elementary vocational work for all men under treat  ment" in thc various hospitals ancl  convalescent homes., operated by thc  Commission, irrespective of whether  or not such men will later be subjects for vocational training lca'ding  to new occupations. In a few cases,  ,'nr.'ingcnu"i!s have also- been made  for that special  training.  Thc Commission was not able,  however, to put into operation a general scheme of vocational training  until a scale of maintenance could be  arranged for the men undergoing the  training and for their dependants.  Thc Commission has therefore prepared a scale under which a small  sum for personal expenses will be  granted to the men undergoing training, while provision on a sliding scale  is made for married men ancl their  dependants, and for those unmarried  men who'may have persons^ legally  dependent upon them.' Here is thc  scale which thc Commission has now  been empowered to establish. It will  be understood throughout that "maximum age" means 16 for a son and  17 for a daughter:���������  , 1. A single man, wilh pension, living in, receives free maintenance;  that is,' board, lodging and  washing.  2. A single man, with pension, living out, 60c a day.  3. A married man, wilh pension,  living in, free maintenance ancl $8 a  month, with the  following additions:  For wife having no children, $35  a month, less her husband's pension.  For wife ancl one child, if child  is under five, $38; from five to ten  years, $39.50; from 10 to maximum  age, $42.50; less, in every case, thc  amount of husband's pension and  children's allowances under thc  pension  regulations. t  For- wife and two children, from  $41 lo $47 a month (less pension  and allowances), according to age  of children.  For wife and three children, $44  to $50 (less pension and allowances),  according to  ages.  For  wife ancl  four children,  $47  . to  $53     (less  pension    and  allowances), according lo ages.  _For wife ancl five children, $50 to  $55 (less pension and allowances)  according to ages.  ^ For wife and six children, $53 to  $55 (less pension and* allowances),  according to ages.  A wife with seven or more children* under the. maximum age may  be given thc maximum allowance  of $55, less pension ancl allowances.  All these allowances for wife and  children will be paid direct to the  wife, unless otherwise thought fit  by* thc  Commission.  4. A married man living at home  will receive 60c a day. (This, of  course, is in addition to thc allowances for wife and  children.)  5. A widowed mother, if dependent entirely upon the unmarried son  who is receiving training, ancl if the.  son made an assignment of his pay  to his mother-and also arranged for  her to receive separation allowance  while he was on service, may be paid  at the same rate as the wife of a  married  man with  no children.  6. The parents of a man undergoing training, if both arc old and past  worl:, and entirely -or partially ' dependent upon him, may also be paid  r\l Mint rate.  7. The guardian of a widower's  children (under thc maximum age)'  will be paid monthly���������for one child,  $10; for two, $17.50; for three, $22;  and $3 for each child in evess of  three, with a maximum of $35.  ���������Payments under these regulations  will be continued for one month after the completion of vocational  training, whether thc 'man has secured  employment  or not.  It is  clear that   this  system  of al-,  lowanccs   will   enable   many  men   to  take advantage of thc training offered, by providing    for their    families  ( while thc training is being given.  [     Thc President of thc Military Hos-  ! pitals  Commission     asks    us  to  say  i that any  further information  desired  I by our  readers  will  be  gladly given  on application to thc Secretary, at 22  Vittoria Street, Ottawa.  lovies  Austrians True Teutons.  General Weber, commander of the  Austrian troops at Cctinje, Montenegro, alleges lhat General Ratomir  Vcchovitch, former Minister of War  of Montenegro, fomented an insurrection ancl attacked Imperial soldiers, killing an Austrian officer sent  to shadow the said Minister.  For this ������ct of war General Weber  "summons General Vcchovitch to  surrender himself as a prisoner with  in five clays. Otherwise his father  and brother, already arrested, will be  hanged." A warrant of arrest has  been issued against General Vcchovitch and his two brothers, and a reward of 50,000 crowns is offered for  their capture."  It is believed tlr.'.t they arc hi ling  in thc Albania Mountains.  As this is the first "order" of the  kind that has been promulgated since  thc war began neutral powers have  been appealed to to point out to Austria thc brutality of its threat,  Educational Film  Showing the Process  of Farming By Means ������  ��������� of Irrigation.  At first glance thc motion picture  business may not seem to have vcry  much connection with agriculture,  except in so far as it tempts the farmer's sons and daughters into town  an extra evening each week, or sets  up in the mind of sonic boy well titled to become a successful farmer an  ambition to emulate Mr. C. Chaplin.  But thc motion picture business is  now related very closely to all our  arts ancl industries. It has become!  a great public educator as well as ,a  public entertainer, and thc education is thc moro subtle, ancl perhaps  more effective, because thc "student'-'  docs not know he is being operated  upon. He thinks he is being entertained���������that is what he paid h:s  money for���������whereas he is being deliberately and wilh purpose aforethought made familiar with facts, industries or places of which he"would  otherwise'. have little or no knowledge  Thc demand for the educational  type of film is one of thc bright fca^  lures in motion picture development.  Audiences may go wild over hilarious coined}', weep with injured heroines, or be stirred to fightingpilch by  great . dramatic spectacles, but the  normal appetite soon tires of these  excesses. They are all right as an  appetiser, but thc picture house  which wants the best class of trade  must give some solid food in thc  form of travel pictures of foreign  countries, pictures of manufacturing  processes, animal life, or curious developments of the' arts and sciences.  A United State's producer is now  engaged in getting up an educational  film showing the process of farming  by means of irrigation. The general  public have certain ideas, more or  less correct, of how ordinary farming is conducted, but even farmers  themselves in humid districts have  very vague notions of thc .practice  of irrigation. * They have a general  idea that irrigalipn can be applied to  small orchard lots, but they cannot  sec how it is possible over large  farms of wheat, coarse grains and :--  falfa. At thc same time, .the interest in agriculture, ancl the desire of  city people to gel "back to the land,"  were never more pronounced, ancl  this astute producer has recognized  thc fact thai a film showing the actual processes of irrigation and the  great settlement, possibilities which  arise from it will be an educational  feature of thc first interest.  The place chosen to work out the  details of thc film was the 3,000,000-  ncre Irrigation Block of the Canadian Pacific Railway in Southern Alberta, and a camera expert lias been  through that territory rcccujly getting the scenes, from,actual life Thc  film will ��������� show the source of thc  water, in the great glacier fields in  the Canadian Rockies above-Lake  Louise. The fact that the water  cames from glaciers is of great importance, as it makes the water supply independent of rainfall, and there  is no danger of a shortage of water  in a particularly dry season.' On Ihc  contrary, the hotter the season the  greater will be the flow of water, and  this is thc experience in Alberta,  ���������where flood time in thc rivers is not  in the -spring, but in June and July,  when the snow in the higher mountains is rapidly melting under the hot  sun.     -  From its source in the glaciers thc  water will be followed down the  beautiful valley of the Bow River,  through thc thriving city of Calgary,  and thence by means of the necessary engineering features, right on to  the* farmer's land. The principal engineering features to be shown will  be thc hcadgates at Calgary, where  water is diverted from* thc western  section of thc irrigation block. The  immense dam at Bassano, which  raises the water to an available  height for irrigation in thc western  section; thc -reinforced concrete  aqueduct across a two-mile depression at Brooks, _ and the enormous  artificial reservoir which has been  christened Lake Newell. Glimpses  will be shown, of main and secondary  canals, until the water is seen in  ditches on thc farmer's fields, and the  farmer, busy wilh shovel ancl canvas  dam, is shown diverting ihc life-giving flood over his fields of alfalfa and  grain. In the autumn thc film will  be completed by scenes showing harvest operations, grain in the bin, alfalfa in the stack, sl^ck dairy cows in  pastures kept ever green by irrigation, and prosperous farm houses  where the monotony of the prairies  has' been broken by wind breaks and  hedges of trees which grow up in a  few years as a result of the plentiful  supply of water.  So the movies will become a powerful instrument to turn attention to  thc open spaces, where by means :f  irrigation the uncertainty has been  largely removed from farm operations, and where happy and prosperous communities arc quickly^ arising  amid conditions as nearly ideal as  may he hoped for in this world cf  imperfections.  " I wonder why Alice has remained  a miss? "  "Because she failed to make n  hit."  "Scribbles is a Freethinker, is he  not?"  " Well, no editor will give him anything for his thoughts."  HUN FIGHTING FORCE BEING RAPIDLY DEPLETED  Estimated'That .Yearly Loss of Germany Since the Commencement or the War Has Been Four Times as Much as the  Annual Additions to the Army  Germany .at last has reached the  turning point where her fighting  force is being depleted much more  rapidly than .it. can be supplied wilh  new men, and 'military observers believe her entire reserves, which cannot possibly exceed 700,000, will be  completely exhausted within a very  few months. Reduced to figures, Germany is losing 100,000 men a month  in killed, incapacitated by wounds  from further service ancl prisoners, or  1,200,000 a year. Some authorities  place thc number al double these  figures. She is gaining from new recruits fewer than 400,000 a year.. This  leaves a net loss to her army of 800,-  000 men a year, a loss which cannot  be replaced.  Already Germany has called lo the  colors the class of 1917 to furnish  stock for slaughter ��������� "kanouen-  fleisch" (meat fdr cannon), Bismarck  used to call them.  Germany's population in 1910 was  64,925,993; in 1900 it was 5_6,367,178,  showing an increase of 8,558,815 in  the ten years. This docs not include  aNpopulalion of about 15,000,000 in  thc German colonics in Africa and  Asia, which were immediately cut off  on thc beginning of the war from  being of any use lo the mother country "from the viewp'oint of military  strength. Thc colonics of England,  France and Belgium, it may be mentioned, have, on thc other hand, been  a source of constantly increasing additions to thc military power of those  countries. Germany's average increase in population for thc ten  years mentioned was about 860,000.  There is a slight excess of male  births ��������� 1,060 boys to every 1,000  girls. This would give an average  increase of 443,000 males to 417,000  females. An estimated yearly addition of 400,000 men'to thc army out  of 443,000 born is certainly a very  liberal allowance  Regarding losses thc German official lists of casualties since thc war  began up to June 1 give 734,412 dead,  1,801,652 wounded and 338,522 prisoners ancl missing, a total of 2,924,-  586 for thc 22 months���������about 133,000  a month or 1,600,000 a year.  This yearly gross loss' is four  times as much as thc annual addition to the army by the most liberal  estimate . Assuming that forty per  cent, of-the -wounded return to thc  ranks/this would reduce the net loss  to 1,200,000 a year, against an annual  recruitment of 400,000. Even if all  the wounded should return, the dead,  missing and prisoners (600,000) outnumber the new recruits half as much  again.     .  It also should be remembered that  these figures' of 1,200,000 loss against  400,000 gain are thc most extreme  figures in".favor of Germany. Even  thc German staff, in a statement issued last month, asserted that it was  assured of only "30,000 recruits a  month as long as the -war lasted,"  which makes 360,000 a year, or 40,000  fewer than thc number above allotted. ) "  Concerning the strength of the  German army the Paris Libertc estimates the total at 4,247,000, of which  there arc ISO divisions of 20,000 men  each on both fronts and 647,000 left  as reserves. Swiss reports say_ that  the German reserves have diminished  this year by 50,000 and thc 200,000.  recruits have been added, making a  net decrease of 300,000 men. All thc  German reserves, according to thc  Agenzia Libera, cannot exceed 700,-  000 men, whereas there were more  than a million at thc end of 1915.  Contrary to her hopes aroused by  the Balkan drive, Germany can expect no help from Bulgaria or Turkey. On the contrary, she has been  obliged to keep 'men in Turkey, in  Bulgaria and in Austria.  Verdun is eating into Germany's  strength at a more rapid rate than  anv other event since thc war began.  Col. Fcylcr, a Swiss military expert,  generally recognized in Europe us  one of the most impartial and best  informed critics of thc war, estimates  that the Germans up to June 1 used  about 800,000 men at Verdun and puts  their losses at 350,000. Thc Paris  Petit Journal describes Verdun as  not a battle, but a surgical bloodletting on a grand scale, and says  that when the flow begins to slacken  another vein is opened.  One English observer is quoted as  saving of the slaughter here:  "I could clearly sec through my  field glasses ��������� the Germans moving  forward in mass formation. Suddenly  thc I'lciich guns opened and mangled  humanity was piled in windrows". I  thought'thc battle ended, but soon  at other line-in solid formation was  sent steadily forward and as they  started to pass over thc piled up  heaps of their dead and dying comrades the French cannon again blazed and ihc pile of dead and dying  looked a solid wall.  "I never had dreamed of such  slaughter, but thc sight that followed I think no man ever before saw.  High explosive shells began blowing  into pieces thc masses of dead and  dying. It seemed fiendish���������I wondered  that  the French    were so in  satiate���������when, horror of horrors, I  discovered that the high explosive  shells were from the German guns,  blasting the walls of dead and dying  that another line of German troops  might pass through and execute thc  German order 'Forward!' "  British estimates place the German  losses at Verdun for four months at    "  415,000 men; that is, 65,000 more than  .  Colonel' Fcyler's, estimate  of 350,000  up. to   June   1.    These  estimates  arc     s  based      upon .captured    documents,  statements    of prisoners    and  other  sources.      At    the    same    time    thc  French losses from the same source  were placed at 165,000 men in killed  and wouridcd.  VVitFi' a net loss'of 800,000 men a  year, Germany's present army of  4,000,000 men Would be exhausted in\  five years if. no other factor should  intervene. But while Germany's man  power is declining, that of the Allies  is growing. True, the French army y  is losing, though not so rapidly as  that of Germany, but thc British  forces are being constantly recruited  froriv-all quarters of thc globe, and  Russia has practically an inexhaustible supply. At the worst thc Allies  can maintain their present strength,  while that of Germany is bound to  decline^ at an increasingly arithmetical ratio.  s   The Larger Community  Spend    Your    Money    So    As    To  Make  Your Home Town  Grow.  The typical characteristic of a  progressive town is a keen sense of  the gains that may come from the  growth of a town as a whole Thc  people clearly sec that if they can  make their- town and its business  increase, every form of property and *  business -will go ahead. Furthermore, the net profit" in each case of  such increase should be larger proportionately than the gain in gross  returns. A larger business can often  be done without much increase in  experrse, leavinga greatly enhanced  net return.  In every progressive town, therefore, the merchants arc willing to  devote much time and thought to  making the town grow as a whole '  They do not*relax efforts to compete  successfully with each other.. But  the gains that come from the growth  of thc town as a whole come easier  and with less effort.  The first essential is to develop an  intense feeling of community loyalty.  It should be realized that everyone  who owns a business or any real estate is going to gain by the growth  of the town as a wdiolc. Also everyone who has a job in a growing  town is the gainer, though this  'is not always realized. In a growing town employers arc better able  to pay good wages, and there are  more opportunities for advancement.  The first step in community loyalty is to patronize thc home merchants. The man who sells supplies in your town is in a sense your  business partner. He is working for  ends that are vital to your success.  Every purchase made at home helps  on the town, helps make your property, your business, your job more  valuable, and hopeful of larger opportunity.  Spend your money so as to make  your home. town grow, rather than  so as to make some other place  grow. ^^   Parapet for Fresh Air.  Private Williams, who before the  war was a member of a London  News Agency staff, writes from  France: "There were some humors  in our relief of thc French. Wc were  told that you could sit up on thc parapet there without exciting the spleen  of thc Boschc, and, according to  other accounts, possibly rather freely translated from the French, the  death-roll statistics showed that as a  winter resort thc trench zone far surpassed the tranquil villages right behind thc line.  "It was really an exciting study in  psychology to note how thc enemy  arose from his state of torpor on  learning of our arrival. He lost no  time, but a lot of ammunition, in  making his introduction. Thereafter  wc exchanged greetings punctually  and generously."  Don't Want Telegraph Operators,  Officers commanding units and all  recruiting officers have been instructed not to enlist cable operators,  wireless or telegraph operators  without thc consent of the militia  headquarters. This matter, the  notification says, is of thc greatest  importance owing to the increasing  scarcity in Canada of experienced  men for this work.  One of Whistler's sycophants once  declared, while conversing wilh the  eccentric painter, that there had been  only two real masters of art in the  history of thc world���������Velasquez and  Whistler. Thc artist replied: "Why  drag in Velasquez?*"  rmemsasmm  iLmy_Jli-____----_-i_'H__MtiB__-g-a *_W t ������.������+*_-��������� it uf^nviiistvu  -re* ���������.-xh. t_-fyi r^-t-j-jv. _t  THE   6UN.   GRAiNJJ   FORKS,   B. C:  IWSf THE CUT  Services will be held as usual at  the Methodist church on Sunday  next, conducted by Rev. J. D. Hob-  den,at 1J. a.m. and 7:30 p.m. In the  afternoon at 2:30 p.m. the annual  Sunday school rally day service will  be observed and tbe parents arid all  friends of the Sunday school are  asked to be present.  Frank Stack.one of the pioneers of  this city who now makes bis home  hi Trail, passed through the city on  Tuesday. He was on his way home  from the land sale at Okanogan  City, Wash.  Born���������In Grand Forks, on   Wednesday.   September 27, to  Pr.   and  .Mrs. Harry Mason, a daughter.  Married  Percy H. Wright, of the Granby  smelter forcp, and Miss Emma M.  Gall, of Torado Creek, Wash., were  united in marriage on Tuesday last  at the home of groom's father, T. A.  Wright. Rev. J. D. Hobden offi  dated at the wedding ceremony.  Mr. and Mrs. Wright will make their  home in this city.  Died  Doris Frances Moore, aged 13  years and 8 months, daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Moore, died  at tbe home of her parents on Monday, September 25, after a short  illness.  The funeral was held on Wednes  day at 2:30 in the   aftf-rnoon   from  'the Presbyterian   church,   Rev. M.  D. McKee conducting ~ the   service.  Tnterment was made in the   Frater  nal crmetery.  times have got away with me, for I  felt that the safety of the company  depended largely on'the vigilance of  the listeners; therefore I was doubly  alert���������but perhaps my anxiety was  due to imagination. Still one can  not be too careful. We all suffered a  great deal from lack of sleep. So  far our bunch has had no casualties,'  although our battalion has lost quito  a number. Even though T wore allowed to describe things herp, it  would be impossible to do sn, for  the intensity of fire is almost beyond  endurance. No picture, no comparison can give any idem of the concentration of guns and shells on .all  sides. * The guns constantly play  their awe-inspiring, brazen throated  symphony. The high, steel'likp  ringing note of slender field guns  rings out high above the discordant  chorus. Then occasionally the deep  death thud of the trench mortars���������  sounding death wherever they land.  Those --who go through tbls do not  want to speak of it. They want to  be silent and forget. Day by day  we go to our duty with courage and  confidence���������or it may he with a  load of uncertainty clinging like n  miilstone about our necks. I couid  t^ll of many hair-raising experiences  that our boys have gone through,  and at the same time many comical stunts pulled off right in the  face of death���������but these- must wait  for a more opportune time. I trust  business is good* and that you are  enjoying good health. I am, yours  sincerely, -A. N. Mowat.  contribute to the revictualling of  this unfortunate country, for all re--  ceipts of tbe paper are paid into the  receiving office of the "relief work."  The amount of the subscription is  but one dollar," which can be sent to  management of the paper, 149 St.  Luke, Montreal.  Give your subscription for ������������������I-V-  Belgica " It is a mere trifle, but it  is for the relief of destitute Belgium  Letter From the Trenches  The following letter was received  by The Sun man last night from  somewhere in Flanders:  Dear Mr. Evans:���������We hsve just  got here from the front line of  trenches, and I am writing this in a  little 2x4 dugout, after going  through three days and nights of the  most nerve-wrecking experience that  itis possible for man to endure. It  is gruelling. Even now we are exposed to shell fire, snipers and machine guns, but it is a relief to get  away from the continual whizz-  bangs, gun ja.js, snrapnel, high explosives, coal boxes, rifle grenades,  bombs, etc. It is awful. Tomnr  row, I think, we are going to a rest  camp for a few days, away from the  din of it all, and then to battle  again with that monstrous Thing  which must be crushed. I was for  three nights out in the listening  post, and. my  imagination    must at  Dates of Fall Fairs  The department of agriculture   has  ^sued the following fall fair dates for  the season of 1916:  Circuit 4 ���������  Eagle River (Malakwa), October S.  Circuit 6��������� .  Needles, October 3 4. .  Arrow Lake (Nakusp), Oct. 4-5.  Creston, October 7.'  Circuit 7���������  Nicola, October 6.  Penticton, October 9-10.  Summerland, October 11-12  Kalamalka (Oyaina), October 14.  Distribution of Seed  Grain and Totatoes  By instructions of the minister of  agriculture, a distribution of superior sorts of grain and potatoes  will be made during the coming  winter and spaing to Canadian farm  ers. The samples for general (li;-*tri-  butioh will consist of spring wheat  (about 5 pounds), white oats (about  4 pounds), barley (about 5 pounds),  and field peas (about 5 pounds).  These will be sent out from Ottawa.  A distribution of potatoes in samples of about 3 pounds will be car  ripd on from several of the experimental farms," the Central Farm at  Otrawa supplying only the provinces  Ontario and Quebec. All samples  will be sent free bv mail.  . Only one sample of grain and one  of potatoes can be sent to each farm.  As the supply of seed is limited,  farmers are advised to apply eady.  Requests received after the end of  December will probably be too late.  Anyone, desiring a sample should  write (post free) to the Dominion  Cert-alist, Experimental Farm, Ot  tawa, for an application  blank.  The Corporation ot the City of Grand  Forks  Eor Up-to-Date Jewellery*  Goto  Timberlake, Son &> Co.  Newest Styles      .__.. Choicest Patterns  "Vices  ���������^ERLMiE.SOmikOc  The Quality Jewellers  Bridge Street, Next Telephone Exchange, Grand Torks  Has  a  full stock of Groceries---Fruits  and  Vegetables  m season���������at RIGHT PRICES.  Try Our Blue Ribbon   Tea at 45c per Pound  None Better  Phone 85 First Street Grand Forks  .������������  "Pro Belgica  "The relief work fen- the Belgian  victims of the war," of whom the  president is the most devoted gen  eral consul at Ottawa, is editing for  some weeks past the paper "Pro  Belgica," printed in   two languages.  This paper discloses the painful  condition of the Belgian people. s>  worthy of admiration,* and show.*  what. Canada ie doing for its relief.  It is very interesting to observe the  manner in which tbe .subscriptions  received for the relief of Belgian  and French populations of the in  vadnd departments are employed.  The subscribers of "Pro. Belgica"  are not. only acquainted with all  what happens in Belgium; they also  Prepare for Cold  by buying your  Winter's Supply oi  Clothing  from us  We have a large stock to select from, and  our prices places them within tlie reach  of all.  PHONE 30  EVERYTHING TO EAT AND WEAR  GityEle^trician Wanted  A thoroughly reliable and-, practi'  ���������.:al Electrician wanted for the Corporation of the City of Grand Forks,  B. C. Must be able to do. outside  and inside construction and installation work, general repairs, and take  entire charge of the lighting of thc  City. State full particulars of age,  experience and salary required,  married or single, in application to  JOHN A HUTTON, "  ���������;.,   ._��������� City Clerk.'/;.;  Applti. 11SS3F  LAND REGISTRY AOT  NOTiCK is hereby given that I shall at the  expiration of one 'Month from the date ������f  the first publication hereof issue a Oertlfinati-  of InrlefoHsihli* Title t.j the abovn mentioned  la litis in the name of John Thomas Lawrence  unless in 'lie meantime val'd objection is  made to me ih writing- The holder of the fol-  iowinn document*. relntl'i_r to saitl lands,  namely:     '  1. At?reemi*nt for Sale dated 21st July, 1000,  Wiliiitm Alfred Cooper and Alfred Joseph'  Cooper to Walter G Perkins of Lot 5; Map 77,  Simllkumeeu Divisiou Yale  District.    ���������  1. Mortgage dated 9th August, 1900 Walter  G. Perkins to Alice Uinsey of Lot 5, Map 77.  Similkameen Division.  3. Release, dated April 1902, Alice Disney  to WnlterO. Perkins of Lot.5, Map 77. Similkameen Uivfslon.  4. Assignment und Surrender, dated 10th  March, 1906, Walt'-r G. Perkins to William  Alfred Cooper and A If red Joseph Cooper.  In required to deliver the same to me forthwith. ,���������  Daied at the Land  Registry Ollice, Kam-  loops, U. C, this -1st d'iv of September, 1916.  . C. H. DUNBAR.  District Registrar.  Addressing Mail  to Soldiers^  i  Tn order to f-tcilitate the handling  of mail at the front and,to insure  prompt delivery it is reque-itpfl that  all mail lie addressed as follows:  (a) Kegime.tit'tl number.    '  (b) Rank,  (e) Name,  (d) Squadron, battery or company. \  (e) Battalion, regiment (or other  unit), stall" appointment or department. \  (f) Canadian Contingent j  (<,) British Expeditionary Force. :  (h) Army Post, London, -England. '  Unnecessary    mention   of     higher  formations, such as brigades, d visions,  is strictly forbidden, and causes delay.  Your can not- reach Thf* Sun'*-*  nu.mernu' readers pxcept through  the columns of The Sun.  Yale  Barber  Shop  Razor Honing a Specialty  Independent Brand  P. A,   Z,   PARE,-Proprietor  Yalk Hotel, First Street  ec  >OOKS  i- ���������  Made, in Toronto. Tho i  l)pst counter check books i  on thc market torhvy.,,        .  i  Eastern Prices  We have a two years'  contract to handle these  books. Call and see samples  At The Sun Office  The man at the head of affairs  whether at home.or in business, is  the .one .whose attention you wish  to attract.  Our paper goes into the best class  of homes and is read by the head of  the family. Thai accounts for the  results obtained by the use cf  Classified .Want J Ads.,.   ';  BOOT   REPAIRING  TAKE  your  repairs  to   Armson, sboe   re  I    pairer.    The   Hub.    Look'for  the   Big  Boot ������������������ .  ���������     SECOND-HAND   GOODS  HIGHEST CASH PRI *ES paid for old Stove  and   Ranges.    E. C  Peckham,   fCcond-  luind Store.  LAND ACT  Similkameen Land   District,  District  of  Yale.  TAKE NOTICE that Robert Ritchie,  of Casca.di*. B. C., occupation  farmer, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following de  scribed lands: Commencing at a.*post  planted at or near the S. I'.. corner of  part af Lot 498 (now owned by Andrew Willey); thence east 528 feet:  thence north 990 feet; thence west  528 feet; thence south 990 feet to  point of commencement  ROBERT RITCHIE,  Applicant  Dated July 20th, 1916.  Poultry men  Improve Your Flocks  For Sale���������Fifty S.U.White  Leghorn Cockerels. Bred  for egg profluetion only.  Your choice at $2.00 each.  J. A. cJMcCALLUM,  fittAND KOIUvS, 1!. 0.  Send only 5/- with Order for any Article and You pay balance on Delivery.  No matter where you live, you can havu any of tbc������ii artlclea of  wear���������liitt'it London stylo��������� heat llrltlah material* and muUo-hy  raturn .-'nil Meuuicr, ernd only 0A with order, ineaalircmenta or  ������l*e. Pay balance of price on Delivery of your unier Into your  lunula. Von run ilrc.il ua smartly aa up-to-date Londonera.- loll  cannot gctallch vulueformoneyanywhcloelse. Kcasoii u. weuie  large ahlppcraof -II kinds of wearingapparel, and areableto ������ii|ipiy  lit lea 111..ii half usual prices. Send a trial order. You will lie  delighted to know how you ran nave money and at ������aiu������ time  aires* auiartlyand well hy ordering from JUbtkb*' Ciiloniai. and  -'uk-imn Sr-lTI.Y Stuhkh. See these bargains  S&&  10NP0N >mr B10U8E8 * SKIRTS  Very aumrt Urltlnh l.adlea ntyle.    SMilto  warning rich feilk llluu.e with ������ll- enilnnl-  deied front, turndown collar, button culm  Intent itvlc, und hard-wearlBi ������lack !-erve  Bltlrt.   The two garment-for W/-   Jllnu.o  hack ������lze������, ia'/.. H. ���������' i*'^,lnch'"\  Bklrt alzfk, Walit-���������tin., --Bin.    '-Bin.  _ei._ih,--ilrt..--t-.. 401n.  BRITISH UDIEb'4 C-NTS" RAINCOATS  All rain and dunt proof.   Colon���������  Own and Orey.     I'rleet���������Geiita,  !W f,: moiiicI quality. SO-.   L������dlc������,  at,. ������������������d ._ n.    Cheat ineiia-ll-uielit  lor Oenta take over walatcnat; for  Ladle^over ordinary dleia.  ..        ...        /. . .���������  We guarantee every artlrlo  Our War unaraiilee .tlrii. and ��������������������� deiheiy.  Shoald any   cooda get loft In trnnalt   we  replace them  cntlrolj free of churgo.  BRITISH LAUIts 0UV.H5  Tho lale-t  -tyle with gauged ahrnldera.   -.  watatand culla.    lnfa������hloiii.l<le.Meri.erl������ed  I'opllll inntellnl 111 Tun. Nine.   .Navy and  liluck.   Htutu colour and ilz������    ITIoea. -UK       C**"**"*,  -7/- Htld :*./-.   (31v,. Uuat luasurouielitaad   ������rS>_yi  lougihof Bkirt. ^T'Jpaa--  BRITISH MEN'S SUITS-tn-VOUR-MfASURE  Splendid Kngl ah Clolh������. Luteal patterna  Allahmlr* CelMliaalirenielit l''iiu  and I'nttern- of ( li.tha suited  to your climate will I e tent i er  rotorli Jlail-lennier. If you an-lit  a hurry, send cheat niennin inent  over wnl'tcoat. lencth of tnuiacr  leg lliirlde ������eiin.| und length of  aleevelrmn aluihole(oiiiflde������i")  und atntu colour piefeiied unci  givu height, andafiilt vlllheiint **Cf.,  you.    1'rkeK.  'IS/- und   mipcilor I, t  olotluMK '  ' ���������1  f, r.i  LAOIFS ������ PFNT8ENcueH-M*0EBOOTS /< ' (1  r.ngllnh   tlonta heat nil fur houea1   'f^y'   in  wear, comfort', and wot and dust-  proof quiilltlen.     Smart   Loudo-  . Btvlea.    l.udlo.i, 1.V-    Gents. 17/3.  l''or -lie give outline of foot and  any size you wear.  FItEE  JLI.I/STKATRD  UST  allowluj-liuiidredaofiiefiil Articlea  of Wear, Jewellery, ������ atehea. Umga  liroochea. _c., aeut to ill I cuatolneri  and onqulrera on raqueat. Write to  \ i M^    hope    ^e&';'{  l\\\/?������     STORES jfi&Artff  \_'* :-;y~~7ri... u.        -4_7_52_-_-J7   m -t fovfrf**' ( if  20^ ms&s**-  ENGLAND

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