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Tenth Year---No. 35
Grand Forks, B. C, Friday, July 7. 1911
$1.00 Per Year in Advance.
ELECTRIC SYSTEM
of this lurge area of land. There Rie
over ninety hydrants 011 the plnce,
and neurly all of them were throw-
  ing   streams   of   water,   'lhe total
amount of III , 8 and 4-inch pipe in
Ranchers Inspect a Model the entire system aggregates24,000
and Efficient Irriga-    !fee!;, .   .. ,„
" I he system 111   Al.   Irauliwetser.B
65 acre orchard is equally ns  complete and modern ns on the Hia Y
: ranch.    There are  over twenty live
hydrants in  this  nrrhurd, and *llie
tion Plant
A majority nf the ranchers of the
valley interested in irrigation gathered at the sulfation of the Cascade
Power & Light compnny, near
Cooper Bros' ranch,-on Tuesday
afternoon to inspect the electric irrigation plant of the Big Y Orchard
Co., Ltd., and Al. Traunweiser's
115 acre orchard.   This   is the first
pipe lines cover every section of it.
Char-Pit Method
A must interesting demonstration
of "char-pitting" was given to tlie
members ot" tlie Pacilic Logging Con-
pree8 at N-jw Westminster last week
by Prof. H. \V. Sparks, supervisor uf
lectric   pumping  system   installed ! the state dmn.instatiun fanes- at  Pull-
NEWS OF THE cmr
Good Roads Machinery Arrives in the. City From
Victoria
E, Spralggett, sUperin^nd.snt of
roads, on Monday received a carload of road-mnliing mnehinefy
from the provincial government. The
shipment consisted of a rock crusher,
Couple   "I   wteks, was  successfully
operated on fnr appendicitis  nl the
Cottage   hospital   on  Suml iv  lust
She i^ now  rapidly   regaining   her
usual health,
The Sun received n tititnher nl
photon this 'week from Annus MacDonald, malinger of the Maul ild-
(iiiilsnn Co., I.iii., nf Vanoouver,
showing the growth of their steel
works since their removal from this
citv.
NEW POST OFFICE
B. Lequime Has Been Awarded Contract for Erection
of the Building
B,  Lequime this week   received
notice from Ottawa that he had heen
The   British   Columbia    Copper nwim,eci   the  contraBt for lhe con-
company hasMeoided  to purchase Btnlotion of  the new federal  publio
all its supplies  i„  this citv („r'the!buildin8in U,is ei,v     Mr Lequime
in the valley, and the local orchardists who are ahout to install similar
plants were naturally very much interested in its initial test. It can
be snid without exaggeration that
they were highly pleased with the
trial. Those who expressed their
views regarding the system, felt confident that it was the most efficacious
and economical method that could
possibly be devised for placing an
adequate water supply at the dis
posal of the farmers.
The substation is located near
the Great Northern bridge, and from
this point the power will he distributed to the fanners who are now
' t installing plants. The station is
equippetl with lightning arresters and
all the latent improved appliances.
Thc electric current enters the sub
mail, Wash.
As even the name of char-pitting
may be unfamiliar to people who have
had no etpeneuce in, or the chance of
the obseYvation of, lund clearing operations, it may be explained that it
is a scientific process for burning out
stumps in a man tier which call, for a
minimum of expense ami attention.
Here in the Pacilic Northwest the
methods used in the east for clearing
logged over would prove quite inado
quite, as the stumps nre so huge as to
defy the efforts of even the heaviest
stump pullers. Dynamiting is ell'ee-
tive, hut it is costly ami the element
of danger iu the use of dynamite by
tliose not thoroughly familiar with it,
is always to be reckoned with seriously. Burning, then, is plainly the hest
method   of   ridding   land   uf the Inst
station over the high-tension trans- remains of former   monaruliB  of  tl
mission wires at _!0,(!00 volts,,and
by means of a huge transformer is
stepped dowti to 2000 volts. At the
latter voltage ft is furnished to the
consumers,
E, E, Gibson, the local manager
of Ihe power coinpany, gave nn in
structive lecture on thc equipment
of the substation. At the conclusion of his discourse he invited the
crowd to inspect the pumping station, where he continued his explanation of the machinery used in
this brunch of the system. The
pump house is located ou the river
bink,   about   liftv   feet   below the
forest. But lo attempt to burn any of
the hugo stumps simply by building a
lire around thorn wonld plainly be ft
long and tedious process which woul'l
require constant attention; chai'-p.t-
tiug has, therefore, lieen devised, and
bus proved successful wherdvor
adopted.
Thero are any amount of enormous
etiiiups in the iiuiiiediale vicinity of
the Fraser mills, and it was to some of
these that the visitors  were  directed.
The stumps there are big enough to
satisfy the most captious as to the size
of British Columbia's famous Douglas
pines, and    it    was one of the largest
a portable engine, nnd a rtickdUtrlh-] fnrce of Wl)rkme,n „mv employed  .a states ;hat the contract has   not  yet
the McKinley mine. The first load arriml '" th« * He thinks it
of goods was despatched to Franklin I "''" o*-°b«bly ll(' two or three weeks
camp on Wednesday Inst. I' et,,re w"rk   wil1  be i4'ir't''1 "" *he
Utor. The various parts hnve since
been thoroughly tested, nod they
worked' satisfactorily. All that IB
no v needed to ensure first-class
roads in the disttict i.s a good mil»r.
and it is Understood that this will
lie forthcoming.
W. II. M. May. principal pf the
Nelson public schools, arrived in the
city on Saturday, nnd hns been conducting the high school examinations this week. Nine pupils wrote for
preliminary certificates of the junior
grade, and six for advanced certificates of the junior grade. Two students wrote a short time ago for the
McGill matriculation, but the re
suit haB not yet been announced,
Mr. May was principal of the Orand
Forks public school for a number
years. Mc i.s Mill of the opinion
that tbis valley leads all other districts of the province in natural resources.
The provincial civil service examinations which were to hnve been
held in this city this week were can
celled, as there were no* candidates
who hnd signified their intention ol
eqtering the examinations. The
lack of interest in these examinations is probably due to ihe fact
that they are 11 new feature iu public
service in this province, the law
calling them into  existence   having
ilieeu enacted at the late session of
legislature.    It is evident   that   tin!
i people have mil .yet familiarized
theinstjlves with the provisions  ol
! the act.
John' Bergqliist; owner of the
mining propertiss at Chesaw recently bonded by the Grnnhy com
pany, wns iu the city hist Monday
on business in connection with the
deal.
<> E. L'd.oy, who is in charge of
the Dominion geological survey
parties in this province, left on Sat-
ur lay for other camps nfter inspecting the'work now being carried
in Franklin oamp,
The census enumerators will complete their work this week. The It-
suit of tbeir labors, however, will
prohobly remain a secret wieh the
federal government for a number of
months,
An unknown Italian employed in
a Kettle Valley line construction
oamp near Midway, attempted suicide last Saturday by cutting his
throat,    lie will recover.
substation, and is equipped   with  a that   Prof.    Sparks   first    attacked.
W. E. Rogers, chief accountant
fori.. M. lliec .V Co., Ke tic Valley
line contractors, left Midway on
Wednesday for a vacation trip to
his home in Taconin.
The American residents on Smelter hill celebrated the Fourth with a
pretty display of fireworks on Tuesday evening.
F. W. Kussell, IVter A. Z. Bare
and Joe McDonald assisted in carrying out the sporting program at He-
public oil Tuesday.
Thursday  afternoon,   July    'J7,
I'rof. It.  W.  Allen, superintendent
United     Iron    Works   centrifugal Two   holes   wee  chopped into the L, Umati„B e^n,,^ 8tation, Her-
pump, with a cnpiictty of 1)00 gab |stump between claws of tho huge root|jni8ton 0re   wj||  L,iV(, a  uracticalIftl tbo Granby smelter, left on Wed
vacation   trip  t
Charles Wekell, master  mechanic
Ions per nimulc. oO fool lift;, 1  Can- Upd   .a  tunnel, ,„■ Hue, was   bored to I demonstration Of distributing  water jnesdayfnr   a
11,1,1 Vtnmlr! "' x l)l,,"l'. 20° I?"1-,connect these.    Immediately against lbrough theBoi| UDd8r tllt. irriglHion  Eastern slates.
Ions  per  11. in tile capacity,   BO-font the mouth of till st  convenient  of futrow   „,   the W. N. Doull' ranch.
lift; .1 (II) I, p. ,'l..clrio motor for   th •! these orifices ,1 lire was quickly   built, j ln l||(i evenit)(J   prof| A„en   wi|) ,,,,
lu'g" pump; a In h.p. muter for the land   almost   immediately   after igni-, MBjgtet| |,,, Q, ]|„y  0f Ver
ustrated leetuee in the city hull
ie
I efore work
j building.
Progress oi V. V. & E.
A. II. Hogeland, chief engineer of
the Great Northern railway, univcil
in town yesterday morning and immediately left for Coal mo nt, tho present terminus of the grade, says the
Princeton Star. Ho i-vaa accompanied
by J. H. Kennedy and members of
the firm of A. Guthrie Company,
grading and tracklaying contractors.
Tracklaying will begin at once, tlie
men ami outfit being expected to arrive hourly Tlie bridge building will
1 e ir. charge (tf L. M, Hale, who arrived lust week,
From a usually reliable source it is
learned that construction of tlie .rule
from Coal moot to Co<|uihuUa pass will
begin as soon as steel reaches Coal-
inont, about ninety days. The spur
to the British Columbia Cement works
will Iv immediately constructed,which
includes a bridge across tho Similkameen, by the Guthrie Company. This
firm is also laving track on ti e Wenatehee branch,
The Northern Construction coin
pany anil Stewart & Wolch have secured the contract from tlm Canadian
Northern to build from Hope to Kamloops, a very heav stretch, costing
$15,000,000.   The   distance is   163
miles, and a clause in the contract
stipulates that il must bo done iu fcwo
years.
CUSTOMS RECEIPTS
R, R, Qtlpln, onBtoms oilh-er at tbli
pott. uiiilo'Htln' followiujj detailed report
r the oust iii* rsceipti at the various
Bub_custc>niB i.Ilie h,    h reported to the
hist, i,i.-.- in till, oity, for the month of
.llllie:
smaller one, and a "starter." Two
mains of wooden pipe—a 10-inch
und a -l-inch—have heen aid from
the   piiiii|iiuu   station   to  the  two
tion the b ke from it wm seen curling out from the other hole. The lire
win. then hanked with gravel, it being
W, ••■ Cook, of the  (Irand
customs olliee, returned this
nun, in an  ,       , ,        ....
li'oiii In- annual vacation mp.
Orand I
| I'hoenix
! Cascade
Korks! Cl*rB"" •
week
irk-..
1,307.73
177 83
104,88
•l*J 'fl
Cecil Smith, of the Granby olliee
r.it.l  18423.1(1
METEOROLOGICAL
 IMOHKI-
Hiiinfull. Snowfall
14.90
II. Ii. Cannon Ieit on iuesduy for     „„ ...       . , ,,
.,. .. ... ,1      lhe record ot ihc   rainfall   at    tl
(■louccsler   camp,     lie   nil     spend   ,,       ,i     ;    ,  o ,• .     ,■ ,,
explained that just sullieient air  per-  stall expects lo leave totnonow   for  a,,, summer devllupim*  his   mining _' .d, ^   I' *,   17
ranches     I he Id inch pipe w 4700 elated through th, gravel to   supplj the   com, y's   recently   uo.uiied  prop,,,ies in Unit dp. und,!:      "   " '
leet in length, and  al the > ranch necessary    oxygen  for combustion, properties at Hidden .Creek, where
brunches into two  H-ineh pipes, oiiCjOi.co properly   started,  I'rof. Hparks  he will assume the position of head!     G.   A.   Spink,    manager   of   the
going    to    the    Hig   Y   and   the explained,   the   Are   Will oontlnue to bookkeeper. Royal   hunk, and  Mra. Spink,   ru- •'"-'"■',
other to the'rrnuuweiser ranch. The | hu,.,, until even the most  remote  ex-1 turned On Monday from their   vucu-
■I inch   pipe is 3000 feet in   length, j troniities of the   roots  are  con verted I    J.    S.    Willis, of  the   Provincial  tion tripe
The   two   mains are connected by ; into charcoal and tho   outer portions  University college, Victoria, and one
valves.    Alter Mr. Oibson hud con-1of the stump itself, now a mere shell, ofthe 'members of the high school
eluded his explanations the power I can easily bq toppled  over   into   the'examining board, was in the city on
was turned on and the pumps Blurt-1 |H,|e left by the-combustion of the  InJ Monday on  business  in  connection
eii.   Then an automobile drive was terior. with educational matters here.
made to the Big Y ranch. p,0f. Sparks stated that all the at-
Chas. Meggitt, who is working the
McAdam ranch, made the lirst shipment of new potatoes to Greenwood
last Monday.
,19
.11
,83
8.48
7.(I'i
1,00
Mrs. S. J. Miller, of the   Winni
peg   hotel, who has  been  ill for a ing in u bridge a mile east of
— has completed the work.
The  CP.R,    steam   shovel    and
outfit that has been grading and Iill-
arron
February,,,,
March..'.....
April 	
May	
.I line	
Ill   June
1,48.
Highest temperature during the
month, June 12, 'J.'l0; lowest, June
'JO, 37°.
lino, ihe rainfall wns
H. Haney, of  Victoria, provincial
W. F. Armstrong,- the manager of; tention the process required   wns  for
the   Hig Y, piloted the   party over a man to vist each stump once a day
the ranch    This ranch   consists  of! to see that the Are-hole was praperly     ,- —  -
'J'JO acres.    One-half of it is planted j hanked with gravel.    Tho  time  that hours, while  othors  had   smouldered
to fruit trees, thc majority of which it took to destroy stumps by the uhar- away for as many as nine days.
ure now hearing     Thfl efficiency  of pit   method   varied  greatly with the      The professor was asked a  number i
the irrigation system on  this furm , nature of the wood and the condition os questions concerning details of  the '"      	
can readily he understood when itis of dryness, or otherwise, in   which  it process,   all   of   which   he answered      Kd Davis on Wednesday sold  his tended them on their annual excur-
staled that sullieient pipe   hos been  was found.    Some stumps he hatl tie- promptly and to the   satisfaction   of well known race home to iMr. Hum-, sion to Christina lake on  Dominion
laid to throw water on   every   inch stroyed   in   as   short a time as nine his listeners. iltun of Kelowna. day.
Card of Thanks
The ollicers ami members of Gateway Lodge No., I.O.O.F., take this
opportunity of thanking the citizens
of   Orand   Korks and   surrounding
I towns for tho liberal  patronage   ex- THE   SUN.   GRAND   FORKS.   B. C.
THE
FOUR FINGERS
By FRED M. WHITE,
Author of
Th. Crimson Blind; The Cardinal
Moth: The Weight o, the Qrown;
The Corner House; The Slaves of
Silence; Craven Fortune; Th.
Fatal  Dose;  Netta.
(Continued.)
The little group-on the portico stepB
melted away, and one by one the
slouching figures vanished into the
darkness. Zary stepped on to the
pavement, and proceeded to open the
front door of the next house. It
yielded to his touch.
"I am glad of this," he said; "and
really we owe a debt of gratitude tc
the tender hearted rufiian who was
averse to leaving a poor girl in this
house all nlone. We will spare Fenwick the trouble of any inconvenience
so far as she is concerned."
So saying, Zary proceeded to walk
up the stairs, turning up the lights
as he went. He culled the name of
Beth softly three or lour times, and
presently a doer opened overhead and
a girl in a white dress came out. A
pleased smile spread over her face
as she looked over the balusters and
noted the caller.
"Felix," she said softly, "is it really you? I have been hiding myself
in my room because I was terrified
and after Charles had gone those men
quarrelled so terribly amongst themselves. I suppose Charles forgot all
about me in the excitement of the
moment."
"Oh, no, he didn't, dear one," Zary
said gently. "He would have come
back to you in any case. But I am
going to take you away from this
house where you have been so miserable. I am going to see that you are
not molested in the future."
"That is all very well," Venner interposed, "'but where ean the young
lady go? She is quite alone and help,
less, and unless yon hove some re.
putable female relation
hotel at any time she returned.   Oh,
no doubt she is returning, or I don't
suppose for a moment that she would
have asked me all those questions."
The  information    was    sufficiently
disturbing, but there was'no help for
i it.    All they had to do was to  sit
! down and wait patiently    till   Vera
j came  back.    They  were  not in the
I least likely to attract attention, see-
! ing thut several men in evening dress
! together with their wives were seated in the hall for a final chat after
the theatre.   In her long white frock
partially  concealed  by   a clouk   antl
hood, Beth would have easily passed
for a girl fresh from a theatre or a
dance.   It whs a long weary wait of
over an hour, nnd  Venner was feeling distinctly anxious when the hig
folding doors at the end of the hall
now and her cheeks were wet. "It is
not for my own sake—it is for the
sake of the poor girl upstairs. I had
promised to say nothing ol that to
anyone—to try and save her—and 1
left you und ran the risk of forever
forfeiting your affection. But if
Beth is better in the morning I will
try to get her to absolve me from my
promise and induce her "
"She  is  not  capable  of  giving  a
promise ot    rescinding   it,"   Venner
MONEY IN POLITICS.
British Statesman Could Have Beet,
Wealthy In Other Businesses.
"II I had stuck to my prolossion
and left politics severely alone," the'
late Sir William Harcourt is reported
to have said towards the end of his
life, "I should have been a richer
man to-day by at least $500,000, and
I am quite sure many other men who
snid. "Don't you think it would be j have enjoyed what'are called the
far better if, instead, you discussed I 'plums of office' could say pretty
the matter with your brother Charles   niuch the same."
Le Fenu?"
"So you know all about that?"
Vera cried.
"Yes, I do. I have seen him tonight. Gurdon has already had an
interview    with    him—an    interview
opened and Vent's tall graceful lig- .that almost cost him his life.    Oh,
"It is not a matter of my relations,"
Zary smiled. "Miss Beth will go to
one who is her natural protector, and
who will watch over her welfnr' with
unceasing cere. To put it plainly,
Miss Beth is going to the Grand Empire hotel, md you are going to take
her. To-night she will sleep under the
same roof us her Bister."
Venner was just a littl- startled by
the suddenness of the proposal, yet
the suggestion was an exceedingly natural one, for who was better capable
of looking after the unfortunate Beth
than her own sister? True, the hour
was exceedingly late; but then, a
huge place like the Grand Empire
hotel was practically open night and
day, and a request at one o'clock ir
the morning that a guest should b>
knocked up to receive another guest
would be nothing in the way of a
novelty.
"Very well." Venner snid. "Let her
put on her hat and jacket, and she
can come with me at once."
CHAPTER VXI.
Fenwick Move. Again.
Beth raised no objections to the
programme; indeed, the suggestion
seemed to fill her with delight. She
would nnt he a moment, she suid.
8he would put certain necessaries in
a handbag, and come buck for the
rest of her wardrobe on the morrow.
Venner hud expressed a desire that
Zary should accompany him hut the
latter shook his head emphatically.
"No, no," he said, "you lire going
alone. As for me, I have important
business on hand which will not
brook the slightest delay. Mr. Gurdon had hest return to his own rooms
and fir his own sake I woultl advise
him to keep in the middle ol the
road. You two little know the danger you incurred when you decided
to thrust your head into this hornet's
nest. Now I will see you lioth off the
premises und put out nil the lights.
I may mention in passing that 1 have
a latchkey to this place,"
A few minutes later Venner found
himself walking down the deserted
streets with his fair little companion
hanging on his arm. She shattered
10 him very prettily und daintily.
hut there was n great deal in her remarks which conveyed nothing to
him at ull. She constantly alluded
to matters of which he was entirely
ignorant, apparently Inking it for
granted that he wns au fait with what
she was saying. It struck Venner,
thnt although not exactly mentally
deficient, she wns suffering from
weakness of intellect, brought about,
probably, by some great shock or terrible sorrow. On the whole he was
not. sorry to find himself in the great
hall of the hotel, the lights of which
were still burning, nnd where several
guests were lounging for n final cigar.
"I know it is exceedingly lute,"
Venner said to tlie clerk, "but it is
quite imperative thnt this young lady
should see Miss Fenwick. Will you
be good enough to send up to her
room und tell her bow sorry I am
to disturb her at Ibis time of night,
but that the matter is exceedingly
urgent?"
"MiBS Fenwick is not in, sir,"
enme the startling response. "She
went out shortly after eleven o'clock
and she told me that she might not
be back for some considerable time.
You see, she wanted to be quite sure
that she could get   back    into   thc
ure emerged.
"Here is your sister," Venner said.
There was just tt stern suggestion in
his voice. "Now you are not to cry
or make any scene, you are not to
attract nny attention to yourself,
but take it all for granted. You can
be as emotional ns you please when
you nre nlone together in your
room."
"Vera came across the hall in a
jaded weary way, as if she were thoroughly tired out. Her face flashed
a little as she recognised Veiiner.
Then she looked at his companion
and almost paused, whjle the blood
ebbed from her face, leaving it deadly pale.
"Gerald," she whispered. "Gerald
and Beth. What does it mean? What
strange thing has happened to bring
you both together here?"
"Don't make a scene, for goodness'
sake," Venner said. "Take it as
calmly as you can. Unless you are
self-possessed, your sister is sure to
give way, and that is the last thing
in the world to be desired. I cannot
possibly stop now to tell you all the
extraordinary things which hnve
happened to-night. Let it be sufficient to sny thot it is obsolutely imperative thnt you give your sister
shelter und that nobody but yourself
should know where she is."
"But how did you find her?" Vera
nsked. "Arid who was it suggested
that you should bring her to me?"
"Let me just mention the name of
Zary," Venner replied. "Oh, 1 con
come round here to-morrow and tell
you ull about it.   If you think there
is nny possible danger "
"Of course there is danger," Vera
snid. "Mr. Fenwick may be back at
any moment. He does not know
that I nm aware thut my sister is
even alive. If he became acquainted
with the fact that we had come together again, all my plans would be
absolutely ruined, and my three years
ol self-sacrifice would be in vnin."
"I nm nfraid you must run the
risk now," Venner snid. "At nny
rate your sister will have to stay
here till the morning. It is perhaps
a good thing thnt she does not un-
derstnnd what is going on."
Apparently the girl had no real
comprehension nf all the anxieties
and emotions of which she was unconsciously the centre. 8he was
holding her sister's hand now and
smiling tenderly into her face, like
a child who has found a long lost
friend.
"You may rest assured on one
point," Venner went on. "For the
present there is not the slightest reason to fenr Fenwick. He hus hnd n
great shock to-night; all his plans
have been upset, and he finds himself in a position of considerable
danger. I know for a fnct that he
is going straight away to Canterbury, and probably by this time he
is on his way there. According to
what your mysterious friend Znry
snid, he hnd some plan cut nnd dried
for providing for your sister's safety
to-morrow. Now tnke the poor chiltl
to bed, for she is half asleep nlrendy
ami when once you hnve mnde her
comfortable I wnnt you to come
down ngnin nnd have n few words
with me. Oh, you need not hesitate;
surely a man can talk to his wife
whenever he pleases—and, besides,
there are several people here who
show not the slightest signs of going
to bed yet."
"Very well," Vera said, "Come
along dearest, 1 see you are dreadfully sleepy—so sleepy that you tlo
nol appear to recognise the sister
you have met lor the first time for
three yenrs."
Venner had lime tn smoke the best
pnrt of u cignr before Vera reappeared, They took a seat ill n secluded
corner of the hall, where it wns possible to talk without interruption.
"Now, please, tell me everything,"
Venner replied. "This is one of the
most extraordinary and complicated
businesses that 1 ever heard of. In
the first place, I came to England,
weory antl worn out with my search
for you, and ball inclined io abandon it altogether. In Ihe very last
place in the world where I expect
to meet you, I come in contact with
you in this hotel. I find that, you
arc being passed off ns the daugh-
ter of one of the greatest scoundrels
who ever cheated the gallows. But
that does not check my faith in you.
I had kept my trust in you intact.
Ever since you left mo on the day
of our marriage 1 have had nothing
but a tew words to explain your
amazing conduct; nnd now here am
1 doing my best to free you from the
chains that bind you, nnd all the
while you seein to hug those chains
ubout you nntl baffle all my efforts.
Why do you tlo this? What is the
secret thnt you conceal so carelully
Irom the man who would do anything
to save you from trouble, from the
man you profess to love? II you do
cure lor me "
"Oh, I tlo Indeed," Vera whispered.    There   were   teurs  in   her  eyes
have been having some pretty
fine adventures the last two or three
days—but if it ull ends in snving
you nnd lifting this cloud from your
life I shnll he well content. I nm
not going to usk yoii to go into ex-
pliinutions now, because I see they
would be distasteful to you, and becnuse you have given some foolish
promise which you are loth to break.
But tell me one thing. You said just
now that you bad not seen your sister for three years, though she has
been living with your brother, whom
you visited quite recently."
"That is easily explained," Vera
said. "It was deemed necessary to
tell Beth ve or two fictions with a
view to easing her mind and leaving
her still some slight shadow of
hope, which was the only means of
preserving her reason from absolutely leaving her. These fictions
entailed my keeping out of the way.
Beth is exceedingly different from
me, ns you know."
"Indeed she is," said Venner,
smiling for the first time. "But does
it not strike you as nn extraordinary thing that I should be fighting
in this fierce way in your behalf,
and that you should be placing negative obstacles in my way all the
time? I won't worry you any more
to-night dearest^you look tired and
worn out. You had better go to
your own room, and we can discuss
this mutter further in the morning."
(To be continued.)
AN INTERESTING THEORY.
As te Why the Negro Is Black and
tht  Indian  Rsd.
One question which always hu interested scientist, is "what makes
ths Omen-inn white, the negro black,
and the Indian red?" The popularly
accepted theory has heen that tbe
races of black and red skjns ara
made so as "ie result oi continuous
exposure to glaring sunlight, but now
a l»tr-ied German professo-, Dr. A.
Rergleld. come forward with the idea
that it is aU a mere matter ol feeding. Dr. Bergfeid points cut that in
Ihe animal and insect world color it
often determined by Iood, and he
argues thnt by chemical process the
same results are shown in the different human-races.
He thinks that the original man
was black, as his principal diet must
have heen vegetarian. Fruit and
vegetable: contain maneonntes which
ally themselves with ircn, making a
dark brown combination. Dr. Bergfeid says that negroes who add meat
and milk to their vegetable fare are
never as dark as those who only eat
vegetables.
Indians ere red heowse they have
,'bsorhed for generations haemoglobin, the red substance, in the blood
of animals killed fnr Iood.
Mongols ore yellow because they
descend Irom dark fruit eating races
who penetrated into the plains ol
Asia, became shepherds and lived to
a great extent on milk, which contains chlorine und hus a bleaching
effect.
The Caucasians were another
b-'ieh who beeaiiirt still whiter by
adding salt to their dielaiy. Common sail Is a strong chloride and is
a powerful agent in bleaching tht
.kin. The effect, he declares, can be!
seen on negto children who have been
brought up on n white dietnry. They
sre never ns black as their kindred
who have not nbundoncd Vegetarian
And no doubt the statement was
perfectly true, for there is surely no
profession which rewards its most
gifted followers so poorly ss lhat ol
politics.
For more than sixty years the late
W. li. Gladstone devoted his great
abilities and untiring energy to politics for u money reward which did
not average the salary of some bank
managers or newspaper editors; and
this although he spent much more
thnn a quarter of a century in office,
nnd for sixteen of these years drew
$25,000 n yenr. His offlcinl enrnings
during the whole of his long lifetime only totulled, roughly, $575,000.
representing an average of $8,275 a
year. »Hnd the great statesman devoted himself as enthusiastically to.
let us say, the Bar, he might reasonably have trebled his revenue as a
Minister of the Crown.
Lord Salisbury's political triumphs
paid him only at an average rate of
$250 a week, spread over his forty-
seven years of labor, although for
twenty years as Indian and' Foreign
Secretary and First Lord of the Admir-
alty his revenue was a yearly $25,-
000. If his lordship had even remain,
ed true to his clever pen .during all
theBe years of toil at statesmanship
he might have hoped to fare as well
financially.
The lute Duke of Devonshire was
nineteen and a half years in office,
and drew $320,000 of Government
money; but his average income from
this source, spread over all the. years
of his political life, was under $7,000
—or less than the pay of an Under
Secretarv. Viscount Cross was nearly
half a century at Westminster for $370,-
000, or less than $8,000 a year—an in-
come which he could at least have
trebled in a profession. Mr. Joseph
Chamberlain would nevet have grown
rich from statesmanship as he has
done from commerce; for in a quarter
of a century all his takings were $195,-
000, a sum which he has probably
made in a single year of business life
at Birmingham. This, too, although
he had more than his share of the
"plums" in the shape of eleven years
of office out of twenty-five.
Lord Lansdowne's long work at poli-
tics, covering forty-three years, hat
only added $170,000 to his exchequer,
a sum probably less than his broad
acres yield in three months. Lord
George Hamilton has drawn $340,000
in forty-one years—or a yearly average of $8,300, which cannot be regarded as an extravagant reward for a
mon of his abilities. The late Lord
Gosehen was but little better off with
$350,000 lor a still longer service; and
Lord Rosebery's share of the "plums."
during forty years and more, is only
valued at $88,000, the price he might
pay for a couple of raoehorses.
Of course, it may fairly be contended that many, if not all of these
statesmen, are rich enough to be quite
independent of their political earnings
—to be able to treat statesmanship as
a lucrative hobby. But it cannot be
denied that such abilities as theirs
would have commanded much greater
rewards in other walks of life.
Dairy Wisdom.
The true value ot the dairy
cow It by necessity Hied by Ihe
amount of fat there Is In her
milk nnd what It costs to produce It.
The largest milker* are the
greatest eaters. This rule Is ont
thit you can lie lo and follow
wirhout danger of being deceived.
The flrst step In the process of
better breeding la to secure and
use a sire that Inherits from
proved ancestors the prepotent
power to Impress i|alry qualities
on his offspring.
Breeding heifer* too young
often results In u dwarf breed.
Milk the cows clean every tlmt
If you would keep up a uniform
flow of milk.
The percentage of fat In the
milk of i cow Is evidently fixed
by two things-til. breed and
Individuality.
Wilh tbe year around dairying
good stables an* necessary,
where lhe cows con Ik? fed und
milked ln a comfortable place
♦♦♦♦•M»«*m44M»»t-^»44-n.
Why Ptoplt Llvt Longer NowT
Unquestionably, under modem conditions, despite the added, stress ot
existence, we live longer than our
forefathers did. All who read this
paragraph who are of average physique have a reasonable "expectation
ol life," something like ten years in
excess of the others grandparents.
The annual death-rate for the whole
of Great Britain, is about nineteen
in each thousand men, and seventeen
in each thousand women. In 1838 it
was twenty-three lor men, and twenty-two for women. This improvement
is not shown so much among old people, however, as among the young.
These interesting figures are chiefly
important because they show what
the opening of hospitals and the great
advances in medicine and surgery
have done for humanity. We live
longer because advancing science has
thown us the way.
Lord Charlit's "Friend."
Among the stories told by Lord
Charles Beresford when in Canada recently were several concerning "political friends." One was to the effect
that he had just won his scat at an
election, and a few days afterwards
he was driving with the Prince ol
Wales through St. John's Wood, when
thev passed a frowsy-headed dame
who wns evidently under the influence ot liquor. As she beheld the distinguished oeouponts of the carriage
she bowed genially, and, waving her
hand to the successful candidate, exclaimed : "Chawlie, I do declare I An'
fer've got Wyles with yer this mawn-
n'l" His Royal Highness turned to
Lord Charles Beresford and remarked; "Really, you seem to have made
a great many political friends."—
Westminster Gtsette.
Wig Wtarlng Vtry Old.
The ancient Fgyptians all wore wigs,
and the early Christians from A. I).
427 Ui A. D. 017 considered a false
head covering a badge of distinction
—this. too. in direct opposition to
Tertullian, who in vain declared them
devices and inventions of the devil.
WhichWillltBe?
Ont   of   Theso   Women   to   Bt
Mi.tr... of Exscutive Mansion at Albany.
S) 1110, by American Press Association.
MRS. BTI1ISOK—Hits. DIX.
No matter whether a Republican or
• Democrat Is elected governor of
Mew York state, the executive mansion at Albany Is sure to bave a
charming and accomplished chatelaine.
Mrs. StlniBon. wife of the Republican
candidate. Is a highly Intellectual woman. One of her grandfathers waa a
vuledlciorlun ut Yale, und her father
and brothers are ull Yale men. She is
also a greut-greut-grandduugbter of
Roger Sherman, one of tbe signers of
the iHHluratloti of Independence, and
Is therefore u member of the National
Society of Colonial Dames.
Mrs. Stlmaon Is a Une horsewoman.
Bbe Is devoted to charity work. Until recently she was an active member
of tbe charity organization of New
York city aud at/|iresent Is vice president of Lincoln hospital, to wblcb Institution abe gives much of ber time
during the winter. >
Mrs. Dix, wife of the1 Democratic
candidate, who waa Miss Gertrude
Thomson of Thomson, N. Y„ whicb
town was named lu honor of Luton
Thomson. Mrs. Dlx's father, Is n
handsome woman, who Is always
gowned In tbe latest French creations.
Like Mrs. Taft. sbe Is a great globe
trotter, having traveled extensively
abroad In her automobile.
Doubtless Mrs. Dix will admit tbat
she bus two hobbles—keeping Pomeranians und buying from the farmers
neur her home, I'lue Needles, bits of
furniture that were the pride of tbe
farmhouses back In the days wben
Burgoyne's army was encamped so
close to tbe front door of I'lne Needles
thin one can atep from the drive on
to what Is left of the old Revolutionary earthworks.
Should Mrs. Dix become mistress at
the Albany mansion tbe social life
will be very gay, for sbe has a bevy
of charming nieces to help ber entertain. 	
Things That Ktrettnt Will Do.
Kerosene Is an unpleasantly odor
ons commodity, but lt bas many use*
that the houskeeper should know of.
Here are some of them:
A little kerosene rubbed over tbe
nickel ou tbe kitchen range will clean
II better than any metal polish and
leave no scratches.
Ust kerosene wltb your silver polish.
The silver will clean much eatler.
Apply kerosene to a burn If tbe skits not broken. It will take tne Are out
and give relief. ,
Try cleaning flnger marks or other
dirt spots on paint wltb a little kerosene, lt will remove the dirt and not
Injure tbe paint like soap.
Use a little kerosene on • clean clotb
to wipe off the top of tht mop boards.
It will not disfigure tbt wall paper Uk*
soap aad water.
Add a few drops of kerosene to tbt
water In which you wash your windows. It will make tbem look clear
■nd bright.
If your sink gets rusty wipe lt over
wltb kerosene.
Clean the sine under the stove wltb
kerosene and not* tb* result
H'fhttt In Empire.
The highest office building in th*
British Empire will be erected shortly by the Canadian Pacific Railway
Co. at Toronto. It will cover a ground
area of 8.500 square teet, and will kt
sixteen storeys high. THE   SUN.   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
id
WE BUY
MUNICIPAL DEBENTURES
This Corporation has broad markets for Canad-
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abroad, enabling us to pay the best market prices
for new issues. We shall be pleased to consider
proposals from Western Canadian Municipalities
contemplating the issue of Debentures.
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Her Suspicion
He (soulfully)—There are a thousand stars tonight looking down upon
you. '
She—Is my lint on straight?
Minard's Liniment lumberman's frlsnd
Bribery
!    Mrs. M.—Who did you vote for?
j    Mrs.   N— I   don't   remember   his
i nume.   He gave nie his seat in the
I street car last week.—Cleveland Plain
■ Dealer.
Prisoner—"Judge, I'd like to have a
little time to think this over."
Magistrate—"All riglit. Three
months.   Next case."
No one need endure the agony of corn,
with HoUoway's Corn Gure at hand to re*
move them.
"John," she said gently, "you are
interested in temperance movements,
are you not?" "Of course I nm,"
he answered. "Well, suppose you go
and mnke a few of them nt the pump-
handle. I want a pail of water at
once."
Secure Health
while you may! The first good
step is to regulate the action of
-your sluggish bowels by early use of
Beecham's
Pills
Sals Snrrmaoro.
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Gents,—I have used your Minard's
Liniment in my family and also in
my stables for years and consider it
the best medicine obtainable.
Yours truly,
ALFRED ROCHAV,
Proprietor  Roxton   Pond  Hotel  and
Livery Stnbles.
Druggist (to his stout wife)—"Don't
conic in just this minute. I am about
to "sell six bottles of my fat-reducing
mixture."
Rub It In For Lam. Back.—A brisk rubbing with Dr. Thomas' Ecleclrlc OU will
oure lame back. The .kin will Immediately absorb the oil and it will penetrate
the tissue, and bring speedy reflet. Try
it and be convinced. As the liniment
sinks in the pain come, out and there are
ample ground, tor saying that ita touch
is magical, a. it is.
Suitor—"If you refuse me I shall
never love another."
Suited—"Does that hold good if I
accept you?"—Chicago News.
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YUKON CLIMATE GENIAL
Delights of Summer Prevail for Pour
Month*.
No longer is the Klondike, even in
popular conception, the lone land of
ice and snow, which fiction and tradition pictured it. Northward, swift
on the heels of the gold-seeking, pioneers have come railroad builders and
telegraph linemen, capitalists, bankers, Settlers, until not only Alaska
hut the far northwest is repeating
California's marvellous story of development.
Steamers, many of them palatial
in fittings, now navigate the rivers;
towns with organised systems of gov.
ernment are growing fast, with
schools, churches, hanks and streets
lighted with electricity and paved.
From end to end of the mighty river,
the Yukon, the traveler may wander
during four months of the year and
never see snow. Instead there will
be a tangle. of rich vegetation, of great
forests, of grass that grows as high as
a man's shoulder, wild berries in
great variety, beautiful ferns waving
in the soft bree7.es, great beds of the
{mrple lupine and the beautiful yel-
ow lilacs bordering the banks everywhere.
Three years ago the inhabitants of
Dawson lived principally on dried
and canned meats und sliced evaporated potatoes. To-day fresh meat is
bought in winter and all vegetables
are grown nearby.
Nothing pleases the Klondiker more
than to entertain a skeptical visitor
from the south at table'with lettuce,
asparagus, green peas or celery
grown in his own rear yard. Moreover, throughout the Klondike country live stock can find sufficient food
to sustain life even in winter.
From Dawson city to St. Michael's
by the Yukon is 1,600 miles, and
during the open season of navigation,
from the middle of May till October,
some 40 stern wheel steamers ply
up and down, making the trip in 10
to 12 days.
The Yukon is easy to navigate,
being without snags and high banks,
the current running at about three
miles an hour.
Mowing machines and other hay
making tools ar. frequent sights
along the banks all the way to St.
Michael's.
The railroads of the Canadian
Yukon in the valley of the Peaca
River ore being built primarily he-
cause of the enormous wealth of the
country, but agriculture and lumber
are the great notural resources of that
vast stretch of land, which is as yet
little known to the world.
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Col. Den'ton Arretted.
Col. George T. Denison, Toronto's
famous police magistrate, was once
arrested himself under peculiar circumstances. It waa in the spring of
1868. He was in Montreal, where he
met 8ir Henry Havelock, with whom
he had become acquainted the year
previous in Toronto. Sir Henry, a
son of the Havelock of Indian Mutiny
fame, had come to Canada to succeed
Colonel (afterwards Lord) Wolseley
ag Deputy Quartermaster-General cf
the forces here. He found Colonel
Denison to be a congenial spirit, full
of enthusiasm for military affairs,
and so he asked him to accompany
him on a walking tour through the
Eastern Townships, to secretly examine the frontier and verifying the
official military maps. Col. Denison
was pleased to go along. But the
mysterious movements of the two
when they started aroused considerable suspicion. At last, while they
were at the village ol Huntington,
they were questioned hy a locol
militia officer, and as their answers
did not satisfy him, the two colonels
were arrested. The officer who took
them in charge intimated that the
village magistrate was ready to commit them as "suspicious characters,"
and that they were to be driven
twenty-eight miles to the county jail
at Beauharnois.
At that stage of the proceedings
they bound the magistrate to secrecy,
disclosed their identity, and were
then allowed to proceed. Col. Denison tells the story in his book, "Sol-
diering In Canada," and notes that
this was the only time he was ever
placed under arrest.—Toronto Star.
Canadian Artittt Honored.
A couple of members of the Canadian Art Club were recently honored
in New Yoik. At the annual dinner
of the Architectural League ol New
York, which is holding its ycurly
exhibition nt tho present time, the
medal of honor for sculpture was
presented to Mr. A. Phimistcr Proctor, for the statues of tigers which
have heen presented to Nassau Hall,
Princeton University, by the class of
1870. The models for these tigers
were exhibited at the Cnnadian Art
Club'i exhibition in Toronto Inst
February. The completed works are
in bronse and are beyond life sine.
Another member of the club, Mr.
Horatio Walker, was honored by the
purchase of his famous picture
"Oxen Drinking," for the Canadian
National Gallery at Ottawa. The pic
ture has for a considerable period
been on exhibition ut the Montrose
galleries in New York. Its removal
to Ottawa has excited so much interest in New York that in making the
announcement, the New York Herald
published a large reproduction ot the
work.
Both Mr. Proctor and Mr. Walker
will exhibit at the coming exhibition
of the Canadian Art Club which takes
place at the Toronto Art Museum's
temporary gallery in the Public Library building soon.
Regular Attendant
As the new minister of the village
was on his way to evening service he
met a rising young man of the place
whom he was anxious to have become
a member of his church.
"Good evening, my young friend,"
he said, solemnly, "do you ever attend a place of worship?"'
"Yes, indeed, sir; regularly every
Sunday night," replied the young fellow, with a smile. "I'm on my way
to see her now."—Metropolitan Magazine.
How To Do It
The tipping system will never become popular while thc government
of the day endorses it hy paying
handsome tribute to its musters.
What the government should do is to
put tipping on the list of offences for
whicli u heavy penalty ean be applied. Then, and only then, will it
go.—Kingston Whig.
In a Becliuanalund (Africa) paper
the following advertisement appears:
"N.B.—That I an) preserving all game
—from a quail to a koodoo—and that
all trespassers, whether persons or
dogs, will be shot or prosecuted according to law. God save King
George."
The total number of mines worked
in the State of New York is forty.
There are about twelve iron mines in
operation, thirteen of gypsum, eight
of talc, two each of salt and pyrite
and three of graphite.
Chickens can now be plucked by
means of a special electric fan. But
the old-fashioned fan is still good
enough to pluck the umpire.
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Mrs. W. Arnold, Edmonton, Alta.,
writes:—"Kindly send me a box of
Bohy's Own Tablets. They have been
invaluable to me and I really do not
know how I ever would have got along
without them. Baby was poorly; his
digestion was bod und he was constipated. I gave him the Tablets and
they made n fine healthy boy of him.
Now, whenever he is cross or troubled
with constipation, I alwoys give him
the Tablets and they relieve him right
away. I tried a lot of other medicine
but nothing seemed to agree with him
till I got the Tablets. I would not be
without them." The testimony of
Mrs. Arnold is that of thousands of
other mothers. Everyone who ever
uses Baby's Own Tablets have words
of ornise for them. The Tablets nre
sold by medicine dealers or liy mail
at 25 cents a box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
Inspector—"Why does a dog hung
his tongue out of his mouth?"
Bright-looking Boy—"To balance his
tail, sir."
Through Indiscretion In outing (treen
fruit in summer many children become
subject to cholera morbus caused by Irritating arid, that act violently on the
lining of the Intestine.. Pain, and dangerous purging, ensue and the dellc.te
sv.*i.m of the child suffers under the
droin. In sueh ca.es the safest nnd
surest medicine Is Dr. .T. D, Kelloges
llvsentery Cordial. It will rWk *he inflammation and save the child', life.
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und was recommended hv u friend
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They relieved tlie pain. 1 took two
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he tried for two hours nnd a half. I
returned home and continued to take
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Mr.    Pugh—"Never    saw    such    o
crowd at our church before."
Mrs.  Pugh—"New minster?"
Mr. Pugh—"No.   It was burnt down
last night."
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An American archaeologist thinks
that the Mayas, who once inhabited
America, hud a civilization as far advanced as that of any early people
except the Greeks. The dwellers in
the jungles of Yucatan, Guatemala
and Honduras are believed to be their
descendants.
HE'S A CONVERT TO
A GROWING RELIEF
THAT   DODD'S     KIDNEY     PILLS
ARE THE SURE   CURE   FOR
KIDNEY DISEASE
Mr. Renie Moulaison wat treated by
two doctors, but lound his reliel
and cure in tix boxet ol Dodd't
Kidney Pills.
Surette island, Yarmouth, N.S.
(Special).—Hcnie Moiilnisuu, u fisherman of this place, is a convert to
the growing belief that llodd's Kidney I'ills are the Mire cure for Kidney Disease.
"My trouble started with n cold."
Mr. Moulalion itatoi. "My muscles
would crump, I hud backache and I
had ilir.7.y spells. My beud often aell-
id nud 1 had ii tired nervous feeling
while specks of light Hushed in front
of my eyes.
1 suffered in this way for over two
months and was treated by two doctors, hut they didn't seem to be lable
to do lunch for ine. Then I started
to lake Dodd's Kidney Pills and soon
started to improve. I took six boxes
in all and now I nm glad to say 1
um cured."
I If you have any two or three of
Mr. Moulnison's symptoms you may
be sure your Kidneys are not in good
working order. Hnd kidneys mean
Backache, Rheumatism, Heart Disease or Bright's Disease unless attended to. The one sure wny to cure
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FRIDAY, JULY 7,  1911
It is reported from Nelson
that the Spokane growers are
dumping their berry crops on
the prairie markets and underselling the Kootenay growers.
If the present tariff does not
eliminate American competition, then why, pray, have any
tariff at all? Why continue to
tax the people for th air necessaries of life in order to maintain an ineffective tariff wall.
A Glasgow divine has been
horrified because the people
of Chicago read their newspapers on the Sabbath. It is
this sort of narrow-gauge
views of life that cause the
pendulum of reform to swing
from one extreme to the other.
Even a cessation of the reciprocity debate did not have
the effect of cooling the
atmosphere in Ottawa.
In tho British house in 1911, as member for oue of the London constitu-
i encies, his turbulence was the cause of
| his defeat in the following election.
Dr. R. A. Brown, the Volcanic
multimillionaire, made a Hying visit
to the city this morning in his new air
craft, which is capable of attaining a
speed of two miles per second. Mr.
Brown stated that the twenty-fifth
furnace in his model copper smelter
at Volcanic will be blown in next
week. Another freight airship has
been added to the alreadly large fleet
now engaged in carrying the copper
to New York. His large factory for
the manufacture of his famous tuberculosis mire, whicli was but little
known twenty years ago, now employs five hhndred man. Owing to the
decrease in tuberculosis, due to the
efficacy of his remedy, the sale are,
nevertheless, gradually falling off.
The social event of the past week
was the lawn party given by Mr. and
Mra. Peter A. Z. Pare, at their beautiful Riverview farm home, in honor
of their daughter's eighteenth birthday. The guests spent an enjoyable
time by indulging in games and
music. But the hit of the evening
was Mr. Paie's narration of his experiences in starting hia orchard. In
1911, he said, his entire fruit crop
consisted of one peach, one pear, one
cherry and two apples. The wind
blew off the peach and the pear, the
birds ate the cherry, and some bad
boys destroyed his apples. These
catastrophies made him feel blue, but
he persevered, and today he is enjoying the fruits of his perseverance.
It is reported from the coast that
Hon. Richard McBride, who was formerly premier of this province, will
leave for London shortly in order to
receive knighthood.
As The Sun goes to press today, it
is stated, on fairly reliable authority,
that the city couneil has, after a
twenty years' quest, succeeded in
engaging a competent city clerk.
TWENTY JEARS HENCE
[Extracts From the Qrand Forks
Daily Sun or July, 7, 1931.]
The taking of census was completed
in every city of the Dominion today
The result of the work of the enumerators will be made public from Ottawa tomorrow morning. It is esti
mated that the population of the coun-
tiy will probably be 50,000,000. In
1911 it was 9,295,562, and in 1921
it had increased to 23,745,198. The
population of Orand Forks will probably be a few hundred in excess of
20,000.
A conservatiue estimate of this
year's fruit crop in the Kettle valley
places it at two thousand carloads.
Arrangements are now being made to
run solid fruit trains this fall over
the Hudson Bay railway to Port
Churchill, from which point the fruit
will be shipped to all the large Euro
pean centres. Similar trains will be
despatched to Montreal, New York,
San Francisco and the City of Mexico.
Mr. and  Mrs.  Martin   Burrell   ar
rived   in   the city   today from Aus
tralia, and will visit for  a view dayi
with  friends   at   the  corner of Sun
avenue and 129th   street.    Mr.   Bur'
rell was a member of the Dominion
parliament in 1911, but owing to  his
antagontic views  on   tho  reciprocity
treaty, which   was   then   a   burning
question in the land, he wus defeated
fur re-election in 1912.    Being piqued I
at  llis  defeat, he emigrated   to   Aus-1
tralia, and now owns one of the lurg-1
est   sheep   ranches  in   that commonwealth.    Mr  Burrell is versatile.    Ini
this country he gained u high  reputation as au authority on fruit growing.
Jesoph Martin, whose candidature
for member of parliament from one of
the constituencies on Melville Island
has added zest to political life in the
middle north, was granted a live minutes' interview with the editor of The
Sun this morning. It had been rumored that Mr. Martin was in favor
of re-erecting a tariff wall between
Canada and the United States. His
explanation regarding his attitude on
this question was not entirely satis-
torv to the editor, and the electors
should qui/.z him further on this point.
Twenty year-' ago Mr. Martin was
called the stormy pet'al of polities.
If elected this fall he will probably
attempt to re-enact  his former mle.
Show cards for widnows and inside
are a fine form of silent salesmen.
Make them brief, terse and pointed
Print them plainly, to be read at a
glance.
Some business men are so fond of
being deceived that they even endeavor to believe that they can reach
the consumers of tbis district without advertising^ Tbe Sun.
OHUROH SERVIOES
Holy Trinity CHURCH.Henry Steele,
Rector—Sunday services: Holy communion, 8:00 a.m.; morning prayer
and sermon, 11 a.m.; evensong and
sermon, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday school, 10
a.m. First Sunday of the month
holv communion will be celebrated at
the 11 a.m. service as well as at 8
a. m. Week-day and special services
as they are announced from time to
time. You are cordially invited to
worship with us, and we would be
pleased to met you.
Knox Prkbbytkkian Church—
Sabbath services at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p.
in.; Sabbath school and Bible class at
9:45 a.m. All are cordially invited.
Seats free. Rev. M. D. McKee, pastor.
Methodist Church J. Rev. Calvert, D.D., Pastor.—Sunday services,
11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.;Sunday school,
2:30 p.m.; Epworth League, Monday
at 8:00 p.m.; prayer meeting, Wednesdays, 8 p.m.; Junior League, Fridays, 7:00 p.m. Everybody will be
welcome.
Baptist Church, Rev. H. W.
Wright, pastor.—Services on Sunday
at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.; Bible
class and Sundav school at 10 a.m.
Frank Stack has returned home
a vacation trip to the eastern provinces'
W. J. Galipeau has returned  from
a trip to the eastern provinces.
GEO. W.C00PER
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Only experienced workmen employed. ■ Estimates furnished.
Bicycle repairing and
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iT S. D. CURRY'S
Men's Suits Pressed $1.00
Ladies' Suits Pressed  1.25
Men's Suits Sponged and Pressed 1.50
Thoroughly Cleaned and
Pressed  /2 50to 3.00
Ladies'   Suits   Cleaned
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All Kinds of Alterations.
Clothes Called for and Delivered
Promptly.
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Are read by the people be
cause The Sun gives them
news of vital interest. People
nn longer go looking about for
things they want—they go to
their newspaper for information as to where sueh things
may be found. This method
saves time and trouble. If
you want to bring your wares
tn the attention of this com-
itmuny, our advertising columns
SHOULD
CONTAINYOUR
SKALBDTKNDKRS, addressed to the under
ilvned, andendorsed 'lender for Public
Hiiililiiiit. Khvi'IhImUp. H   r ,   Will  In' t» reived
until 4 P.M.,oil Monday, inly .'•*, mil, far tut
0OT1 itr notion of a >'uldlo Hmidluif at Itevel-
stoke. H. C.
i Iiuih, specification and form of rontmot
cud lie seen and form* of tender obtained on
application tn tlio nfflo* of Mr. Wm. Henderson, reiddetitarohtteot, Vi-'torla. K.Cttt t"«
I'nutOllii t*. Hwvi'Utnke, H.C., and Ht tills He-
parunint.
Pentou* tendering nre notified tlmt tend*, th
will not he considered utile*-* loudo nu the
limited iormx-4Upii.tuiI.aiidiiKn.il wilh their
Hotunl xlttuatur'h, "ttithiir their ureupatlni-a
nud plaeeN ■ f residence In llieoaspuf Hfllli,
(lie net iuUiirin»ture thenattreof iheoecu-
tuition and place of resldenci; of rarh inem-
he' (tf ihe (inn must bo .riven.
Knot) tender rn'itit he accompanied h.v an
accepted ehenue < n 11 chartered l>ank,payable
tit tht order of the HoiKiurii'iluth-.' M iu titter o
Public Work-, eciiml ten per cent (10 p «,) of
the»innuni ofthe tender, which will t»- forfeited iT the pnmoii tend**-i >ir decline to enter Into a contract when called npuu to do
10, or ml to complete the work contracted
'er. If lhe render he not accepted the cheque
will he returned
ih   Department M«HM no' bind Itnelf  to accept thu lowest or an < tend r.
Hy older.
K. C. DKSI.O'.HKIW.
Secretary
Depmtmi'tit of I'iiIilie Work-,
"tiawn, .hun.--'fl  ]!IM
New-papem will hot llf paid for thin ad ver*
moment ll thoy Insert it without mitiiontv
floin the Department.
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Form No. t
Form No 1.
WATER    NOTICE WATER    NOTICE
NOTICE Is hereby Riven that sn application
will be made under Part V. of the "Water
Act, 1909," to obtain a license in the Siinllka-
meeii Division of Vnle District,
(a.) The nameJaddrcKs and occupation of tbe
applicant: Heter Veregin, of Brilliant, British Columbia, Farmer. (If .for mining purposes) Free Miner's Certificate No	
(b.) The name of the lake, stream or source
ilf unnamed, the description is): Twenty-
ourthnf May Creek.
(c.) T__H-.pi.iut of diversion!! about IROti feet
ahove thu mouth of Twenty fourth of May
Creek, where tt empties Into Fourth of July
Creek.
(d.) The quantity of water applied for (in cubic feet pur Mjcoud): Four-tenths cubic ft, per
second.
(e.) The character of the proposed works:
Pipe liue end >mall reservoir.
(f.) ■ ne premise.* on which the water Is to be
u-ed (describe uaiuu): Lute 1781, 518, 315 and
864.
(tt) The purposes for which the water 1b to be
used: Domestic,
(h.) If for Irrigation describe the laud intended to be irrigated, giving acreage	
(1.) If the water la to be used for power or
mining purposes describe the place where the
water Is to be returned to aome natural chun-
nel, aud the difference in altitude between
point of diversion and point of return	
(j.) Area of Crown land intended to be occupied by the proposed work:  NU.
(k.) This notice was posted ou the ninth day
of JimejlDll. and application will be made to
the Commissioner on the eighth day o( August,
1911,
(1.) Give the names nnd addressee of any
riparian proprietors or license* s who or whose
lands are likely to be affected by the proposed
works, either above or below the outlet	
(signature) PETEK VEKEiilN,
(P. O. Address) Brilliant, li. C.
J. A. Coryell, Agent.
Note—Une cubto foot per second it equivalent to 35.71 uiluer's inch lb.
$1500
160 ACRES IN FRANKLIN CAMP
2,500,00 feet of commercial
timber nn property; SaMO hewn
lii|{ lioine; North Fork rutin
through land: Kettle Valley line
survey crosses property; deed
clear. $,S7S cash, balance terms.
For further particulars apply
SUN OFFICE
NOTICE Is herehy given that an application
will be made under Part V. of te "Water
Act, 1909," to obtain a license In the Simllka-
uieeu Division of Yule Distrlot.
(a) The nnme address and occupation of
the applleant: Peter Veregin. of Brilliant,
British Columbia, Farmer, fit for milling
purposes) Free Miner's Certificate No	
(b) The name of the lake, stream or
source (If mummed, the description is):
Fourth of July Creek.
(e) The point of diversion Is about SUU
leet above the head of the Vaughan it Mc-
lnues« ditch.
id) The quantity of water applied for (to
cubic feet per second): Three-tenths cubic
ft, per second.
(e) rhe character of the proposed works:
Pipe line and •onall reservoir,
(f) The premises ou wbich the water ts to
lie used (describe tame): Lots 458 and 2851,
Similkameen Division of Vale District,
(g) The purposes for which thc water is to
beiiH'*ii:   Domestic.
(h) If for irrigation describe the land Intended to be Irrigated, giving aireige	
(i) If the water is tone used for power or
mining purposes, describe thu place where
tne water lsto be returned to some natural
channel, mid the difference in altitude between point of diversion and point of return.
(j) Area of Crown laud Inteimed to be occupied by the proposed works.   NU.
(1c) This notice was posted on the ninth day
of June, lull, and application will be made to
the Commissioner on tbe eight day of August,
1911.
(I) Give tha names and addresses of any
riparian proprietors or licensees who or
whose lands are likely to be affected by the
proposed worka, either above or below the
outlet	
I (Signature) PETES VEREGIN,
(P. O. Address) HrUliaut, li. C.
J A.Cohykli., Agent.
!    Note-One cuble foot per second  It equlvae
leut to 85.71 miner's Inches.
Form No. 1.
WATER    NOTICE
NOTICE Is hereby given that an application
-1 will be made under Part V. of the "Water
Aet, I9uu." to obtain a license ln tbe Slmilka-
meeu Division of Yale District.
(a) The name, address and occupation of the
applicant: Peter Veredtu, of Brilliant. British Columbia, Farmer. (If for miniug purpose*) cree Miner's Certificate No	
(li) Tbo nameof the lake, stream or source (if
unnamed, the description Is)   White's Creek.
(c) Thc point of diversion Is 100 feet above
crotstug of Central Camp road aud White's
Creek.
(d) The quantity of water applied for (In cubic feet per second): Two-tenths cubic ft. per
second.
(e) 'the character of the proposed works:
Pipe Hue and small reservoir,
(f) I'he premises ou which the water Is to be
used (describe same): Lois IMS and 1027,
(■roup Uue, Hlmllkameen Division of Yale Dis-.
trict.
(g) The purposes for which the water Is to l«
used:  Domestic
(I.) li for Irrigation describe the land intend
ed io In- irrigated, kI-Iii: aoreaxe       	
(I) I, tin* waler Is to be used fur power or into-
Inn purposes describe the place where the water
I* to be returned to some natural channel, aud
tbe dldVreuce ln altitude between point of
diversion and point of  return 	
(J) Area of Crown land Intended tn be occupied hv the proposed works:   Ml.
(k) This notice was [Misted on the 9t'i day of
June 1911. and application will be made to
lhe Commissioner on the 8th day of August,
lull,
(1) Give thc names and addresses of any
riparian proprietors or licensees who or whose
lands are likely to be effected  by Ihe proposed
witrks. either shove or below the outlet	
(Signature) PETER VKRKGIN,
IP. 0 Address) Brilliant B.C.
•1. A. COHYILt, Agent.
Note—Oue cubto foot per second Is equivalent to S">.71 millet's inches.
-Mm
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WORK   Vktrsi
NEEDLEWORK wanted to do «, home.  Call
on Mr,. Wm. Keron. Second street.
PASTURAGE
Gno.iPASTUK.ulE for cattle close to i'lty:
safe fence; abuwlnee of feed.   For term:
apply lo John Hammer, fourth of July oreek.
OERTIFOATE OF  IMPROVEMEN T«
NOTICE
Original  Mineral   Claim,   situate  In the
Orand  Korks Mining Division of Yale Ilia-
"let. .    .   _.        ,
Where located: In Brown's oamp.
TAKE NOTRE that I. Alexa..der 0 flurr.
I Free Minora' CertlHcate No. 36858B, lor
tuyaelf Miid h» agent for Charlea K. Maker,
Fi". Miners' (fertltlcate Nn. 3.«6B, Intend, sixty iluvs from the date hereof, In npply to the Hilling Bcoonler for a OertlBcaM
! ol Improvement, for the purpoae of obtain-
itiir i. Crow n Grant of thc a'.ove claim.
I    And further tnke uiilloe that notion, under
seotion M. "'"at he comnienoeil before the
I issuance of   sueh fertlHoate  of   Improve-
j "Ced this 18th day of June. A D lOjj^
FOR   RENT
UHNISHEI) KOOMS -Applv Mrs. E.Craw-
CURNI8I
t   f.ird.
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SPACE for advertising   purposes   In The
ljuu THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
Year Old Girl Cured
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Mrs. Alex Moore, of James St.,
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This caused her to huve frequent
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 would  tire   her.
Ve had tried
n a remi dies,
lout she did nut
1 mpiove. Filially
I we learned of
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'short time she was
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We always recommend Booth's Kidney Pills."
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NEWS OFTHE CITY
A meeting of the Grand Forks
Agricultural association was held in
the city hall on Monday evening.
Several committees made their report. The prize 1 st committee reported ha"ing completed the list as
far as ladies' work. This section wss
referred to A. B. Hood, with in
structions to report at the next meeting. Frache Bros, donated a special
prize of $5 for the best display of
asters, and C. E Stevens offered a
&3 special prize fnr the best centre
piece. The prize list will Ve much
larger than last year, and aduertising
matter will be accepted.
Hayman, who have been visiting
Mr. and Mw. Martin Burrell for a
coul pie of weeks, Ime returned to
their home in Creston.
Show cards for widnows and inside
are a fine form of silent salesmen.
Make them brief, terse and pointed
Print them plainly, to be read at a
glance.
Our time, knowledge and
experience in the printing
business is at your disposal
when you are in need of something ir this line, 1k—'*• *••
get this.
Don't for-
The high price of living has
not affected our job printing
prices. We're are still doing
nigh class commercial work of
all kinds at prices satisfactory
to you.
You might as well cut off
'your legs because you are running well in a footrace as to
cut off your advertising because your business is too
good.
Some business men are so fond of
being deceived that they even en-
d.avor lo believe lhat they call reach
the consumers of this district with
nut advertisiiiginJThe Sun.
The Misses Elliott, of the public
school staff, will spend their vacation at their home in Armstrong.
The Winnipeg hotel ice house
caught on fire on Thursday. No
damage.   The ice didn't burn.
Carl Wolfram is master mechanic
at the Oranby smelter during the
absence of Chas. Wekell.
Dr. C. M. Kingston mnde a short
business trip to Vancouver tbis
week.
Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Michener
on Thursday for Nelson.
left
R. B. Allen, principal of the public school, will spend hjs vacation in
tha Pease River country.
Mrs. N. L. Mclnnes left on Mon
day for a short visit to Kootenay
lake.
Miss Sloan left on Wednesday for
a short visit to Spokane.
$15,000:
-SHnnortih, balance term*. One
| ol best hotels In
the businessmen
tre of (irand (talks; now doing a profitable
hiininens. owner denies to remove to thp
r mt. T' I* M thp >iP«t hn'irnln In this part
of then ovlnce, as there are but seven hole
li "Hup* in tin* i.ruU'l Korks. 'ity is growing
ra-Mlv. No other town In southern Hritish
Ci I mbta hae as brlj. ht future pi ofpeoti.
W, F. ROBINSON
GENERAL TRANSFER WORK
WOOD  AND ICE
OFFICE «T CHALMERS' STORE
PHONF 64        GRAND FORKS, B. C.
THI
LONDON DIRECTORY
(I'llhllihed A nilly)
Kliftblel traders  tl1r.1111__l11.11t   the   world  to
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MANUFACTURERS & DEALERS
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pi- tn commercial guide to London nnd its
-ii Uur hi. the directory ooutalui list* of
EXPORT MERCHANTS
with the Hoods the)- ship, and the Colonial
and foreign Market* they supply;
STEAMSHIP LINKS
arranged under tho Torts to which they mill,
nml Indicating the approximate Hulliugft;
PROVINCIAL TRADE NONIOES
of lewllng Manufacturers, Merchants, etc., in
the prliKMpn provincial towns and Industrial.
(•"litresof the United Kingdom.
A copy of the current edition will be for*
warded,  freight paid, on receipt of Postal
Order fnr 20ft.
Dealers nuking Agencies can advertise
their trade cards for £1, or larger advertise-
meuis from £3.
THE LONDON DNECTORY CO., LTD.,
25, Ahchuruli Lane, London, E.G.
Dr. and Mra. H. S. Simmons left
on Tuesday for a short visit to Spokane.
H. N. Galer, formerly of tbis city,
arrived in town tbis evening for a
brief visit.
Mra. P. McRae and daughters left
on Monday for Penticton, where
tbey will reside in future.
Master Ross Miller haa returned
from a visit with his grandparents
in Vancouver.
The Sears property, at the head
of Victoria avenue, has been sold to
D. T. Forbes.
Born—In Carson, on Thursday,
July 6, to Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Collins, a daughter.
Miss Florence Chappie, of Spokane, is visiting at the home of Mrs.
W. K. C. Manly.
Mary Rowland, of Republic, is
visiting at the home of her aunt,
Mis. A. E. Savage.
Hotel QoYm
Opposite Great Northern Station
Recently completed and
newly furnished throughout. Conveniently located
for railway men. first-
class accommodations for
transients. Board and
rooms by the week at pre-
Vallltig rates. Fine Hue of
Wines, Liquors and Clears
always in stock at the bar.
Grand Forks, B. C.
E. S. Busby.of Vancouver, inspector of Canadian customs, spent a
couple of days in tbe city this week
while inspecting tbe customs offices
of the district.
G. M. Fripp, Frank Haverty, Ray
Pownder, J. Crosby, and Misses
Leyden, Spinks and Kate Ominger
went over to Republic on Tuesday
to help celebrate Independence day.
Mrs. Sloan returned yesterday
from a trip to Frankfort, Mich., and
Kansas City, Mo.
Trainmaster McLeod,of the Boundary division of the C.P.R., bas
been transferred to tbe Revelstoke
division.
Miss Bessie Pierce,
visited ber sister, Miss
in tbis city tbis week.
of  Phoenix,
Ada Pierce,
J. Blakie made a
Nelson tbis week.
short visit  to
John McKie is at Halcyon Hot
Springs endeavoring to obtain reliel
from a severe attack ol inflammatory
rheumatism.
The Oliver Typewriter
for 17 Cents a Day!
Please read the headllue'over hkhIii.  Then it* I
tremendous signiflrntire will Iuwn upon you
An Oliver Typewriter—the standard  visible
THE
COPPER^
HANDBOOK
New Edition Issued Nov. 15, 1906.)
wr|ter-the most highly per.   ted typewriter   |s a dozen books in one. covering   the
on the imirKet—yours for 1? cents    day! ■- .       *
The  typewriter whose conquest of  the coin
men-inl world is a matter of hlnlo    —yours foi
IT cents n dayi
The typewriter that is equipped with scores of
suoh conveniences as "The  Hnlaiice Shlft'*-
" I'he hullng Device"-"The Double Relesse"-
"The   Locomotive    Base"—"The    Automatic
Bpacer"—"The Automatic Tabulator"—"The
. «j| DlBappcBritiRiiKiicator"
—"The Adjustable Paper Fiu««rr'~"The Scientific Condensed Kev*
board"-all ■•-*»
lours (or 17
Gents a Day!
We annunced tbU
new Hales plan recently. Just to feel the pulse of
the people. Him ply a small cosh payment—
then 17 cent* h dny. That is the nlan In a nutshell.
The result has been such a deluge of applications for machines that we are simply hs-
toundeil
The demand cometi from people of all elapses,
all sues, all occupations.
Tht majority of inquiries has eotnc Jfroni  pen-
le of known financial Mantling who were attracted by tbe novelty of the propok. 'on, An
impressive demonstration of the limnem-a pop*
uiarltyof the Oliver Typewriter
A startling continuation of our belief that
the Kra of Universal Typewriting is at hand.
A Quarter of a Million People
are Making Moneymnith
T^e.
Chief of Police Savage is enjoying
bis vacation by perfuming manual
lahor on his North Fork mining
properties.
Mrs. W. K. C. Manly returned
from Spokane on Monday.
R. A. Brown, of Volcanic, made
a business trip to Cbesaw on Thursday.
The regular monthly, meeting of
the Overseas club will be held in
the Orange hall at 8 o'clock next
Friday night.
The Ladies' Aid of Knox Presbyterian church will hold their tenth
annual strawberry and ice cream
social on the vacant lot opposite
Mann's drug store on Monday even
ing, July 10.
Dr. Dunbar, wbo bas bad sharge
of Dr. Kingman's practice while the
latter waa away at tbe coast, relurned to bis borne in (ireenwood
today.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Avray will leave
tomorrow for a mouth's trip to the
coast cities.
Or. Paxton, of Midway, Dominion veterinary surgeon, is in the
city today.
A. B. Calhoun made a trip to
Phoenix on Wednesday.
W. F. Lingle, of Kossland, was in
the city on Wednesday.
Correspondents are once more reminded that anonymous contributions are never printed in The Sun.
Anyway, the editer is not yet directly interested in the prices of dry
goods in (irand Forks.
Rev. Philip   Hayman   and   Mr*.
Mrs. L. A. Manly and children
left yesterday for Spokane. Mr.
Manly will join them in tbat city.
Tbe family will leave on an extended tour through the eastern states,
to be followed by a journey across
tbe big pond.
Special meetings of the city council were held on Monday and Wednesday eveuings for the purpose of
rushing through a tax   levy   bylaw
Tbe officers of Gateway Lodge
No. 45 will be installed next Thursday evening by District Deputy
Urand Master McDonald, of Greenwood.
OLIVER
Typewriter
The Standard Visible Writer
The Oliver Typewriter Is a money-maker
right from the word "go!" So easy to run that
heirliitiers soon net In the "expert" clnss. Earn
as yon learn. I*t the mnohine pi)" lhe 17 cent*
a dny-aud nil above that Is yours.
Wherever yon are, there Is work to be done
and money lo be made by usIiik the Oliver. The
business world Is calling for Oliver operators.
There are uot enough to supply lhe demand.
Their salaries are couslderably above t noise of
many cinssesof workers.
An Oliver Typewriter in Every Home!
Thnt is the battle cry today, Ae have mude
thei Diver supreme iu usefulness and absolutely
indiKpenimb.e in business. Now comes thu eon
quest of the home.
The simplicity and strength ofthe Oliver fit It
for family use. It Is becoming an important
motor in the home training of young people.
An educator as well at a money maker.
Our new telling plan putt the Oliver on the
threshold nf every home In America. Will von
alone the door of your borne or office on this remarkable Oliver oflerf
Write for further details of our easy offer and
a free copy of the new Oliver catalog.   Address
The Oliver Typewriter Company,
Ollvor Typewriter Building,
CHICAGO. ILL.
j A decoration service was held at
the cemetery on Wednesday evening by the members of Gateway
Lodge No. 45.
Down East they have dubbed Mr.
Borden's policy "The Chinese Policy."
It h, "Let well enough alone." But
out West we know that even the
Chinese have abandoned this traditional somnolence. Let us not be
unjust to the Chines*.—Victoria
Times.
Another American smelting ami re
fining company, with a capitalisation
of 1116,000,000, divided into 1,160,.
000 nlutrOH af a par value of $100
each, has lieen authorized to carry on
business in llritish Columbia. The
head office will be in Jersey City anil
the provincial office at Victoria.
Mining Stock Quotations
Boston, July 0. —The following are today's ojiening quotations lot
the stocks mentioned:
Asked.        Bid
Granby Consolidated.    42.00   89.00
B. C.   Copper       5.00     6.25
Bargains
IN
City and Suburban
Property
$350
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IWXI.S KT. LOT b««w«m
S»riiii.l ami Third .treat.,
j nn. nhiivv Jinlirf Lcuny'l
„ and It. Gam', place.; ,ep-
srutfd Irom all other i*ro|irr,le. by tO*lt.
lane: aa lame a- ampn ort'itiht ordinary lot,,
adjoining lot. are worth fl-'id; would make
nloe home, with aiilfii'ipnt vrniuid lor chicken.. fra.lt. Harden and lawn; moat deelralilv
ooatlon In city.
U Aims adjoining
■-Ity limit, on   a'.lltli:
II   arrca  rlimreil:  180
fruit treea; n.-w fnnr-
lioilae:  liiini  fur alx    lioraea:  hurae,
Ihi.'k.v.'i.iulili' harm*.-  aii'l tanning  ini|ile
inenta.   All lol ISwO.   Kaay term..
history, geography, geology, chemistry, mineralogy, metallurgy, terminology, uses, statistics and finances of
copper. It is a pracical book, useful
to all and necessary to most men en
gaged in any branch of the coppes
industry.
Its facts will pass muster with the
trained scientists, and its language is
easily understood by the everyday
man. It gives the plain facts in plain
English without fear or favor.
It lists and describes 4636 copper
mines and companies in all parts of
the world, descriptions running from
two lines to sixteen pages, according
to importance of the property.
The Copper Handbook is conceded
to be the
World's Standard Reference
Book on Copper
The mining man needs the book for
the fails it gives him about mines,
mining and the metal.
The investor needs the book for the
facts it gives him about mining, mining investments and copper statistics.
Hundreds of swindling companies are
exposed in plain English.
Price is $5 in Buckram with gilt
top; 17.60 in full library morocco.
Will be sent, fully prepaid, on approval, to any address ordered, and
may be returned within a week of receipt if not found fully satisfactory.
Horace J. Stevens.
Editor and Publisher,
•453 Postoffice Block,
Houghton, Michigan.
Synopsis of Canadian Homestead
Regulations
$3200
tuiiiii  bpUwl hum  f>
lllla-'ITV. 'aOllllIf     lllirH.'M
menu,  ill for 98800.
$2000
trees, fruit tree*,herr
Will also »i'll fiiriiitiir
One-half cash, i»iilii'u*i
5 ACRES
PODR.ROOM KOl'SK
mul three lots  within
(■IIP hllH'IC    llf  hUtltieMS
centre;   lawn,  shad
  .      rr> hushes, lur*.:.* garden.
Will hUu sell fiiriiiturit uf hou«e If desired.
Metal Qaotations
Nkw York, July 6—Silver 63'
standard copper, *12.25(o.l2.35, firm.
London, July 6.—Silver, 24i:
lead, XI3 6s 3d.
I'i iiillctt frnm town;
7-ronm house, plastered] large butnnhen,
woodshed;   In)   fruit
trees, "ll hear)nit: 2S ncres strawberries
gooseberries, currant*, raspberries: fiee from
irost: the beat lorAtlnimrnuiitl ttrnn-l Korku:
plenty uf yu.,*l water; fruit hiiiI crui> In
i'luilptl.
Between 3 nml { uernt
in Went enil  of eity;
first ■claim Rtill.nll under cul Ivatinu; hiiiiiII
nd oiith!ll|dliiL'»: well nml
Thli Ih a Haerlliee, am owner id about to U-avui'lty.   Terms.
For further Information re
^nnliiiu tlie above properties
call or address
THE EVENING SUN, GRAND FORKS, B.C.
$1500
(until*, k'ood fence.
ANY available Dominion Landi within tha
A Kttllway h>lt of ItrltUh Columhia may ba
homeitaadad by any periouwho U the head
of a family, or any mule over eighteen yean
of t\jtet to the extent of one-quarter Motion
of 1W aaret, more or len.
Kutry mint Im made pemonally at the loeal
land office for the district in which tha land
lultiiate.
The homesteader U required to perform
tha condition* con.ue.jted therewith under
one of the following plant:
(1) At leant six month*' resilience upon and
cultivation of the land in each year for three
years.
VI) If the father (or mother. If the father It
deceased), of the homesteader resides upon a
farm lu the vicinity of the land entered for,
the requirements as to residence may he satisfied hy sueh person residing with the father
or mother.
(8) If the settler hns his permanent residence uuon farming land owned hy him In
the vlolnlty of his homestead, the requirements us to residence may he mil lulled by
residence upon the snid laud .
Htx months' notice In writing should he
glveu the Commissioner of Dominion lAuds
at Ottawa of Intention to apply for pntent.
Coal -Coal mining rights nmv be leased
for a period of tweiity-mie years at an annual rental uf n Ou per aere. Not more than
j/n'*" acres shall be leased to one Individual or
Company, A royalty at the rate uf five cent*
per tou shall he collected on tin* iiiercliftnt-
itble ooal mined,
rV.W.OOET,
Deputy of the Minister of the Interior.
N.B.-Un author lied  publication of  thli
advertisement will not be paid for.
COLUMBIAN   COLLEGE
NEW WESTMINSTER, B. C.
Kerelve both Ladle* and Gentlemen at rest*
dent or day students: has a complete Commercial or Business Course; prepares ttn-
diMitstoavaln Teachers' Certificates of all
grades: gives tho four years' course for tlie
Tl. A. degree, and the first year of the School
of Belanoa oourse, tu affiliation with the Toronto University: haa a special srotpectorr
course for miners who work In B.C. Instruction Is al"o given In Art, Music, PhyMeaU ul-
ture and Elocution. Term opens Sept. li
1900,   r'or Calendars, etc, address
COLUMBIAN COLLKOB.
J THE   SUN,   0RAND   FORKS.   B. C.
Difficult Order
" 'Ere, waiter, this lobster's only
got one claw."
"I'm sorry, sir, but you know lobsters fight one onther and I expect
this one was lost in the fray."
"Well, take it away, and bring me
thc winner."—The Tutler.
OUTDOOR  SPORT AND  ZAM-BUK.
Every athlete, every ball player,
every swimmer, every etmoeist, every
man or woman who loves outdoor
life and exercise, should keep a box
of Znin-Huk humly.
Znm-Buk is a purely lierlml preparation, which as soon iih applied to
cuts, bruises, burns, sprains, blisters,
etc., sets up highly beneficial operations. First, its antiseptic properties
render the wound free from all danger
of blood poisoning. Next, its soothing properties relieve and ense the
pain. Then its rich herbal halms
penetrate the tissue, and set up the
wonderful process of healing. Barbed
wire scratches, insect stings, skin diseases, such as eczema, heat rashes,
ringworm, babies' heat sores, chafed
places, sore feet—all are quickly
cured by Znm-Buk. It. also eases
nnd cures piles. All druggists nnd
stores. Use Zam-Buk Soap, 25c. per
tablet.
Force of Habit
"Good gracious, mnn, don't all this
noise get on your nerves P How can
you stnnd all the screeching and yelling in the street outside.1""
"Used to it. I've got live daughters
home, and they all take singing lessons."
A Pill that Prov., It, Volue.-Those of
weak stomach will find strength in Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, hecause they
serve to maintain the healthful action of
the stomach and the liver, irregularities
in which are most distressing. Dyspep*
ties are well acquainted with them and
value them at their proper worth. They
have afforded relief when other preparations have failed, and have affected
cures in ailments of long standing
where other medicines were found unavailing.
His Better.Half
Modest Suitor—I am going to mnrry
your sister, Jimmy,.hut I know I am
not good enough for her.
Candid little, brother—That's what
sis snys, but ma's been telling her
she can't do any better.
Deafness Cannot Be Cure.,'
By local application,, oa they cannot recti thc ill*
ea_w.tl portion ol the car. There la only one way ts
cur. tleB.itcB*. and that la by conailtutlon.l rcmctllea.
Dnfni'aa 18 caiwetl by an Inflamed condition of tb.
mucous llnln? ol the Eustachian 'rube. When thu
lube la linlaincd you have a rumbllm. Bound or Imperfect hearing, and when It _e entirely cloned. Deaf-
new Is tho result, and unless the Inllamniiillon enn be
taken out and this tube restored to lu normal condition, hearing will be destroyed lorevcr; nine .use.
out of ten arc eausi'd by Catarrh, which Is nothing
but an Inflamed conditio! ot Uie mucous .urtaces.
We will elvo One Hundred Dollar. Ior any ease ol
pufnee. IcauMd by caurrh) that cannot De cured
*•? liana ctarrb cure.  Send for clr.iil.re. free.
F. J. CHENEV __ CO., Ton*.-"
Sold by Drutttata, lie.
Take uall'e Family I'lll. (or constipation
A rich resident of Paris, with a
view to checking the decline iu the
birth rate, has left under his will
$1,000 to each hend of a family in the
neighborhood where he resides, hav.
ing been married within the five years
preceding his denth, shnll have five
legitimate children living.
As  a  vermifuge  there    is    nothing  so
rmieni as Mother Grave.' Worm Exterm-
nntor, and it can he given to the most
delicate child without fear of injury to
the constitution.
Doesn't Want to Look Pleasant
Photographer—Try nnd look pleasant, please.
Short-tempered Sitter—You get on
with it. This photo is for some relatives who want to come and stay a
month with mc.
British hats and bonnets were shipped lo foreign countries lust year to
the totnl number of 1,882.901 down,
worth $0.7.13,000, or one-third more
thnn in 1908.
Ask for Minard's and take no other,
Bad News for the Kiddies
Experts employed by the United
States department of agriculture nre
sending out warnings that, most of the
ice cri'inii cones on the market nre
unfit to eat. Spoil the cone nnd snve
the Ohlld,—Chicago  Rocotd-Horiilil.
COCKSHUTT
Dealers sell the best Mowers and
Rakes—"THE FROST & WOOD"
AMONG THE "PROPS."
Room  Where  Gathered Stage Qoodi
Are Kept Is a Queer Place.
The "property room" of a theatre
is tho old curiobity shop of the show
world.
A reporter was recently taken bnck
of thc stage of the Grand in Toronto.
Thc ufternoon show was over—everybody homo to prepare for the evening.
Dark nnd dismal—not even a mouse
stirring. All lights were off and only
the dreary shiver oi the big tin thunder sheet could be heard ns manager
nnd reporter made their way through
thc long passageways that led down
under the. stage.
A property room Is where the
"props" are kept. To mnke it even
clearer, "props" are the articles use I
in mnking up a stage picture, with the
exception of the scenery. Kor Instance,
the kitchen scene of a rural drains
contains chairs, table, stove, a bucket
of water, piece of soap, towel, cupboard and dishes, etc., «tc.
All such articles are "propertied
nnd are handled by the property man
In many companies nearly every piece
of furniture down to the smallest arti
cic3 ate carried by the company, but
this is not the general rule, the thea-
tre being called upon to supply n
large part of requirements. For this
purpose a property department is
kept up, under the charge of a hous»
employe who knows by instinct where
to get the most unheard of articles
it the show requires them.
From a skull for Hamlet to nn automobile for a modern melodrama-
nothing is supposed to puzzle
"Props,"
Down in the property room of the
Grand are accumulated the bric-a brne
and furniture of twenty-five yeirs.
Little by little the department has
picked up its wares, an urn this
week, a curtain pole the week before,
a i, rden bench a month ago, and so
on. By the time a theatre is ten or
fifteen years old the property room
begins to assume the air of a combined junkshop and palace.
Across yonder stands a throne
chair in which many a Queen Gertrude has mimicked the sorrows of n
pefidious heart. A foot distant lies
a folded garden bench in which the
iover on many a moonlit stage ha'
prated of his undying affection. Here
is a water bottle used by the hungry
wanderer in the melodramatic desert,
there stands a papier-mache mummy
that stirred the horror of children in
the Egyptian cave of the mesmerist.
On the shelf lies a set of curtains behind which the lovely Desdemonn
slept while the painted Moor bellowed out his unrest so that the furthest
gallery boy might shake with terror.
Indeed—to depart from poetic fantasies, the great cellars loom up in
the murky light of an electric globe
as something very mysterious, very
sacred and full of horrible possibilities. Long lines of folded scenery lie
stacked on stands looking like the
sail room of an abandoned schooner.
In drawers of tremendous depth, the
guide pulled out a few of the nerve-,
quaking possibilities of a theatrical
storehouse to wit: one stuffed wild-cat.
one imitation turtle, two ancient
swords, one coat of mail, an umbrella
stand, a broken helmet, two old-fashioned ink stands and bottles, a package of empty beer flasks, a brass jar-
dinier, a candelabra, an old-fashioned
powder horn, a ramrod, a set of weigh
scales, a revolver, and a package ot
sealed documents.
This list could be carried on without
limitation, but it indicates as it stand.
part of the "Prop" man's equipment
so necessary in making a stage scene
look like thc real thing.
Partly Missing
"Do you think h?'s a complete fool,
then?"
"Well, no; not a complete one. I
think he isn't all there."
any
"Maybe  she won't    like
more, but I can't help it."
"What  happenedr"
"Her pel poodle wns under lhe
mistletoe and I failed to tnke the
chnnce."—Pittsburg Post.
The longer a mnn lives lhe more
certnin doi's he In-come lhal Immunity is wonderfully good and kind. All
experience proves it.
^  DODDS
KIDNEY
m«IDNEV J'
.Diabetes «'
W. N. U„ No. 818.
A Philosophical Butcher.
A lady who buys pork from a well-
know firm in Toronto has discovered
that she is waited upon hy a mun
who possesses some taste for philosophy. His round red face and small
nose partly hidden by the fleshy
cheeks do not suggest a man who
thinks about the problems of life, but
ho showed her the other dny that he
has a few original theories of his own
JUST ONE CURE
F0RANAEMIA
IT  IS THROUGH THE RICH, RED
BLOOD DR. WILLIAMS' PINK
PILLS ACTUALLY MAKE
There is just one cure for anaemia
—moro rich, red blood. Anaemia is
simply a bloodless, run down condition. Then the body becomes weak
from overwork, worry or illness,
an examination of the blood will
show it to be weak and watery. The
common symptoms are paleness' o'
lips, gums and cheeks, shortness of
breath and palpitation of the heart af-
ti'r the slightest "exertion, dull eyes
and n loss of appetite. Anaemia itself
is a dnngerous trouble nnd mny pass
into consumption. It can only be
cured by making the blood rich and
red, thereby enabling it to carry the
necessary nourishment to every part
of the body.
It is a proved fact that Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have cured thousands and thousands of cases of
anaemia. They are really intended to
make new, rich blood and are compounded in the most scientifiie manner with the finest ingredients for the
blood known to medical science.
These Pills nre not a cure-nil. They
nre intended to cure only those discuses that have their origin in poor,
watery blood, and starved, weakened
nerves, nnd the record of their success
in doing this is their constantly increasing popularity in every pnrt of
the world.
Mrs. E. Colton, Golden, B.C., says:
—"As a matter of duty I wish to say
a word in praise of. Dr. Willinms'
Pink Pills for whnt they have done
for my daughters, one 18 and the
other 18 yeurs of age. Both were pale
aud bloodless nnd suffered from ninny
of the symptoms of anaemia. They
would tire easily, suffered from frequent headaches, were ensily discouraged, and often fretful. 1 saw in our
home pnper the story of a young girl
who hnd similarly suffered nnd wns
cured through thc use of Dr. Willinms' Pink Pills. I bought three
boxes of tbe Pills nnd my daughters
startetl to tnke them. Before they
were done they begnn to feel better
nnd look bettor, and I got a half
dozen more boxes, nnd by the time
these were used, they were enjoying
the best of health, with rosy cheeks
nnd not like the same girls nt all. I
also gave the Pills to my little l)6y
who had rheumatism, and they completely cured him."
Sold by all medicine dealers or by
mnil nt 50 cents n box or six boxes
for $2.50, from The Dr. Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
Her future Husband—I'm nfruid
our wedding trip will take all the
ensh I've saved up.
Mrs. Reno-Freed (cbeeringly) —
Never mind, dear. A wedding trip
only happens once in three or four
years.—Boston Transcript
Eczema Worse
in the Spring
ST. ALBAN'S PREROGATIVE.
His Right to Drive In Rotten Row-
Privilege Bestowed by Charles II.
The Duke of St. Albans, due to a
freak on the part of Charles II., his
ancestor, is the only man in the
British empire, with the exception
of the King, who has the riuht to
drive on the famous Rotten Row of
Hyde Park.
The Dukes of St. Albans are descendants of Charles II. and Nell
Gwynne, the famous orange girl. The
"Merrie Monarch," while he had bestowed honors upon his natural children by Lucy Walters, Louise de
Querounilles and the Duchess ol
Cleveland, absolutely refused to do
anything for his son by the famous
Nell.
One day when he was riding back
to the palace she apostrophized him
from her window and holding the
little boy in the air suspended by
his shirt declared that ahe would allow him to fall to the stones below
at the feet of his royal father unless
The   Blood   ie   Watery—Difficult
Get the  Healing Process
Started.
to
But Whatever the Cause   You   Can
Relieve the Itching and Heal
the Sores With
DR, CHASE'S OINTMENT
Salt rheum nnd eczeinn lire usually
worse nt this time of yeur because of
the sudden chiinge of temperature
and the watery condition ot the
blood.
....      ,1, , ll   is not necessary to refer to the
3"J!S *%.&. HS . ",<.".?' ! lufcrtas cuscii frifn,. the   Interne
and seemed rather taken back by tbo
large sum of money asked for a very
•mall parcel. Sho commented on the
high price of bacon, and wondered
why the dealers continued to make it
more expensive. Thn clerk paused a
moment, wiped his brow and guve the
following surprising explanation.
"It's a psychological reason—that's
what I thinks," he said "These
men who run the pork businesses
are getting rich by turning hog into
bacon. Somewhere in the process the
nature of the hog disappears and nothing is left but the plain bacon.
Where does the nature of the hog go
to, eh? Why, I think is goes into thc
people  who  run  the businesses."
Thc lady departed with tho impression that she was not the only person with a grievance; the clerk had
evidently been asking fer a raise in
salary.
A Disgusted Lover.
When James IV. of Scotland went
to London to propose for the hand of
Margaret, the daughter of Henry VII.,
he was somewhat disgucstcd to tind
her at their first meeting so busily engaged in a game of cards that she was
scarcely able to give him an) a. um-
itching nor to the tendency of these
ailments to sproad over the entire
body.   The essential point is how to
bring about cure, nnd if you have
been reading the cures reported from
time to time 'in this paper you will
already know that there is nothing
like Dr. Chase's Ointment ns a cure
for enema, snlt rheum, psorinsis nnd
every form of itching skin disease.
This ointment stops the itching
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and stimulates the process of henling.
Becnuse other treatments have failed, you may feel discouraged. But
in I)r. Chase's Ointment there is a
cure for you. We know this becnuse
of the reports we hnve received from
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For instance there is the cure of
Mrs. Nettie Mnssey of Consecon, Out.,
who hnd psoriasis or chronic eczema
so bad tliat almost the whole iwdy
wns covered with sores, and three
doctors failed to cure her. One doctor said she could never be cured.
Write to Mrs. Massey ubout her ense.
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A Faint Heart
"But, my dear, if I buy you this
gown, it will put me $50 in debt!"
"Only $50!   If you're going in debt,
why not go in like a gentleman and
_v  „„ „, ,„_, ,.,__,, ,_,„„_,, „„,_.„    make-   it    a      hundred?"—Fliegende
the latter then  and   there   pledged | Blaetter.    ^	
that he would grant a dukedom to his
little son. Half laughing and half
frightened Charles II. gave his
promise and true thereto bestowed
upon the boy the dukedom of St.
Albans.
The lad in later years inherited
much of his mother's good looks and
merry wit and became a great favorite of his fnther; so much so that before the king died he had granted
the young fellow, along with other
honors, estates, and pensions, the
hereditary oflice of lord high falconer of England and the right of driving down Rotten Row, a right which
hns been enjoyed by the Duke of St.
Albans ever since.
In connection with this an amusing incident occurred one afternoon |
at the Turf Club   of   London.    The
queer prerogative of the Duke of St.
Albans  was   being   discussed   when
Admiral  Lord  Charles   Beresford of-1
fered to wager that he would manage i
to drive up   and   down Rotten Row
the following day without being molested or interfered with in any way.)
As all present were aware of the
lookout kept by the park police lo
prevent wheeled traffics there his
bet wus readily taken. He left them,
arranging that they should be at a
certain point of the walk bordering
the Row about noon. After waiting
there for some time beyond the appointed hour looking in vain for Lord
Charles, they were just about to take
their departure, congrntulnting themselves on having won the wager,
when the oilskin-clad driver of a
watering cart that hnd passed two
or three times up nnd down the Row
before their very eyes, laying the
dust, suddenly raised his oilskin
cap and jeered at them to the effect
that he was ready to receive their
checks.
A Cure for Rheumatism.-A painful and
Rersistent form of rheumatism is caused
y Impurities in the blood, the result ot
defective action of the liver and kidneys.
The blood becomes tainted by the introduction of uric acid, which causes much
pain in Ihe tissues and in the Joints.
Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are known to
have effected many remarkable cures,
and their use is strongly recommended.
A trial of them will convince anyone of
tbeir value.
"I always agree with my husband."
"Very sweet of you."
"Except, of course, when lie is in
the wrong."—Pittsburg Post.
Minard's Liniment used by physicians
'.'There's a man to see you, sir, with
two wooden legs."
"Tell bim we don't want any."
Hamlins Wizard Oil, the World's
hest liniment, has been curing pain
for neurly sixty years nnd can he
depended upon just as surely ns the
old funiily doctor who may be miles
away.
Sir Q.'s Quaint Request.
Sir A. T. Quiller-Couch. the novelist, who will prnhahlv be known lo
his intimates ns "Sir Q.," once found
himself seated at a millionaire's
table. The master nf millions was
not lacking in hrnggnducin, and his
guests were quickly appraised of the
cost of each expensive dish. Particularly, did he dwell on sopie
beautiful grapes, each grape bigger
than a good-sized plum, and each
bunch a foot long. Some of the guests
ate charily, and "Q.." extending hia
phite. remarked, "Would you mind
cutting mc off ahout eight shillings'
worth,  please?"
The new knight, who has immortalized Fowey, near Cornwall, where
he lives, under the name of "Troy
Town," was once a classical lecturer
ut Trinity. The long vacation came,
and time hung heavily, so he wrote
"Dead Man's Rock," his first novel,
and the first publisher to whom he
offered it accepted it. His daily task
never exceeds 1,000 words a day, and
he often writes no more than 150.
Sh"—"He bored me awfully, but I
don't think I showed it. Every time
I yawned I hid it with my hand."
He (trying to be gallant)—"Really, I
don't sec how so small a hand could
hide—er,-that is, isn't it beastly
weather?"
Th»y who do not believe that char-
meter can be told from handwriting
have evidently never heard handwriting read aloud in a breach of promise
suit.
II CARPENTER'S
IE
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A Postr tor tha Mathematician.
The conferring of n knighthood uj>
on Mr. Alfred But, R.A., has enured
much satisfaction in art circles, for
he is exceedingly popular amongst his
confreres. Sir Alfred is one of those
artists who, having few opportunities
in early youth, have won a place in
the front rank of landscape painters
by hard work alone. He is a native
of Kettering, and has the right to
many letters after his name, for his
genius has been recognized abroad as
well as at home. Apropos of the truism that we must have the association.
of form to embody color. Sir Alfred,
once asked a well-known mathematician, who was somewhat inclined
to belittle art, one question, agreeing,
if he answered it, to solve any prob-'
leni in mathematics. "Tell me," saidi
the landscape painter, "what is the,
shape of yellow?"
Bryant's Great Potm.
Bryant's •Tbanatupsls" Is baled upon
a passage truui llurace.
Strength of the Arms.
Equality of strength Iu tbe two arms
occurs almost twice as frequently witb
women as wltb meu. a large majority
of tbe sterner aex being stronger In
their right arms tban In their left.
After 20 Years of Intense Suffering.
"I have been afflicted for twenty yeara
with sn obstinate skin disease, called by some
M. O.'f. psoriasis, snd others leprosy, commencing on my scalp; and tn spite of all I
could do, with the help of the most skllfu.
doctors, lt slowly but surely extended until a
year ago this winter lt covered my entire
person la the form of dry scales. For the
last three years I havo been unable to do any
labor, and suffering Intensely ill Ihe time.
Every morning there would be nearly a dust-
Eanful of scales taken from the sheet on my
ed, some of them half as large ss the envelop* containing this letter. In the latter part
of winter my skin rommmced crocking open.
I tried everything, almost, that could be
thought of, without any iHlef. The 12th of
June I started West, In hones I could reach
the Hot Springs. I readied Detroit and was
sn low I thought I should have to go to th.i
lnHiiiul, hut nuatlv got as far as Lantsliig,
Mien., where I  had   a  sister living.    One
Dr. treated mn about Iwo weeks, but did
mn no good. Alt thought I had but a short
time to live. I earnestly preyed lo die.
(trucked through the skin all over my back
across my ribs, arms, hands, limits; feet badly
iiwolleii; toe-nails came off; flneer-nails dead
and hard as a heme; hair dead, dry and lifeless
m* old straw.   O my Uodt how 1 did suffer.
"My sister. Mrs. E. II. Davis, had a small
part of a hoi of Outlcura In the bouse, Bhe
wouldn't give up; said, 'We will try Cutkura.'
Home waa applied on one hand and arm..
Eurekal there was relief; stopped the terrible
burning >nsatton from the word go.   1 hey,
Cuticura  Resolvent, Olnt-
I commenced by taking one
tahlespoonful of  Cuticura   Resolvent  three,
Immediately got wmmm ,..™,t.t„,, •__,„__.-
ment and Hoap,   I commenced by taking one
tiroes a day after meals; had a hath once a
day, wtter about blood heat; wed Cut.cur*
Soap freely; applied Cuticura Ointment morning and evening. Result: returned tomv home
In Just sli weeks from the time 1 left, and
my ikln as smooth as this sheet of paper.
Hiram E. Carpenter, Henderson, N.Y."
"We hereby certify that wo are acquainted
with the aforesaid Hiram E. Carpenter, and
know his condition to have been as slated.
We believe his statement to he true in every
particular." L. It. Simmons A Son, Merchants; 0. A. Thompson, Merchant; A. A.
Davis; Millard E. Joiner, Merchant; John
Carpenter; A. M. I-efflnewell, Attorney and
Counselor-at-law, all of Henderson, N. Y.
The  above  remarkable   testimonial  wu
because of the permanency of the cure.
Under dato of April 22, 1010, Mr. Carpenter
wrote from his present home, 610 Walnut
St. So., Lansing, Mich.; "I have never
suffered a return of the psoriasis and
although many yean have passed 1 have
not forgotten the terrible suffering I endured
before using the Cuticura Remedies."
Since thN cure was made by the Cuticura
Remedies, they have mad« their way to every
<>art of the civilised worlc% ^32-page book-
et describing humors and tiffectk"   * ""
tions of the
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An Army
Court Martial
There Wu Not Much In II at Fttrt.
bot • Good Deal In Dm Cad
By F. A. NITCHEL
Copyright by American Praia Alio*
elation, mil
(   teSM»a+*ap*
«—0
Colonel Aucblncloss of tbe United
States arm; was a stickler (or army
etiquette, discipline and otber aucb
matters as pertain to military lite.
He waa In tbe artillery, and a colon!)
ot artillery tn tbe regular army Is a
very big man. Tben. too. Colonel Aucblncloss commanded a big fort on tbe
Atlantic coast, and tbat made bim a
bigger man still. Outside tbe fort waa
a collection of hotels used by persons
from all over tbe United States as
recreation resorts, all of whom looked
np to tbe colonel commanding tbe tort
as a sovereign.
One day wben dress parade was taking place Inside tbe fort, witnessed by
flocks ot persons from tbe hotels out-
side-principally.young ladles—tbe colonel left bla office to go to bla domestic
quarters. As be was passing tbe line
tbe band "beat off," marching before
tbe men. turning and marching back
Main, what for no one knows ex-
>&\\..iowC»
a atnoBT rut irr oa thi oboik.
eept that tt bas been a part of the
ceremony of dress parade for ao Indefinitely long period.
Lieutenant Bob Phillips waa adjutant of tbe post. Now. tbe adjutant la
an Important man at all military ceremonies, especiully dress parade. Aa
Colonel Aucblncloss passed Lieutenant
Phillips wus standing. Use all the rest,
atlff as a ramrod, while Ibe band was
marching back and forth. , Lieutenant
Phillips waa suffering at tbe time from
a aore spot on tbe tip of bla nose, lt
to happened tbat a buugry fly lit on
the organ and. finding such sustenance
In tbe sore spot as especially aulted
Ita taste, began to pull lustily.
There are nerves In noses, especially on tbe under side. The agony endured by tbe adjutant waa excruciating. Nevertheless, owing lo the Important part be took In the military
ceremony he was tbe last man on the
ground wbo should Infringe upon military discipline by raising bis hand to
■boo away tbe fly. Such a breach of
uniformity would be especially noticeable In every one and tf made by tbe
adjutant would constitute a frightful
•sample to the rest of tbe corps on
parade.
Furthermore, It wu expected tbat
•very man would be at "eyea front"
Phillips beld bla eyea In tbat position
rigidly. Consequently he did not are
the approach of bla commander ou bla
right Just before tbe colonel came
within bis range of vision Phillips' ar
ony had paaaed tbe limit of human
endurance, and bla band went up to
brush off the fly.
Colonel Aucblncloss stopped, cast a
terrible glance at tbe transgressor and
paaaed on. Phillip* aaw bim and knew
that be waa doomed. Be waa tben
preparing for examination for bla promotion to be captain and felt nre that
each a flagrant breach ot discipline as
raising a band to brush a fly from a
aore spot on bis nose would be a great
detriment to bla attalplng the rank to
whicb be aspired.
The next day Phillips waa obliged
to read oo parade an order relieving
himself of tbe duties of adjutant ot
the post and appointing another In hla
place. After the ceremony be went to
hla quarters wishing that he might be
permitted to challenge tbe colonel and
run bim through to the hilt Persona
Buffer by their mistakes, their misfortunes, and Injustice. It la only in tha
laat of tbese caaea tbat rebellion ean
possibly be advisable, and even then
to grin and bear It la usually the neat
policy.   Lieutenant PhUUps wu la a
obliged to do this, but a spirit
ot animosity toward the colonel was
engendered ln htm wbich promised to
burst into a flame and bring on. an
army scandal
Now. It happened that Colonel Au-
chlncloss, who. notwithstanding his
age, wu a bachelor, and Lieutenant
Phillips unknown to eacb other had intentions wltb regard to a young lady
wbo was stopping at one of tbe hotels
outside the military reservation. What
a fly had started a woman developed.
Miss Marjory Dressier was much flattered at the attentions ot tbe mighty
commander and much pleased wltb
tboae of hla subordinate. As soon an
tt became evident to both officers that
tbey were rivals the tire burned hotter ln the breast of tbe younger, and
tbe elder drew a tighter rein In bis
official intercourse wltb bis Inferior.
Tben came Lieutenant Phillips' examination for promotion, und, owing
partly to bis being absorbed by love
rather tban his studies and partly
from tbe breach of discipline for which
bis colonel bad reduced bim from tbe
position of adjutant be was denied a
cuptaln'a commission.
The young mun. conceiving thut this
deprivation was tbe result of tbe colonel's animosity toward bim, preferred
charges against bim tor tyranulcal
treatment
Tbe commander of the department
ln wblcb all this happened was an
uncle of Miss Marjory Dressier. Bis
official position prevented bis expressing any opinion lu tbe matter, but bis
wife, not being similarly handicapped,
took a secret part In the proceedings.
Miss Dressier was her sister's child,
and the young lady. Inasmuch as she
wus ln doubt whether sbe would marry the colonel or the lieutenant, would
one day Influence ber aunt toward the
defendant the next towurd tbe plain-
tig. The former being a prominent
artillery officer, tbat arm of the service took great Interest In tbe trial,
aome sldlug wltb and some against
their comrade of the big guns.
Of course the officers' fumllles took
greut Interest In the trial, aud, as there
Is Intercourse between tbe different
corps, the trouble spread to the Infantry, cavalry and tbe stuff corps.
Thus by tbe time tbe court wus ready
to try tbe case tbe whole army was
Involved.
The members assembled lu full uniform. Tbe first proceeding wus lbe
reading of tbe charge, which was tyranny, and the specifications, which
were very numerous. Tbe first specification begun thus:
"ln this, that on or about tbe — tb
day  ot  —,  19-.  the said plaintiff
being on dress parade, u fly lighted
on his nose, tbe organ being very sore
. and painfully tender"-
At tbis point tbe president ot tbe
court Interposed.
"Whoever drew tbat specification
should be cushlered. Lieutenant Phillips la uot being tried because a fly
lighted on hla nose. Colonel Aochio-
closs la being tried on a cbarge of
tyranny."
It wm explained to tbe president,
who waa ao mucb ot a soldier tbat be
could uot be anything nf it luwyer.
thai ibis luiideut ot a fly lighting on
tbe udjutunt's uow was the beginning
of the trouble, whereupon li«* wus sut
tailed, and tbe reading proceeded.
Tbere waa one mutter that could not
be Introduced Into tbe trial. Thut was
tbe rivalry between plaintiff and defendant for the bund of Miss Dressier.
But everybody kuew tbat tbis had
added fuel to tbe Same till the fly
that bad lighted on tbe adjutant's nose
hud been put entirely In ibe buck
ground. Wben tbe triul began and all
tbrough tbe army tbe question was
asked. "What's this rumpus between
Colonel Aucblncloss and Phillips'!"* the
reply was Invariably. "Why, you see,
a fly lit on Phillips' nose wben be was
on dress parade," etc. But after
awhile when tbe question waa aaked
the reply would be. "No one knows,
but tf you want to get at the bottom
of tbe matter you'll bave to look for
a woman tn tbe case."
It wu found necessary to bring witnesses lat government extiensei from
the uttermost points of tbe world, and
wben a witness waa summoned It waa
necessary to wait tor hla or ber arrival, so tbe cote dragged and was
very expensive till at last It was
found necessary lo ask congress for a
special appropriation to carry It oo
Tbe matter wa* tben taken up by the
secretary of war, wbo sent for tbe
Judge advocate of the coun and asked
bim to give tbe facta. The Judge advocate began:
"Wby. you see. Ur. Secretary, wben
Lieutenant Phillips waa on dress parade a fly lit ou a ior* spot on tbe end
of bis nose."
"1 baven't time for that!" anapped
tbe secretary. "Give me tbe gist of
lt"
"There'* no gist to It"
"Isn't there some way ot getting rid
otltr
•Tbat depend*."
"On wbatr
"A woman."
Tbe secretary wu Informed that
the rancor wu kept up by a niece of
the commander of tbe department who
couldn't make up ber mind whether
abe wished to marry tb* colonel or the
lieutenant
"Oo tell her to come to me-that 1
have something nlc* tor ber."
Mia*  Dressier  answered the anm-
mons In person and expectantly.
"What la your ambition?' asked the
secretary.
"To be tbe wife ot a military attache at a foreign court"
"Name the man you wish for a husband and be aball be appointed."
"Lieutenant Bob Phillips.'*
"That will do.  Good morning."
The next day Lieutenant Phillips
withdrew his cbargea against Colonel
Auchlncless, and an order was published promoting bim and relieving tbe
military attache on duty nt Paris and
appointing Captain Phillips ln bis
stead.
There are those who give Mrs. Phillips' part In this celebrated army case
a deeper Import than appears on tbe
surface. These persons maintain tbat
she bad some sort of an ax to grind,
and If not from the first at least from
the moment tt appeared tbnt tbe trial
was a burden to the government she put
1 the ax on the grindstone. Be tbis as lt
! may, lt Is always dangerous for a woman to discover tbat sbe holds tbe bal-
' ance of power,
Wben accused of this tbe lady smiles
and says, "Let tboee laugh wbo laugh
lut"
CLEARED HIS CLIENT.
Outwitted His Critics.
A minister living in an Aberdeenshire count town had preached a sermon which a skipper, one ol his parishioners who traded to London,
thought very like one which he. had
read to hit. family the Sunday beiore
from a volume ol sermons which he
had purchased in London.
On the Sunday following he. with
two brother skippers, took the book
to church to ascertain the correctness
of the suspicion. The minister in
due time gave out a text which, true
enough, the skipper found in the index of his book and pointed out to
his friends.
The minister then proceeded with
the sermon, going on word for word
with the sermon book for a sentence
or two, which greatly excited the
"skipper, who, with a crony on each
side, kept tracing the words in his
book after the minister and saying,
"See till him; see till him."
The minister, who used himself to
tell the story, aj_id:
"I lookit iloun and saw what they
were at, so I turned ower twa leaves
at ance, an' they never clappit saut
upo' my tail after that."
New Vegetable la Sought.
English horticulturists are turning
attention to the possibility of finding
a new vegetable in the ground nut,
which, though ot excellent flavor and
wholesome for food, is disregarded by
all but "pigs and children."
Ground nuta. otherwise called "jar
nuts" or "earth chestunts," have
been from time immemorial a favorite delicacy with village boys, who
are now generally barred from searching for them in the English woods,
where they grew best, by killjoy
gamekeepers. In Gerarde's time their
merits were well known, and they
grew profusely "almost everywhere"
around London, but especially in a
Held adjoining Bighgate. on the right
side of the village, and likewise in
the next field to the conduit heads
by Marylebone, near the way that
leads to Puddington from London.
Aaron Burr's Dramatic Accusation In
a Murder Trial.
It Is undoubtedly true tbat ln former times in ull parts ot the country
it whs considered more Important and
more credits iile to save a man's life
or liberty tlmn to get o verdii't where
property only was concerned. These
days nave passed, however, as fur aa
New York is coucerned,. nud In a lesser
degree, possibly, In neurly uu tlie otber
stales, and despite the agitation on tlie
>ubject iliey ure never likely to return. It Is interesting to turn back
to the earliest days ot the republic
uud the careers ot two lawyer* wbo
would hnve heen gluuis In auy uge or
in auy country nnd wbo were antag-
nnlstlc In cbiiriiwer und purpose—Alex,
under Hamilton und Aaron Hurr. Both
men accepted criminal as well ns civil
cases. One of the greatest efforts of
Hamilton's life wus bis appearance for
one Cromwell, charged wiin publishing a scandalous libel upon Thomas
Jefferson. Tbe court was divided In
its verdict, but tbe prisoner wta never
punished.
Aaron Burr, tbat erratic genius wbo
lacked a balance wbeel, is said never
to bave lost a case ln whicb he alone
was counsel. It Is also ut record that
be won a case tn wbich by a queer
trick of fate bla associate counsel was
Hamilton. It waa a murder case. Tbt?
actions and manner ot the principal
witness against the prisoner seemed
to Burr exceedingly auspicious, and It
la said tbat botb Burr and Hamilton
were undecided In tbeir owu minds
which was tbe guilty party-tbe wit
nesa or tbe prisoner. Hamilton's summing up wns perfunctory. Burr began to address tbe Jury wben lt was
nearly dark- The witness tor tbe
prosecution was leaning against a pillar. His face waa pallid and covered
with perspiration. Be listened Intently to the lawyer. Suddenly Burr seised a large candelabrum, and, throwing tbe ilgbt on tbe face ot the wit
ness. shouted, "Behold tbe murderer.,
gentlemen!" The witness turned and
rushed from tbe courtroom and tne
prisoner wns acquitted.—V. P. Ward
In Harper's Weekly.
Cairo Street Warnings.
In oriental countries the recklessness of drivers ot vehicles and their
disregard tor foot passengers are very
marked, but in Cairo they have a
series of curious cries with which they
warn a footman. They specify the
particular part of his anatomy which
Is in danger, as thus-. "Look out for
thy left shin, 0 uncle!" "Boy, have
a care for the little toe on thy right
foot!" "0 blind beggar, look out for
thy staff I" And the blind beggar, feeling his way with the staff in his right
i hand, at once obediently turns to the
left. "O Frankish woman, look out
for they left toot!" "0 burden bearer, thy load is in danger!" "0 water
carrier, look out lor the tail end oi
thy pigskin water bottle!"
Burns-Jonas' Joke.
Of Burne-Jones and William Morris
Mr. J. Corny ns Carr relates an arousing story.   Morris had at one time a
horror of growing  stout.    The  poet 1
went to bed at a Thames side inn one '
night, and Burne-Jones played a trick
on him, taking a section out ot his I
waistcoat and  sewing the  remnants
together. The next inorni: i he watched tho terror and consternation with
which Morris tried to make the garment meet around his waist.   It was
not until the smothered laughter of
the painter reached Moris' ears that
the poet wu relieved from his anxiety.
Te Fly With tht Dear.
Be—Life ia simply one grand
chase. II you are not among the
pursuers you must be one of the
pursued.
Bhe— Will you run with the hounds j
or fly with the deer?
Be-1 will fly with you, dear, if
you please.
A BUNGLING CENSOR.
The Brilliant Genius That Used te
Mangle Play* In Poland.
In IWK) there was a very strict ceu-
sorsbtp' throughout Poland over all
plays given lu tbe theaters. It waa.
ot course, very auuoylng to tbe actors
und sometimes quite ridiculous. Mme.
Modjeska ln ber "Memories and Impressions" nays tbat during tbe winter
of 18IMI she waa playing In Warsaw
and that ber actors bad a great deal
ot fun every time a play came from
the censor's office.
Every noble sentiment was forbidden. Even some words' were found
disloyal, among other* tbe woid
"slave." In one of tbe melodramas ll
was cut out nnd replaced by tbe word
"negro," and tbe sentence, which ran
"He waa a alave to his passions," was
changed lo "He wu a negro to bis
passion*."
On another occasion tbe actor taking
the part nf a Roman Catholic priest
had to sny. "I love my country and
my people, and I aball never leave
them." Tbe words "country" and
"people" were changed to "wife and
children."
In another play the word* "lie walked arm In arm with tbe emperor and
whlsiiered In bis ear" were chunked to
"He walked three steps behind tbe
emperor and whispered In his ear."
"These and like blunders became
standing Jokes among tbe actors and
give nn Idea of the censorship at the
time of my engagement In Warsaw.
I am sure that onr censor was over-
aealous lu his services to the government nnd ton Ignorant of the language to see bis absurd mistake*,"
SELLING EARLY POTATOES.
Marketing Through Shipping Associations Explained by Government
Tbe |iei'isliiililc uuture of tbe immature potato renders it uecessary to
place it upon thc market lu sucb quantities only ns will niltiiit of Immediate
cuusuniptlon. Producer* lu regions
where tlie growing of early potutocs
bus been extensively developed appreciate tills nnd have provided for this
condition by organizing shippers' associations through which tbe crop la
graded, often trndeiuiirked, and distributed chiefly In carload lots. The ollicers of the association, being In constant telegraphic conumiuicutlon with
the various innrket.-<. are thus Informed
regarding the most satisfactory destination for every consignment which
may be necessary.' It Is the purpose
of these associations, however, to conduct their business in such a wny that
the product cun be sold f. o. b. shipping point Instead of by consignment,
and tbe best organized associations are
usually able to do this.
Tbe great advantage of sucb a system of selling Is tbut It enables the
brokers In a small city or town to buy
direct from the producer Instead ot
tbrough another city broker.   It en-
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Fattening Battery Wlrtt,
Tbere ure two ways of doing almost
everything, and this la especially true
of fastening battery and roll terminal
wires. One way Is wrong, aud the
otber la to twist tbe bare end of tbe
wire around tbe terminal as lbe hands
of tbe clock move and tben tighten up
the nut. Tbe reason for this Is because tbe screw thread ts right baud
ed; therefore tbe tendency of the tight
enlug nut will be lo twist tbe wire
around tbe terminal tighter than It
was. Should tbe wire be twisted tbe
otber way Ihe nut would tend to untwist It and It would slip under the
nut and very likely get a very poor
bold.-Host un Herald.
Steam.
If the cover nt tue kettle Is lifted the
boiling water seet.is to be covered by
a cloud of wblte steam, but tuls cloud
did not eslit lietore the cover wa*
raised. .It lias lieen tormed by the
sudden cooling nt the vapor, ln a
glass boiler WUlch Is either completely
sealed or provided with uuly n narrow
outlet fnr tbe vupor the spine above
the water Is perlectly truuspureut and
apparently empty.
Oldttt Shet Tewtr.
The oldest shot tower Is the world,
which William Watt* made ln Bristol,
England. In 1709. by sawing a bole In
the center of tbe floors of a bouse and
building a well ln tbe cellar, la still
In operation.
Ireland'* Trttt.
Only about one acre In every hundred ln Ireland 1* timbered.
The Werld't Itlanda,
The lslauda of tbeworld bave a total  length  of  more  than  seventeen
time* the circumference of tbe earth
it tbe equator.
bxadt roR tbb K.RXrr.
[From bulletin United States department
ot agriculture.]
ables the consumer to obtain fresb
products, as tbey are shipped direct
from the point of production to tbe
place of consumption. Tbe plan carries other benefits which ure of great
moment to tbe producer. He Is enabled
to sell In carload lots ut shipping point,
thus saving to himself the cost of transportation, whicli ranges from ? to 15
per cent of the gross selling price. The
exchange secures n much wider distribution of the crop, with tbe result
tbat overstocked markets are much
less likely than under the consignment
system. Transportation companies provide better service, and claims are
more promptly settled through the exchange than In lhe case of Individuals.
This plan enables the producer to be
his own salesman. It transfers the
distributing point from tlie city to the
field, where lt should be. It bring*
the market lo the field Instead of the
product lo tlie market Th. exchange
becomes Ihe farmer's commission bouse,
nnd It Is mild sler to keep Informed
regarding ihe transactions of a home
association tlmn of n foreign concern.
-Unlied Slnles Depnrtment of Agriculture Bulletin.
The bed way to prnerve a
manure pile it not lo have any.
Manure produce, lhe greatest bene-
fit when placed upon the ground
immediately. Ooe of the bett implements on lhe farm it the manure
spreader.
Widt Retching Wlrtltti.
The rtilleau government Is putting
up a wireless tower on innn Fernando, island, mill miles distant, nnd soon
•he lonely place where Alexander Selkirk was wrecked und where lloblnsnn
Crusoe round lhe tracks In Hie sand
for liefnc'H millions ot enger renders
will gel Ihe latest news in thirty seconds from the centers of civilization.
The British postmaster general la 'Inking up tbe Isolated Islands on the west
cnaat of Scotland with tho mainland
by wireless for ii dally nlr letter service, llermuuy and England are considering a plan In talk across the Sahara desert lu Africa by means of a
chain of wlreiea* pole* on tbe oases.—
New York free*. THE   SUN,   GRAND   FORKS,   B. C.
WOOD AND FENCE POSTS
PHONE   A14
Dry" four-foot Fir and Tamarac.    Cedar and
Tamarac Posts. Prompt attention to phone orders
A. GALLOWAY, JE*. Columbia P. o.
CITY ANO DISTRICT NEWS
Gateway Lodge No. 45, I.O.O.F.,
celebrated Dominion day at Christina
lake, the principal interest in the
day's outing centering in a long program of sports, which was successfully
carried out. A special train was run
from Greenwood, Phoenix and this
city, carrying about three hundred
excursionists to the lake, nearly all of
whom were from Grand Forks. The
winners of the various sporting events
were: Double sculls, H. Mann won,
T. Thompson second, N. McNiven
third; doublo canoe, H. Mann won,
R, Thompson second, F. Roney third;
mixed tandem, Miss E. Livesley and
F. Roney won, Miss M. Mann and
A. R. Mann second; single sculls, H.
Mills won, C. C. Heaven second; tilting canoe, won by F. Roney and A.
R. Mann; greasy pole, F. Roney won.
Those who did not take part in the
sports, spent the boating and  fishing.
The annual court of revision was
held in the city hall on Monday
afternoon. No alterations were
made in the assessment roll.
The rainfall during the past week,
as recorded by the government rain
gauge on Cooper Bros.'s ranch, was
.45 of an inch. The highest temperature during the same period
was 86°, and the l west 43°.   ,
E. G. Warren, general manager of
the British Columbia Copper company, is in Spokane this week.
fering from an aggravated attack of
pleurisy, has recovered.
Cliff Russell, of the Greenwood
baseball club, sustained a badly
fractured hip bone while playing in
the Green wood-Chesaw game last
week.
W, Ross and Miss Helen McClure, both of Greenwood, were
named at the Mother Lode mine
last week.
A large number of Greenwood
citizens celebrated Dominion day at
Rock Creek last Saturday.
G. Johnson, of Fernie, arrived in
the city this week, and has taken a
position in the grocery department
of N. L. Mclnnes' store.
0. B. Smith has been appointed
general superintendent of the Granby mines at Phoenix and Hidden
Creek. C. M. Campbell will act as
assistant superintendent at Phoenix,
and Howard McDonald ns resident
superintendent at the Hidden Creek
property. C. P. Seale will be foreman at the latter mine.
Fifty   men are now employed at
the Jackpot mine.
N. L. Mclnnes returned today from
a two week.' trip to the  const  cities.
For Sale at a Bargain—Two horse,
power gasolene engine. Apply J. H.
Plath, box 10, city.
Joseph Walsh, who cut his throat
at Westbridge two week ago, died in
the Greenwi o I 1 cpital on Monday
last of pneumonia.
Parisian
Mies Elizabeth M. McWillknis
and S. M. Ogle, both of Repuhlic,
were married at the Methodist parsonage in this city on Wednesday,
Rev. J. Calvert performing qhe ceremony.
Alex Stewart, the Eholt druggist, who hao heen in the Greenwood hospital for a  fortnight, suf-
FIELDING & O'FARRELL
BRITISH COLUMBIA UND SURVEYORS
AND CIVIL ENGINEER
MINE    SURVEYORS
Grand   Forks, B  C.
Sage   Will
More Hair
Grow
If you are suffering from indigestion
and the attendant distressed stomach
you should give Mi-o-na, the guaranteed remedy, a trial. Mr. William
Shafer, of 230 Qneens St. S., Berlin,
Ont., says: • 'For years I have been a
sufferer from acu'e indigestion, which
caused the most distressing pains in
my stomach. I decided to try Booth's
Mi-o-na Tnblets and they have done
roe more good than anything 1 have
ever used. I am now more free from
this trouble than I have been for
years. I am pleased to endorse and
recommend this remedy to all who
suffer with stomach trouble."
Ramember Mi-o na Tablets are
guaranteed to cure acute chronic indigestion and turn the old stomach
into a new one in a few weoks. All
druggists, 50c a box or postpaid from
The ft, T. Booth Co., Ltd., Fort Erie,
Out. Scd and guaranteen by H. K.
Woodland & Co.
Take your repairs to Armson's
Boot and Shoe Hospital, Bridge
street, Grand Forks.
A new lot of latest designs of pro
gram and menu cards just received at
The Sun job office.
ORE SHIPMENTS
The following are tbe returns of
the ore production of the Boundary
mines for tbe'week, and also for the
vear to date:
Granby 19,744 455,241
Mother Lode  5,670 150,355
Jackpot.       556 14,353
Rawhide  4,940 90,403
Athelstan       227 1,636
Lone Star     413 2,456
Napoleon      555 2,945
Insurgent  162
Snowshoe  43,900
No. 7  1,350
Phoenix Amal  1,950
Others      127 187
Total 30,621 717,678
Smelter treatment—
Oranby 17,300 453,779
B. C. Copper Co...12,821 217,374
Don't forget thnt The Sun has the
best job printing deparrment in thej
Boundary country.
Remember that every added
subscriber helps to make this
paper better for everybody.
HOTEL PROVINCE
Brldtfe Street,
GRAND FORKS, B..G
The lipst and must
Mi but utittal tire-proof
btiilflhifftti tiip Honn-
driry eountry. Recently completed mul
ii e w ly furtiiiihed
tlironuh'Mit. Equipped with all modern "
electrical convenience.*. Centrally located, f Irst-cliiHH accommodation.*! Tor the
ravelling publio.
Hot and Gold Batks
Fint-Cl.i. Bar, Pool
and Billiard Rooms
In Connection.
Parisian Sage will stop falling hair
in two weeks—cure dandruff in tlie
same time and stop ncalp itch At once.
ft makes the hair soft, silky and luxuriant. As a hair dressing Parisian
•Sage is without a peer. Jt contains
nothing that can harm the hair—it is
not sticky, oily or greasy, and prevents as welJ as cures diseases of the
scalp.
Women and children h) the thou*
and use it daily (»s a dressing snd n«
home is complete without it. Money
back if it fails.
Druggists   and  stores   everywhere
guarantee Parisian Sage and  will   refund your money if it fails.    Ask   H.
______  Woodland k Co., druggists,   what
they think of it. They sell it at 50c
per lurge bottle or you can secure it
by mail postpaid from Giroux Manufacturing Co., Fort Erie, Ont. See
that the girl with the auburn hair is
on each package. Sold and guaranteed by H E. Woodland k Co.
ShAi.Kn TKNM5H8 Hildwied to th** under
*tl'_'i*Mi| "lid t'tidiiriril '"iVllder fur Pub.l'*
Itiiililinir, ClnHi«-.clt, H (;.'• ull he r •
reive I untl -I.ihiJ'M., < n \'u di , -n>> .'I,
mil. nr <he nin-tni tlm. o u Pub I Hu 1*1-
iiic   11 hllli-Aa u. Hi;
rlftiM, i|'i'i*ti<*iiti ii and fitrmuf contract
cun iif wen »nd lormiuf  etider obtained  t
tlieo'icet f Mr, "A in. neinltHimii, K< lidc-nl
Art'hl <*ct. \ let or.a, li 0 . ui let'    out Office.
« hilliwn  li   It. ■ .. mm|  nf Mil* Dei tO I -iiiih   t.
I'd m in-, tendering nre nut in* <t t - n * t- ruler*
will not be i-onmdnred Unlaid marie nil tlie
l*r.iitt"l forms supplied, and »l(fii < wilh their
actual ilfftiatur «, Matins their oitviiuatlnM
mul placet!' tresidence. Ilj-fI.e.CMbOf II ins.
the not'tal idtfiiiiture  rhe until e.if    he O011I1*
tr.ittii_.ii and place ol rcildem'ti ot tacit member nf he firm iimm he vlVeil.
Knell tende* ni'ist be accunipnnied by a"
accepted I'tieone ■ n it chartered i>»uh,pu.vnhte
t<> the order o'riie lion nint-Jctti** MloUtei o
Public Work , equal ten per cent fl" pp.) r.f
thei'ini'U'i of (he tender, wi fen will be lor-
fei.e.l if the person tende I g decline to enter Into n contract when ctilleii Upon   to do
■Oi or fall to complete 'he work contracted
fer. 'f 'lie lender lie not accepted the cheque
will be returned
Ih - Depirttni'iit ■■■■es no   bind it-elf   t>  accept tin-1'iweit or mi. (end r.
Hy o der,
it.a i.E'smx.in.i.s.
'   S'cretiiv
Depiirtinent of Public Worlc,
ut own. June 29 mn
New-pnper- Will nnt b   pah) for this  ltd ver'
tU'inev ii they I uteri r wlthnut ntiinur.ty
fiuui tlte De: a.uncut. ..   .
The only policy-holder who
doesn't need to pay his premiums is dead. The only man
who doesn't need to advertise
is the man who has retired
from business.
Hyomei
The Breatheablu Remedy for Catarrh.
Tlu* rational way tn couibat catarrh
is the Hyomei wny, vfo,, by breathing
8(iientUtn for yeiirn have been agreed
un tin-, point, but failed to get an an*
tiauptiu ttrong enough to kill catarrh
gdl'HlH uinl not destroy the tissues nf'
t! e menibraiiu at the name time, until the i.i-covt-ry of Hyomei (pro*
ipmiiH'd liigh*o nie.)
Hyomei is the most powerful vet
healing anti septic known Gmitht! it
throUKh the inhaler over thn iiiHnuied
and germ ridden lueiubrane four or
Hve tunes a day, and in a few days the
^eriiH will dis'ippeur.
A complete Hyomei outfit, includ
iny the Inhaler, vmtit 11,00, and extra
hottli'M, if afterwards iiceded, cost but
0" cent. Obtainable from your drug-
'gist <»' pottpaid from tho |{ T Booth
■ Co., Ltd., Fort Erie, Ont Hyomei
isj^uaranteed to euro asthma, croup,
sure throat, counhs, cnlds or grip itr
refund your money Imek Sold nnd
gunranteed by Ii. K. Woodland k Co
EMIL  LARSEN,   Prop.
f. Printing^
We are prepared to do all kinda of
Commercial   Printing
On the shortest notice and in the
moat up-to-date style
BECAUSE
We have the most modern jobbing plant
in the Houndnry Country, employ competent workmen, and carrysa complete
line of Stationery.
•1*1
WE PRINT
Billheads and Statement!*,
Letterheads and Envelopes,
I'osters, Dates and Dodgers,
Business and Visiting Cards,
' I.odge Constitutions and By-laws,
Shipping Tugs, Circulars and Placards,
Bill" of Fare nud Menu Card.-,
Announcements and Counter Pads,
, Wedding Stationery,
And everything turned out in an
Up-to-date Printery.
-f^fWin PPIMTIMfi""*'16 ki'"'  we '•°~'H ill  itself an
V.H.'l/l/  tlMJllLlVI   advertisement, and a trial order
will convince vou that uur stoek and workmanship are of
the best.    I/-t usestimate on vour older.    We guarantee
satisfaction.
•if
m
PICTURES
mo picture mmm
Furniture  Made  to Order.
Also Repairing of all Kinds.
Upholstering Neatly Done.
k. McCutcheon
FIRST STREET, HEAR CIIY HALL
R. L. MILES
SECOND-HAND STORE
WINNIPEG AND RIVERSIDE AVES
Rubber Tires for
Baby Carriages
Second Hand Goods
BOUGHT AND SOLD
Downey's Cigar- Store
A COMIM.ETIC .SriM'K OF
Cigars, Pipes aod Tobaccos
A Fresh (*oti*lg.imei)t of
Confectionery"
Received Weekly.
Postoffice   Building
W. C. CHALMERS
Always Carries in Stock
a Fresh Supply of
FRUITS, CANDIES, TOBACCOS    *'
AND C1BABS
Ice Cream and Summer Drink*
COR. BRIDGE AnTfIRST STREETS
Palace Barber Shop
nor Hon!tig
Kftior Hon! tig a Spec I ■Ity.
P. A. Z. PARE, Proprietor
1st Door North or Granbv Hotki.,
First Struct.
DRAYING
Heavy and Light Dray Work
Attended to Promptly. Passengers and Trunks to and
from all trains.
Tri.khiionk A12II
GRAND [FORKS TRANSFER COMPANY
HiiTiiKiiKoitn Bros., Props.
60  YEARS'
___ Mams
DiaioN*
CcanmoHTt So.
kern. letMn, a akalos tnd dMcrtntMn mot
Bloklr Mcamala out opinion fro. wliotlior _m
tanlUn lapt.h.l ir PUaK.Ubla.^C'ininunlea.
1nnaBiriallf.mu.lniltr_a^tOIIW<»P»««lW
lnl Ir^a. .11 • •« affenfj tot.oocoolfitpotioll.
Fntouu lakon tbi      	
«ttln«(l«,wllh_ii
inKrican.
Grand Forks Sun
Job Department
A biDdwrnoiy illustrated w-uk.r Larwost dr-
culxton of any _von" 'o Jfjirna),   'i'eran f»
'■,ii:injft,*0 n yoar, foutwie prepiUd,   Bold by
' ^^T78llor,?-•.
We carry the most fashionable stock
of wedding stiitionery in the Houn
dary country. And we are the only
nlliiie in this section thai have the
correct material for printing it. The
Mun job otlice.

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