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VOL. 3
NO. 21
Auction  Sale
The Orchard, Courtenay
Tuesday Next at 2:00 O'clock
Household Furniture and Outdoor Effects, Carpenter's Tools, Horse, Buggy, Etc, for Mr. Charles
Ashenfelter and Mr. E. Benton
Particulars on posters or (rom
Real listuie Agents ami Auctioneers
Phone 10 Courtenay
to see visit our
showing of
Art Clothes
I For Spring and Summer
Vou'11   find   numerous
new patterns and a
score of baisk and interesting   models.      Every
garment embodies the finest type of tailor work
and a certain air of distinction.     You are
earnestly requested to call
Telephone 34
Next Royal Bank
Where   everybody  goes  for   choice
Candies, Cigars, Tobacco, Fruit,
Vegetables, Groceries, 'Etc.
Phone 40 Courtenay
$6.00 Per Ton
Delivered in Courtenay
All Orders Will Recieve Prumpt Attention
Phone 43 Courtenay
Local Lines
P. R, Fleming, provincial reltef
officer ot Victoria, visited Courtenav on Monday evening.
We hear that the Vancouver
Milling Co., stenegotiating for the
purchase of a site fronting on the
river with a view of building a
wharf and warehouse for a feed
supply store
John Cairns, John Roster, Angus
Beaton, Geo, Brow _ and l'te. Wallace, came up from Willows Camp
on .Saturday, and spent a few days
with their friends here, returning
on Wednesday morning's train.
Some of their enthusiastic friends
arranged a dance iu their honor on
Tuesday evening.
Tomato and Cel"ry plants for
sale at R. Ferris' greenhouse,
Wanted to rent���-A team of work
horses for one or two months. Ap-
plv Box 23, Review Office.
Strayed onto the Crawford ranch
���one mule. Will the owner please
prove property and take theanimal
Wanted- Good bulls, fit for killing. Also fat cows ar.d calves,
any quantity, for cash. Apply
Review 0_ice.
For Sale���Horse, harness, buggy
saddle and bridle $75,    Apply W.
I Ii   Rcckitt,   Courtenay Oil Supply
I Co., Comox Road, Courtenay.
Wanted ���Situation on ranch as
manager or othetwise, by experienced married man. Apply Uox
6, Review Office.
Tenders wanted for slashing on
Lot 108, Kye Bay, Eight chains
frontage by 6 deep. Apply Box
15, Review  office.
Five acres close to No. 8 Mine,
stream running through it, partly
cleared, to exchange for small
house and lot. Apply Box 14,
Review Office.
Winning White Wyatidottes,
My pen of 6 birds that' won the
last contest averaged 221 eggs each
in 12 months. Eor Price list of
hatching eggs, etc. write E. D.
Read- Duncan.
Warning���Take notice that we
are setting out poison for dogs killing sheep ou our farm, West Lawn
section 33, and also ou the Harvey
farm, section 32, Comox Valley.
Bridge's Brothers.
For Sale- One 6 h, p. Fairkanks
Morse Gas Engine, one 3 k. w.
Dynamo switch board, etc, also
pump and belting, Capacity 12
gallons per minute. Apply at
Riverside hotel,
Found���On the Campbell River
Road, a macintosh with cards in
pocket. Owner can procure same
by enquiring at this office or to H.
W. Heberden.
Lost���On Easter Sunday, in St
Peter's church, or between the
chrtich and the wharf, a small memorial brooch with inscription at
back, aud date 1S04. Finder taking it to Comox P. O. wiil get a
I have again improved my flock
ot Rhor'c Island Reds by the introduction of new blood, Excellent
winter layers, Well adapted to this
climate. Price of eggs per setting
reduced to $1, per setting of 13.
per 100. Cash with order.
Bruce Towler, one mile south of
Courtenay,    P, O. Box.
Employers living anywhere in
Comox District requiring hired help
and all persons out of worK living
within the limits of Courtenay
municipality are requested to enquire at Tarbell's store for further
particulars. The terms and conditions are that any employer
securing help from the bureau is
requested to deduct 5 per cent out
of the first week's wages and pay
same to the officer iu charge of the
I'rivatk School for Boardprs
and Dav Scholars
For Terms and Proipectus apply to
Principal, Miss M. King
Next term commence! Monday, April 12
A mule which has been running
at large all winter, evidently has
taken a notion to camp on the
Crawford ranch for lhe summer.
He has been turned out a number
of times but always breaks his way
in again.
The regular meeting of the
Women's Institute was held at
Sandwick, on Wednesday, the 14th
A large number of ladies were
present. A letter was read from
Lady Williams Taylor, President ol
Queen Mary's Needlework Guild,
Montreal, thanking the Comox Institute for the articles received.
It was decided to send ten dollars
to the "Relief work for the victims
of the war iu Belgium" at Montreal to buy condensed milk for the
Belgian children.
Mr. Peters the Government Engineer who was in Courtenay last'
week lias a brother at tli'? front as
captain of a Bengal Native Lance s
Regiment. The Captain in a letter
home states that during the battle
of Neuve Chapelle the British had
30,000 cavalry concealed in the
woods behind the British lines
waiting the word to attack the
Germans should the British break
through. Owing to unforseen circumstances and the demoralized
state of the infantry after the
battle and the time it took to reform them it was not considered
right to use the mounted troops.
Had things gone right for the
British during this fight we might
have seen the British tioops web on
the way to Berlin by now if tbey '
had once got the. Germans on the .
Mr,"Peters, Engineer of the Dominion Public Works Department
was in Courtenay last week and did
some surveying aud iounding in
the river with a view to some further
work lieing done this summer, He
is making a report for Ottawa re
the bar which has to be taken out
and for the Channel to be dredged
from tbe Grain Growers wharf to
I the mouth of the river. He has
also recom lended that all snags be
taken out and retaining walls be
built at the gap and the slough at
Campbell's, for which he has taken
soundings, and a.so that the large
rocks be moved out of the river at
the old slaughter house. It is to be
hoped that the City Council and
the Board of Trade and the Conservative Association will all unite
and press the matter so that the
work will le commenced at once.
Mrs W- D. McFarland.ofNoith
Vancouver, is the guest of Mrs.
and Dr. Morrison.
Mr. and Mrs, H- Stewart Miss
Williams, Miss Amv and Master
Bert Kilpatrick. left fur Vancouver
on Saturday morning's boat, Mrs.
Kilpatrick accompanied them.
The Girls Guild will hold A Ten
Cent Tea, in the basement of the
Presbyterian Church, on Friday
April 30th, from 3 to 8 p. m- An
entertainment will start at 7 o'clock.
Presbyterian Church
St-  Andrews'   Sandwick
Service 2 p.m.     Sunday  School
and Bible Class 0 p. 111.
Sunday   School and   Bible Class
10:30 a. 111.    Service 11:30.   Bvett-
ingservice 7:30 p. in   All welcome
Comox Creamery
45c per lb. tins week
Ford Garage and Repair Shop
We are licensed dealers in  Comox  District  for "FORD  CARS
We sell Ford parts at factory prices
We have everything for the Ford car
We have ill stock Dominion Plain and Nobby Tread Tires
We have in stock Goodyear Plain and All Weather Tires
We have in stock Dunlop Tires
We sell all tires at list price F. O. I!. Vancouver
We have the above tires in all sizes
We have in stock a full line of auto accessories
We have the oil for your particular motor
We have been in the business for a long time
We owned the second car in Comox district
We have sold more than 50 per cent, of the cars in this district
We have sold 50 per cent, of the stationery engines ia this district
We have sold several small electric lighting plants
We have sold dozens of acetylene and gasolene plants
We try to please our customers
We have Cleveland, Crescent and Victor Bicycles
We sell bicycles 011 monthly payments
We have sold 60 per cent, of the bicycles in this district
We repair and sell bicycle accessories
Licensed Dealer
1915   FOLLIES
Thursday Evening, April 27, 1915
Part One
2. ANNE LOCHEAD,       "Loveismeanttomakeus glad"
3. VICTOR DYER,     . "The Jitney Car"
4. MILICENT WARD, "Mother Hubbard'' a modern sermon
5. CONCERTED NUMBER,' 'Street Cars and Telephones''
Milicent Ward, Gwendoline Moore, Henry Anstie, Victor Dyer
6. ELEANOR HARRISON, Character Work
7. HENRY ANSTIE, "Topical Stuff"
8. B.C. HILLIAM, 'The Tlpperary Mania"
Part Two
This play was written by Mr. B. C. Hilliam from material received by
him from one of the members of Seymour Hicks and F.llaline Terriss'
Company who visited France last Christmas, and entertained the British
troops in th: trenches. Into this play will be introduced Mr. Hilliam's
latest song
"The Hallie. Howe a Hawful Lot to Hus',
Director of 1915 Follies
Stage Manager
Mr. B. C. Hilliam
Mr. Henry Anstie THE   REVIEW.   COUltTNEY.   B. C.
The Mystery
of the
By Fred M. White
Ward,   Lock   _   Co,   Limited
... London,   Melbourne  and  Toronto ill i
VV Ji' \
Yol lho curl ot a blltor sialic was
ou llavonspur'B taco aa ho rolurnod to
the tllulng room, Even in lha taco nr
these precautions two ol tho garrison
lnul gone down betoro the unseen
hand off the assassin. There wan
sonic oomCort In the reflection lhai tho
otitpr world was barred off, but ii was
futile, childish. In vain
Tho    young    people,    with    Mrs.
Charles, had risen from the tablo and I
hud gathered on the pllo ol alclna ami J
eiishlnns In one ot the Ingle uoolis,
Gordon  Ravenspur  was sipping his i
claret and holding a cigar with a hand
that trembled. i
Hardy man as lid was, Uie shadow I
lay upon htm also; Indeed, it lay upon Uiein aU. 11 the black death failed
lo strike, lhen madness would come
creeping in its track. I'ltus il was
that evening generally round tho family all together. There was something
soothing In the presence of numbers.
They were talking quietly, almost
in whispers. Occasionally a. laugh
would break from Vera, only to be
suppressed with a smile of apology.
Kavenspur looked fondly Into the blue
eyes of the dainty little beauty whom
they all loved so dearly.
I hope I didn't offend you, grand-
fa ilier," she suid.
In that big hall voices sounded
strained and loud.   Ravenspur smiled.
"Nothing you could do would offend me," he said, "It may lio possible
that a kindly Providence will permit
mo to hear the old roof ringing with
laughter again. It may ho, perhaps,
that that is reserved for strangers
when we are all gone."
"Only seven left," Gorden murmured.
"Bight, father," Vera suggested.
She looked up from the lounge on the
lloor with lho flicker of tho wood
Uro In her violet eyes. "Do you know
I had .1 strange dream last night, I
dreamt that, Uncle llalph camo home
ngaln. He had a, great black bundle
la his arms, and vhen tlie bundle
burst open It Idled the hall with a
gleaming light and In the centre of
that light was the clue to tlio mystery."
llavenspur'S face clouded. Nobody
but Vera would hive dared to allude
to his son Ralph in his presence,
For over Ralph Ravenspur hung the
shadow of disgrace���a disgrace he
hud tried to shift ol- to the shoulders
of Ids dead brother Charles, .Marion's
father. Of that darn business none
knew tbo truth but the head of the
family. For twenty years ho had
never mentioned liis erring son's
"It Is to he hoped that Ralph is
dead," he said harshly.
A sombre light gleamed in liis
eyes. Vera glanced at bim half timidly. But she knew how deeply her
grandfather loved her, and this gave
her courage to proceed. "1 don'l like
to hear you talk like that," she said.
"It is no time to bo harsh or hard on
anybody. I dont know what ho did,
but I have always been sorry l'or
t'nele Ralph. And something tells
me he ts coming home again. Grandfather, you would not turn him
"If he were ill, ir he were dying, if
lie suffered from some grave physical
affliction, perhaps not.   Otherwise--"
Ravenspur ceased to talk. The
brooding look was still in his eyes;
his white head was bent low on bis
Marion's white lingers touched his
hand caressingly. Tlie deepest bond
of sympathy existed between these
two. And nt tbo smile in Marion's
eye Ruvcnspur's face cleared.
"You would do all that Is good and
kind," Marion said. "You cannot do-
I'oivo me; oh, I know you too well
for that. And if Uncle Ralph came
.Marion paused, and the whole
group looked one to the oilier with
startled eyes. With nerves Btrung
tightly like lliclrs, the slightest deviation from the established order of
things was followed by u feeling of
dread and alarm. And now, on the
heavy silence of the night, the great
boll gave clnnioroun and brazen
���  tongue.
Ravenspur started lo his feel.
".Strange that anyone should come
at this time . ' night," he said, "Xo,
Gordon, 1 will go. There can be no
danger, l'or tliis is tangible."
lie passed along tlio halls and
passages till lie came to the outer
uak.   He let down the portcullis.
"Come inlo tho lig)_," ho cried,
"and let me see who you arc."
A halting, shuffling step advanced,
and presently the gleam of tlie hall
lantern shone down upon the face of
a man whose features were strangley
seamed and scarred. It seemed as if
the whole of his visage had been
scored and carved In criss-cross lines
until not one inch of uncontamlnated
flesh remained.
Ills eyes were closed; he came forward with fumbling outstretched
hands as if searching for some familiar object. The features were expressionless, but this might have
been the result of those cruel scars.
But the whole aspect of the man
Bpoke of dogged, almost pathetic, determination.
"You look strange and yet familiar
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I" nie," said Ravenspur. "Who are
you and whence do you come?"
"I know you," the si ranger replied
in a strangled whisper. "I could recognize your voice anywlure Yoll arc
my father."
"And you an Ralph, Ralph, com''
back again!"
There was horror, Indignation, surprise in the cry. The worus rang lord
and (dear, so loud and clear thai they
reached the dining ball and brought
(he rest of the party hurrying out into
the hall.
Vera cume forw;..d with swift,
clastic stride. Willi u glance of shuddering pity at "lhe scarred face she
laid a hand on Ruvenspur's arm,
"My dream." she whispered. "It
may be the hand of God. Oli, let him
"There is no place, here for Ralph
Ravenspur," llie old man cried.
The outcast slill fumbled his way
forward. A sudden light of intelligence flasned over Gordon us ho looked curiously at his brother.
"I think, sir," he said, "Unit my
brother is suffering I'rom some great
affliction. Ralph, what is it? Why
do you feel for things in that, way?"
"1 must," the "wanderer replied. "1
know every inch of tlie castle. 1 could
Iind my way in the darkest night over
every nook and corner. Father, 1 have
como back to you. 1 was only to
eome back to you if 1 were in sore
need or if 1 were deeply afflicted.
Look at me! Does my face t_l you
"Your face is���is dreadful. And.
as for your eyes, 1 cannot see tbem."
"You cannot, see tbem," Ralpn said
in that dreadful, thrilling, strangled
whisper, "because 1 have no sight;
because I am blind."
Without a word Ravenspur caught
his unhappy son by the hand and led
hint to the dining room, the family
following in awed silence.
The Cry in the Night
The close clutch of the silence lay
over the castlo like the restless horror that it wus. Tho caressing drowsiness of healthy slumber was never
for the hapless Ravenspurs now. They
clung round the ingle nook till llie
last moment; they parted with n
sigh and a shudder, knowing that lhe
morrow might find one facing missing, one voice silenced lor ever.
Marion clone wus really cheerful;
her smiling face, her gentle courage
were as the cool breath of the north
wind to the others. But for her, they
would have gone mad with tlie haunting horror long since.
Siie was one of the last to go. She
still sat pensive in tlie ingle, her
hands clasped behind her head, her
eyes gazing with fascinated astonishment at Ralph Ravenspur.
In some strange, half defined fashion it seemed to her that she had
seen a face scarred and barred like
lhat before. And in the same vague
way the face reminded her of her native India.
It was a strong face, despite the
blight that suffering hud laid upon
it. The lips were lirm and Straight,
tlie sightless eyes seemed to be seeking for something, hunting as a blind
wolf might have done. The long,
slim, damp lingers twitched convulsively, feeling upwards and around as
If iu search of something,
Marion shuddered as she Imagined
lliose hooks of steel pressed about
her throat, choking the life nut of
"Where are you going to sic p?"
Ravenspur   asked   abruptly.
'Ill my old room," Ralph replied.
"Nobody need trouble about me. T
can Iind my way about tlie castle as
well as if I had my eyes. After all I
have endured, a blanket on the floor
will he a couch of down."
"You tme not afraid of tlie family
Ralph laughed, lie laughed hard
down in his throat, chuckling horribly.
"1 am afraid of nothing," he said;
"if you only know what I know you
would not wish to live. I tell yon
I would sit and see my right arm
burnt, off with slow tire if 1 count wipe
out the things I have seen in the last
five years! I heard of the family
fetish at Bombay, and that was why
1 came home. 1 prefer a slumbering
hell to a roaring one."
lie spoke as if half to himself. His
words were enigmas to the, Interested
listeners; yet, Wild as they seemed,
they were cool am', collected."
"Some day you shall tell us your
adventures," Ravenspur said not unkindly, "how you lost your sight, and
whence came those strange disfigurements."
"That you will never know," Ralph
replied. '"Ah, there are more things
in heaven and earth than are dreamt
of in our narrow and spacious philr
osophy. There are some things it is
impossible to speak if, and my trouble
ls one of them.   Only to one man
could 1 mention it, and whether "ho is
alive ur uead  I   do  nol   know."
.Marion rose. The strangely uttered words made her feel slightly hysterical. She belli over Ravojispur and
kissed him loiliu.'. Moved by a
strong impulse of pity, she wuuld
have done the same by her uncle
Ralph, but thai lie seemed to divine
lier presence and her Intention, The
long, slim hands went  up.
"Ynu musi mil kiss uie, my child,"
he said. "I alu nol lil In he louclied
by pure lips like youi .   Good-night."
Marion turned away, chilled and
disappointed,    she    wondered    why
Ralph spoke like llllll, why ho shuddered at her approach as il' she liad
beeu an unclean thing. Hut lu that
In,use of singular happenings, one
Btrango matter mure or lesi was nothing."
"The light of my eyes." Ravenspur
murmured, "After Vera, Ihe creature
I   lflve  besl  on  carta.     What  should
we do without her."'
"What, Indeed." Ralph said quietly, "I cannot see. bill I can feel what
she is lo all of yon Good-night, lather, ami I hunk you."
Kavenspur strode off wiih a nol unkindly nod. As a matter of [act, he
was more moved by llie return ol' the
wanderer and bis evident sufferings
and misforliiiics than he eared to confess, lie brooded over these strange
things till ut length in- lapsed Into
troubled and uneasy slumber.
The Intense gripping silence deepened. Ralph Ruvcnspur slill sat iu
(lie ingle wilb Ills fnce bent, upon Ihe
glowing logs as il' lie could see, and
as If he was seeking l'or some inspiration in llie sparkling crocus  Maine.
Then without making lite sligliiesl
noise, lie crept across tlie ball, feeling
liis way along with his linger lips lo
Uu1 lauding above,
Ile hail made no idle boast, lie
knew every Inch of the castle. Like
a cat he crept to liis own room, and
there, merely discarding his coal and
boots, he took a blanket I'rom the bed.
Into the corridor lie stepped and
lying down under Ihe hangings of
Cordova leather, wrapped himself up
cocoon I'asi.ion iu his blanket and
dropped inlo a sound sleep. The
mournful silence brooded, lhe rats
scratched behind the oaken panelled
Then out of the throat of tlie darkness came a stilled cry. lt was the
lighting rattle made by tlie strong
man suddenly deprived of the power
to breathe.
Again it. came, and this time more
loudly, with a ring of despair in it.
In the dead silence it seemed to fill
the whole house, but the walls were
thick, and beyond the corridor there
was no cognisance of anything being
in tlie least wrong.
But the man in tbe blanket against
tlio urras heard it and struggled to
his feet. A long period of vivid personal danger liad sharpened his
senses, ills knowledge of woodcraft
enabled him to locate the cry to a
".My father," he whispered; "I nm
only just iu time."
(To he Continued)
Prohibition In Iceland
Incidental to the project of personal reform through national prohibition It is to be noted that the parliament of Iceland has made n law
forbidding tlie sale ol' alcoholic liquors witl.in its 'jurisdiction. While
Iceland is u Danish colony and subject to the authority of King Christian, its parliament has control of
local aaffirs, and the experiment now
undertaken undoubtedly will be carried out without interference.
It has slgnflicauce more especially,
because of the recent autocratic edict
making "dry" tho great territory of
the empire of Russia. So far 'tills
latter seems to have proved successful. Iceland, with some 85,000 inhabitants, ought to be able to control the
matter as effectively as lias beep
done wiih the. millions of vodka drink-
rs in Russia.
It is not an affair of local option,
however, but of naticnal preference,
and in this respect it may be instructive in its operation- Boston Post.
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the Bread
'Crown Brand' Corn
and  the  children's
> for sweets will be
tely satisfied.
and 'Crown Brant/'
innn a perfectly balanced
food���rich in til* elements
Edwardsburg  ESjg;^;*^'
'Crown Brand'Corn Syrup
is so economical and so good, that it is little wonder that millions
ol pounds are eaten c\'cry year in the homes of Canada.
'Crown Brand'���the children's favorite���is
equally good for all cooking purposes and
candy making,
"II I. Y II 1/ITIi" is a pure white ('om Svrup,
not so pronounced in j/avor as '<'/___ Brand'.
Yon lltqv p.i'fji'i- il.
The Canada Starch Co. Limited, Montreal
Manufacturwi el the famous._lw_(lsburn Brahdfl        29]
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The Horse and the War
The whole number of horses requisitioned iu Kngland, Scotland and Ireland on mobilization l'or lho European war last summer was 134,000, according lo lhe British war office.
Theso were obtained wil bin twelve
days. Since mobilization was completed nbout (in,noo more hnve been
taken, milking ull told 200,000 horses
supplied le Ihe army in a litlle more
than live liionibs. Probably 20,000
more have gone from Canada and 11
like number from tlie United stutes
since tlie  beglnnlns ot  hostllttii s.
Good Advice for the Country School
Prof. Chas. W. Eliot, Noted American Educationalist,
Believes that every Child should Learn the Elements
of Agriculture
I am glutl lo bear that The Bunker-
Farmer is to deal in its August issue
with common school education in this
country, especially in lho rural districts.
There is great need l'or a thorougl
reconstruction of tbo programs of thf
rural schools. The instruction wilier.
they now provide iu reading, writing
and arithmetic should not be diminished in amount, hut altered in nature. The greater part of the direct
instruction should relate to natural
history, agriculture and farm life;
and tlie books used for teaching
reading and spelling should be ou
these subjects, with additional primers on geography, American history,
and <-ivies. Tbe arithmetic should
be contined to the simplest examplcl
in addition, subtraction, multiplication
and division., decimals being mudf
familiar almost from the start; for
the well-taught child will learn about
tenths and hundredths as quickly a��
anout tens and hundreds. All the
child's reading, and all the teacher'1
oral instruction, should be illustrates
with concrete examples, and eveij
child should be trained to see, hear,
and touch accurately, and to remember what it thus learns by observation.
An important part of the school program should he devoted to llie traininr
of the senses, and to this kind of training of the memory. No matter what
system be employed in teaching reading, every child should learn tlio alphabet by heart; and whenever a change is made in the system of teaching the
children to write���such changes have been too frequent of late���the change
should apply only to beginners, and not to the children who have already
practiced long tlie rejected system. In the last two years of the rural
school's course, every child should loam the elements of agriculture una.
gardening, and should have a garden plot to cultivate. Prizes should ho offered for the best plots of vegetables, small fruits, and flowers. Every boy
should be 'given practice in the use of carpenter's tools; and every gliO
should lie taught lo sew, cook and can fruits and vegetables. Reading aloud
and singing thnuld be a substantial part of every rural school's program.
The practice in English composition should mainly .consist of writing descriptions of what the child itself sees, hears or touches.
These Improvements in rural schools cannot he made without spending
more money than towns and counties have been In the habit of appropriating; bul no town or county expenditure will he so profitable to the community as the expenditure which makes these changes possible.
In order to put these improvements into execution on a large scale, all
normal schools will have to prepare their graduates to give instruction ir.
the subjects aid methods indicated. Some normal schools ure doing that
now. but by no means all.
In the meantime, granges, farmers' clubs, bankers' and manufacturers'
associations, endowed educational boards, and private givers may well promote liberally this much-needed refo rm.���From  the  Banker-Farmer.
Over 2,000 Miles New Railway
According to figures just issued by
the Dominion government tho new
single truck constructed in Western
Canada during tlie year amounted to
2,088 miles. On the basis that a railway line serves the territory for ten
miles on each side, this new mileage
has brought, railway service lo -11,760
square miles of territory.
There is quite as much education
and true learning in the analysis of
an ear of corn as in the analysis of a
complex sentence; ability to analyze
clover and alfalfa roots savors of
quite as much culture as does the
study of the Latin and Greek roots.
���O. II. Benson, in The Banker-Farmer.
Met?, the greatest stronghold In
Alsace-Lorraine, is protected by
eleven forts, and in peace time it is
the centre of the German army Its
sister fortress, Strassburg, des'gned
by Moltke, was considered by him
to be Impregnable. It is protected by
fifteen forts, connected by citadel
railways, and from it armies can
manoeuvre east or west of the lliiine
without intervention.
To Assist Farmers of West
Banks Will Send Them Circulars on
tbe Moisture Problem
The chartered banks in tlie prairie
provinces have jointly decided to
send through tlie mails this spring
one hundred thousand circular letters
lo farmers, urging them to do the
necessary work to preserve the moisture in the soil. This is a step which
lias never before been taken in Ihe
history of banking in litis province.
Tlie message to fanners was prepared
by the department of agriculture of
Saskatchewan and it is intended as a
last word to grain growers before
they go on land in llie spring. Package's of these clroulaVs, with the best
advice of experts in grain growing,
will lie sent to hundreds of branch
banks and I'rom these branches copies
will be mailed to thousands of customers. Copies of the circulars will
also be posted in many public places
in the towns where the hanks have
these branches.
"There is no sentiment In this proposed action of the banks," sa'd a
leading banker. ".Many thousands of
grain growers in the prairie provinces
owe money to the banks and we are
naturally anxious that they should all
be In a position to pay this next fall.
The condition this spring will be veyr
much better than it was last spring
In the matter of moisture. If sufficient work is done by our grain growers to preserve lhe moisture that is
already in the ground, a failure of
the crop of 1915 from drought would
be impossible. We are therefore urging the farmer to prevent erapora
tlon and preserve moisture."
A Scottish recruit stood on guard
before a colonel's tent, when the
colonel, putting out his he.d, said
sternly to the new soldier:
"Who are you?"
"Fine!    Hoo'b ycrf.lt?"
Use for Flax Straw
May Develop a Linen Industry ia
Western Canada
An outcome of the war in Belgium
may be the transferring of an important linen industry to Canada. The
nioveinenmt is being projected bj
Belgians with a view of relieving tlie
suffering among the unemployed    of
lhat country.
Western Canada offers special opportunities lo the llax industry, whicli
has been -brought to a slate ol' high
standard in Belgium, but owing to the
war is now at a standstill.'The milking of linen has bei 11 a large and Important industry in the little country
that has made so heroic _ showing in
tbe present, war. A large number of
women are or were employed in Ibe
manufacture of linen nnd they are
thrown out of work. In order to organize the industry In the we3t ot
Canada, efforts will lie made lo get ia
touch with the large Belgian manufacturers. Thousands of women are
thrown out of employment and these
could well emigrate to Wetsern Canada and there find the very work waiting for them to whicli they have been
used all their lives. It is expected
that should the movement from Belgium be affected in any large proportions, a large number of male experts
will also take advantage of the new
Flax straw of an estimated value
running into millions of dollars is
burnt every year in Western Canada
for lack of facilities to utilize it.
"What's the difference," asked the
teacher, "between caution and cowardice?"
Johnny, who obeyed things carefully for so youthful a person, an
"Caution Is when you're afraid, and
cowardice ls when the other fellow's
afraid." OTHE   REVIEW.   COURTNEY,   B. C.
The Wretchedness
of Constipation
tin quickly be overcome by
Purely vegetable
-. I surdy and
silly on ma
______________   Use of Vaccines in Disease
_ er. Cure
. h .
Bis, and Indigestion.    They do their duty.
Small Pill, Small Dose. Small Price.
Genuine must beat Signature
r._.;���_ .tn tv rl__. in 1 ���ihthlt ��� _i_>|>!��� iyij Hyllop
Bleycl*. with ill litr_t lafMrtntntntl
"^ k We vhtpon Approval to
j any iililrtfiln 4. _n_il_, wil lmut anr
". 3 .po_ (,��_������� ilDATS' TWAt
It will not coit T<>'t vn�� f ��il ir no*
���t li_tl_tl ��� fltr l��lnk HCyrrU ia _��y_
[���r iwiihiesnt liny fnce unlll |f_
' fM mn Ini _,,[,, .hi il, 11 _,��t,tlof_
nml 1....:, all ���!,out our .pacl.l |i, i,jio.
i (Contributed by University of Alberta)
; After many .'curs of studying bao-
] tcriu  in a laboratory seieniists have
I discovered that by growing bacteria,
hilling them by heat, and Injecting
ihem Into the human body by menus
of a hypodermic syringe tbey can
cause Ibe blood of lhat body lo form
a substance that will protect it from
the disease which that germ would
cause. This preparation is culled a
vaccine uud is used to prevenl  ty-
. plioid fever, tt is also used us a
i treatment fo_ (he disease, Many
other bacteria arc prepared In tl
same wny nnd wil cure boils, erysii
Ins nml some forms ot blood poisoning. Dog's distemper, which is due to
n  special  microbe,  ean  lie  prevented
and treated in a similar manner,
There is another wny in which discuses can be prevented and treated,
If the poison found by bacteria is Injected Into a horse, a substance will
lie manufactured in its blood which
will prevenl the horse from taking
the disease caused by these bacteria,
If Iben some of file blood be drawn
off nnd allowed lo clot, the scrum or
watery pnrt cun be taken uml used
io ireal human beines. For Instance,
diphtheria antl-toxln is made i.v
���llitu. I _ lnw)i,l'.ri,villi,,_l,liy_.k
MIC |t__|_T'1"dlitw'll<:i"|lt0
Un_Ur.l11 t��ri__ap_til,
will, _!ogm wltb full, _tli i.i. �� will
t_i_tio. uF__,Po*tpal<_
by r_mi m��n. Do net wait*
_ll.lt now.
HTSLOP __VTH���_S,_ln>li._
Out *   KtONTO. __ _
Children Teething
Mrs. Winslows
Soothing Syrup
;.l_o_fee,'our ol sorts", c. DOWN' 'OOT tit* BLUES'
r.'T_ f.r from kidney, hi m>dk_, NBRVOUS l) i__a___,
iHRONlC WBAKN ___,!. l.cl'KS,. KIN KH _ I'I lONS.PM.I...
*rlt�� for FRRE CLOTH lU'l.'Nt) mhhcai. book oh
__.���_ _ii__-.._ _uJ u_.HhU.ur. t:im__ effected by
I and decide foe
_Mrome_Fior YOUR OWN ailment. Absolutely FRES
S o "follow up clixulais. No oh lifiatlon _ Or. I.hCl.E_c
Med.C<i.H._vkr!_j'o< kKd.Uamcstead London.Hnu
��� r writ. I
Tumors, Lupus cured without
pain. AUworkguarantced/^'^^^L
I1R. WILLIAMS, .pcduliit on   __n__r. I
211 Of. Univtrnity Ava. B. K Mi nnunpulU, Minn. I
Stop Traffic in Opium
Protocol Aims at the Suppression of
Opium Traffic
The protocol of the anti-opium
s-onveution of 1.1_ whic.i aims at
.'.he suppression of the opium traffic
__d international traffic in cocaine
��ad other noxioys and liabit-forming
irugs, was signed at The Hague re-
tcntly hy Henry Van Dyke, the American minister to The Netherlands;
Ting Tsing Fow, the Chinese minister, and il. Loudon, The Netherlands   minister  of  foreign  affairs.
The affixing of t_es; signatures to
_he protocol b ytlie diplomats puts
:fie convention inlo iininadiate force
;'or the signatory countries which
tonipriso approximately 475,000.000
inhabitants���China, with an estimat-
H population of 31)0,000,000; the
('aited States, 100,000,000, and Tho
Netherlands ami her dependents, 45,-
The international opium conference
Md a series of meetings at The
Hague in June of last year.
Before adjournin.; the conference
..quested Foreign Minister London
_ obtain ratifications from tlie adhering powers.
No one need endure the agony of
.oriis with llolloway's Corn Cure at
intnd to remove them.
The general was riding on a blazing hot day when a dilapidated soldier, his clothes in rags and with no
.sloes, his head bandaged and his
��rm in a sling, came in sight.
The general slopped. "Why, my
jooil fellow, vou seem to be pretty
well done for?"
"Ves. sir; I am Just n bit," said
__ soldier. Then, looking up at the
general, lie saitl:
"General, I love my conn try. I'd
.iiiit for my country, I'd starve and
gn thirsty for my country. I'd die for
my country, Bul It over Ihis confound-
ri war Is over I'll never love another
lerui  hi
ig   a   li'
,, ���  ..  Horse  with    Hie  poison
formed by lhe diphtheria germ which
bus been grown in Hie culture tube,
uiul thus we gel, from Hie burse without killing il the nuti-toxln which
every year saves thousands of lives
nl' over llie world.
A scrum which is used to prevent
hog cholera is prepared in much tho
muno way.
All tills work has been d me by
reieniisls in tlie lust fifteen years.
Allot lier lilt ecu years may sec wiped
out some nf Hie diseases which hnve
from (he earliest, period of tho
world's history visited us as plagues
and caused BUMS of money to individuals and governments which might
have been spent in giving us better
health and greater happiness while
we lived.
Sirs. Alex. Butchard, Conn, Out.,
writes: "My daughter na3 used
Baby's Own Tablets for her baby and
thinks there is nothing to equal them
for little ones. All mothers, who have
used the Tablets, say the same thing.
They break up colds, regulate the
bowels and stomach and keep the little ones healthy and happy. They aro
sold by medicine dealers or by mail
at 25 cents a box from The Ur. AV'il-
liams' Medicine Co., Brookvllle, Out.
More Farm Aniirtals
On farms and, ranges in the United
States January 1, 1915, if the estimators of the department of agriculture
estimate correctly there were 11)8,577,-
000 farm animals���21,195,000 horses,
4,4711,000 mules, 21,2(12,000 milch
cows, 117,067,000 other cattle, 49,956
000 sheep and 64,618,000 swine-
valued at $5,960,253,000.
Compared witli January 1, 1914, the
following changes are indicated; In
tlie total numbers there was an increase of 7,922,000���horses contributed 33,000 to this gain, mules
30,000, milch cows 525,000, other cattle VI 2,000, sheep 237,000, swine 5,-
685,000���and $78,024,000 was added to
the total  value.
These figures are ot particular
interest because they promise a somewhat larger domestic meat supply
in the near future and hold out a hope
of lower prices for steaic, mutton and
pork.���Botton Globe.
Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.
Products of Alberta Are Varied
An exhibit which has been set up
at Lethbridge, Alberta, by the Dominion government experimental farm to
demonstrate what Southern Alberta
soil ean produce, includes excellent
samples of field peas, alfalfa, vetches,
red clover, seed alfalfa, millet, brome
and rye grass, Kentucky bine grass,
timothy, wheat, barley, oats, corn,
asparagus, celery and <"practically
every kind of vegetables ami small
fruits, i trawberrles, currants, crab
apples, raspberries, rhubarb, etc. Tlie
Lethbridge district enjoys irrigation,
and promises to become one of the
most productive crop centres in Canada.
Mlnard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.
Canadian Beavers at San Francisco
Included with the exhibits in the
Canadian pavilion at San Francisco
we a family of beavers, representing
tie Canadian official emblem. The
Binadlan pavilion is the largest of -ill
(foreign structures at San Francisco,
and every foot of the interior is de-
ruled to exhibits showing the re-
_s__i _es and beauties of Canada.
No cutting, noplast-
_     | its or pads to press
I If* 1 the sore    spot.    Put-
��*�� ��� nam's    Extractor
oakes the corn go without puln.Tnkes
not the sting ovo.'night. Never falls���
_��ves no scar. Get a 25c bottle ot
���rtnam's Corn Extractor today.
How's This?
We offer Oue Hundred Dollars He-
ward for any case of Catarrh tl'at
cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
F. .1, CHENBT & CO,, Toledo, O,
, We, tlie undersigned, Iiuvg known l-', J.
I Cheney for tho last 16 years, and^joliove
I bim perfectly honorable In nil business
I transactions and financially abletocarry
out. fitly ^obligations made by his firm,
Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh (ure is taken internally, acting directly upon ibe blood and mucous surfaces of tao system. Testimonials sent free. _rice, 73 cents per bottle.
Sold hy all Druggists,
Tako Hull's Family Pills for constipation.
���___ ' i
The provincial government of Saskatchewan estimates that eight million two hundred and fifty thousand
acres of land ure ready for seeding in
that province, of which sixty per cent,
will be devoted to wheat, twenty-nine
per cent, to oats, eight per cent, to
barley, and three per cent, to llax. It
is estimated tiiat seventy per cent,
of last year's total crop area is now
ready for seed, which is the largest
percentage ever attained in Saskatchewan.
W. N. U. 1043
How useless girls are today. I
don't believe you know what needles
are for.
How absurd you are, grandma, protested the girl. Of course I know what
they are for. They're to make the
prapliophone play.
time fer experiment, but for
proven qualities, and nothing
exceeds the value of good
cheer, needful exercise and
blood with life-sustaining richness,
suppresses nervous conditions, aids
the quality and quantity of milk
and insures sufficient fat.
luCOl) I.IVF.R OIL _��U dietary'
Ufa .ell., lit LIME ���!_ SODA help
���void rlciieti ami moUn tacthinu eaiy.
14-4tl Avoid Substitutes.
Capture Slave Ship
British     Battleship    Rescues  African I
Slaves From Arabs
A letter received from Arthur lian-i
kin, now serving as wireless operator i
on a Ilritish battleship ei'uisllig oil'
northeast Africa, describes Hie capture, iu tlie Ited Sea, of a large sailing vessel engaged iu carrying captured African natives to Arabia to bo
sold as slaves, The letter snys, in
"There was a large canvas lying in
her bow, and when Ibis was raised we
found the front of tlio ship packed
witli slave women and littlo boys.
The poor women were scared nearly
to death. The .avers had lold them
we would out oft their heads If we
caught them, and threatened lo knife
tlieiu if thoy moved under the canvas.
"We had to lower a boat and lift
them into it, and then raise them In
the boat on board. So weak and
cramped were they that tbey could
hardly stand. Some men and boys |
taken off were in much better condition, although they had been chained
in the ship eight days. The last two
days they had been without food. The
sailors from our ship had . to pick
them up bodily and carry (hem below.
"When we landed, these poor people, after they had learned we were
tlieir .saviors, fell down at tlio feet of
the sailors and kissed their boots. Instead of going into slavery they will
be turned over to the convent and
educated and then scut back to their
native homes in Africa."
A New Industry
Make   Binder   Twine     From     British
Columbia Hemp
Tiie Indians of Central British Columbia, belli those living iu the coasl
villages and in the Interior are ingenious'and clever iu certain crafts
and ails. As weavers, carvers, carpenters and boal builders their reputation is well known, Imi lew are
aware   that     they   are   skilful     rope
Prom the wild hemp which i< indigenous lo the country they make a
very line and exceedingly strong
rope, witli a finish which any r m
factory in the world would he proud
Al Awlllgate, an Interesting and
picturesque village in ihe Rulkley
Valley, close fo New Hazelton, one
of ihe promising towns on the Grand
Trunk Pacific Railway, an oppor
tunlty is given of Inspecting some
of this rope, and also a quantity "I
the hemp iu course of preparation Cor
Hie linal process. The Indian;- 1180 ii
for "tracking" their hoavilj laden
canoes up Hie swiii rivers in lew, ,i
lest Hint proves ils qualities beyond
the question of a doubt,
Prom the same hemp the Indians
nlso make it stout, twine and a sewing thread, but not so much as in former days when lliose articles weie
much more costly than they are today. The I wine was used chiefly
for making fishing nets.
In view ot the present interest In
Canadian industrial development, the
question naturally suggests Itself,
could nol this hemp be cultivated for
tlie manufacture of, say, binder twine
for which there is such a greal demand in the agricultural regions of
Western Canada, and tor which tlie
raw material lias to lie imported
from distant countries. This wild
hemp might not ouly be made to
contribute to the industrial wealth of
Canada, but also be made a source
of employment to the Nation Indian wards, who could probably be
induced to cultivate il: and even
manufacture rope ami twine with
modern machinery.
You will find relief in Zai.i Buk I
It eases the burning, stinging
pain, stops bleeding and brings
case. Perseverance, with Zam-
Buk, means cure. Why not prove
Ibis ? AU Drogatttt and Btoree.-"
""' ' toe bo*.
__m"Bu K
Wellington Campaign Plans
Tlie map found on a captured Uhlan
marked witli the prearranged
marches of Hie German troops reminds one that Wellington distrusted
fixed plana of campaign. Asked on
one occasion how- he managed to capture Napoleon's marshals one after
the other, be replied; "They planned
their campaigns just as you might
make a splendid set of harness. It
looks very well, it answers very well,
until it gels broken and then you're
done for. Now, I made my campaign
of ropes. If anything went wrong, 1
tied a knot and went on."
Whistler was once taken by a
friend to the home of a newly rich
millionaire who had been gathering a
collection of dubious paintings supposedly i,y old masters. After Whistler viewed the collection his friend
��� "Now, Whistler, Mr. Blank wants
to make provision in his will to bequeath these paintings, and he would
like n suggestion from you as to
which institution to give them."
Promptly came the answer: "The
East End Institution for the Blind."
Hussia is 20 times larger than
Prance and Germany put together
(8,400,000 square miles), and ,'ier
population is supposed to number
16 .000,00(1, being 100,000,000 more
than that of Germany. Canada's area
is 3,720,866 square miles.
The Doctor's Wife
Agrees With  Him About Food
A trained nurse says: "In tbe practice of my profession I have found so
many poinis in favor of Grape-Nuts
Pood that 1 unhesitatingly recommend
it to ull liy .patients.
"It. is delicate and pleasing to the
palate (an essential in food l'or the
sick) and can be adapted to ill ages,
being softened Willi milk or cream
for babies or the aged when deficiency
of tooth renders mastication impossible. For fever patients or those on
liquid diet 1 find Grape-Nuts and albumen water very nourishing nud refreshing.
"This recipe is my own idea and is
made as follows: Soak a teaspoonful
of Grape-Nuts in a glass of water for
an hour, strain and serve with the
beaten white of an egg and a spoonful of fruit juice for flavoring. This affords a great deal of nourishment
that even the weakest stomach can
assimilate without any distress.
"My husband is a physician and he
uses Grape-Nuts himself and orders it
many times for his patients.
"Personally I regard a dish of
Grape-Nuts wita fresh or stewed fruit
as the ideal breakfast for anyone���
well or sick."
In stomach trouble, nervous prostration, etc., a 10 day trial of Grape-
Nuts will usually work wonders toward nourishing and rebuilding and
in this way cud the trouble. Name
given by Canadian Postum Co., Windsor, Ont.
Look in pkgs. for the famous little
book, "The Koad to Wellville."
Ever rer.d the above letter? A new
one appears from time to time. They
are genuine, true and full of human
Had No Power
Over the Limbs
Locomotor Ataxia, Heart Trouble and.
Nervous Spells Yielded to  Dr,       j
Chase's Nerve  Food
It would be easy fo tell you how
Br. Chase's Nerve Food cures locomotor ataxia and derangements of
heart and nerves, kill il may be more
satisfactory to vou lo read this letter.
Mrs'. Thos. Allan, lt._ .1). '.',, Solubra,
Ont., writes: "Five years ago I suffered a complete breakdown, and frequently had palpitation of lhe heart.
Since that illness 1 have had dizzy
spells, had no power, over my limbs
(locomotor ataxia) "and could not,
walk straight. At night I would have
severe nervous spells with heart palpitation, and would shake as though
I had the ague. I felt improvement
after using the first box of Br. Chase's
Nerve Food, and after continuing tlie
treatment can now walk, eal and
sleep well, have no nervous spells and
do not require heart medicine. I have
told several of my neighbors' of the
splendid results obtained from the
use of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food."
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, aOc. a box,
6 for $:'.50. all dealers, or Edmanson,
Bates & Co., Limited, Toronto.
Jellicoe as a Boxer
Famous Vice-Admiral a Noted Athlet*
in His Younger Days
In the British army and navy th*
great game of boxing has long beeu
the mOBl popular sport of both officers and men.
Perhaps a majority of the officers
and tars of Hie British navy today
are clever hovers, bin. age and weight
considered, there isn't a better fistic
gladiator in liis majesty's navy who
can give a better account of himself
than Vice Admiral Sir John Jellicoe.
the commander ot the North Se.i
Heel, Tlie admiral lias passed his
fifty-fifth milestone, but he is still
active und strong and fond of a stiiT
bout witli tlie mitts.
In his younger days the little sea
lighter he is only live feet four
inches in height���was the bantamweight champion of Hie British navy.
Stories of liis fistic prowess are still
current, and it is said he scored
many victories over lightweights and
welterweights. In those days "Jelly."
as he was popularly called, a!ua_.s
entered Hie ring a favorite. At Rot-
ttngdean, where he received his lan I
education he was a famous football
player, although he weighed onl/
about Ua pounds.
Through liis fondness for strenuous spoils he developed a const'.tit
tlon which was strong enougi to
living him through many perils on sen
and land, and without whicli lie BfOttl I
never have iive.il to reach the high
honors he holds today.
It Bids Pain Begone.���When neuralgia racks the nu-VS or lumbago eri_i-
ples the back is the time to test tiie
virtues of Dr, Thomas' Kelectrlc OH-
Well rubbed In it will still the pain
aud produce a sensation of ease and
rest. There is nothing like It as a liniment, for Its curative properties ar��
great. A trial of it will establish faith
in it.
A Difference
Hostess    tat  party)���Does    your
mother allow you to have two pieces
of pie when you are at home. Willie?
Willie I wlio has asked for a second
piece)���No, ma'am,
Well, do yoll think she'd like you
to have two pieces here?      ?
OU, confidently, she wouldn't care.
This isn't her pie.
Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.
World's Busiest Depot
During the twenty-four hours no
fewer than 2,130 trains pass through
the Embankment Station, London,
and each one stops there. That is
absolutely a wot Id's record.
On    the    district    railway section
alone as many as forty-four trains an
hour are run on a single set of rails. |
When it is borne iu mind that every i
train slows down to euter the station,
stops a brief period, and takes a few !
seconds  to get  up  speed  again,  repeating tlie same process 'esj  than
half a mil; further on. it will be realized not onl ythat the service must
be run wilb clockwork regularity, but
lhat such volume of traffic could not
he handled at all if the elimination of
seconds   hnd   not   been   elevated   into an ail.
The London underground service
is, in fact, almost the only one, If
not lhe only on., In Hie world whose
time table is base', not on minutes
bul on seconds.
U.S.'Petroleum Production
The production of petroleum in tiie
United States in 1014 surpasses that
of any previous year in the history of
the industry, according to John I).
Nortliup, of the United States Geological Survey, the output being estimated at 802,000,000 barrels. These
preliminary figures indicate an increase of riiore than-13 per cent, over
the production of 1913, which readied
the record breaking total of _1S,446.-
230 barrels. Of the total 1914 oil output, Mr. Nortliup estimates lhat nearly 70 per cent, came from California
and Oklahoma.���Dun's Review.
It is Wise to Prevent Disorder.���
Many cases lead to disorders of the
Stomach and few are free from them.
At the tlrst manifestation that the
stomach and liver are not, performing
tlieir functions, a course of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills should be tried,
and it, will be found that the digestive
organs will speedily resume healthy
action. Laxatives and sedatives are
so' blended in these pills that no other
preparation could be so effective as
Whacked  German's   Head
It is  a  favorite  trick  of German
spies    to  dress up  as  women, and,
speaking French, get into the British
Two of these, who had been overheard asking some soldiers in English what they got to eat-aroused the
suspicions of a sergeant.
"1 nipped across quick to say
something to one of our officers." lie
says. "lie heard, came across behind
the two peasant women, got one neck
ln each bund and just whacked their
heads together before they knew it.
He pretty well st-ined them, snd
then we had 'em into brigade headquarters. They turned out to be two
German men, and I think it wns a
bullet  for  each soon  afterwards."
Like Little Water Blisters. Itched
So Could Not Sleep, Cross and
Fretful, Hair All Dropped Out. Cuticura Soap and Ointment Healed.
no Foundry St., Moocton. x. Q.���"My
Utile kM'k trimiiii' Biarlecl just like Uttle
water bll.tors on lie. bend, which weni all
over her Uoad. They Itched so .he cmiiii
not .loop .11 ui.lit ami alio would cry by tho
hour and thon she would scratch It. I never
had any rest with her night or day she was
so _ros_ and fretful. Sua failet) in hooltb.
All iter li.ii' dropped out.
"[ v,_s given ;i wash f��>r it and a salvo
ond I used them and thoy did her no good.
Then I gui Ointment whicli did her
no pood. 1 wus tolil about Cnttcura Soap
and Ointment which healed her head in twa
months." (Signed) Mrs. James t'luod.
Mar. ll, 1014.
.- -1 _ Stophanle St., Toronto, Ont.���" Blackheads came 0:1 my faco and then afterwardi
pimples came. They becamo r*._l and sorsi
feeling, then festered ami burst.    I tried
 ��� ointment but it was not successful.
Then a friend told me that Outlcura Soap
and Ointment wero thn best 1 could use. I
suffered for two months before I used them.
I only used Cuticura Soap and Ointment
lor three week, and thoy healed my faco.*
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Another Liberal candidatt, Mr.
G. G. McGreer, of Richmond,
makes the statement that the Government was responsible for the
Dominion Trust failure, and
Government should reimburse the
sufieres. If the Liberals should
happen to win the eleotion their reimbursing policy will cost the
country more money than the railway policy of the present Government about which the Liberals rave.
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The city of Vancouver declared
Tuesday a public holiday iu order
that the citizens night witness the
parade of the Rotary Club and attend the opening of the ball game.
Fifty thousand boxes of apples
were Imported into British Columbia during the month of March
which should hav. been grown at
home. Mr. Cuuningham, the head
of the Fruit Department, says that
Grimes Golden is the best all round
apple to grow in B, G.
As Sanford Evans says, business
statmanship applied to practical
problems is what Canada is badly
in need of. Too much of our
ability and capital are now devoted
to the task of getting between producer and consumer and taking
toll. And the producers stand for
it, ��� Montreal Herald-Telegraph.
dent McPhee stated that this valley
was capable of producing far more
than it does, and would produce
more providing suitable markets
could be secured conveniently.
He believed that the country around
Prince Rupert would take all our
surplus if the boats plying there
could be induced to call at local
points for orr supplies.
Mr, W, H. Hay ward M. I.. A.,
was the speaker of the evening and
in a clear and convincing manner
told the audience that ihey would have
to ent out selfishness and co-operate with
each other if they were to  make  a   sr.c-
that ilvss'" r'l'siu_ and marketing  produce.
,,'..,! He said that only i 1-2 per  cent   ol the
I farm produce used in B. C, wot home
grown, We send upwards of 24 million
: dollars to other countries lor foodstuffs.
II halt of this was retained iu lhe province there would he a great difference,
farming conditions would have to
change from drudging to living, In
this province all the laud has to lie
either cleared or dyked, and liolli were
expensive. The Agricultural Credit Act
would enable farmers lo borrow money
on tlieir cleared land to clear more land
etc., and the loans would extend from 3
to 36 1-2 years. He appealed to the
farmers to do better farming and better
business, and instanced the case of Den
mark, which bad by co-operation in
Agriculture raised herself fiom a bankrupt slate in ISS3 to third richest per-
capila stale ill tbe world.
11. S. fenn, in a lew well chosen
words explained why the banquet was
being given, and invited tlie falmersand
others present to join the Hoard ol Trade
and help the district, and suggested that
live fanners he added to the Executive
of the Hoard. This was taken up, and
Messrs. Urquhart, Duncan, Hurford.
Jackson, Wain, and Fenn were selected.
M_srs, W. Duncan and Alex. Urquhart
also made a few remarks. Refreshments
were served after whicli a musical program was carried out,
The battleship Queen Elizabeth
was begun in England about the
same time as the battleship Pennsylvania iu the United States.
The Queen Elizabeth is now busy
in the Dardanelles, The Pennsylvania, launched last week, will
take a year yet to complete for
ocean service, This illustrates the
speed of British whip building.���
Vancouver Province.
Cotton Crepe, Voiles,
Zephyr.Gingham, Ducks,
Piques, Galateas, Prints
Ladies' House Dresses
from Jl.SO to $2-50
in sizes 34 to 51
Children's Play Suits, Rompers,
Blouses and Buster Suits in]
Duck, Holland and Galatea.
Specials iu Ladies' aud
Misses   Middy Blouses
Children's White, Sell Colored
and Striped Wash Hals
Ladies', Misses and
Ladies'i Misses, Youths and
Child's Tennis Shoes in
white, brown and navy
New Models in C-C Corsets
from 75c to $5.00
Gents' Furnishings
New Westminster Market
New Westminster, April 17.���
Unexpectedly tlie price of eggs
took a sudden jump yesterday al
the city market and the retail price
prevailed at _o cents a dozen, but
the wholesale price remained firm
at the old quotation of 30 cents a
dozen. At the retail figure there
was a large number disposed of.
The rise in price is due to the fact
that a lai ge number of people are
preserving eggs and the dealers are
putting them away in cold storage.
Potatoes offered all the way from
$13 to $16 a ton found few -bidders
and the supply far exceeded the demand. There was a total absence
of pork, and a very small amount
of yeal.
The Board of Trade's "Potlatch"
last Thursday evening was a very
successful affair, and if the proposal to have a similar gathering once
a month i.s carried out, much good
may accrue to the district as a
direct result.
In his opening remarks  Presi-
Mr. F. Bosworth, of Union Bay,
has been appointed Manager of the
Royal Bank here during the absence
of Mr. Hardwicke, who has got
a three months' holiday, which he I
will spend with his father at Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Mr.
A. R. McLean of Vancouver is
taking Mr, Bosworth's place at
Union Bay,
Keep in mind the Glee Club concert, which will be held in the
Opera House on Wednesday evening next. The Club are busily engaged in practicing glees, novelties
etc., aud a very humorous Kitchen
Symphony. Amusical organization
like this is a valuable asset to any
city, and they will doubtless be
greeted with a full house on the
night of their concert, April 28th
Be sure and be there.
All lovers of good music will be pleased to hear that the the "1915 Follies"
have been booked to appear at the Opera
House ou Thursday next, 29 th inst.
This clever company has more than en-,
chanced its reputation since manager
Denhain brought them to the Royal
Victoria Theatre, aud return bookings
bave been tbe order of the day at the
several Island towns they have already
visited. Iu addition to the usual l'olly
programme, given along the lines with
which Pelissier for many years delighted
London audiences, the "1915 Follies"
will present "The Follies in France." a
play written by Mr. II. C. Hilliam, after
an interview with a member of the Seymour Hicks and Rllaline Terriss Company who visited France last Christmas
and entertained our Tommies in tlie
trenches. Ill this play Mr. Ililliam's
latest song, "The Hallies Howe a Haw-
ful bot to Hus" will be sung by that
pocket edition of Louie Freear, Connie
Fdiss, Miss Eleanor Harrison.
Better Canadian Babies
Calves and chickens come before
babies in these days of higher edu-
Made-To-Measure   Clothing.
There isn't the least doubt in the world
that you will lie absolutely satisfied with
any suit vou buy from CAMPBELL'S
CLOTHING. Other well dressed men
are buying it regularly each time thev
need new clothes. If you have not
yet found the make that satisfies you why
not try Campbell's Clothing next time
Tlie  Newest Stvles  in
Men's Soft Felt Hats
High Crown Telescopes
in  the  Leading Shades
Hard   Hats   in  all  the   Latest   Shapes
Straw Hats in the popular Boater
Shape with high crown, 51,50 to J5
General Merchant
Buy Your Coal Oil From Us
We have a large stock on hand
25c per Gallon
.00   per   Tin
Bring Your Own Tin
General Merchant
cation. Thousands of dollars are
spent by our Governments to teach
us how to care for and feed calves
and chickens, but did you ever
hear of one dollar being spent to
teach Canadian mothers how to
care for their babies either before
cr after birth ?
Thousands ot babies die every
year because their mothers do not
know how to care for their children. How many calves or chickens
die from the same reasons? Not
many. Why? Because we have
made a study of their requirements
and know ' ow they should be cared
for, and because our Greater has
given them the power to help themselves to a certain degree almost
from birth,
Babies not being able to help
themselves, there is all the more
reason why mothers should fit
themselves to help the babies,
What chance have babies to become
healthy Canadian citizens if
mothers do not know how to care
for them?
Our Govern ments spend thousands of dollars to deal witli hog
cholera, but where is there a dollar
spent to stamp out tuberculcsis in
babies ?
Even the doctors do uot seem to
study the baby; their time is taken
up doctoring adults that, had they
been given proper car; when babies, would have grown up healthy
and strong, and would not haye
needed a doctor so frequently,
i Babies are not born "strong'' or
���'weakly;" they are born just as
their mothers bruoght them into the
world, and even the weakest little
mortal can be made healthy and
strong if its mother will only use
common sense and good judgment
iu the care of her child.
Mothers should join in the movement for Better Canadian Babies
and learn from those who have
made a study of babies just what to
do aud what not to do to have
theni grow up healthy happy children.
Now is the time to
procure   your  seeds
for early planting
We carry a full stock
of First Glass Seeds
and Implements
Telephone 4 SANDWICK
Plastering Contractor
'. titnatcs Furnished   Work Guaranteed
Barrister  and ^Solicitor,  Notary  Public
P, O. liox 209
Phone 24 Courtenay
When In Doubt
Play Trumps
Have Goard Tune Your Piano
Factory Experience
Recommends  from  beading Musicians
from the Atlantic to the Pacific.    Copies
of same furnished on request
W. J. Goard   will be   in this city   about
April 1st,     .eave orders  at Ibis  Office,
or write direct to
845, 8th Ave., W.   -   Vancouver
and all
Cumberland Hotel
Good Accomodation      Cusine Excellen
Wm. Merryfield
Notice is hereby given tbat all Trades
Licenses and Dog Licenses must be paid
in to tlie city clerk on or before Saturday
the 24th day of April.
City Clerk
Dated this 7th day of April, 1915.
Painter and Paperhanger
First Olass Carriage Painting at Low Cost
Work Guaranteed A Trial Solicited
Aii encouraging note is struck in
this issue of the Telephone Talk,
the magazine published by the B.
C. Telephone Company. It points
out that the net increases iu the
number of subscribers took place
in Match, as compared with February, as well as in several exchanges
of the company. A net gain is
also noted for the province as a
whole, This would indicate that
the province has rei-umed its forward march.
That steady expansion is expected i.s further shown by the announcement that the Telephone
Company has in hand estimates of
$32,796 in Vancouver; $1,790 in
North-Vancouver; $22,145 in Victoria, and $5,750 in Nanaimo. as
well as improvements in hand at
Courtenay aud Ladysmith. During the past few months the B. C.
Telephone Company has been perfecting its equipment wherever
tests showed that improvement
could be made, and also has been
doing work en many of its exchange buildings so that everything will be maintained at that
poiut of excellence for which the
company strives.
Palaee Livery
Herses and Buggies for
Terms cash.
We also attend to wood hauling
Phone 25
First-Class Plumbing
Hot Water and Steamfitting
Jackson & Whittle
Phone 9 Courtenay
General Blacksmiths
oliclL Your Pntronngp.   Careful _ot_aclon
Qlven to Horses I _ct
Comox, B. C.
First-class   Accommodation.   Best
Quality Wines Liquors and Cigars
R.  McCuish, Prop.
To Bake
Not to Bake?
The former is really unnecessary when Bread from the
Courtenay Bakery is available
andby reason of quality has so
many votaries. Get the A B
habit and satisfaction
W. Aitken    -      rop.
Opposite new Presbyterian CLurck 5V
SIR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O- L L. T>.. n.C.L., Presldenl
_________ LAIRD. General Manas er JOHN AIRD. Ant General
CAPITAL, $15,000,000    RESERVE FOND, $13,500,000
Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits of $1 and
Spwards. Careful attention is given to every account. Small accounts
are welcomed.    Accounts may be opened and operated by mail.
Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, withdrawals to be made by any one of them or by the survivor. 821
F. C. BROCK, Manager, Courlenay Branch
Eustace Smith and Hugh Cunning have returned from a trip up
North. They travelled by the
launch Ula.
A large collection of linen for the
soldiers was made this week.
Rev. Franklin-Watson has been
quite ill with qiiinsey for the past
week, He i.s able to be about
Mr. Webster, who has been iu
charge of ti:e Presbyterian church
here for some months preaelnd his
farewell sermon on Sunday mo:u-
ing and lett in the afternoon by the
Cowichan. Mr. Webster i.s a very
deserving young man and the people of Comox are sorry to losi- him.
As a mark of their appreciation a
special collection was taken for his
W. J. and Ted Barker, who were
about these parts last fall, were
about town this week revisiting
old friet.ds W J. has joined the
army at Vancouver, and Ted intends joining at once.
Spring salmon are biting freely
Some fine catches are being made.
An epidemic of measles has broken oat on Denman Island. There
were about fifty cases reported,
Anglican services will be held on
Sunday as follows. At Lazo at n
a.m., at St. Peter's, Comox, at
j- 30 p. in.   Sunday School at 2.30.
A valuable brooch was lost between St. Peter's church   and   the
wharf on Easter Sunday.    Anyone j
returning the same to   the   P.   O. I
will be rewarded. j
Mr, Chas, Westrup. Comox's
general utility man left for the Old j
Country on Thursday morning
where he will inherit a fortune left
him by one of his old time friends.
He has made his home here for the
past nine years and has been a
general fayorite with the public,
A number of his friends gathered
together on Wednesday evening
" and gave him a rousing send   off.
Hornby Island
Owing to the unusually early
spring farm work is well advanced.
At Mr. Riche's spring wheat is six
inches high, Same of the early
varieties of plums were in bloom
the middle of March.
Mr. S. 1). Read returned from a
trip to Vancouver on last week's
Mr. H. Hansen, of the Squamish
Timber Co., has just brought up a
new launch. The boat will be
u*ed for towing and taking freight
to and from the camp at Boulder
The Squamish Timber Company
which lias been running with a
small crew all winter has increased
the crew to twenty-six men; greatly increasing the output of logs,
At Mr. J. Rush's shingle camp
there is a great deal of activity.
With a crew of nine men he has
recently shipped three booms of
shingle bolts.
While towing logs at St. John's
Poirt, A r. J. Smith's launch
dragged ashore iu a storm and became a total wreck.
The Hastings Saw Co. of Vancouver, have opened a logging cam])
on the North West Security Company's claim near Shingle Spit.
Already a crew of men have started
operations, and two logging engines will soon be on the   ground.
Already arrangements are made
for a grand celebration of Victoria
Day at Shingle Spit. The Progress
Club will have a good programme
of field sports ready for the occasion
and everbody is invited.
The S. S. Cowichan broughtcon-
siderable quantity of freight and
passengers for the Logging Camps
on her last trip.
The steamers Capilano and
Matsqui are also calling at Ford's
Cove with freight' The former
brought, stumping powder, and the
steamer Matsqui brought lumber
aud freight from Vancouver.
Lime in Agriculture
On* of the principal functions of
the Chemical Division of the Do
minion Experimental Farms is t<> |
attempt the solution of problems
coi nected with the maintaiueiiance
of soil-fertility.
\inong many valuable results so
far obtained in these investigations
i.s the demonstration of the vital
part played by lime iu lhe soil's
The subject is treated iu an interesting and practical way in
Bulletin No. 80 of Experimental
Farm's regular series, by the Dominion Chemist, Dr. Frank Sliutt,
who discusses it under the following heads: ���
The nature of lime an I limestone.
The agricultural fun. lions of
lime and its compounds.
Comparative values of lime compounds.
The application of lime compounds.
The use and misuse of lime,
Those interested may obtain a
copy of this bulletin by applying to
the Publications Branch, Department of Agriculture, Ottawa,
J        I    A    F_"\^l_ CT Canadian Fairbauks-Morse   ._
.     LsJ\ r \J ______? 1 glues aud Pumping Outfits
General  Blacksmith
COMOX       -       B. C.
Telephone _ 92
Horseshoeing and  Heat Irons
a Specialty
Try O'lr _xce _ior Hoof
A Work Guaranteed
Buggies and Express Wagons
All Ri��s Guaranteed and Sold at tbe Lowest Possible V:\. .
Blacksmith ai d Cartiag: Builder
Ford Runabout
Price $540
No advance in the price of the "Made in Canada" Ford will be made because of the additional 7 1-2 p. c. War Tarriff. We as loyal
Canadians will gladly absorb whatever increased duty weare forced to pay on such raw
materials as cannot be obtained at home. The
Ford is manufactured iu Canada ��� not assembled in Canada.
Tho Ford Runabout is ?510; the Town car $_0; the
Couplet _ i��; the Sedan 811_-���1 fully equipped, f.o.
b. Ford, Ont. Ford bnyorB will share in our profits if
we sell30.00Ucars between August 1. mil, and An__ust
An item of interest to playgoeis
is the announcement that the "1915
Follies" have been looked to appear
at the Opera House on Thursday
next 29th inst. This talented company appeared nightly for seven
successive weeks at the Imperial
Theatre, Vancouver, and were then
booked for all vacant dates at the
Royal Victoria Theatre. They
have also appeared at Nanaimo
and Duncan, resufting in bookings
for return engagements, and substantiating their claim to be "a show
with a reputation." The show is
produced by Mr. B. C. Hilliam,
whose connection with Steinway
Hall. London, and the London
Provincial Ballad Co., places him
in the front rank of musicians and
composers. Included in the company are such well known artistes
as Miss _nueLochead, the soprano
of the Pacific Coast, Miss Millicent
Ward, late of the F. R Benson
Company, Miss Eleanor Harrison,
the combined Louie Freear, Connie
Kdiss of the West, Miss Gwendoline
Moore late of the Sanford Players,
Mr. Henry Anstie from the Criterion, London, and Mr, Victor Dyer
who was the comedian of the Norman V, Norman Players for come
years in England. It is safe to say
that uo company has received more
favorable press comments than have
the "1915 Follies" at the hands of
the Vancouver and Victoria papers.
Comox Co-Operative Society Li.l.
Phone No. 2
Dealers in all kinds of Meats,
Butter, Eggs and Fanner's
Produce, Cooke! Meats _
Specialty. We sell only the
best. Prices are always
and satisfactory. WA ; .'.
best prices for produa
Comox, B. C.
Best Meals North of Nanianto
Choicest Liquors and Cigars
C. A. Martin,  Prop.
The   Comox  Barber   Shop
Oldest Shop in Courtenay
Nothing  But   First  Class  Work
l Guaranteed.    Baths in connection
Dyeing-, Cleani  y
and Pressing
Garments turned out ii_<::.    <t
Alterations aud repairs
of every description
Old Bank Building
Phone 17 Courtenay
Cobblestone and
Septic Tank Work
All Work Guaranteed
A. Beveridge, Courtenay Hotel
The Courtenay Hotel
Every Convenience for Guests
The Central Hotel for Sportsmen
None but the BEST WINES and
LIQUORS at the Bar
Having deposed nf my  interest is the
Courtenay Dye Works I wil! not be       I
responsible  for any debts   contra
name of the said firm from datf
W<____ H, EbtCK nr.
Courtenay, B.  _., March 9, 1915.
Sand and Gravel
Rates Reasonable
Cook With
We are still offering our
Special Terms for Wiring
We have recieved a consignment of the
lateet improved type of electric ranges and
we will be glad to demodstrate these at
any time to anyone interested in seeing the
very latest thing in electric cooking devices
Thomas A Edison says:
Electric   apptiarces    make-   household
drudgery a thing of the past aud  that as
soon as woman pleases ''
You incur no obligation
by asking us for information   and   estimates
Courtenay Electric Light, Heat & Power Co., Ltd.
Phones: Office 35, Res. 65
Office: Mill Street TIIE   REVIEW,   COURTNEY",   B. C.
Rub Your Stiff Neck Away To-Day���
Good Old "Nerviline" Will Cure
Fifteen Minutes After Using; ^^^1;���,iri"nirs con/er "1'��"
Nerviline You Are Well Nervtttne is sold upon      positive
guarantee taut is mon' prompt, more
  powerful,    penetrating    anil  pain-ox-
Cold, excessive sira 1 u and exertion   polling than any other remedy,
are    a common cause ot ^:itT neck,      if you have (ailed lo obtain relief
soreness or inflammation. j tor rheumatism, nournlglu, sciatica or
Generally  the  cause  Is so  deeply i lumbago,  try   Nerviline,    Good    tor
Beat- il that only u liniment us power-   small  pains,  the   surest   In  drive  out
t'ul anil penetrating as Nerviline will   the Ids ones,
effect an Immediate removal ot pain,      Nerviline is guaranteed to <ini<��� UIy
Nervlllno is powerful, yel penotrat- cure any pain or soreness in the
Ing, is the mosl rapid pain-expelling joints, and Is sold by druggists every-
agent Uie world knows. i where.     Largo   si/.e.   ;,u  cents;   trial
Millions have proved ils reliability, size, lt. cents, or dlrecl from Hie
and millions   will share the relief its [ Catarrhozone^ Co.j Kingston, Canada.
How Daylight Varies
Morning Licjht is Found More Intense Than Afternoon
The variation of daylight in groon-
houses anil Kindred phenomena have
been Investigated in a. very thorough
manner hy leading scientists, The
measurements of light intensity were
made with a form of chemical photometer, and it was found that morning light was, on an average, 10
per cent, mure Intense, than afternoon light. Tills difference varies
with tlie season, in some months
reaching "0 per cent, llonce, other
things being equal, a crop will show
u greater development on an east
than a west exposure. The light-
transmitting properties of different
kinds of j.lass vary greatly. Thus
the loss of light from .lass as compared with outdoor light ranges all
the way from 13 to ;it> per cent, or
more. The practice of lapping the
panes causes au average Iobs of
light of about 11 per cent. The transmission of light naturally increases as
the angle of the roof more nearly coincides with a right angle to the sun's
rays. The reflection of light from
surfaces is another important factor.
He Says He Told
His Neighbors
Mike Rudy, Young Manitoba Farmer,
Sick  For Two Ye^rs, Tells How
He G_ a New Lease of
Camperville, .Mini.- -(Special).���
Cured of Kidney uiul Heart Disease
of two years' standi'nr, Mr. Mike
Kudy, a well known young farmer living near here, is telling his neighbors
thai be owes his new lease of life
to llodd's Kidney  Pills.
"l'or two years," Mr. Rudy states,
"I suffered with a terrible ' pain in
the small of my ba lit and shoulders.
1 took many different medicines, and
was uniler lhe doctor's care, hut
nothing seemed to do me any lasting
good. Finally heart disease was milled lo my troubles.
"Hearing Dodd's Kidney Pills well
spoken of by my neighbors, 1 decided
to try them. To my surprise and relief one box cured me completely."
Dodd's Kidney Pills cured .Mr. Kudy
hecause l.is troubles all eamo from
sick kidneys. Dodd's Kidney Pills
are a kidney remedy, pure and
simple. It you have pain in the hack,
rheumatism, 1��imb;.go, gravel or diabetes, your kidneys are wrong. Vou
need Dodd's Kidney Pills.
Have Much Money in the Banks
According to tho annual statement
published by the .Monetary Times,
I he savings deposits of the people of
Canada amount io $jni.',i" per head of
population, or a total of $785,016,885.
This is an Increase of ?4._0 per head
over a year ago, or a total Increase
of approximately $35,000,00. Tlio
above figures cover savings deposits
only, ami do not Incluue commercial
accounts. Thoy indicate a large increase in the cash savings of the
Canadian people.
Market for Fur Falls
Skins Worth $35,000 Bid in For $13,-
000 by Firm at Edmonton
Never before has llle business of
lhe I rappers and traders been so demoralized. 'Tlie (Unison's "ay Coup
puny and Kevillon's, Limited, iho two
greatest buyers of furs in the world,
who announced at the beginning of
the winter that they would not be In
the market for the' purpose of skins
this year, have kept tholr word to
tlie letter,
In former years it was no uncommon thing for a buyer from one of
the world's large fur houses to purchase some $25,000 worth of raw
fur during a trip. This year the aggregate Inlying of all who havi' come
north will not reach $-,li0u, says a
report from Edmonton,
One. of the most interesting deals
over made by a fur trader in I liis territory is credited to Colin Fraser,
king of all the northern I rappers,
and a man who for 01 years haa
caught fur bearing animals of nil
kinds. Fraser makes two trips to the
city every year, and never fails to
bring from 10 to 40 bales of raw
skins, ills catch ihis year was very
moderate, a paltry 9,083 skins being
secured. Having spent six months iu
the wilds of tho Mackenzie river
basin, Fraser had not heard of the
European war until he reached Edmonton.
ilo expected upon his arrival there
tn sell his furs nt about $:ill,000 to
$.'15,0011. The skills were put up for
auction, but there were no bidders. At
last a bidder appeared in tlie person
of a representative of an Edmonton
lirm. Ile would pay Fraser $13,000
fur his 20 bales of new skins���$13,000
spot cash. Tlie market was bad, he
explained, very bad. Fraser imd no
alternative but to accept the offer,
for raw furs once bought cannot, long
bo left iu storage unless properly
cured. Never did a king have such n
Never before has milady had such
an excellent opportunity to lay in a
stock of the finest furs Unit money
will purchase. Tins is ono result of
the war from which the buying public is certain to benefit.
Asthma Is Torture���No one who
hasn't, gasped for breath iu lhe power
of asthma knows what such suffering
is. Thousands do know, however,
from experience bow immeasurable
is the relief provided by that marvellous preparation, Dr. .1. D. Kellogg's
Asthma Remedy. For years it has
been relieving and curing the most
severe eases. If you are a sufferer do
not delay a day in securing this remedy from your druggist,
Stay on the Farm
The   Farm  Offers  More  Opportunities
to   the   Ambitious   Than   Does
the City
There   is   much   alarm    over    the
abandonment of the farm by the rural
population, and especially the boys
and girls of the rising generation, ls
il surprising that Ihey should leave
when all the farm offers them, as
they Bee ii, is drudgery ami circumscribed opportunltleaj They read a
city paper and Imbibe lhe city point
of view; Ihey have city BCllOOls which
educate them away from the farm;
and they are lured lo tho city by lhe
desire for wealth ami the variety and
giiuiliiicss of lhe life which it affords.
Tlie farm affords a much better financial opportunity to tho wide-awake
aggressive individual than is commonly believed, A successful farmer
says Hmi op the one huudred acres
of land which he has l.uill up by rota
lion, lie makes $1,000 a year exclusive
of bis living. Contrast the opportunities which the farm offers lo tin- man
ot limited means provided he knows
how to handle ii advantageously, and
whicli lie should be taught ihrough
Ihe course; offered in Ihe secondary
and common schools of his coinmiiu
Ity, and that of lhe city wage earner
drawing $1,000 a year. On oue bund-
red acres of laud in twenty years lhe
farmer should have made 520,000 in
money besides liis living Suppose he
paid $10 an Acre for his land. At the
eml of twenty years il will he worth
probably $:',il un iuto; in ninny cases
it actually becomes worth from $50 to
$75 and even $100 an acre. At lhe
end of twenty years liie fanner has
a competetroy, has probably educated
his children advantageously, ami has
something laid aside with whicli to
help to start them iu ti business of
tlieir own. The olher man has lived,
or better .still, existed. Andrew M.
Sonic, iu tlie Banker-Farmer,
"Spubn's" and the Horsemen. For t'.venty-oi.o
years ihey have waged a successful eampai",n against
the army of Disease. Distemper, Influenza, Catarrhal
and Shipping Fever disastrously defeated by
"S.).,lm's". Absolutely sate for all ages. Hest preventive. Sold by all druggists, turf goods houses or
the manufacturers,
Spohn   Medical   Co,  Goshen,   Indiana,   U.S.A.
F A 11 M E 11 S
Can always make sure of getting the highest prices for WHEAT, OATS,
BARLEY and FLAX, by shipping their car lots ti FORT WILLIAM
AND PORT ARTHUK and having  them -.old on commission by
Tommy Atkins' Treasures
In thu numerous and capacious
pockets of Tommy's various coats
may be found many jealously guarded treasures, anything from string
to candles���a "baccy" box containing
a mixture of salt and pepper, a little
of   sugar,     cigarettes,    a   ""'" ~
The Acute Pain
From Neuralgia
Permanently Cured Through
the Use of Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills
Neuralgia is not a disease���it Is
only a symptom, hut a most, painful
one. It is the . urest sign that your
blood is weak, watery and impure,
and lhat for this reason your nerves
are literally starving. Had blood is
tlie sole cause uf the piercing pains
of neuralgia���good rich blood is tlie
only cure, lu Ihis you have the reason why Dr. Williams' l'ink Pills cure
neuralgia. They arc the only medicine
that contain in tlie correct proportions the elements needed tc make
rich, red blood. This rich blood
reaches the root of the trouble,
soothes lhe jangled nerves, drives
away the nagging, stabbing pain and
braces up your health in other ways
as well. Here is proof���Mr. C. .1. Lee,
Vatcltell, Out., says; "For several
years I was troubled at intervals with
neuralgia in the head and chest. The
pain I suffered at limes was most intense. I was continually doctoring
for the trouble, but found nothing to
give ine permanent relief until I began the use of Dr. Williams' fink
l'ills. Thanks to this medicine my
blood has been restored to a healthy
condition and every symptom of the
trouble h'as disappeared. 1 can ths re-
fore, with confidence recommend Dr.
Williams' l'ink Pills to all who suffer
from the fierce pains of neuralgia."
You ean get these pills through
any medicine dealer or by mail at SO
cents a box or six boxes for $_.50
from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brookvllle, Out.
Jlilier's Worm Powders not. only
malic Hie Infantile system untenable
for worms, bul by their action on the
stomach, liver and bowels they cornel such troubles as lack of appetite, biliousness and other internal
disorders lhat lhe worms create,
Children thrive upon them and no
mailer what condition tnelr worm in-
tented stomachs may be in, tbey will
show Improvement as soon as the
treatment begins.
 mi  time tn time as
I necessity and opportunity arise; and
I the one tiling whicli will make him
really dismal is lhe loss or breakage
of bis pi:.'���or maybe liis (In of
mixed, pepper and suit. lie doesn't
like     the   French  pepper -"ain't  got
Hie bile in il an' big enough to play
marbles with."
Skilled Workers Are Nicded
Tbo shortage of skilled workers in
; engineering and shipbuilding estab-
j lishments, owing to tlie Urge num-
i hers of these men who have gone to
: the front, is so serious tnal an m-
; qulry was opened by reprisontatives
lot tiie governmenl and trad;;-, unions
��� for the purpose of devising methods
l of assuring the full productivity of
I those! adjuncts to military operations.
j Tlie trades unions will be asked y,
i waive some of their regulations dur-
: ing the period of the war crisis.
Millions For Alberta Farmers
An official of the drain ('.rowers'
drain coiupauy estimates lhai. with
an average crop Ihe grain growers
of Alberta will reallae in 1915 a hundred million dollars for llieir season's
eftorts. This will be much the largest
income for any year in Alberta's history and witli the great expansion of
purchasing power of fanners which
will result, promises iucro.sod activity in ai! lines of business,
It's all very well to keep hoping
for the hest, but we bate lo see a man
sit down at the job and call it a
day's work.
The leach.r had guests al school
one nl'iirnooii. and naturally was anxious for her pupils lo mako a good
"William," sbe asked of a rosy-
faced lad, "can you lell me who
George Washington was?"
"Yos, ma'am," was lhe quick reply.
"Ile  was au  American. Cen'ral."
"cjijiie right," replied the teacher.
"And 'an you lell me what George
Washington was remarkable for?"
"Yes, ma'am," replied lhe little
boy. "lie was rimarkable because he
was an American and told the truth."
Minard's Liniment Cures Garget in
Those who had some difficulty in
; remembering  where    the    Falkland
' Islands    were may have been helped
\ by ihe recollection of one of Ian Mac-
hire: 's   stories.    After  a  disaster  to
i an  emigrant ship ninny years    ago,
sonv of the survivors reacned those
. islands.    When    ilio  news  reached
home,   Hie    minister    of  a   Scottish
church  to which    some of tlie enii-
I grants!  had   belonged,    prayed  thus:
ui, Lord, we .ray thee    > be with
our brethren,  stranded  in  lhe Falkland Isalnds, whlen,   as Thou know-
est, are situated in the South Atlantic Ocean."
Transformation of Liner
Former "Empress of India" Now
Completely Equipped as Hospital
Ship With fiOO Beds for
No passenger steamer ou Ihe Pad-
Re was better known than Uie "Km-
press of India," of the C.P.R. Pacific
Heel, bin iu Ihe last six ifionlhs this
vessel has suffered so many changes
lhat she would not be recognised b>
her old friends. When the Brltluh admiralty lirst requisitioned her, she was
painted a dull grey and her fairy llltc
characelr waa almost, lost in lhe
transformation. Then the .Maharaja
Sciuilliia of Clwalior and oilier Indian
princes bought her and lltti'il her as
a hospital ship, and as such, with lhe
new name of lhe "Loyally,' siie ll CI
Bombay a shorl lime ago, repainted
white with long black strips on the
wnter Hue and on the deck laic, with
large red crosses iiicidships.
liis Excellency the Governor and
Lady Willingdon paid n visit of In-
spectlon to the ship shortly before
held departure. Dock space whicli
was made for holiday seekers wllh
idle hours li ow mostly covered wilb
beds for injured soldiers, just as all
the available cabins are serving as
private wards for wounded officers.
On the main deck of the steamer
space has been provided to till the
purpose of wards. Cleared of everything unnecessary llie main deck is
well suited for this purpose, for il
gives two wide strips of space on each
side and gives accommodation for a
large number of beds in most pleasant- positions on the steamer, Here
rows of beds have been Sited and
all the requirements of a hospital are
Installed, The work of reconstructing the interior of the vessel was
put in band soon after her arrival
and this work completed, lhe lilting
up of the wards, etc, has been carried on under the supervision of
Major J. W. Watson, Major .1. R. .T.
Tvrell and Major C. W. B. Kerr, of
'the Indian Medical Service. Between
the two wards a small operating room
bus been constructed and has been
completely equipped. Then here and
there wherever space could be taken
small >wards have hern arranged,
while on the top deck a number of
private wards for officers have been
prepared. Altogether some 5110 beds
are available on the vessel.
Necessities   of   War   Brings   Niinber
to  382���Costing  $25,000  a
The   Dominion   police     fO'.'Co     lias
been   more   than   doubled  since   the
outbreak   of   Ibe   war   owing   lo   the
necessity of more careful gturdlii . of
lhe  parliament  buildings  at  Ottawa
and the requirements of lhe secret.
service.   There are now "82 mon on
tie force, as compared wtili 119 last
j\\:   The cost of the service to the
country is now about $25,000 a month.
Mansonville, dune 27, '13.
Minard's  Liniment  (.'o., Limited.
Yarmouth,  N.S.
Gentlemen,���It affords    me   great
pleasure and  must he gratifying to
you   to   know   that  after   UBing  116
bottles of your Liniment on a case
of  paralysis  which  my   father   was
afflicted   with,    1   was    able    to   restore him to normal condition, Hoping
other sufferers mny be benefitted by
tii ��� use of your Liniment, 1 am,
Sincerely yours,
"1  Iimi
it so hard
to lteono*
misc, but
1 must  d
> so (or a
MRS. _
not   do
It isn't
your own
hard if un
is part of
your  Equipment.
"Household   Glob
the Dirt so Easily���i
Tear the Clothes."
I have a
i," it's a
- Loosens
nd I never
Money in Wheat
Farmers Pocket a Billion on Wheat,
Says This Expert
One billion dollars and more will
have been poured into the strong
boxes of farmers of the country whin
all the IUM wheal crop is sold. Thu
estimate wiys given by ii. w. Snow,
expert grain statistician of Bartlett &
j Krazier, to the Chicago Tribune. Tiie
enormous   sum   which  grain  raisers
\ are getting today for their wheat will
total nearly twice as much as the
1.(100,001.000 and more which they received for their besl wheat in 1913,
i aecordlng to Expert Snow's compilation.
'Pile price of wheat on Dec. 1 is F.I-
| ways taken as a general average of
��� wheat prie s for the year.   Seventy-
| nine cents was the price on Dec. 1,
1913,   Because of Ihe record breaking
1 advances of wheat prices since tha
outbreak of the war, and since Jan. 1,
1915, especially, the average for 1911,
! Mr. Snow explained, cannot be judged
by the Dee. 1, 11)11, price, whicli was
[ U8.G cents a bushel on the farms.
"Tlie  usual  rule,"  said  Mr.  Snow,
I "is that wheat does not oegiu to advance in price until the bulk of tho
crop has left the hands of lho farmer.
But in 1914 Hie direct op'posite was
. the case. Tiie great benefit of the
advance undoubtedly has gone to tho
men who actually produced tho
wheat, wliile tlie amount of toll taken
i by the middlemen is relatively much
i less than usual."
Man to be great must be self-re-
liaul. Though ! may not be so iu
all things he must he self reliant in
the one in which he would he great.
This self reliance is not the self-
sufficiency of conceit, lt is daring
to stand alone. Be an oak, not a
vine. Be ready to give support, but
do not crave It; do not be dependent
on it. To develop your true sen reliance, you must see from the very he-
ginning that life is a battle you must
light for yourself; you must be your
own soldier. You cannot buy a substitute, you cannot win a reprieve,
you can never be placed on the retired list.
Is no more nece.i_ry
than Smallpox, Army
experience hasdentoasirat _
the almost miraculous efficacy, and harmlesiness, of Antityphoid Vaccination.
Be vaccinated NOW by your physician, you anl
your family. It Is more vital than house Insurance.
A_ your physician, druggist, or seidfor "Havo
_M had Typhoid?" trl'.tng of Typhoid Vaccine,
mult! from use, and danger from Typhoid Carrier!,
MttuclNa vaccinia * siiuhi vhdcr u. I. ��� _. Lid hii
W. N. U. 1043
A   Laughable   Spectacle
A southern politician was down
for a speech in his home town and
wishing to make the event as great
a success as possible he conspired
with a well known colored citizen.
"Now, Silas," said the politician,
"I want you to be present when 1
deliver Ihis speech."
"I want you to start the laughter
and applause. Kvery time 1 take a
drink ot water, you applaud; and
every time I wipe my forehead with
my handkerchief you laugh."
"I guess you better, switch dem
signals, colonel: It's a heap mo' liable to make me laugh lo sec you
slandin' up dar deliberately takin' a
drink o' water."
Pat aud his bride had c uue to London l'or a few days, and had taken
their places at the dinner table of an
; hotel, when a young mn.i opposite
I took a stick of celery fron tne glass
j in the centre of tho table, aud began
t to eat it.
The bride looked at him for a moment with disgust, and then nudged
her husband, with tlie remark;
"Pat, just look at that blackguard
'atin' the flowers."
Farmers Hiring Many Men
Recently the city council of Brandon, Manitoba, decided to place an advertisement in local papers asking'
fanners of lhe district who required
help lo communicate wllh tho city
authorities, From the day following
publication of ihe advertisement
there have been Inquiries almost by
tlie dozen. Applicants all state that
there Is still plenty of work for good
men and tlieir wives on farnis. Farmers are preparing for a 1. .ger crop
area than ever before, aim during the
coming season agricultural labor promises  to be particularly in demand.
Many Settlers in Saskatoon District
During the year just ended, 892
homesteads, 192 pre-emptions and 8$
purchased homesteads were -taken
up in the Saskatoon district���a lotal
of 1,172. This shows a very considerable movement of settlers, and '"'������������
As a vermifuge t lore is nothing so
potent as Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator, and il can be given to the
most, delicate cliild without tear ot
injury to '.lie constitution.
Their Recommendation
A group of San Francisco sieve-
j dores were lunching iu a sheltered
i nook on a wharf. One of them went
' across the street for a plug of to-
; banco, and during bis absence un-
; other substituted for his tin of palo
i coffee and milk his own tin of inilk-
! less black coffee.
When the first stevedore returned
; to his lunch he could hardly believe
; his eyes.
"Well." said he, "I have beard of
clever thieves, but to swipe the milk
out of a guy's coff-.e is sure going
When Sir Arthur McMiihon, tin.
new high commissioner for kgypt,
arrived in Cairo ho was welcomed by
all the high officials, wearing top
hats instead of tlie tarboosh or fez,
the headgear used on such occasions
before Great Britain's protectorate
was declared, in recognition of Turk-
�� ish suzerainty.
itmc   uu, t ,,iT.-iiu  ui   DCLti_o,   iiiiii   '��� il.. n
no account of hundreds of purchasers
of privately owned lands and lands
of the Canadian Pacific Railway 06.
Do T understand you to say, asked
the judge, that bis remarks were
Xo, judge, your honor, I didn't
say that. I said lie just swore at me.
I ain't a-goin' to claim tba'. ho done
what he didn't do.���St, James Gazette.
She���How pale the flioon Is.
He���Yes, it's been out late for several nights.
CAVA Granulated Eyelids,
ljU I fj Eyes inflamed by expo-
���ure ts Sun, Dwland Will
Eyes inflamed by expo;
1-VvS ���_��>�������.. No Smart inf.
tf just Eye Comfort.   A��
Your Druggist _ 50c per Bottle. _���_����� ty*
Druggists or Niriie Eye _U_riy Ct., Okie* THE   REVIEW.   COURTNEY,   B. C.
Prompted by the Kaiser's Persistent Preaching, Brutality lias
Become an Essential Spirit of German Militarism, and
Through the Army Permeates all Grades of Civil Life
Aftor due allowance lias been made , temper, a prelude to disciplinary
for inevitable exaggeration thero re-1 chastisement," ��� The sergeants use it
mains a solid substratum ot fact, Ito awe and hold In his men. Thus, if
enough to disgust the civilized world I a private, struck on the face by a cor-
with German methods of warfare, poral for having a button off liis coat,
Ths wanton destruction of Louvaln,] shows resentment by rolling tho eyes,
HhetrtlB and other towns, not to nicn-jhe Is liable to further correction
.tlon the deliberately harsh treatment
meted oul to the civilian Inhabitants
of the invaded countries, is sufficient
to warrant tho charge of unnecessary
liriilalfy disgraceful to lhe nation
lhat practices It.
lu the "English Review," Austin
Harrison, lhe editor, discusses al
length the development of Ihls brutal
spirit iii Germany, During ton years
residence in that   country he    noted
lhe corporal,would be if he rolled his
eyes nl a sergeant, und the sergeant
would be It"he rolled his eyes at a
lieutenant, or   a workman   would he
for rolling his eyes at a foreman,
or a waiter rolling his eyes al. a head
waiter." Then again there in the
forefinger sign, the most common ucs-
ture ur modern Germany, Symbol of
punitive discipline used as a menace
nnd n warning, il is a sergeant's llrst
only too fi'ei|iieuily manifestations of I admonition, "Potty ns such a detail
thai spirit in times of peace. Ii Is may appeal," observes kit. Harrison,
outy natural, therefore, lhat it should "In reality it is Interpretative of the
Iimi expression ln war, sdnce llie Idea modern German attitude, und of such
of "striking terror" Into tho non-com- thnl It is now nstoui diiug and re-
hul.nils of an invaded country is an veiling to Ihe world. It Is tll3 national
uriicie of the. (lei'iiinii military logula- gesture, like iho Frenchman'- shrug
lions, emphasized by the kaiser when of the shoulders, and means just iho
lie exhorted the soldiers to "deport opposite, It represents the civil ooun-
themselves like the "Huns" in I'hina, torpuri. of the military doctrine of
and to "giiln the reputation of -\tilln." , 'striking terror' whence it derives."
This brutality is the essential spirit Trivial and droll as these idlosyn-
of Gorman militarism, and through oracles may seem, they .in none the
ihl army has, Mr. Harrison Insists, less characteristic of tho German
pel moated Into all grades of German [ spirit of life, which "In the modern
civil life,
'I'm- Individual German ls v,ot cruel
for tbo sake of cruelty. His brutality
ls rather a method, He would refuse
to attend a bullfight or cockfight, or
any spectacle of deliberate cruelty,
but he would think nothing of cutting
hi1 horse's hack Into bleeding weals
lt the animal jibbed or shied or throw
him. Mr. Harrison has heard Germans that complained bitterly of
pigeon shooting at Monte Car.o, emphatically justify the right of soldiers
to shoot at sight all suspected of
franctirage, and to destroy any village or town where civilian acts of
aggression had been established.
Prompted largely by the kaiser's per-
Eistent preaching, the Germans have
educated themselves to the army
standard of "ruthU-ss attainment of
the eml In object"���a principle that
finds expression throughout Germany
ln tho phrase "Sieh imponieren" to
assert, oneself regardless of the
means or cost. .
This attitude has a terminology of
Its own. To llx a man with the eyes
ls a recognized practice, and has been
the solo cause of many n fatal duel.
Another practice which hns come
down from the army to the workshop
is what drill sergeants term "rolling
the eyes." Absurd as it may appear
this rolling the eyes is," says Mr. Harrison," "a recognized German sign of
military garb bus led to a social system of formality, lickspittle, bul.ying',
and brutality, inconceivable to anyone that has not lived in Germany
and studied the system at work."
The cult of bruality has been
preached for fifteen years, not only in
the army and on political platforms,
but from university chairs, and, according to Mr. Harrison, produced
serious social disease in the nation.
Brutal outrages upon children have
become chronic in the lower classes,
and sex perversitief in the upper.
Strangely brutal crimes have become
so common as to "constitute unmistakable scientific ground for speaking
of the patheologlcaj state of Germany
ns the direct product of the imperial physical force doctrine." In
the German armies we are fighting a
doctrine of brutality, the national attitude. Though 1 llnd lt hard to
credit the reports of German soldiers
firing under cover of flags cf truce
and the Red Cross, I know that tlie
Germans will not r. .ly wage war
brutality but p'tlessly, as their emperor .has frequently behooved them
to. We at any rate, will keep the'
flag clean. Het us try and remember
that the Germans are .������ misguided
nation, suffering pathologically from
disease���a disease caught frcm the
kaiser, which may be described as
"intelligent brutality."
Should Encourage
the Cordage Industry
Claim is Advanced That More Protection  is  Necessary
At a lime when the ways and means
of   Internal   revenue   are   being  coll-J
sidered, attention i   directed to the
twine   and   cordage   Industry.   Those
now engaged In the Industry in Canada claim that It Buffers from class,
legislation, and  that  the  belter sup-]
port of a healthy home industry rather   than   i nco.iragiug     importations,
would result iu retaining tor circulation   iu   Canada,  a  large  amount  of i
money that is now lost lo the coun-
I ry.
Some seventy-live per cent, of the
twine  and cordage  requirements of
Canada are now on tho free list, and
considerably over half of the consumption is imported.   Twenty-live or
more     cordage  and   twine   factories j
haie operated in Canada during lhe'
pnsi twenty years,   und the number I
of failures would clearly Indicate that i
lhe   industry   has   been    beset  with
many difficulties,   lt Unstated that
nearly all of the  pliuils  which have
ceased to operate have gone out of
business since the free listing of most
of their products has come lulo effect. As many of the American cordage makeiB, with ti much wider market, have ceased operations, little
criticism of the failure of Canadian
factories to succeed can he made in
view of the greater difficulties with
whicli they havo had to contend.
The manufacture of binder twine iu
Canada has proven to be unusually
speculative and risky under existing
conditions, and It Is believed that
some readjustment of the tariff should
be made to encourage t lis industry.
Put on a paying basis, with n ever-
widening' market through the increase in agricultural and fishing
pursuits, an I dustry giving employment to a large number of people
would result, and large sums of
money would be kept for circulation
in Canada, that are now expended on
foreign . products and consequently
lost to Canada.
Russia and Britain
English Writer Sees a Great Future
For the Land of the Czar
For the next two hundred years
the British empire and the Russian
empire wifbe tb. two greatest powers
in the world, writes Hamilton Fyfe
iu the London Daily Mall. They must
make up tneir minds to have done
with bickering, to be sensible, to be
Looking beneath the surface of
things, 1 see thi.; war as '"
between the Ilritish empire and Germany for the Twentieth century. Each
century in modern Hme3 has been
dominated by one power. The sixteenth was Spain's century, the
seventeenth Holland's. The eighteenth belonged to France, and the
nineteenth to England. Now It was
clear, as the nineteenth century drew
near its end that England alone could
not hope for another term of supremacy. But England had brought into
being an jmpire, world-wiae, immense
In population and in wealth, lt seemed that the sceptre���not of actual
rule, of course, not of physical or
material domination, but of i\lluence
by character���might pass from the
Mother to the children.
German;- alone disputed this order
of succession. Thut Ib why the world
is at war toiiay. But Germany cannot conquer tho British empire; she
Is breaking her nails against a rock.
Therefore to that empire will belong
tho Twentieth Century, and to Hussia
wheu she has awakened the Intelligence of her peasant millions and developed her resources, will surely belong the tweuty-llrst, Let us both
recognize this and live at peace.
Wo have in truth, moro in common with Russians than with any
other nation. Wo are, tor instance,
obstinate and Inconsistent; so are
they. If we '.aunt them with sticking
to their old caleacar, which is thirteen days behind everyone else's, they
can point in reply to our pig headed
and far more inconvenient retention
of peculiar measure of money and
weight and length, in plao of the
decimal system used ty everyone
else. When we complain that their
alphabet has thirty-six lstters in it
their retort is: "It enables ua to spell
bs we pronounce, whereas your spelling and pronunciation are not related
at all!" Englishmen who are rash
enough to pity Russians because they
"lack political freedom" are reminded that there Is no Mrs. Grundy ln
Russia to cheek personal freedom
With a far more galling bond,
denies that his country is behind the
other great powers both in the common level of intelligence and in mechanical conveniences. This has advantages, however. It is annoying
that _ etrograd should be so badly
paved, that laundries should make a
practice of keeping your "washing"
for three weeks instead of one, that
there should be no regularity in the
postal or in any other service, whether private or state. But these are
trifles ln the general scheme of
life. If against such drawbacks we
set the comforts of strong nerves,
few cities, no rush from tho land, no
a "struggle j industrial weakening of the greater
! part of the population, the balance
will scarcely go against these, wheth
er we consider general happiness only
or take into account the health of
generations to ccme.
They have their effect as well upon
the solidarity of national sentiment.
Every Russian wants to free Constantinople from the Tur!:. Some
want this because Russia needs an
outlet into the Mediterranean, and
can not any longer submit to the
Dardanelles being treated as private
property. Some see that the chief
development of Russia's natural
wealth must be in the south, and believe that destiny is forcing her
towards the Golden Horn. Most want
it hecause they '.n.ve been taught that
Chrits Is dishonored bv the worship
of Islam in the Cathedral of St. Sophia.
Well, what are wo going to do
about it? Keep up our old poliey of
suspicion? Attempt to deny Hussia
that for which si.J nrdently longs?
Bleat In the accents of Iho 'eighties
about the highroad o India? Or with
frank nnd friendly agreement tell our
ally. "Wo shall not stand in your
way?" If we do not thero is trouble
ahead for everybody. I should not be
doing my duty !.' I did not say that
Russians are watching very closely
for signs of Engalnd's temper i_4
this matter of Constantinople and the
Kaiser Talks About Culture
War Lord Says That No Matter How
He Feels He Never Loses His
Tlie Neueste Nachrichten has published an interview with Dr. Ludwig
Ganghofer, the German author, in
which is given a further account of
tlie writer's visit to Emperor William
at the imperial field headquarters, Dr.
Ganghofer says:
"I heard and saw an example of'the
emperor's quiet patience with slanderous statements which should be
instructive for us all. Remarks of
such a nature embitter him, but even
in his greatest excitement he never
Ipses the mastery of his tongue. 1
heard him say in such a case. "That
is strong, but it is silly also. It is
fortunate thut truth is always wiser
in the long run and that it has longer
"Nevertheless there is a slight vibration in his majesty's voice when
the subject is our Germanic cousins
across tho channel.
"In a conversation with the representative of a neutral state the emperor once said: "You ure a sportsman. When in a horse race, the weaker animals gradually drop out and
only the two strongest are left, have
you ever seen the jockey of the horse
which threatens to fall behind strike
with his whip at that jockey of the
more ambitious and stronger animal?"
"The man questioner shook his
head. The emperor continued: 'Why
does England strike at us? Why does
she not rather strike at her own
weakening horse'.''
Yes, other words of the emperor
must be remembered.
"On one occasion lie made this re-
murk: 'Many people who judge us
Germans solely by outward polish
and term us barbarians, seem not to
know that there is a great difference
between civilization and "kultur."
England certainly is a highly civilized
nation. One notices that always in
the drawing room, but to have "kultur" means to possess deep conscience and high morals. My Germans
have conscience and morale.
"When they say hi other lands that
it was my intention to found a world
cipire. that is the funniest nonsense
ever said about me. Bub in the morale, industry and conscience of the
German people is to be found a conquering power that will open the
world for them.'"
Construction of Superdreadnough
One   time   Strongly   Criticiz
Experience lias Proven the
The battle ill lie North Sea, which
ended disastrously for Germany v.iili
the sinking of the Blucher and the
the crippling of two nf iter battle
cruisers, has confirmed tin wisdom
of the British nava1 policy dlFingthe
last decade anil will lend to silence
those critics who advocated tiie nban-'
donineiit of batllcshi , construction ,
and urged that tlie activities of tile
shipyards should be confined t" tile
building of submarines,
The effective work performc i by
the Lion lu that light is a special
source uf congratulation to the British naval designer.!, as il was against
lhe bailie cruisers ot tiie licet, of
which tiie Lion is Ihe most recent
type that much of the adverse criticism was dinsted.
The  Lion  and  lhe  Princess  ROyal,
her sister   ship,    were completed in
1013.    They have a displacement of
L'6,000 tons' and included iu their armament are   eight   of   tlie 13,5-Inch j
guns with which the   battleships of
the Orion typiv ,-hich wero launched
in 1011 and 1912, were the llrst to bo,
equipped,    At the time dial the lirst.
annoiinceuent    was  made    with  re-1
gurd to the furnishing of the vessels
with these guns, Ihere was consider-j
able hostile crltcisui  from naval  ex-'
perts, hut so litlle did the British ad-,
miralty  think  cf  the  adverse   comments ns to lhe size of these guns
that the new battleships of the Queen
Elizabeth    type were lilted with IS
Inch  guns which are  three    laches
larger than any gun with which the ,
German navy is equipped.
These guns throw a projectile of
1950 pounds, as compared with n pro-
jeelile weight of Ilia.I from the 12- j
inch guns, theroby giving the British
ships an aggregate prjjectile weight
of in,(ion pounds, as compared with
10,80(1 of the tlerrna.' 12 inch in each
At lhe time nf llie declaration of,
hostilities  by Germany,  the    British
navy was composed of 7-S vessels of I
all kinds which were manned 'y 151,-
000 men of all ranks, not Including
the naval reserve of    approximately
10,000  men.    This  number  included
four super-dreadnoughts of the Iron
Duke    type, four super-dreadnoughts
of the King George V. type, and four
Buper-dreodnoughts of tlie Orion type,
10' dreadnoughts of 'jn.ooo tons displacement and over In battleships, 20
battle cruisers, 34 armored cruisers,
two fast light cruisers, eight scouts
of the Sentinel type, including the Ill-
fated Pathfinder, which was sunk by
a German submarine Sept. 5 of lust
year; eight submarines, of which the
"F" type that have been doing effec
ts Mounting Large Guns was at
ed  by  Naval Experts,  but
Value of the 1 lea vy Class
ti.o work in the North Sea, er-
most modern; 222 destroyers of
lous types, the latest m which
llie "il" ciass, of which the Miranda
i-i the imly vessel yet launched; ;�����������
pedii boats in conimi.-siou but uoi 'u-
eluding about r.n vessels of the class
of obsolete  putli'I'li.  ami .",_:  RUKi'hiry
ships, Including mother ships 11. destroyers, mine laying ships, di-.ii ut-
ing ships, oil vessels nml repair .md
hospital snips.
Tlie earliest battleships stiii In active commission are nf tho A! i, Ic
type. There are nine nf these ve.'eol_
and they arc all Included in the
IMS programme, They h >. ��� .i displacement of 14,900 tons, tii ������. . -
power Is 12,000 and their coal arryfug
capacity 2,500 Ions. Tin _e . eia
have a speed of 17.3 kn ir;; an hour;
their uwnnr plate is like Inches in
thickness and the armor protect! of
tiie big guns is from  In to 11 in ��������� a.
,\ comparison of these figures wltb
those of the most modern vessels,
such as the (Jneen Elizabeth and the
Warspite, is somewhat striking au !
shows tlie great advance im.de iu bat-
tleship construction during the last
few years. Battleships of '.he Queen
Elizabeth type have a displacement
of 27,600 !ons, llieir ostlmated horsepower ttu blue) is 68,000 ami their
oil carrying capacity is 4,000 ion-;.
They are buill for a speed nf 25 i ii 's
an hour, their armor plate is 13.5 in.
in thickn sr, anu the protection
their heavy guns varies
13.5 inches.
The   last  battleships   to   be
pleted before lhe wur were the iron
Duke,  Marlborough   Emperor  ,.i   India and lienbow.   "iie.se vessels      n
a tonnage displacement of 25 Ofl i, j,
horsepower of 39,000, and u coal i ar-
rying capacity of 4,000 tgns. Thej   u
capable of making  a  Bpeea of  --'.5
Knots an hour and have a sheath of
12   inches   in   thickness,   with   from
eight to 12   Incln s   gun   pr
The battles, ips now building, some
I' whicli have already been laum   i 1
urn    tlie  Queen  Elisabeth,   Warspite,
Durham, Valiant anil Malaya,    [a addition to these the Ramlles, Ri
Renown,   Resistance, Resolution, Revenge,    Royal Oak and Royal Si
elgn are   also on tlie sto d ;.   Ve  -   j
'of the Queen i_llzabeth type have a
1 displacement of :_7.r.i'i|  tens,
power of Ti8,1)00 .-.nil are the
' burning battleships to be con
, by  the British admiralty,    "i
' attain  a speed  of _.",  knots
land will be   equipped    with
' guns.
. oil-
���    -.-..I
��� aa
���ii: :ii
First Bcomer���You fellows have no
git-up about you at all. AYhy don't
you have photographs cf your town
taken, like we did? Are you ashamed
of it?
Rival Boomer���Naw, t:,nt ain't the
reason at all. I want you to understand, young fellah, that our town
don't stand still long enough to be
"Father," said little Rollo, '-what is
"Appendicitis, my son," answered
the deep thinking father, "is something that enables a doctor to open
up a man's anatomy and remove his
No Russian who knows the world entire bank account."
Russia Buys Vessel
Takes Newfoundland Steamer to Do
Some Ice Breaking
The steel steamer Lintrose, built
for the Held Newfoundland Company
in 1913, has been purchased by the
Russian government for service as
an ice breaker in the White Sea. The
vessel will replace the Canadian government ice breaker Earl Grey, which
proved inadequate to cope with the
severe conditions, and Is now frozen
ln at Archangel. The Lintrose has
sailed for Philadelphia, where it is
understood she will take on supplies
and passengers before proceeding to
The Lintrose has hec-n running between Port aux Basques, at the southwest extremity of Newfoundland, and
North Sydney, C.B., and has shown
herself sufficiently powerful to plow
through the ice of Cabot Strait and
mako nightly trips throughout the
winter months. The steamer registers
1,616 tons,  and  ls  255 feet long.
It's all very well to keep hoping
for the best, but we bate to see a man
sit down at the  job   and   call   it _
day's work.
Germany Realizes Mistake j Russia Will Feed the Allies
German     Newspaper    Admits  Ambitions Lrourht War
The  Loudon  Naval    and    Military
Record says:    "Tlie German    newspapers are beginning to admit  that
Ministers    of    Finance  Arrange   Far
Westward Shipments cf Wriest
at Special   Rates
An important result of the     inference of the ministers ot Finance of
their navy has proved a bad invest- j Great" .ritain, France and" ___.._ ._
ment.   lt is very significant that the i |,aris [Sr according to an article by
Lokal Anzeiger of Berlin has been
led to admit that the 'dangers which
at present menace Germany are far
greater than those of 1870,' and that
'these dangers would not exist if we
had not in the meantime developed
so wonderfully.' This paper proceeds
lo discuss the growtli of European
armies, but it doe:, not iind in this
movement a satisfactory explanation
of the difficulties which nro increasingly ainbarrassing the Germans. It
admits lhat 'the decisive change does
not, however, consist in tlie increase
of armament, but In the
while Germany 44 yearj ago was
only a land power, sh. hus since I
forced her way up to the position of
one of the most important naval pow-!
ers.' nut even more recently than I iK.r
this admission is tho statement that !
Dr. )���.'. .1. Dilltm ln the Daily Telegraph, that the vast supplies of cereals now hoarded up iu RitssU will
be sold and conveyed to western
Europe by way of Archangel and
Vladivostok. The cost of conveyance
will be cut down to the lowest limits
by tlie Introduction of special
freights. This reduction in the cost
of transportation, taken together wit_
the low prices of foodstuffs which
now rule in Russia and the exceptionally abundant crops in Siberia, will
! enable the exporter to sell corn to
fact that j (|le nines at rates which cannot but
have a beneficiai effect on the markets generally from the consumer'!
point of view.
As  long  as   Russia  bad  to  keap
foodstuffs within her own boun i-
ary   other   corn   growing  countries,"
'without this development we should Dlf ,)11Iou remarks, "had it in their
not perhaps have tho war today. I .���,. (() r.lise ,.k,es t the, ,10art,.
Perhaps the Germans are beginning Gontent, ���ut once lhe aUi,,3 timl it
to realize that their, navy has proven  t0 th(.lr advantage to draw on Rns-
an exceedingl.. cost'.' investment,
They antagonized continental powers
by the increase of the army, but it
was the naval movement which most
arrested the attention of the world
and created that spirit of hostility to
German ambition which has found
expression ln neutral countries. This
effect was produced less, perhaps, by
the building of ships than by propaganda which was encouraged by
Germany and Admiral Von Tirpitz.
Americans, for   ins'ance,   were   not
sai's granaries s'- p'y the dunand
will tend to be equalized, an,i foodstuffs will become proportionately
This transaction, which was unanimously agreed upon by the three ministers, will have the further effect it
lightening tlie burden of Russia's indebtedness and of contributing to a
better rate of exchange.
There is a good story in the I.on-
ilarmed so much by the Na��y Acts as ' don Natior about one ot the (lighter
by the declarations by the Kaiser that accidents of the fleets. Ihe other
he was'Admiral of the Atlantic'that! day the commander of a destroyer,
the trident must    he in Germany
list,'  and  that  'nothing  must  occur
in any ocean  cf the world Without
Germany's consent.'"
Great Maize Crop
A Central News despatch from
Durban says an expert states that the
imaize crop in South Africa will probably surpass the records of twenty
years. It is estimated that 2,600.000
bags will be available for exp:irt next
rolling heavily in a gale, and with lier
engines disabled, tried to lessen the
strain by lading out oil. Tlie seamen
engaged in this work was washed
overboard, and washed hack again by
a returning wave. He picked himself
up. saluted his officer, and said:
"Very sorry, sir; lost the bucket!"
Army Needs More Meat
The British government has requested all the .istralian States to
secure all the meat available for export during the war, as large qnantl-
ties will be necessary to meet the
needs of the British army. France
! also will require a considerable sup-
The    first   completely   successful I
tests of the wireless telephone from
_ ,'n0._ S ,'_!!!___���__," _rd\\. .tern i Pi.     The Commonwealth parliament
SMShieLIt^r_ |   as --imousiy pissed a Mi, .���Uj
clearly heard nearly twenty-six milei   ���lt,l,"    measures  ne"588-"* �����
from l.ounsberry to Binghamton, NT.
this end. THE
O'.vner will deliver the Title Deeds to
$?4,500 worth of
Inside "Conrtenay City Property"
or Only $8,000
P'.i   '._ 57
Full particulars from
Camp, ll River
H, Jamieson,  Secretary of
the  '
forth Comox Central Conser-
. . ci   i   i   R. C. Berteattx,
i  j
1 ii North Coinox and ex-
W  11.  Wood, of Vancouver,
imp .:,v with Mr. Berteaux
���.,:,;'. ti .   8 tour  of the
110'   til
mi end    . '.bis district, were
vis .
hi   '. . on Monday from
ii _iver.   They were about
the m
, st   ur]  :' ed men in Courten-
ay to
learn that .Mr.  .Stewart the
he hi
the fo
rtl coming Provincial election.,
"I would     ...    ' from past state
il   Liber ! candidates  that
rt  uld naturally try to boost
tin   ���
mi ���...,*��� of their lukewarm sup-
s   in  the   south"   said   Mr.
ai_  "but   1    certainly    am
>hed thai i n h a preposterous
liotild be nade in the present 1
i ��� as the i ception tendered
Mr. S
wart on bis recent trip north
should have convinced bim that he
is a pretty lucky man if he saves
his deposit as far as the north is
concerned. During tlio past twelve
vcars that I have had the pleasure
of canvassing the north in the Conservative interests I want to say
that I have never seen the district
so unanimous in su] pert of the
party standard bearer as it is at
present. Tbis talk of defection is
all rot. There are about three men
who lead the .Stewart cohorts up
there uud everyone of these three is
supporting bim not on principle
but because they either can't get a
government position or have held
one and been dismissed for incompetency. Tbe elec'ors know tbem
too well to lake Ihcm seriously and
so far their defection has resulted
in added strength for .Mr, Manson
and the Conservative patty i.s well
tid of men of th.ir calibre." Dr.
Jamieson stated that from reports
that bad reached him from tbe
various locals there was absolutely
no material opposition to Mr Man-
son and he was convinced that the
majority for that gentleman given
in previous elections could not possibly fall down and Mr. Manson
would undoubtedly leal over all
opposition candidates. Ex-Aid,
Wood when interviewed said that
although he was comparita vel. a
stranger in the district he had nevertheless been in the political arena
for a long peroid, ill fact had been
one of the men who had first declared for party linos iu the province, und if his past experience
counted for anything be certainly
could see nothing else but a large
Manson majority iu the forth coming elect ion. He was quite surprised
at the immense natural resources of
the district and was more surprised
at the feeling amongst the men
with reference to Mr. Manson, On
every sid; you dull hear the
statement that as long a ''Old
Mike" would slay the loggers
would wene tooth and nail to put
him at the head of the poll. Mr.
Wood stated that iu all his experience he had never seen a member
who appeared to be so close to the
hearts of his constituents, aud the
statement of Mr. Stewart that he
had heard since arriving in town
saying that li_ would carry the
north, appeared to him a case of
pure bluff, The party after going
to Cumberland to confer with the
h 'ads of the Conservative organization there, returned to Campbell
Public  Nciice
Public notice is hereby given ���
that unless the owners of the poles!
lying along the _ake Trail within j
the City Limits cause same to be,
removed ithin ten clays from date j
the City will take such action in |
regard to same as may be deemed I
City Clerk!
Dated this 21st day of April, 1915. ''
Try an Ad. in The  Review
Wt ,1  	
U V i
���<��.   .....
rteaay Glee
��� _______���___���_���������
il 28, at 8 p. ii
Stirring New Kitchen  Symphony
Glees,    Solos,    Etc.,   Etc.
0!_IC \_
A good time for all
iter Check Books
Loose  Leaf Billheads
We are now able to supply the needs
of every merchant in the district with
the above goods at exactly the same
prices as quoted by eastern houses.
Holders supplied free. Ring us up
and we will call with samples,  etc.
The Review, Courtenay
Telephone 59
Isabel Street
Town Council
The Citv Council met ou Monday
evening, the Mayor aud all the
Aldermen, with the exception of
Aid. Kirkwood, were present.
Communications were read from
the department of Printing and
Stationery re account, and from the
Attorney Generals Department aud
Police Inspector re return of hotel
license money.
From Duncan & Dutcher re
Electric Light agreement.
From toggle liros. re Police Uni
From R. S. Bickle & Co. re Fire
On motion they were laid over
for futber consideration.
An account of $10.60 from Tar-
hell's was referred to the Finance
Finance committee reported that
Ellis' note to the Royal Uiuk was
past due. and that the bank would
renew with tlie city or with Mr.
Chairman Leighton for the Hoard
of Works, reported that he had received tenders for scales from the
Builder's Supply Co. an 1 W. G.
McK_an. They were given power
to purchase a scale which will be
located on Isabel Street, in front of
the Review office.
Me also reported the following
work to be done.���
Grading at Royal Bank corner
Box drain ft0111 Taibell's store,
and culvert al Shannon Block, $30.
Repairs to Cumberland r_id, $50.
Repairs to .Sandwick road, $40.
Rebairs to Union Hay road, j.50,
Repairs to bridges, j. 50.
Incidentals, $500.
Report laid over to see what
money will be available.
Harry Idiens, chairman of Police
Commissioners, reported that Mr.
West had been appointed policeman
at a salary of $60 per month. He
is not a resident but will move iuto
town at once
Aid. Johnston introduced his
motion to have tbe city divided into wards, and produced a map of
the city, which his friend Charlie
Callin had divided into six wards.
The matter fas left over
for consideration after the Court of
A by-law to amend tlie license
by-law was given two readings. It
It provides for a fee of $125 every
six months, for a bottle license.
When the Health  bv-lavv came
up for re-consideration, Aid. Johnston wanted it laid over  until  he
jL>ot a copy of the Health Act to see
that it was'all right.   Aid. Crompton said it could be read clause  by
clause, aud he would endeavor to
explain     The by-law  contains  79
clauses, and was read a third time.
The Electric Light by-law will
come up for discussion at a special
meeting on Monday night next.
j     The letter from Duut &. Deitcher
I was ordered filed   tor   future   con-
: sideralion.    One from Loggie Bros,
re uniform for police, was Also filed.
I     J,  R,   Johnston   addressed   the
i couucil in reference to his  license,
! stating that the sheriff was iu   pos-
| session, and that he was unable  to
do business as the license calls for,
and requested the  council   not   to
ijrant another license in the  meantime,
A number of poles are lying along
the I,ake Trail lonie of them 1 lo k
ins the ditches. The'Clerk was
authorized to advertize for the
owners to remove them
I    The Couucil then adjourned.
Swan's Old Stand, Courtenay
F.    E-  ASTON
Loner's  Shoes made to order.
In North and South, in East
and West,
Aston's Handmade Shoes will
stan ! the Test.
Willard's Harness Emporium
Fine Showing of Horse Blankets,  i<np
Rugs, Cloves, Trunks, Suit Oases, lite.
Harness Repaired Neatly
Cumberland aud Courtenay
begs ti) announce that he has
repurchased his old barber
business Irom Mr, Smith ami
will bu pleased to meet all his
old customers at the old stand
Next to the   Opera   House
Notice of Intention to Apply For
Retail Liquor Licence
TAKE NOTICE that the undersigned
intends to apply to the Board of
License Commissioners at their next
regulsr sitting to be held on the second
Wednesday in the month of June next,
for a license to sell intoxicating liquor by
retail under Subsection 3 of Section 290,
of the '.Municipal Act" iu that certain
store or shop situate on the groaud lloor,
comer, of those certain premises, situate
011 I,ot iS, iu lllock , at the corner of
Isabel ami Union Streets, iu the City of
Dated this 23rd day of March,   A.   D.
Coal Cutter
In No.
6 Mine
Something i.ew iu the form of
coal cutting machinery was introduced into No. 6 mine last Monday
This mine is being opened up on
the longwall system in order to
give this new coal cutter ideal conditions to work under, and the results so far have .iiore than justified the introduction of this machinery. The name of the machine is the Sullivan Bar Coal Cutter, using alternating current. It
travels along the face at the rate of
80 feet per hour; makes a mining
6 feet deep and 3 inches high, thus
producing a very small persentage
of slack, and allows the miners to
more efficiently remove the rock
bands. No powder is used to
shoot the coal down, with there-
suit that the coal falls away from
the roof in huge blocks, as high as
10 tons in weight. These machines will improve the quality of
the output, and are capable of producing 350 tons in 8 hours.
In the Matter of the " Municipal Act," and
In the Matter of the Application
of Silvio Marocchi for a license to
sell intoxicating liquors by retail
under Subsction 3 of Section 290
of the "Municipal Act"
TAKE NOTICK that the undersigned
intends to apply to the Roard of
Ucence Commissioners of the City of
Courtenay to be held 011 the Second
Wednesday in June 1913, for a licence to
slill intoxicating liquors by retail under
Subsection 3 of Section 290 of the above
mentioned act iu those certain shop or
store premises situate ill the " Marocchi
Building" situate on I,ot 30, Map 311,
Union Street, in the City of Courtenay.
Dated the 24th day of March, A.D. 1915
each Spring. Human nature
too must follow suit. Spring
is the ONE season in- which
you cannot get along with any
make-shift kind of suit. And
although I am quite busy
(thank you) I can still attend
to YOUR wants.
English box cloth iu stock for
farmer's old country style gaiters.
Try me for riding breeches.
The Custom Tailor
Sutton & Kirkwood
Undertakers and
Night or Day Calls promptly
Phone 27 Coartenay


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