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VOL. 1
NO. 22
Only a few Lots left in  Terminal
Your last cnance to get a lot in a
cleared field at bed-rock prices.
Drop us a card and we will call and
show you plans.
P. L. ANDERTON, Manager
Phone 22 Courtenay, B. C.
Courtenay House Furnishing Stores
Kitchen Tables, Kitchen Cupboards,
Kitchen  Cabinets, Kitchen   Chairs
and Stoves or Ranges
Bedroom  Furniture
Dressers, Wash Stand, Chiffonieres,
Brass and White Enamel Iron Beds
in all sizes and styles
Courtenay House Furnishing Store
B. F. KRAUSE, Proprietor
"Bayview" Sub-division
Is Now on the Market
The Property of the Comox Logging & Railway Co.
Situate on the Nanaimo Road,  between Carter's  and Roy's
Several Lots have been Sold but we have some Choice ones left
Acreage at the Price of Lots
In Blocks of 1 to 8 acres. Prices $150 to $300 per acre
Easy Terms
For Sale only by
Real Estate and Insurance
Auctioneers and Valuators
Notary Public and Conveyancing
Willard Block
Mr. O. H, Fechner is at Victoria
this week.
Dr. Millard was a visitor at
Vancouver on Sunday.
Born���On Monday, April al, to
Mr. and Mra. John Sheldon, a
Mrs. James Laird is back from
Nanaimo, and is stopping at the
Port Augusta Hotel.
Mr. B. Fraser, of Vancouver,
was iu town last week. While
lure he secured the contract for
the Riverside bar, also all the sash
und doors needed for tlie new
Local view post cardsat Peacey's
Drug Store.
For Sale���Six head of Horses.
Apply, G. R. Bates, Carwithen
For Sale���Fresh milking cows.
Apply Edward Kvev Clayton, Parkins Farm, Sandwick P. 0.
For Sale���Double seated buggy,
in good condition. Apply to Rev.
J. X. Willemar, Saudwick.
When you want amateur photo
supplies go to the Courtenay Photo
Studio.    Local views for sale.
For Sale���Gasoline launch, i6ft
long, 5ft beam, 2 h.p. engine. Apply J. Johnston, Courtenay hotel.
Book keeping and auditing,
monthly accounts made up. Terms
moderate.   Apply. T. A. E. Daniel.
Found Adrift���6 Boom sticks
and chains, stamped F. Applv,
Thomas Knight, .Point Holmes,
For Sale ��� White Wyandotte
Eggs, 5c per egg or $4.00 per hundred. Apply, Chas. H. Pigott,
Lazo P. O.
White Wyandotte eggs for sale���
$1 per setting ; also a few at $1.50
per setting. Apply E. A. Mitchell,
Sandwick P. 0.
For Sale���Automobile, 30 h. p.
E. M. F. In use one year and a
half. Has run six thousand miles.
Apply, J. R. Johnston, Courtenay
For sale���Thoroughbred Plymouth Rock and brown Leghorn
eggs for hatching. Apply Herbert
Shopland, Sandwick P. 0., Phone
R90.        ���
If you have anything to be sold
by auction, see Cameron and Aallan
���wid get it listed in their sale which
will be held in Courtenay ou Saturday May 3rd.
For sale���White Pekin Duck and
matured Brown Leghorn eggs from
imported stock. 75c per setting
each. Geo. F. Russell Kirkwood
ranch, lake trail, Courtenay.
The pure bred imported Perch-
eron stallion "Besigne," owned by
the Comox Horse Breeders Assn.,
will stand for the season at the
barn of Mr. J. Milligan, lower road.
For Sale���Seed potatoes early
and late. Good croppers, same
that helped to get the cup at New
York for British Columbia. *Vpply
T. C. Woods, Saudwick P. O.
Phone R 96.
Lost���Brown gelding, no shoes,
weight about 1050 lbs. long mane
and tail. Last seen iu vicinity of
Mr. Leditrgham's Ranch. If found
please communicate with Howard
Elliott, Beaver Creek Farm, Gran
Just arrived at Willard's Harness Emporium: a fine line of horsa
blankets, lap rugs, trunks and suit
cases at all prices. Harness repairing promptly and neatly done.
Wesley Willard, Cumberland and
Auto For Hire
Phone 26
Batteries and Accessories Kept in Stock
Get your flower and garden
seeds at Pjacey's Drug Sore.
Mr. Barnum, of Vancouver, was
here last week in tlie interests of
the B. C. Telephone Co.
Mr. F. D. Cameron sold his corner lot on Union street to The
Hank of Commerce Substantial
bank premises will be erected ou it
The Lake Trail residents need a
telephone line. Why not put in a
rural phone line. It will be cheaper by a long shot and much more
satisfactary every way.
W. E. Wilson, president, and
Wm. Shouds, manager, of the
Acadia Trust Co., Vancouver, were
in town on Tuesday, in connection
with the Byron Crawford estate.
Considerable excitement was occasioned at Headquarters on Tubs- ,
day when a large stump was hurled about 60 feet into the air by a
heavy charge of powder. It lit on;
top of the hotel, went through the
roof and*floors, and finally lauded
in the basement, fortunately[110 one
was injured.
In the interests of the Lake trail
residents, Mr. Geo. F. Russell has
made representations to the post
master to have the proposed rural
mail service between here and Cumberland connect with the Lake trail
Messrs. Kirkwood & Sutton's
hearse has arrived and they are
now ready for business. As soon
as the painters get their premises
fixed up they will have the finest
undertaking parlors aud outfit on
the island.
Messrs. Hardy & Biscoe wilt
hold an auction sale of fine heavy
draught horses for Mr. Fieldhouse.
at Creech's barn, on Saturday
April 26, at a p. in. This should
be an excellent opportunity for
ranchers to secure good working
A meeting to discuss the proposed water company's plans will be
held in the opera house tonight
(Thursday) at 8 p. m. This is a
live' question, and should be attended by every citizen who has
the welfare of the district at
(Nanoosejl Hatrlct)
Twenty Acre Blocks ot Bush Uin.ls nt $40 per acre;   1.5   Cash;   Balance,
In 5 Animal Payments, with Interest at Tper cent)
Write m cull mi us (or information
Hickey & Thwaites
Hardy & Bisc'oe
The Oldest Established
Real Estate Agents and Auctioneers
A Large Listing of Cleared and
Bush Lands, Ranches, Bung-
alows and Town Lots
Union St.        Courtenay, B. C.
Courtenay Auto Livery
Railway Station
The exact^location of the Station at Courteuay has
been settled as can be seen by the plan furnished
by the Railway Company
This confirms what we told you through the press
last fall when we offered you lots right opposite
the Station
We have still several choice lots right on the track
and opposite to the Station, from $400.00 upwards
and on good terms
Call in and see us and we will show you the plan
of the Station Subdivision
Beadnell & Callin
Telephone 24
Courtenay - and - Comox, B. C. THE COURTENAY REVIEW. COURTKNAY. 1!. C.
Public in England Mulcted    by    Customs  Thai   Amount  to  Scndal
London, England.���The practice ..i
paying junior counsel ;. tee equal to
two-thirds ..i ih.' amount pu.li] i<> senior counsel was attacked at tho general meeting ol the Law Society.
Brlnaby liarpor suld tlie Law Bo-
clot}' tliiiulii protect 'ho piiDllo us well
ivs limit utter the Interests .if the pro
fes&lon, nnd ii wns time to .1.. away
with mui.'iiilu;', whloh was nothing
less than a scandal,
A friend of Iks had often brlofed sir
Henry Hawkins, who never wanted
mure Hun. 20 guineas uiul two mi' ilu*
brief, inn nowadays leudlng nudity
K.C.'s were Halting extravagant feoB.
There wus no objection to n K.C, Batting those fees If lhe ellenl wanted to
brief thai K.C, bin II w is hard thnt
junior counsol should also gel two*
thirds nf ilu' umoiint which his lender
lie knew ..f n case win re n Junior
couiiBel was not preaoni In court for
some daya during u trial, bul sllll ho
had 10 a* paid his 06 guineas per day.
lu another oaRe, WOO was to be
paid to n leading counsel and the
usual proportion to the junior. Hoili
were perfectly satisfied, but subse*
fluently it wus deolded to brief n well-
known K.C, The K.C. waa engaged In u political campaign and be asked a fee which was thought to be absolutely prohibitive, but the Client
thought it advisable to secure his services, To the client's surprise, the
drat counsel engaged explained that
now lie wns by the etiquette of the
bar Junior, and was entitled to a fee
equal to two-lbirds of the fee wh'ch
Ihe K.C. who had been briefed tit the
big figure, was to receive. The original Junior also explained thnt he was
entitled to a fee equal to two-thirds
of the fee paid to the counsel who
was to have been his leader, but who
had become Junior as the result of the
introduction of the eminent K.C. Aa
counsel were satisfied in the first ln-
mnco with the fees they were to
have received, It was hardly necessary
to say how absurd a scandal auch a
rule wna.
So serious bud this question of big
fees become, that City people declined
to muke auch exorbitant payments to
Ihese fancy society counsel and were
inclined to go to arbitration upon
points which should be legitimately
fettled in the high courts.    .
The chairman, C, L. Samson, said
the society had already appointed a
committee to deal with the subject.
It was thought however, that the resolution would strengthen the committee's hand, and after discussion It was
Cash For Farm Lands
\\v havo danh tor 2 or :t spotlom of iteam plough land, also for �� number ����f
t;''*iti improved faring.   Piicea'must \>v right.
I'tptiiiiuM im* being mnde In Bwlfl Current, Saskatchewan, the fastest p*ow��
lug town in the Canadian Wim. Shrewd Investors believe 11 will exceed Iho'
growth of Basltatoou. Roglna and Moose Jaw.
Cholcolj locatotl lots ai siJ.'..   Torms $10 epal, and $10 per month.
Write for 1 klei on Bwlfl Current.
To 1 fiii n nuniboi of choice Improved farms in nil sixes oloso tn school und
nmrUei. Write foi new llsl <>i attractive Investments in Lands, Acreage, win-
nlpcg investments. ���������<������
13 Canada Life Building, Winnipeg, Man.
One on Solomon
Perry���Solomon himself admitted j
that be was puzzled by the way of a i
man with a maid.
Mrs, Perry���Wall, he'd buve been!
more excited over the way uf a maid
Willi a new set of dl.shcs.
Mild In Northern B.C.
Further evidence of ibe mild and
even climate of the Interior of Northern British Columbia through which
the main line of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway passes, Is to he found in
statistics for the current winter prepared by nn observatory of the Dominion Metereologlcnl Department established nt Port Qeorge last August.
These records show thnt between
November 1st and January 10th, there
hnve onlv been 7 1-2 (lays of snow;
3 dnvs of rain: 10 days cloudy; and
8 days of Chinook wind: Uie remaining 4:i 1-2 .lays bring clear.
In November the temperature snnli
fo zero on the HOth. but the maximum
for that day was 26 above gnil there
were 4 days when Ihe minimum was
SO above or higher. The average
temperature fur the month wns a
minimum of 20 above and a maximum
of 27 above.
In December tbe Ihermomefer registered 3 below zero on tbe 1st and
2 below on the 10th, the maximum
on these days being 17 and 10 below
respectively, and there were Ave days
of 25 abm'e or higher. The average
tempeniiure for the month was a minimum nf 13 above and a maximum of
30 above.
In the flvsl m days of January there
were H days below zero and I! days of
in above or higher. The average
temperature for this period wns a
minimum of 7 below and a maximum
of 14 above.
Give   Blcriot  Monoplane,   Filled Complete, for the  Use of Army
Loudon, England, -The war office
acquired anotner aeroplane rooently���
a giii. from tin* International Correa*
puuueiice Schools, thu curriculum of
which Includes the science of aviation.
'I ills particular machine, a HI.not
oionoplnue lilted with a 50-hoi'se*
power Ouotne engine, bus been driven
more than 17,000 miles by Robert
Slack, u student of tlie International
Correspondence Schools, Who under-
look a Hying tuur of the country, with
the object of stirring up enthusiasm
tor aviation among other students.
A deputation from lhe schools waited on Colonel Seely al lhe war ollite
and asked him to accept the monoplane, offered In a spirit of loyally us
a gift. 10 the nation.
I have been puzzled, aald Colonel
Heely, In accepting the monoplane, lo
understand the connection' between
the International Correspondence
Schools and Ihe art of Hying; but one
tiling is clear, and that is that the students of the schools are exceptionally
alert, alive, far-seeing and patriotic.
1 have received many deputations in
tbls room, he added, but this one Is
exceptional, because, while other deputations asked for something this
one wants to give me something.
Later, speaking at a luncheon given
at the Westminster Palace Hotel to
celebrate the presentation, Colonel
Seely said: ���
After all, we want two things In lhe
science of aviation. We want not
only the machines; we want the men
with the nerve and the courage and
the skill and the judgment to fly them.
I can ussure you that we are not losing sight of the national importance of
the science of aviation.
1 am not going to nnticipato now
the statement I shall have to make to
parliament of what has been done, but
1 can say that a very remarkable advance has been made not only in the
war ollice. but outside in the science
of aviation.
Scientist Says Man of Future Will be
Inferior Product
Paris, Prance,���The man of the future, according to Ad. A. I*\ lo Double
professor of medicine at Tours, will
have u large head, fewer teeth and
shorter arms than the mnn of today,
and will compute with hlni unfavorably .11 stature.   *
Among the primitive races In Australia, tho professor slates, it is nut. uncommon to llnd natives with thirty-six
01' even more teeth, but the white man
of tomorrow will be lucky If In* has
twenty-eight. Then* Is a tendency
for the llrst, eleventh and twelfth ribs
to disappear, thus leaving nine instead
of twelve on either side of the body.
Legs and arms are destined to
shrink in length, but the hand, which
today shows an immense progress
compared with that of our remote ancestors, will continue to progress in
ihe direction of the Independence of
the fingers.      The Ilttlo toe will become smaller and smaller.
Advices from Vancouver state thnt
after being laid up since November,
during the winter schedule of the
Grand Trunk Pacific winter service,
the s��. Prince George is to be taken
over to Esquimau for her annual
overhauling and painting, after which
she will take the place of the Prince
Rupert on March 1st, while the latter
vessel is likewise hauled out at Esquimau to prepare for the semi weekly
service early next spring.
Captain McKenzie the new Commodore of the G.T.P. fleet who ls in
command of the Prince Rupert, will
command the Prince George, while
her sister ship Is being overhauled, but
just, previous to the commencement ot
the semi-weekly service it. is understood that there will be a general promotion of officers and it. is probable
that the chief officer of one of the two
.boats will receive the permanent, command of the Prince George.
Reduce cost of Living
Mrs.  Youngbiide (at the bakcr'sl-
Tlu* holes iu lhe doughnuts arc Very
hug.'.       You ought lo make sum:' re
llaker���Can't do thai, mum: but I'll
give yon n cent each for lhe hobs II
you'll return 'cm.
Now Feels Strong
and Vigorous
And Fit for Any Amount of Work
as tho Result of Using
Or. Chase's Nerue Food.
London. Marylebono  guardians
have under consideration a proposal
that a Hand of Hope shall be established among the workhouse inmates
for the encouragement of temperance.
Interlaken.���Measurements of >.he
glaciers of lhe llinter Rhine district
(Canton Grissons) show that they
have advanced during 1012. The advance of the Paradise glacier was
thirty-seven feel, of the Zapport glacier forty feet, and of the Tambo glacier thirty feet. It is known that Ihe
glaciers of the Alps have advanced
and lost in length in past centuries, .1
fact pointing to alterations of wet and
dry periods of long duration.
One refuses to be Tried by Magistrate
Because He is a Jew
Paris, France.���Exciting incidents
marked the trial of two Camelots du
Hoi, M. Charles Maurras, the well-
known writer and member of the staff
of the principal royalist paper, and
M. de Couplgny, They were accused
of assaulting several persons who refused to shorn 'Vive le Hot.' The incident took place at Versailles on December 1.
After a banquet  about 400  Royalists, or' Camelots du Roi, went lo the
courtyard of the palace and made a
demonstration In front of the statue!
of Louis XIV.        According'  to    the
prosecution, a railway employe, who j
with his wife and friend, was about to
Inspect the palace, was surrounded by ]
the demonstrators, and because he re- ]
fused to shout 'Vive le Roil' he was,
knocked down, and so badly hurt that
he could  not  work  for  a  fortnight. I
Two policemen who came to the res-
cue also received kicks and blows and |
five soldiers and a sergeant had to 1
fight with the lioters to prevent the 1
disturbance from spreading.
According to the evidence    of   1 he j
sergeant, who had several teeth broken,  one  of  the  prisoners  threatened
him with a revolver.
The court, was packed with Royalists, who frequently interrupted lhe
proceeding with shouts of 'Vive le
Hoi.' The presiding magistrate was
M. Worms, and when he put a question M, Maurras said: You are a Jew,
and I will not defend myself before u
Jewish judge. 1 refuse to answer
questions put by a judge who I.i not
.1' French nationality. .Maurras pi r
slsted In his refusal to answer questions.
Contradictory statements were
made by the witnesses, some abso lire-
ly identifying the prisoners, others
declaring that the accused did not
commit the assault. But Ihe accused were found guilty, de Couplgny being sent to prison for four months
and Maurras to eight months. They
were also ordered to pay $2,00 to the
railway employe as compensation.
The decision was received with uproar and cries of 'Vive le Roil' Down
with ihe Republic, were raised.
Circumstantial Evidence
A young wife was In tears a few
mornings ago, when her mother called. When asked what, was the mutter she replied that her husband was
out late the night before and had
been to a drinking party.
What makes you think he had been
to a drinking party'' asked the mother,
He came home, sobbed  the young
wife, wearing a phonograph bom for a
Strangled With Asthma Is the only
expression that seems to convey what
is endured from an attack of this
t-oithle. The relief from Dr. J. D.
Kellogg's Asthma Remedy Is beyond
measure. Where all was suffering
there come? comfort and rest. Breathing becomes normal and the bronchial
lubes completely cleared. This unequalled remedy Is worth many times
its price to all who use it.
How did you come to have that
automobile accident?
1 got absent-minded trying to remember ull the traffic regulations.
is an en-my within the camp. It will
undermine the strongest constitution
and ruin the most vigorous health.
It leads to indigestion, biliousness,
impure blood, bad complexion, sick
headaches, and is one of the most
frequent causes of appendicitis. To
neglect it is slow suicide. Dr. Morse's
Indian Root Pills positively cure
Constipation. They are entirely
vegetable in composition and do not
sicken, weaken or gripe. Preserve
your health by taking
Dr. Morse's   "
1-***.#1ir\n Root P'il9
W. N. U. 939
Paris, France.���A daring and care-
I fully planned robbery took place In
j Paris, when a messenger employed by
' the Credit Lyonnais was   robbed   of
The messenger was Instructed while
' on/hls rounds to call on a lady living
I In the Rue Dauphine. Her name was
j stated to have been offered as guar-
i antee by an Individual who said he
' desired to effect a loan from the hank.
I The messenger was informed by the
lady that  she  knew  nothing of the
person in question.
He was going downstairs, when two
men jumped out from a dark corner
I of the unl'ghted staircase and throw-
I ing a handful of pepper into his face
, temporarily blinded him.      They then
knocked him down and snatching his
I wallet, dashed downstairs and cs-
Good Humor Returns With Change to
Proper Food
"For many years I was a constant
sufferer from indigestion and nervousness, amounting almost to prostration," writes a Western man.
"My blood was impoverished, the
vision was blurred and weak, with
moving spots before my eyes. This
was a steady dally condition. 1
tirew ill-tempered, and eventually got
so nervous I could not keep my books
posted, nor handle accounts satisfactorily, 1 can't describe my sufferings,
"Nothing I ate agreed with me. till
one day I happened to notice Grape-
Nuts in a grocery store, and bought
a package out of curiosity to know
what It was. . ,
"I liked the food from the very first,
eating it with cream, and now I buy
il by the case and use it daily. \
soon found that Grape-Nuts food was
supplying brain and nerve force as no-
Ihing In the drug line ever had done
or could do.
"It wasn't long before I was restored to health, comfort and happiness.
"Through the use of Grape-Nuts food
my digestion has been restored, my
nerves are steady once more, my eyesight Is'good again, my mental faculties are clear and acute, and I have
become so good-natured that my
friends are truly astonished at. the
change. I feel younger and better
than I have for 20 years. . No amount
of money would induce me to surrender what. 1 have gained through the
u*e of Grape-Nuts food." Name
yivon by Canadian Postum Co.. Windsor, Ont. "There's a reason." Read
the little book, "The Road to Well-
ville," in pkgs.
Ever read the above letter? A new
one appears from time to time. They
are genuine, true, and full of human
Mr. 3. HurllKTt.
It ls so easy to overlook the warning given by headaches, Indigestion,
failing memory, lack of power te
concentrate the mind, Irritability and
worry over little things, that many a
man does not realize his dunger until on the verge of breakdown.
Like the writer nf the letter quoted
below, you can call a halt to th.
wasting process and restore vim ano
energy to the nervous system by us
Ing Dr. Chaw's Nerve Food. This
great food cure has u wonderful re
cord of cures.
Mr. J, llurlhert, 28 James street
Brantl'ord, Ont., writes:���"! wu:
very much run down in health am
as a consequence my nervous system
was very much exhausted. Close confinement ai my work, 1 think, brought
on the trouble, 1 started using Dr
Chase's Nerve Food und by the titn.
I hail used up one box 1 felt a great
Improvement. The continued use ol
this preparation has thoroughly restored my system so that 1 feel strong
and vlporous and fit for any amount
of work. I have also user' Dr.
Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills and Ointment with splendid satisfaction, and
recommend Ihcm at every opportunity." Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 50 cents
a box. all dealers or Edmanson Bates
ft Co., Limited, Toronto.
Has au Insect got into yonr eye'.'
Then I shall quietly 'all th ��� old pro
Is he specially expert?
Not so much that. but. he is making a collection of insects.
Mlnard's Liniment Co., Limited.
Gentlemen,���My daughter, 13 yean
old, was thrown from a sleigh and in
jured her elbow so badly it remalneft
stiff nnd verv painful for three years
Four bottles of MINARD'S LINIMBN'l
completely cured her and she has not
been troubled for two years.
Yours truly,
St.   Joseph,  P.O.,  18th   Aug.,  1000.
Home.���Marconi wireless apparatus
is about to be Installed at the Vatican
Montreal Man Conquered hi�� Old
Enemy by using GIN PILLS
Mr. A. licuudryof 597 Panel Strcrt,
Montreal, thus cxs.vsses bis great
satisfaction with GIN 1M1.I.S.
������it affords nu* great pleasuietotmonu
vou that 1 have used GIN PILLS (or
i.lK.ut six mouth*, and that they havi
done me a great deal of (food, I have
bad Rheumatism for a GOUple of years,
uud last winter I saved uiyselt Irom it
by using C.INPII.I.S."
.S��K*. a box, 6 for J.*.50. Sample free ll
roil write National Ilrng an.l Chemical
Co. of Canada, Limited, Toronto.     IJ3
An Impossibility
Dr. Crabbe had almost succeeded In
dismissing Mrs. Gassowuy, when she
-topped in Hi' doorway, exclaiming;
Why doctor, you didn't look lo see II
my  tongue was conled.
I know ll isn't said the doctor wear
ly. You never llnd grass on a ruce
On   Sale   Everywhere.   -There   nn.
i.e country merchants who do not keep
Dr. Thomas' lOleclrlc (111, though th"'
are few nnd far between, and th1'?'
may suggest lhat nom'e other oil !.-
lust ns good. There is nothing so
jood as a liniment or as an Internal
medicine in certain cases Take no
other. The demand for II shows that
It Is the only Popular oil
London. -- ai Birmingham quarter"
.esslonn the recorder passed a sen
tence of twelve months' hard labor
ind eighteen lashes with the cat on a
arter named Frederick Hankcy, in
connection with a White slave ease.
W�� r.ffer one l!undr��tl Dollars R��w��r<*. I
fur any cspe 0* Cr.tarrh that cannot  ... j
nu.-A d.  ln��!r�� Catarrh Ourr.
P,   J.   CHENEY  *  CO.,  Toledo.  O,
We.   lhe  un.lffdt.eU.  have known  1'
,1.  Cheney tcr   he lost IB years, and be.
Iltve htm perfect I    honest In nil business
t.uis&uiloiQ an . financially able to carry
out anv ooligatlon    made bv his firm.
Wholes*!'  DrugKiats, Toledo, O,
Ball's Catarrh cure Is taken Internally.
(icting directly upon the blood and minions uuriacw of tno system, Testimonials
fcent Iree.      t*r!ce 7b cents    per    uotlle
bold  By  all Drugplsis.
Take Ila.'a fkiuliy  Pills for constipation.
Women's Leap to Death
Paris.���A widow about 00 years of'
age committed suicide by throwing'
herself from the first platform of the
Klffel Tower. When she had fallen
seventy feet her foot caught In the
to1.work of the structure, and the
body hung there for over an hour be-
'ore firemen wero able to release It.
in ihe back
Caused by Lumbago, a Form of
Muscular Rheumatism.
Lumbago is sudden In Its attack?
and it; so intensely painful that the
sufferer is oflen unable to move, even
to turn In bed or rise from a chair.
The trouble chiefly occurs among
working men. among whom It numbers
thousands of victims. As the attacks
come on quite frequently and arc so
torturing, this disease means much
loss of time and money us well as the
endurance of much suffering. No
"Ictim needs to be told that, lini
ments, plasters and outward treatment
will not cure the disease. This kind
of treatment is merely a waste of tint.'
and money. The trouble is really a
-pedes of muscular rheumatism, and
's due to poor blood, and can only be
cured through the blood. It is for
���his reason that. Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills are so successful In curing this
���.rouble, and those who are afflicted
'ay it should lose no lime in giving
'he Pills a trial. If the treatment is
persisted in tlie disease will be driven from the system and the cure he
made permanent., In substantiation
Mrs. Alfred Derby, Bttyvllle, Ont.,
says: "A few years ago I was attacked by excruciating pains in the back
which the doctor called lumbago. I
was not able to do a bit of work
about the house, and suffered dreadfully every lime 1 moved about. I
took Ihe doctor's medicine all winter,
and used liniments, without getting
any relief. In a thoroughly dlscour-
age:l condition I began using Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. After tisitiK siv
boxes I was better and able to dr.
all my own work, and have not. been
afflicted with lhe trouble since. t
now always recommend Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills to ihose ailing,
These pills are sola" by nil m*,dlcln9"
dealers or may be bad by mail at r.n
cents a box or six boxes for $2.".0 frnrn
The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co..-
Brockvllle, Ont.
London.���Miss Annie Maria Black-
well Lane, of Cheltenham, aged about
40, was awarded $3000 damages for
breach of promise, at Gloucester Assizes, against John Wane, aged SO.
Mlnard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.
Professor Metohnlkoff (sneezy name
to pronounce, but we are never sure
about the spelling), In his latest book
asserts that with sour milk and its byproducts as the chief articles of diet
one may defy time and the undertaker
and easily live to 200 years of age
or thereabouts.
A friend of ours who litis given the
Metchnikoff bi'l of fare a month's trial
says that while 200 years of life on
earth may sound 'Ike an attractive
reposition, If he has got to stick to
the sour milk dietary as a steady
thing he won'ti be perfectly willing
to die ut the end of the first 100.
His Only Satisfaction
Smith���Have you taken iu the ante
Jones���Sure! I never miss 'em.
Smith���You don't own a car. Why
are you so interested?
Jones���Well once a year I like to
look at a bunch of 'em I don't have
to dodge.
Chipped Bands
Won't Bother
if instead of
soap you use
SNAP, the
original baud
SNAP contains no lye or
acids, but glycerine and neutral
oils which keep the skin siiiou.lt
and in splendid condition.
Try SNAP for a week and notice
the difference. 47
Order from jour .>*!. r UmU��.   Smo cnuprmti. THE COURTENAY REVIEW, COURTKNAY, B. C.
-oren G.   Ladd only  found complete
relief after using the Great Canadian Kidney Remedy.
I.add's  Mills,  Stuustcad  Co., Que.
.(Special). ���Thai the seeds of disease
Jefl  iu  the body after no Illness are
sure to cause trouble is the experience ,
if Loren 0. Laid, a well known young I
man  In  this community.    Mr.   Ladd
)uis also learned thai  those seeds can I
he cleared oul of Ihe body and perfect health restored bv Dodd's lylilney
"At Un* age of six l hud Scarlet
Fever," Mr. Ladd states, "Al twelve
I had Typhoid Fever, and at fourteen
J had Measles, Aboul a year later
I begun In lie troubled by s.vclllugs ol
��� he face, feel ami hail (lis, The doctor told lue I had Kidney trouble lie
gave in" medicine but the swelling*
continued to oolllo at Intervals of a
week lo a month,
"Two years ago one box of Dodd's
Kidney Pills stopped the Bwelllngs,
Last winter lhe Bwolllngs Returned
and again I was cured by using Dodll1!
Kidney Pills."
Healthy Kidneys strain the seels of
.disease oul of the blood.     Dodd's Kid
ney Pills make heaiMty Kiniiuys,
Ah, (lib's, said n curate lo an old
PUBitiO Whom he mol on ills way lo
.church Sunday morning, how beautiful ll Is Ii) hear those silver Iones
pealing out from the belfry!
Kb? replied Qllas, who wus deaf.
I say how beautiful II Is, shouted the
curate, to hear those sliver tones
pealing out   from the  belfry!
I enn't hear a word you say, snld
dies, Ihcm blessed bells be making
such a terrible din.
Ask your Clothier to show you
no others as good
[JON'T waste your tinio figuring
out why a black lien lays a
white egg. Get busy and jump
OVER-HAULS and get the egg.
- THE ..
Leather Label
High  Grade Amariean Ovsr-Hauls,
T����r this out and mall It to us with
your nam* and address and we wl'l send
vou ona of our oelebrated CORN COB
-Town Prov	
Vour dealer's name -
Town rrov -
I. X. L.
PRICE $3.50
Washes Anything, and    Everything
From a Horse-Blanket and Overalls
to the Finest Laces with No Injury.
Regiments Home  From    Tripoli    Get
Enthusiastic Reception In Rome
Rome.���Recently King Vlotor Emmanuel reviewed detachments ot the
troops which participated In lhe war
iagainst Turkey, nnd afterward accon...
panled them on their march through
the principal streets of the capital.
The Lin**,, who wus accompanied by j
Queen Elenn and   his   ohlldron,   the
, Duke d'AOBtll and Other princes of the I
j house of Savoy,   lirst   Impeded   the
troops In the I'lnyzn Independence,
His majesty then phieed himself at
lhe  head  ot  the  column  und  led  his
soldiers who were accompanied by the
regimental colors, through   the   Via I
Nuzlontile lo the enormous new sltituei
of Victor Emmanuel ll, called the altar of the fatherland,
King Vlotor took up his position beside the statin* of his grandtath t nnd
presented a medal for each regimental,
atnndard. The ceremony wns ihe
most Imposing of the kind thai lias
ben witnessed iiincc Rome became:
the capital uf the kingdom,
Th.. streets were crowd d with en-1
thualast'.c spectators, who cheered the I
troops und little Prince llumli.'i'i.
Mlnard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.
Slml'ar Misfortune
Alas, kind sir. help me! I um spent,
Alas, poor man. bo's my money.
nr iiitnt-ti..... I., tin..'f. of hi.I...' r.t.-n. i.f distemper amonf your
brood mares can be stopped snd other mores prevented from
losing ...lis by using -spohns " n cleans the whole body
tiem germs of disease, onus up ilu- action ef nil organs and
��i""n nol "physic."  Qlye II to mares in foal or out. "���*��� any
ii  r.n u is absolutely sntv at all tunes (.����� all horses, at
all ages und  under nil conditions.   H  Is wijl  to Rlw the
('('HE  peveral   ..."Ks  bef..-.<  foaling  time.    Al.-..  safs  for
un- hull) cob      All druggist*.
SfOHN MEDICAL CO.. Chemists mil Bacteriologists,
 Qmhen, Ind., us a	
It's perteotly disgraceful!   she   ox i *oup of buboes wiiIi.uk for their
claimed, coffee '.. bo'.l In :i tomato can were
she    ."
���nqulrnd   Iv
What's  ihe  matter? enquired  herl telling their herd 'tick experiences,
husband, |U, i,.,,] WOrg9 luck than anybody.
Here's ii description of s woman i ,.,.,;d 0m> of turwi, cintienglngly, after
Who gets up In public and deelur. s I ;|rten|Dg tu the others tale of wne.
herself an anarchist. , 0,lri, , jm(j ,��� ,,,,,��� r,.���ni WPkertarre
VVe'l, was the rejoinder, maybe H's to t'"rib ��rohoy on top of o flat car
ju.-t as well. i would like 11 l"':(l''1 wl'h 1"'"1 '"-[L
see women crowd the malm oul of And what do you think'/die went on.
the nii'irchifii. butlncBs, When th y Every oar on Hie uovt train that pull*
throw bombs ih.'.. wouldn'l be bo j ed in iimi ih ��� same direction was
I'k'ely in Iiii nu.body. londed ft'lth "if I conl.
Coupon Below    dfcO
SaveiYou      *P-fc-
Not Only Washes
But Rinses and Blues
Sin' Under a
M ;n<!y.tyic!( Guarantee
Join the Army of Satisfied House.
..Ives Toaay
Thousands Now in   Use
and Millions Will te
This Coupon Good for $2.00
Present or mull this coupon nnd
11.DO to Dominion Utilities .vt'i;. <'"..
Lad., 482V6 Wain Street. Winnipeg,
Sinn., nud ynu will receive one I.X.I..
All charges prepaid anywhere In
Canndu on condition thnt your money
Is tu he refunded If th. Washer does
nut do atl thai Is claimed.
March  1st,  1918
Corns cannot exist when Holloway's
Corn Cure Is applied io them, because
It goes to the root and kills the growth.
I'ekin ��� The western narl of the
Winter Palace al Pekdn has been turned our :o the it pu'ul can Chinese government, and will be used by President Yuan Shih Ktil as reception
rooms tor dU'lluguiBlied foreigners,
No child t.hould be allowed to Buffer
an hour from worms when premp: roller can be got In a simple but strong
remedy���.Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator.
How old Is your baby brother? asked
small Fred of a playmate.
One year old, replied Johnny.
Huh! exclaimed Fred. I've Kot. a
dog a year old and he enn walk twice
as well as thf.it k'd can.
Well, he ought to, replied Johnny.
He's got twice ai many legs.
Paradise for Barbers
Brussels,���The chancellor of the
Relgian legation at Pekln has written
to the mayor of Brussels requesting
him to induce a number of Belgian
barbers to emigrate tn China, where
owing to the suppre&s'on of the p'g-
'i.iil, a fortune awaits them in gratifying the Celestials' passion for the
western style of hair-dressing.
DON'T lei your hones
run d wi. during t'i
whiter nud get so soft that
yon Rttirtyourapmif' plowing,
if tiorrei arc not worked
regulnrly .luring Hie whiter, th*y n.ei (h��
a;..'cr.i, J t. nic effects of INTERNATIONAL
STOCK. FOOD, lo tone up the .li"' itlve
orgniis, enable them to get nil then ".<! fnt
of tin ir   feed,   previ nl   it:,-   blood   from
becotniug overheated, ami thud ward "IT disease,
.     '     ,.  ��� f,ANQHAM, Sask., jail, 26th. tola.
"I have fed INTBRNATIONAI, STOCK I'OOD for tunny years, lalwaraham
a 25 pound psll f tending In my burn. I bought a pair of I lure year old colts and llifv
were so worked down that my neighbors said 1 and hern bent, When I bought ihe
colts, they weighed 24���> llw. 1 ploughed 21 lures and thev weighed low-then I
harvested 163 acres ana threshed nhd hauled one carload to town, 6 miles I weighed
them u'-ulu nud they weighed sBflo, nnd 1 said "They shall weigh 1000 before spring",
Now, the Neighbors want to buy tin m hut there's no chance",     j. c. KTMeri.
For sale by dealers everywhere, our f-i,noo,oo stock Book���scut free wh. ii we
receive your name nnd address.     IM liltNvii.inai. STOCK I'OOD 10. LIMITED. TORONTO.
Milled ^Ml^ Takes
from the best W more water,
of the       Imakes more loaves.]
jest's best wheat.JMsk your dealer:,
Terrier Kills Two Otters
London.���A small wire-haired terrier belonging to Mr. Lawrence, of
Streutley, Berks, displayed tare pluck
In killing two full-grown otters, The
dog received no injury.
Winnipeg,  Man.
Oh, papa, she said, with a blush,
young Mr. Chestnut who owns so
many coal mines In the Midlands is
coming again this evening, anil he
wants to see you on some Important
AP right, my dear, responded the old
man, chucking her playfully under the
chin. I know what the young mnn
That evening Mr. Chestnut came
to the point at once.
Mr. Hendricks, he said boldly. 1
want to ask you If you have laid In
your winter stock of coal?
j Vein' d-'iiiwlst will refund money If PAZO
OINTMENT talis to euro any one of Itch- ;
.ins.  Hind.  Bleeding or Protruding Piles
In C to 14 days.    r.tic.
Baby In a Suitcase
London.���An  imiuest  was held itt j
Hackney on a baby which was found I
in a suitcase on the doorstep   of   a
house In Colvestone-crescent, Dalston.
In October last.      It died In the infirmary of bronchitis.
A burned child Is shy about striking
when the iron is hot.
Vital, offers a splendid opportunity
for great profits. We are spending over Thirty Thousand dollars
in improvements.
Buy now, before prices advance.
��� Plans ,pnd prices, free.
Sterling  Bank  Building, V/innlpeg
The Housekeeper
Eddy's Wares
Eddy's Indurated Tubs allow the water to retain heat 'ong-r
and never rust. Being ���ade In one seamless piece cannot splinter
and so the danger of snagged fingers and torn clothes is eliminated.
Used   In  conjunction  with
Eddy's Washboards
Washday   looses  Half Its Terrors
nu -JttiiMm/t6
my di&fAt
DYE, ona can bur-Why you don't e��an have lo
know wha. KIND of Clo.h your Good, are made
of..-So Ml.ialiaa ar* Impoaalbla.
Sand for Proa Color Card, Story Booklaf, and
Bookla. ttvlna; reaulta of Dyaing over othar colon.
Montreal. Canada.
W. N. U. 9JJ9
Which kind of a culvert
your waggon cross
DOKS the road you use pass over rickety,
dangerous wooden culverts, that arc constantly in need of repairs and often washed
away entirely ?  Or is it carried safely across the low
places by modem, everlasting culverts?   Build your
which  not   only cannot he  washed   away, hut
actually grow stronger with age and use.
Every fanner owes it to himself to insist that the
money he pays for road-tuxca bf spent to the best advantage. As a ratepayer, He is entitled to the best roads that
can be made with that monev. When culverts are washed
out, and the road rendered impassable, he not only suffers
inconvenience but may also be caused financial loss by
inability to j;et necessary supplies hi time for spring planting. And at best, with wooden culverts, part of the money
that should be used to make better roads must be spent
every year fur repairs.
Insist upon Concrete Culverts
It will pay you and everybody else in >our county.
Canada Cement Company Limited
5f-v     Herald Building, Montr**!
1 ET n�� ' Hl4 you ���
COpJf of our free
hook. " What iht
Farmer Can Do
Wtth Concrete."
TF you w.ttt (o know
mote jIvj.iI Cirwrte
culverts   a
neat, safe, need
repairs,   a n d   a
re The Royal Bank of Canada
Deposits of $1   ar.d Upwards  Received  and Interest
I   lowed at Current Rates
on All the Principal Towns in  Canada,  tlie  United
States and Europe
R. H. HARDWICKE     ���    -   MANAGER
The Courtenay Review
And CotttOX Valley Adv..cute
A Weekly Newspaper,  Published at
Courtenay, 11. C.
N. II. Boden, Editor nnd Proprietor
Subscription 81. ">0 per Year in Advance
Notes and Comments
The necessity of a hospital at
Courtenay was plainly demonstrated on Tuesday morning, when a
poor logger was left lying on the
roadside for over half an hour. To
be stared at by the passing throng.
To cheapen the cost of liring St.
Louis has parsed an ordinance to
sell eggs, vegetables and fruit by
the pound instead of measure. The
committee on equalization considered it unfair that an egg of a Shanghai should fetch no more than the
product of a bantam.
Winnipeg, April a i.���That Canada, and particularly Western
Canada, is getting a great number
of first-rate immigrants, and that
the prospects are that the year 1913
will surpass all previous records,
was the opinion expressed by Hon.
Dr, W. J. Roche, minister of the
interior, in an interview last night.
"Will Courtenay ever be an large
and iufluencial place as Cumberland?"���Cumberland News. Yes.
dear, Courtenay is already quite as
large as Cumberland ever will be,
and as for influence, well, note the
large number of bright iufluencial
Cumberlandites who are flocking
here to do business. Some influence!   Eh?
An Alberta farmer has carried
off the world's prize for the best
oats grown last summer. The interesting thing about it is the farmer was a few years ago, an English immigrant who knew nothing
whatever 'about farming. This is
the sort of immigrants Canada I
wants; the motherland cannot send '
us tbo many of these.��� Montreal
Herald.        " I
Spencer Robinson, of South Van-1
couver, who has been tried several
times on a charge of theft, jury
disageemeut resulting in each case,
will be tried the next time in Victoria, the crown prosecutor hvaing
secured a change of venue.
Curiositv as to the extent of the
Morgan estate is not likely to be
satisfied for some time. The expert valuator* of the Col. Astor
estate have just completed their
work, showing the total appraised
value to be, less deductions claimed
by executors and allowed by law,
$i\,216,691. The value of property
owned   absolutely by Col,   Astor
was $51,358, 3i}8.
A steak that was scaled up in
vacuum in London twenty-four
years ago has just heen opened nnd
found to be fit for food. What a
mint of money the butchers of that
day might have made if they had
sealed up a few tons for present consumption. --Vancouver   Province.
A Boston alienist declairs that
bochelors are more likely to become
insane than married men. He
I alleges that the worries of married
life are so varied that the mind does
not dwell long enough on any special trouble to cause mental disturbance, whereas in the case of the
bachelor, he broods in loneliness
over imaginary grievances until
reason vacates its throne,
The Los Angeles city council
were obessed with the id;a that the
publication of a municipal newspaper would prove not only a money
saver, but a source of civic revenue I
as well. After dropping $36,000)
on the venture in a little over six
months, they have retired from the
publishing business. Sir John
MacDonald'i advice to a gentleman
in the leather business, who applied
to him for a position, "let the shoemaker stick to his last," remains
an economic axiom.
Canada's rejection of reciprocity
simplified the work of the low tariff
party in the United States. Every
American movement towards low
tariff was met by the cry that a reduction in the United States tariff
was equivalent to the presentation
of a gold mine to Canada. When
the people of this country made it
quite clear that Canada did not
attach any high value to gold mines
in the American market the Americans were forever set free from the
haunting thought that they could
not reduce their own tariff without
making Canada rich for life. Canada's indifference to the American
market is the mother of the Wilson
tariff.���Toronto Telegram.
Apropos of our remarks last
week anent the extortionate freight
rates demanded by the boats plying
between here and Vancouver, we
might state that the Furniture &
Undertaking Co., had a hearse
shipped to them last week, weighing about 1200 pounds. The railway company charged them $95'for
hauling it from Ingersoll to Vancouver, a matter of eight cents per
pound. The Steamship Co., wanted
a further $60 to bring it on to
Comox wharf, a distance of approximately 100 miles,Jafter some beating
about the Union S. S. Co., finally
agreed to bring it to Comox wharf
for $30. Again we ask how much
longer arc the people of this valley
going to stand for such outrages?
General Store
We Invite Your Inspection ot Our
Boots and Shoes
Dry Goods
New Goods Coming ill on livery Ilimt
Trices as Low as the I.nwest
Chas. H. Pigott
Conservative Meeting
At Powell River
Powell River, B. C, April 21.���
The Powell kiver Conservative
Association held a smoker here on
Saturday night at which a large
audience turned out, when Mr. L.
R. Maitland, of Vancouver, B. C.,
spoke on general Dominion aud
provincial political natters.
The meeting was presided over
by Mr. A. McKinney, who in opening, explained the splendid work
done by the club in reference to
the new voters' list, which is larger
than the one just cancelled.
Mr. Maitland first reviewed briefly the work of the McBride administration and went carefully into the
work accomplished by the various
ministers. He dwelt particularly
ou the effective work accomplished
by the Hon. Mr. Bowser, who, he
said, was at all times a fearless zpi
honest adminstrator. He also gave
considerable time to the lands department, showing that Hon. Mr.
Ross was making every effort to
assist the settler, and pointed out
the new legislation in reference to
After showing the many things
Mr. H. S. Clements had done for
Comox-Atlin, Mr. Maitland went
fully into the Naval Bill, explaining
Hon. Mr. Borden's policy and contrasting it with the efforts of the
Liberal party, whose policy he
claimed was at the present time
utterly impracticable.
INMNHHHMNMNN ��������������������� MNNHNIMMMIf
���aa <      1
If you want pictures framed,
cabinet or sign worK done Igo to
J. Sutton.
Have a photo of your residence
taken bv the Courtenay Photo
Studio.    Prices moderate
We invite your inspection, to our new
arrivals of men's
fancy shirts, in all the
latest styles and
Men's cotton, light
woollen, silk, merinio
and union underwear
See our new coat less
Still to the front in
tailored suits, manufactured by the Art Tailoring Co.,
Limited, of Toronto
If   you sow poor   seed you lose   the profit from   your land for   twelve
months.    Rennie's Field   Seeds are   the  Standard of   Canada.    I will
have on hand a complete stock at Catalogue Prices,    Order early before
the supply runs out
Turkey Eggs, $3 per setting
A few Birds for sale
Phone F 81 Courtenay
HI!       STOP !
At The Corner Store, Sandwick
This Week's Specials 5
Seeded Raisins, 3 pkgs for 25c. Gold Crest Tea. 3 lbs. for 75c. w
Sheriff's Jelly Powder, 3 pkgs for 26c.       Post Toasties, 3 pkgs for 25c. JJ
Magic Baking Powder, 20c. per tin.   Quaker Puffed Rice 3 pkgs for 25c. *>
Eirst Class Quality
Good Selection
Prompt Delivery
5 % Discount for Cash
This is the
New Townsite, Comox Harbor
With its snowclad mountains in the background, sea and green
fields in the foreground it makes a picture worth painting
Watch It Grow
we have lots aud acreage for sale,
Don't delay seeings
British Columbia Investments
Vancouver Island Farms and Acreage Specialists
New Season's
The Selections this Year are Better Than Ever
36 Inches Wide, $1.50 Per Yard, in a Popular
Coarse Grain Material
We beg to announce that we have just received one of
the finest lines of Undertaking aud Embalming Supplies
ever  shown  In B. Cm   consisting of  Caskets, Collins,
Burial Robes, Etc,, Etc.
We are graduates in Anatomy, Sanitary Science, and the
Science of Embalming, aud are prepared to do Embalming for Export or Domestic  Burial, in the most (scientific
Calls answered day or night
Respectfully submitted.
The Fiipniture & UnderUking Co.
If You get it at PUMLEY'S It's All Right
Cycle For     I
Pleasure and
On Business
But be sure first that
you have a wheel
which will give entire
satisfaction, a wheel
which will do away
with cycling worries.
Only such cycles are sold by Plimley and whether
Thos. Plimley
739 Yates St. Victoria, B. C.
t. t. grieves jpalaee Livery
Builder & Contractor
Bungalow Specialist
Plans and Estimates Free
Box 124      Courtenay
Contractor and Builder
Plans and Estimates Supplied
on Short Notice
& FeedStable
Horses and Buggies for Hire
Reasonable P.ates .
We also attend to wood hauling
Pnone 25
but to hear what the citizens had to
say. They had the interest of the
Agriculturalists nt heart, and want-
ed i" Imd out the difficulties, and
endeavour to remedy any found.
He said thnt 14 to 16 million dollars
worth * f food products were imported into the province, which the
farmers here should produce. This
(lis riot was the best on the Island,
land advocated co-operation, as it
would do more good than anything
else. The creamery could easily
extend their business by going into I
the poultry rattening, fee I and egg
business, They could borrow 8a
per cent of their paid up capital
from the government. Also said
that the Cowichan Creamery had
gone Into tbe above sideline and
bad    ade very bandsoni; profits.
Mr.   Shannon,   greatly   appreciated the kindness of the people,
I paid   a  neat   compliment  to   Mr.
1 Duncan, and said he was much iin-
1 pressed  with  the vaslness of the
Comox  Valley, admired the mng
nlflcent wide slope fr���iii the mountain to the  sea, and s.iid   that the
testing of  herds,  and   constantly
improving thein would do much for
the welfare of the community,
Rev. Menzies told .risc::pc:ie:ice
in farming for the past two or three
I days, and gave a recitation on
"Canada" which was. well received.
"The Comox District" wns replied by Mr. Cimpbell and Mr.
Mr. Campbell said he was glad
to be here and to see this part of
the province. He had just seen
the "flying" machine hauling the
logs out of the bush, had .admired
'the prosperous looking ranches,
large herds and silos. He had
heard that a certain cow tested 15
per cent buttcrfat, somewhere on
the island, bin hadn't seen her yet.
He also predicted a bright future
for Courtenay.
1    Mr,   Hurford said that we   already had a number of good roads,
and that a return trip to   Vancouver aiid Victoria   would be   but a
short day's journey shortly. While
the farmers had no   $1000 per acre
1 land they   were for the most  part
prosperous.    He  also touched  on |
the creamery business,   nientioi.iug
that la t   year 113.032   pounds of
butter had been made, a very large
in:rea e from  the first year.   The
farmers   were* paying   more atten-
tiju to improving their herds. More
i cleared   land   was   needed.     The
high cost of labor was a detriment.
A   farmer who   cleared his  home
out of thy wcods was broker down
in health and strength by the time
it was done.
Mr. Fechner sang "Asleep on
the Deep" very acceptably.
The toast "Courtenay" was re
sponded to by Mr. Lucas and Mr
Colin Campbell,
Mr.   Lucas   was   pleased to
here; had noted  the tone   of optimism    which    characterized  the
Cleaning, Pressing, Repairing  and
Shoe Shining done by the
Courtenay Cleaners
W. 1,.. SCOTT, Prop.
Next door to the Batcher Slurp
Cumberland Hotel
('���nod Accomodation       Cusim* Kxccllrn
Wm. Merryfield
Frank P. Hulley
Painting, Decorating and Kalsomlning
See my New Wallpaper
Waverley Hotel
Cumberland,  I!. C.
Heat  of  Liquors  ami  Cigars,   Hot
Cold Water, Uaths, etc.
l'RANK DALLAS, Proprietor
Box 167      Courtenay
Jos. Barrie
The Courtenay Hotel
Every Convenience for Guests
The Central Hotel for Sportsmen
None but the BEST WINES an
LIQUORS at the Bar
Dealer in
Choice Fruits,
Soft Drinks
Dunsmuir Ave.. Cumberland
The   Comox  Barber   ShoP
Oldest Shop in Courtenay
Nothing   But  First   Class  cc0rk
Guaranteed.    Baths in conn   tion
Manufacturers of
High-Grade Havana Cigars. "Monarch"
and "Oak Brand"  v
For Sale at Al^Hotels
619 Johnson St        Victoria
Tlje Star
livery Stable
' Livery and team worlc promptly attended to.   All kinds of
hauling done
First-Class Buggies for Hire
Alex. Maxwell, Prop,
Proprietors      ���_.
Courtenav whole   evidence   which had been
Lourtenay adduced. said Courtenay should be
i a verv important town,owing: to the
.    : * 1 ����� TT -       a.1,^..,��-1,f
Express and
Dray Stables
Stage meets all Boats
RoyidCoiiimissionDmediiSi.Zt'a'n Z 2��
By Courtenay Citizens
The Royal Commission on Agriculture held their session here on
Thursday and Friday last. A
number of persons placed their views
as to what iu their opinion would
best benefit the Agriculturalists in
At the con-
Day or Night
Oscar W. Davis
resort. Said the agricultuaal industry was the oldest and most
honorable a man could engage in,
and at the present time was highly
Mr, Colin Campbell, Courtenay s
own laurate, thanked the company
for the heartiness with which the
toast "Courtenay" was received.
He felt sure that the commission's
report would be acted upon by the
this particular district.    At the con-1 government.    Courtenay   will te
, .   .  . . ��.      ,      ttip crreatest citv north of Victoria,
elusion of their labors on Thursday  *e greatest city ^ ^^ ^ ^
afternoon they were taken in auto-' favoureti naturally. We had more
mobiles through the valley, up to I milling and other industries in
the logging camp, aud back by the proportion    to    population  than
This  is   our   Month   for   Ofiering
Bargains  in  Many   Lines
We are Stocktaking and Janua/y 31
We   must
need the
upper road.
In the evening a banquet was
arranged by commities of the Con-
Vancouver. We have no wild-cat
land selling schemes; and have
grown slowly but surely.   At the
have   money,   and   we
room  for  new  goods
The  Opportunity  is  Yours
Simon, Leiser & Co., Ltd.
i      Comox, B. C.
Best Meals North of Naniamo
Choicest Liquors and Cigars
C. A. Martin,  Pr0P*___
Plastering Contractor
Cement Work a Specialty
Subscribe for The  Review
aiTUn&cu. uv  wimuiuw  \ji  iiic   cuu-    grown   aiv***y    ��-- ��- j
servative Association and Board of j present time there was urgent need
Trade,  which   was    held at   the of a sash and door factory.   There
Courtenay hotel,  the tables were was the very best fishing right here,
nicely spread  and abaut fifty sat a movement was on foot to secure
down to the repast. j adequate Fair and Athletic grounds
After the inner man had been re-1 The matter of incorporation would
freshed, the chairman, Dr. Millard have to be delt with shortly, and
proposed a toast to "The King."      in a few years a sewerage system
Dr. Crompton gave a solo. would have to be installed, also a
"Our Guests" proposed  by the  water works system, and wharfage
chairman, seconded by Mr. Joseph were among other things needed.
McPhee who welcomed the Com-*    "The Ladies" wa�� proposed by
mission in a few words,  wa* re- Mr.  A. Sheppard, and responded
sponded to by  Messrs.   Haywood bv Capt.   Beadnell,  who heartily
and Shannon
Mr. Haywood said that the very
best thing that Courtenay could
have would be the railway. He
predicted great progress in the next
few years for the whole Comox
valley. He said that the Commission were not here to give advice,
wished the fair sex were present
In closing the chairman said that
we were all delighted to have the
Commission with us, and felt some
good to the agriculturalists would
result. The company rose and
sang The National Anthem and
Plumbing and Heating a  Specialty
We carry the most complete stock of Hardware
Paint, and Oils, Guns, Ammjmto and Fish-
ins Tackle in the District
. ^-i-c, cv, The Albion Stove Workt
The McClary Man^Swm'iam. Paint and Varni.h Co.
��.      v���t.nav Ranee or Saskalta delivered anywhere iu Courte-
A McClary Kootenay ����|Uey withont extra charge
���      T>on�� at TarbeU'B.    Thty nil. deliver and set np,  free ot
Buy Your Range ��tch��^'alld Guarantee Satisfaction AUCTION   SALE
Messrs,  Hardy & Biscoe have received  instructions  from   Mr. W
l*'ieldliouse to sell bv Auction at
Saturday Next, April 26
Commencing at 2 o'clock prompt
10 Head of Heavy Draught Horses,
Imported from Alberta, comprising:
Team   of   Clydesdale Geldings,
weight   about   3300   pounds,  5
years old
Team   of   i'erchcnm   Geldings,
weight about 1900 pounds, 5 and
7 years old
Team,   1   Percheron,  1   Clydesdale,   Geldings,    weight   about
3100, 5 and 6 years old
Team of Capital Work Geldings,
about   3800   pounds,   5   and   6
years old
Team of Capital Work Geldings,
about   2.S00   pounds,   6   and  7
years old
1  Hamilton   Wagon),   complete,
and One Set of Double Harness,
as good as new
The Auctioneers wirh to call the attention of Farmers and Contractors
to this Important Sale, as all the horses arc sound, quiet
and good workers
Half Cash, Balance ou Joint Note at 60 days, at 8 per cent
For further particulars and to view the horses apply, W, Fieldhouse or
First-Class Plumbing
Hot Water and Stearafitting
Jackson & Whittle
Phone 9 Courtenay
From Reading, England
Seedsmen to His Majesty the King
A. J. Woodward
Sole A^ent
513 Granville Street,   Vancouver,
615 Fort Street, Victoria
"Mac's" Billiard
and Pool Room
Basement McPhee Block
Cigars, Tobacco, Soft Drinks
and Candy
Riverside Hotel
Bar Supplied with the Best Wines
Liquors and Cigars
Travellers Always Made Welcome
0. H. FECHNER, Prop.'
Leroy S. Cokely
Dominion and B. C.
Land Surveyor
Sub-division Work
a Specialty
Courtenay  -  B. C.
Water Notice
Po�� A Licence To Taki And TJhk Watir
NOTICE in hereby given that The Courte-
nay Waterworks Co., Ltd., of Courtenay,
B. 0., w.ll apply for a licence to take and use
5 cubic feet per second of water out of an
unnamed Creek, which flown in a northerly
direction through Fractional Section 2, Towns-bin 9, Lots 228, 227, 134. 1D5, 7��, lz7
and 112, land empties into Courtenay
Hiver, near Courtenay. The water will be
diverted at Fractional Section 2, Township 9
and will he used for municipal purposes on
the land described as Courtenay and vicinity.
This notice was posted on the groun'1 on the
8th day of April, 1913. The application will
be filed in the office of the Water itecorder at
Objections may be filed with the said Water
Recorder or with the Comptroller of Water
Bights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B. C.
By R. M. Allan, Secretary.
Wood! Wood!
Now is the Tiinejto Think of
this Burning Question
The Courtenayi Wood Supply
It. Co., can  Execute Your
Orders Promptly j
Do  not JjDelay   Getting   in
Your| Winter's   Supply,
but at once communicate with
Kenneth A. Grieve
Phone 36
Water Notice
For A Licence To Store or Pen Back Water
NOTICE is hereby given that The Courtenay Waterworks Co., Ltd., of Courtenay,
B. C, will apply for a license to store or pen
back one million gillons acre-feet of water
from .11 unnamed Creek, a stream flowing in a
northerly direction and emptying into Courtenay River, near Courtenay. The water will
be stored in a reserVjii of 1,000,1100 gallons
capacity, built or to be built at point of intake
and will be used for municipal purposes as
authorized by Water Record No. , Water
License No. , or under a notice of application for a license to take nnd use water, posted
herewith, on the land described as Fractional
Part of Sec. -2, Township 9. Comox District.
This notice was posted on tlie ground on
tbe 8th day of April, .913 The applicatio
will be filed in tlie office of the Water Recorder at Victoiia.
Objections may be filed with the said Water
Recorder or with tlie Comptroller of Water
Rights Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B. C.
By R, M. Allan, Secretary.
Household Hints
Every kitchen should have strips
of carpet placed on the floor.
A very minute amount of kerosene oil 011 a cloth will clear
After frying onions pour a little-
vinegar into the frying pan, let it
get hot, and it will remove all smell
from the pan,
If linoleums aud oilcloths are
rubbed after being washed with a
little linseed oil they will lie found
to wear longer aud have a polish
without being slippery.
To dampen a cheesecloth duster
with a little furniture polish is a
dusting wrinkle that few know. It
wipes up dust and does not pimply
move it on, as so many dusters do.
Women Should Not Smoke
It seems that at last a purely
physiological reason has been found
why women should not smoke,
apart from the general prejudice
which exists in this country.
"Smoking," says Dr. Hargrave,
a London physician ''doesnot have
the same effect on women that
it does on men. An imperious
uecejsity felt by most smokers to
satisfy their passion after eating is
physiologically explained by the
excitation of the salivary glands
whose secretions, so useful in dl
gestion, the smoke augments.
Moreover, it has been shown that
it sterilizes the saliva and that this
is really beneficial from the view
point of the possible infection from
the foods themselves.
"But with women it is a serious
conclusion reached from many experiments that few of them need tobacco. While the proportion of
women, on the other hand, was
very small. Even in women who
have been habitual smokers for
years the action of this weed was
found to be less marked, in fact, almost negligible."
So apparently Dr. Hargrave* is
of the opinion that women should
not smoke because they do not
need it.
5 Passenger Stoddart-Dayton
Motor Car For
Phone  36
Acadia Trust Co.
Acts as Trustees, Administrates of Estates, General
Financial Agents, Real Estate, Mortgages,
Loans, Insurance, Etc.
4 % Paid on Deposits
Property owners of the Comox Valley are specially
invited to list their real estate with this Company
Autos Are Not Allowed
Cliarlottetown, P.E.I , April 10.
The Legislature is considering a
government measure to raise the
prohibiting against the use of automobiles on the island, introduced
by the government.
It provides for tlieir use on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
under strict regulation
Chauffeurs must be licensed, and
the fets devoted to the upkeep of
the province's roads. Opportunity
will be given the people to express
their opinion, and if it is unfavorable the bill will be withdrawn.
A Makeshift
"Look here, Mose; I thought
you were going to be baptized into
the Baptist Church?"
"Yaas, sah, I was. But I's bein'
sprinkled into'tie 'Piscopal till de
summer comes."
His Mistake
"On my way to church I picked
up a button aud put it in my change
pocket, where I had 11 quarter,"
"Gracious, my dear! And you
dropped it into the collection bask t
by mistake?"
"No, confound it! I put iu the
Farmers Market
Following are the quotations at
the New Westminster market on
Friday last:
Beef, forequartnra
If you wan f pictures framed
cabinet or sign worK done go to
J. Sutton.
And a woman can put up a harder
fight with her tongue and tears than
a man can with his iists.
Beef, hindquarters  11 Via
Veallarpe     9 10.
Veal, small 14
Mutton 10
Boric 12
Beef, beat rib roast. 15 18c
Beef loin 18 22o
Beef, round steak  20c
Moiling boef 10 l��o
Veal 15 25c
Pork 12 Ho
.Mutton 12 20c
Poultry���He s, small, per doz., 8 to $10 :
largo, dor.., 10 to 912 ; chickens, doz., 4 to 90;
ducks, 15 to 18 dollars per dozen.
Fish���Salmon 16o lb.; flounders 10c lb..
Sturgeon lb, .5c ; halibut lb, lOo ; stealhsM
lb. 1 c j smelts 1'* I' 0.
K.'gs���wholesale dozen, 40 lo 42c, retail, 45
to '��� c ner dozen.
Butter���Whol'sale, 3 c. retail-10to 48c lb
Apples 91 to St 25 per box. *
Union St.     Courtenay
High Class Job Printing at
The Review Office
OUR type and machinery equipment is
complete.    We make a specialty of
good work���the kind you are proud of
and like to tell your friends about
Jealousy is the offspring of distrust.
Treat people kindly, and you will
find them easier to work.
Many a man has married in haste
���nd paid ailmony at leisure.
Classy letterheads, cards, folders, etc.,
as well as the larger work���we are
there, gentlemen, and you will never
quit us if we get one chance at your
B.C. 11
SIR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O.. 1.1..I).. D.C.I... President
General Manager Aaaiatant General Manager
CAPITAL, $15,000,000 REST, $12,500,000
Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian
Bank of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the
same careful attention as is given to all other department of the
Bank's business. Money may be deposited or withdrawn in this
way as satisfactorily as by a personal visit to the Bank.        ���,4
W. T. WHITE, Manaper, Courtenay, C mox nnd Cumberland Branched
t'()iiKi\ branch open <ui Tuesday, from io to 3
Comox Co-Operative Society
Dealers in Meats, Farm &J
Produce, etc.
Satisfaction Guaranteed
Union Street
Local Lines
Mr. Hugh Thornley has disposed
of his teaming business and will
leave in a few days for Cumber
land, where he will engage in
hotelkeepiug. Mr. Thornley enjoys the good will of a large circle
of acquaintances in Ladysinith, and
all will wish him success in his
new venture.���Ladysmith Chronicle.
On Tuesday morning a logger
was struck in the head by the
loading line, where logs were being
loaded, at one of the camps. The
top of his skull was crushed and
the scalp badly torn. He was
rushed by No. 4 to Courtenay
where he was unloaded at the Union street crossing, where he was
attended to, and afterwards taken
to the Cumberland hospital. The
unfortunate fellow was struck in
the face a few days ago by some
part of tlie equipment and had his
lip badly cut and a couple of teeth
knocked out.
If you want pictures framed
cabinet or sign worK doue go to
J. Suttou.
New Firearms Regulations
The new regulations in regard to
the carrying of firearms are now in
force, making it compulsory ou all
persons, excepting Indians and
Canadian militiamen when on duty,
to obtain licenses before being allowed to carry firearms.
Under the new regulations farmers and prospectors must obtain licenses, but no charge will be made
for them if the farmer wishes to
shoot on his own lands and the
prospector wishes to shoot only
for food while out on actual pros>
pecting work and in the latter case
only hold good during the open
season. Boys under 16 years of
age will be prohibited from obtaining licenses, except by the request
of a parent or guardian, wl' o must
undertake that the boy will only
carry the firearms under his own
supervision or that of some responsible license holder. Residence in
the province for six months is necessary in order to obtain a license.
Au important innvoation in the
new regulations is the absoulte prohibition of automatic guns, or of
any pump or repeating guns with
a magazine capable ofjholding more
than oue cartridge.
Our New Spring Goods are
Here and are Ready for
Your Inspection
In   Our   Gent's Furnishings Department   will be
found an exceptionally fine   range of Men's Negligee Shirts with soft detachable   to  match, also
Ponge Silk in White and Champagne
We have also a very fine selection of Hats, in  all
the latest styles and colors
In our Shoe Department we have the very latest in
footwear,  made on American lasts, for Men, Women and Children
Phone 6 Courtenay
*���*<#���>�� W�� ...<SK���.*   ���)'*.il-<kl��-^%^^��-^��-��.S'<k*'*V��'����.��-��.������ak.����3��.��'��Jfc.��'��Jk.*������-��'*^��'<*.*  ��V-��.��-^a��
New Spring Styles
Hobberlin Clothes are tailored right���they hold their shape. Nc*
part is s'anted. The "unseen" or "inside" parts are tailored as
correctly as the parts that show. We can please the most
particular dresser with Hobberlin clothes. If we fail, we return
every dollar. We're satisfkd with nothing less than your
complete satisfaction.   That is the way we feel about it.
McPhee & Morrison
We are Sole Agents for The House of Hobberlin, Ltd.
���^.���*e-^9��fc��'��^��.^.e'��^e-^��.^.����*��.��^��-^e^yee^>��^ye^>e'^'��-����>��-*yi9��k.*��'��>t����"����.a5'^. ���*>��������*�����
Notice to Contractors
Sandwick Scnoor,
SF.ADKD TENDERS, superscribed
"Tender for Sandwick School," will be
received by the Hon. the Minister of
Public Works up to noon of Wednesday,
the 21st day of May, 1913, for the erection and completion of a large one-room
schoolhouse at Sandwick, in the Comox
Electoral District.
Plans, specifications, contract, aud
forms of tender may be seen on and after
the 23rd day of April, 1913, at the office
of Mr. J. Balrd, Government Agent,
Cumberland, 11. C; Mr. R, I,. Cliffe,
Secretary of the School Hoard, Sandwick
P, O., Sandwick, ll. C; and the Department of Public Works, Victoria, 1!.  C.
Intending tenderers can, by applying
to the undersigned, obtain a copy of the
plans and specifications for tlie sum of
ten dollars ($10), which will be refunded
on their return in good order.
Bach proposal must be accompanied
by nu accepted bank cheque or certificate
of deposit on a chartered bank of Canada
made payable to the Hon. the Minister
of Public Works, for a sum equal to 10
per cent, of tender, winch shall be forfeited if the party tendering decline to
enter into contract when called upon to
do so, or if he fail to complete the work
contracted for. Tlie cheques or certificates of deposits of unsuccessful tenderers will be returned lo them upon the
execution of the contract.
Tenders will not lie considered unless
made oul ou the forms supplied, signed
with the actual signature of the tenderer
and enclosed in the envelopes furnished,
The lowest or any tender uot necessarily accepted.
public Works Engineer,
Department of Public Works,
Victoria, B. C, April 21st, 1913.
Contractors for Land Clearing aud . J ���        '-'���       n,J S.\J i^\
Logging, Etc.
Orders may be left at Beaduell &
Callin's office
Courtenay     -     -     B. C.
There will be evensong and sermon at St. I'eter'.s church, on Sunday 1 ext, April 27, at 7,30 p, in.,
when the preacher will be the Rev.
F. Franklin Watson.
Potter's Pool Room
J. POTTER, Proprietor
rioving Pictures
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
aud Saturday
By a new up-to-date electric plant
An Entire Cl:r.nge of Programme
Twice weekly
H. F. WHITTLE, Proprietor
Basement Willard Block
Loggers Hoots aud Shoes Made
Repairing   Neatly  and   Promptly   Done
C.  W.   Shannon^
Estimates Furnished Free of Charge
Shannon Block,     Courtenay
The Best in Town
E. SWAN, Prop.
**^******** .*************************************���'������***
The most Home-like Hotel North of Victoria *
Rates Reasonable ?
FABER & FABER, Props.        !
Vi/'iivn's comrnottf-.t ni!ni-nl
- lha rout of so much nl ilteir
111-heal ih ��� promptly yields to
tli*  | "!!<>. but oe i in *i' tlon
ol Na-Dru-Co Laxatives.
?. o, a box at yovii .lm   t|\,
NATION Al onim and cut MICAL co.
(����� u��N*D��, LIMIT! o.
A  Magistrate's Wonderful  Experience
With Zam-Buk
Speciit Gunrdians of the Night Formed in Paris for Protection of Property
Parte,   t'linii'r      A   i  rii .s   oi   horn-
larleB in the center ot Paris has led M<"* ���'��� '':- Awenault, u Justice ul':
lo ih.' oreatlon ol a sppc'.al toree ot the Peace, md station master at Well-1
private police, or night guards, who higton, un ilu- Prince Mwtird Island,
begin their duties Litis week. 'tltcjr Ry.i has hail a womlorfni proof of the!
special adoptions are directed to boallng power ot /.am-Hiilc. lie says:
guarding the property ot cltlzenS who I "Pour years ago I had an ueoldeut.|
have subscribed toward the Mtln ' sipped In tho station and toll cm ai
tlunrds' Association freight   truck,  sustaining u  bad  oul
Last night a reporlor for o-iUtoWlhg. \06 ,l"' fni1"  "r ���'������*' ���' 8    ' thought j
newspi r aroompunlcd nn Inspector"*'*.would heal, but Instead p( doing
mi IiIh rounds o( lhe Aventio de I'Op-' ������*> ���*��� develop d Into a had ulcer and]
.,., und  lhe adjacent  streets, w'ljloh I ! "vr Wo a form ol  oezetna  whlcli
ire p iii' ilr I    I y   ll    douen    siiil.vurt
ii,ml- In a iilnr   uniform    with    a
Bprend very rapidly ami also started!
uu iiir other leg.   Both logs became
swollen and sore thai i could only
nualni  helmet.      Enen guafd had al"""": .* -;  r"'" I
'lm dog and a heavy Hutoaiailc pig-  8�� ?�����������< my work hy having thorn
i handagod,    My clod n*   said   I must |
lol      The Inspector lind Wllh him a;| "andagod,    my doctor   sain   inn
magnlfleeni black Qormaii ��h tti dog.  8t��l> m��� ftnd lay up,
which was iminlod and ... 1 i on leash. |    Al"'r ��ls niptuhs of ths trouhii
consulted uudthur doi'tor, hm with uo
heller result.     I tried nil tho salvos.|
Wash Day
White as Snow
M ritilttroii t.v
Th. Johnau ��� Un hnrdanit
l.iiniti-.l. IHntllreul, Chi
All Un* clogB, the ''III   i- oxplalne i
!' id  hi'i'ii  specially  'niiiiiil tor llii'li   ,, , , ,     ,
.lu,i laj a hand on ma nnd I Jlnlm^n*-* a��d wlons I heard uf, imi,
ie ��� wha* Ihe do;; will do, snld it guard,; hirtend of get.tlng tvotter I uoi woi*Be, l
he reporter gave him a hearty Mow     "lhls wtt* n,} ���'.'���"'l'li"!l wnen ��� %&
n Uie chest,     Witli u low growl the  n,y ''"'sl l,uv nl' Zam-Buk,   Greatly to
;reat black dog al his aide sprang nl i ���"������' ael|Rhl   ������""   ll:'hl   ,,I|S  !';,v''  	
he newspaperman's throat'. ills I lvl1"'- ' continued lo npply n to
[mnstor pulled film off I "", *""'''"��� ''""' ������'������v '"���' |||J' "1,v B��l
Tho Behorne ls In Its Infnnoy, but If belter' 'could seo thin al latsl i|
lis hoped heforo long to establish pa- lmd K��l �����>����� <>< nouietlilng which|
! trols in Uu- ri 'i'd' ntlal districts or Par- woula <,;"'" lm'* aml in ""' ''"'' " m''
I is Subscribers may gel n guard ai I |: ls ll0'v "���'���'���';l J'01"' ���'inl'1' *ilim Bul{|
. nlghl i" summon a doctor or a cab. i w��** ;| " "���'"' hi my ense, nnd I here |
  a'.vs heeti nn return of t'�� eczema on
!      WHEN BABY IS ILL.      \AVZil'VLuor ,>r the grj
  cures which JJam-Huk Is dally offeot-j
!    ,,.,     .,   i.i       -ii     i     ui   i-,1  I'-":'������   Purely herbal   In   composition.
\\ hen the baby  s III   when Irs ll,t c  ���f , lll|]m , ,    ,,���,', ,.,���.   ���
stomach Is out of order and   he    sBkl-'rt| ,,,            ehappad
i cross and refuses to smile, dun    dose ,  hfl    .    , ,,,       ,        blood-poison-
I him  with  ou or oil.    thrre  Is    o  ,      vn,,l(,,11;i, 8np'e        s,,���
I need to torture h'.m-gIve Baby b Own v,,^W01.m,   |llflame ,'   ���..���������,    cutB
bot:er. and  wha,   s more  Ibe  baby J������ ���� f   ;'n,������   '0N  "    l)0f   "H
! will like them.   The Tabk.ts are ab- r '"! '���'"": ""; l ��- loront0' """" n" I
solutely   safe,  being  guaranteed   bj \ """ '" P'^ce.'. '
lu government nualyal  to cotitnlu no "" i
opiates or other harmful drugs. Sold'    A ����� ory of Scotch   honesty   comes!
J bv medicine dealers or by mull hi 25 Irom Dundee.     \ Binnl! hay had taken I
centa a box irom The Dr.  Williams'1 ,h"  l'HzP  l'"1' ",l  exceptionally   well
I Medicine Co., Brockvlllo. Ont' I lh'n\vn map.     After the examination
  Hv> teacher, a lltili doubtfully, asked1
\��/u ... a,     ii .i the hid:
What s the Use? wh(; |l(,||)(,(| ^    ( ^
j    Though he Is himself,   In    private  James?
I life, a eh I'gyman, George Birmingham, |    Nobody, sir.
I tho Irish novelist, lines a good Btory]    Come.'now, tell me ilu* truVh,  Did
Woman Atsert That Statue of Virgin
in Cemetery Came to Life
Purls, I'Vanei*. ���Thu town of Tlez-
lors is Immensely excited by a remaru-
aiili' story, which is mild to have oc-
eurri'il in the uhl eeme.ury lu the town
recently. Nothing will convince the
superstitious people thut ii is noi true,
According to the Btory, which Ib
primed with nun ii detalii u woman
was leaving ihe cemetery, where she
had goue lo pray ai lhe urine ul' her
husband, when she noticed a statue ui
ihe Virgin covered wl n tnoBs. The
ooudlilon ui the Biatuo Inspired hor
With  pity  and  she  iried   to  wasil  thu
muss from ti wiih Ini- pookei hauil-
keivhlel'. She d. elares thai the sia-
luu came In lite: thai uue ui Its hands
lunched ihe handkerohlef ami lhai u
voice Bald; This ulotib Is sacred now.
Keep ii, (or I have blasBed it to thuuk
you for your acl of piety,
The worn,ill run home to her cottage
nud luld her sick daughter whul had
happened. She pul the handkerchief
nn Lhe girl's hed. ami llu.. c.nllil, who
has been paralyzed for several years,
sut up, got um iii bed nml walked,
The Bluttto Ih BurroHiided nil day by
cripples, blind men and woman, ami
even children who are Buffering from
some    disease. II     was     reported
among the townspeople lhai a blind
man recovered his slghl nml thai a
I,uue innn had Mirnwn away his crutches ami walked,
A number of unbelievers vlslled the
cemetery and openly expressed I licit
scepticism, They were roughly
hnndled by the worshipers and ejected.
A number uf women have organized
a perpetual guard round ihe Biatuo,
ami uue of ihcm collected money from
visitors whose handkerchiefs she rub-
bod mi lhe hands of the BtatllO, This
wus forbidden by the police, whereupon several gendarmes were attacked by ihe angry women. The leader
of ilu* women who tried to Induce her
companions to precipitate n riot Is now
forbidden :o enter the cemetory.
The bishop and clergy havi.* llius far
refrained from expressing any opinion
regarding the alleged miracle.
The Heart of -i   i'iauo it* the
Action.   Insist on the
Piano Action
ItU-CASkS :*,il I 111".   Ill MM'K.MHI    I I' I'I s   I |- ( I (  I I |i   \.f
THKWaWfniNOH REMEDY, risl.NoSE ��,.?*
ji,,: iii. i.-m",ivi'ir yflURow n 'i i. I loin .vmi iLCpn*.
AliaalM.lyFREE. No'lollowilli'l .in. I'll I.kCi.uii;
Man. Cu.JJAVjUIBTOCK KU. H.'-'l nlKAU, Ltl.suu'l,liH0.
nn the clergy, and one of the mosl
I iimiisiinti sections in his new book:
(The Lighter Hide of Irish Lite, deals
with the foibles and misadventures oi
I Irish pastors. One of his labs may
1 be quoted
I A north of Inland gentleman heard
1 from ihe lips of n clergymun of the
! death of an Inveterate enemy of his
who harassed hlni for many years.
Well, h�� said, It's a comforl to think
thai the di vll's gol thai fellow al last.
The clergyman, being a clergyman,
not your brother help ynu'.'
No, sir, he did ii all,
A Boon fer the Bilious.���The liver j
is a very sen:alive organ  and easily
| deranged,      When this occurs there
is  undue secretion  ot bile    and    the]
iKrld liquid llm*s Into the stomach and
soul's it.      It  is a  mosl  dtetressing
ailment, and  many  are prone to  It. |
In this condition a man finds the best
remedy in Parmelee's Vegetable Pills,
which are warranted to speedily cor-
Time and Money
Tha: time is money, Wisdom bleats,
let you will Know my dears.
A girl with thirty thousand heats
A girl with thlity years.
only keeps cold out, but
conservesbody-warmth; body-
fat serves tlie same purpose,
it enables us to resiot unuettled
elements and serves as the
forced: source of our body-heut.
Greii'.eir body-warmth means
richer blood, more fat, not
obesity but fat which the body
consumes fur warmth, vitality,
resistance-power ns a furnace
consumes coal for heat:���
Scott's Emulsion docs this.
A teaspoonful after each
meal makes body-warmth���
healthy, active blood ���
sharpens tbe appetite and
makes all good food do good.
It drives out and keep* out colds
by raising endurance-power
and creating strength.
Reject substitutes for SCOTT'S.
Sri.ti ��t iiuwiir. Toronto, OtUnrlo 12-61
A well-known physiognomist advocates choosing one's servants accord-
inn to ihe format ion of their faces':���*
We tried the plan on Martha Itoae--
shu only slopped a week. Although
we chose her for her nose, we sacked
her  for  her  ebeelt.
Oh, ma! exclaimed the daughter ol
the candidate, 1 just saw pupa kiss-
Ing tne conk-lady!
That's all rtgnt dear; lie's acting
as my manager and I want her vow
for today's election.
Sometimes a married woman geta
so hungry lor a loving word mat she
talks to herself.
Engineers aod Boilermakers
Boilers  *jf    all    kh..is��� Hngin?*,
Pumps and Heavy Plate Worn
Write us for Prices
14 Strachan Ave.. Toronto, Canada
Ilajt.Winslow's Sootiiino Svrup !ih.< iit-eii j
wed for over SIXTY YBAUSUv millions of
MOTHKRS  for   'heir   CIIILHULN   wiiii.K I
allaysoti pain ; cures wind colic nud
i) the beet remedy for DlftKKHUiA. it is as,
laotutrly hannlra^. Be Hurt* und ,.i,l< for 'iVIii.
���Wiat-Um-'i. SontliinlE Svrup," nnd lake so other
**-*���"   Twcaty-Uve centa a bottle.
rel't"bound"tVproteBl  a^ens:  this un- j reel tho disorder       The:,  is no bet
charl'nble view of the dead man's con-   ler medicine 111 the enure list ol p.ll
d-itlon.      He Insinuated a hope that,   preparations. 	
In  suite of all lhat  had passed, the ������ ���	
I,,.,'r ni'n mighl have escaped the ex-      A Kansas ( Ity character was ollng-
puoi m a uiia-ui h)K to fl |amp.,,ns.| (II]P Sunday morn-
" Well1'sa'd  the oilier,  ii the  devil   Ing when a stranger came along and
���-wi 'got'that fellow, all I can say  addressed him. ,
,,-���  1 do i'i  sco much use in our      Sir, enquired Hie stronger, can you,
���      1 i  ..1 nil tell me where the Second  Presbyter-
keeping a deviant all. lan ^mb ,g,
Ti.e,-. la nothing repulsive In Mil-     M.lst.er, answered the weary one.     1
ler'B Worm Powders, and they arc as don't even know where the first Pres-
pTeasaii? 10 lake as sugar, so �������* ��ew  byl8,'la" c"l"ch la*	
��ilVtte^"au"eMvo^eiHM   ''hrmTh1 Mlnard's liniment Cures Burns, Etc. j
i,'th-'stnon"yaHn rifftil    An Irish contractor had"the mlsfoi- '
their cleansing power, no indication 1 tune to run his ear over an old man
,   ,,,;,���>��� hurtful.     They can be  wao had a bottle of blueing lani-Je his
thnrn   iu   denended  upon  to clear, emu.    Jumping from his1 car and see-
thorouglil)   nepe     "     ' ng lne fluid rapidly staining the old
all worms from the sys.em, . ^^ ^^ ^ ^^ w ag ^^,
\,.ii-.  had  tried  bv  various  meanB Fl.nnegan, It'll go   harrud    wid    ns! j
to Interest his father'in conversation.   We've killed wan 0' .him blue-blood-
Can'   vou *" I'm trying to read? ed Yankees!
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wimci:ester refmtmb amis co���
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A lltitli* girl remarked In her mum-;
ma. 00 Koinn to bed; I am uot. afraid
of the diirlt.
So, of course not. replied her iiiuui-1
I was a lillle afraid once, when I
wrnt into the pantry to got a tart.       '
What   were  ynu  afraid  ot?
1   was afraid   I  couldn't  Hmi  nhe
-rr���= ��� 1
Ms. a box ��r six boxes r��r 12.50,
at all atealar* or Th* Dodds Madl-
da* Uwnpany, Limited, Toronto,
said the exasperated pareni.      Now,
don't bother me.
Arlie was silent almost a minute. |
Then, reflectively: Awful ace'detit on
a Bloom Held trolley today,
Pa'her looked up with interest.
What's that? he asked.  An accident?!
Yes, replied Artie, edging toward
the door, a woman had her eye on a
seal, nnd a man sal nn il.
Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere.!
Visitor���Was the Christmas mall
Rural Postmnster��� Havon'l got li nil I
oul yet. I tell you. this town owes I
its lives to me. About the llrst tifi
December all the letters thai cume I
In here were covered with runny;
looking stnmps. 1 pe' kind of sus-l
pieious and it certainly puzzled tne
till a New York dm in mer put me
wise, telling me they were tubercu-i
losis stamps. Of eiiuive. 1 knew that
stult wns darned had. so I just ups
und cnnllscates the ma'l as fast as |*
came In, I've got it all out In the|
hack room fumigating now. .Pretty
narrow squeeze, but 1 nipprd the epidemic right In the bud. '
Thai is l.AX.VnVK BROMO   Ql ININIO. i
Look for the Rlptiaturn ot !���;. W. OltOVR.
Cures 11  Cold  In cine  Da.-.   Cures drip
in Two Days.    -.''.e.
W. N. U. 939
Pat was standing near the car truck j
when he noticed an automobile coniriR(
up the street, and to be safe he step- j
ped back a Mtitle from ihe car track.'
The auto went past and just as It
was passing the driver had occasion
to turn off he track. When he did
the auto Bkldded on the car track c 111s-1
ing the back end of It to swing 1
around, striking.Pat and knocking hlm|
down. j
Pat was seen to get up and look 1
after thn car and say: Now phat do ye
think o' thnt? Whin ye stand in from
o' thlin. they 1:111 over ye: ami whin
ye git oul o' the way to lei thim pass
they turn round and kick ye! |
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served either with cream or
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make a most appetizing dish
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These delicious toasted
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a delicate taste that is very
pleasing at this time of year.
Post Toasties are economical, make less work for
the busy housewife, and
please everyone at the table.
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Main   Of fie*:
Regina, Moose Jaw, S.skatoon,
Edmonton, Calgary, Lethbridge,
Joy   Party Wns  Hald  nt the   Famous
Bull Tavern.
K we can by nny lucky elmnee, in
these days nl evil, rub out one wri ikie
Irom the brow <i oare, beRtirle the
heavy heart ul huh moment ��t sorrow; it we can now and then penetrate through the gathering film >t
misanthropy, promj/l a benevolent
view of liuni.'iii nature, n ' mcke our-
selves more iii good humot with ��ur
(ellow-beinga and ourselves���surely,
surely, this is the best monument we
could erect to the memory ol Charles
In this spirit .'i party ol lovers ol
Dickens celebrated the centenary year
oi the master by a merry Christmas,
"Samuel Pickwick, Bsq., G.C.M.P.O.,
presiding," hi ihe inn ha freiiuented
and made famous���'"The Bull," it >���
The old world Inn stands to-day |uit
ns it in described In the llrst cl nptei
ol "The Pickwick Papers." "Ni���
house, good beds,' snld Jingle, and
the house, Its rourtyard, hallroom,
staircases and rambling corridor* re-
mam unchanged since the days when
Dickens hold his Owl Club uieetliiga
A party of forty had the Inn open
to them 'lor tho clays Doeoinber 'l\ to
87,   1'lir aches set t tr.n) Staple
Inn, Holbom Bars, wllh tin* whole
party in costume, <>n the afternoon
of December 24, Bags nnd so on
not sent in advance were taken in
the boot, liimiliiir to every reader ol
The coachmon, i aards musician'*
and the Inn staff were in tin* costume
of 1818-30, and the dress ol this period
was worn by the ladies and gentlemen ot the party who did nut select a
<'hanu'ter from the novelist,
Leavin.- Staple Inn at 'i o'clock on
Christmas Eve and changing horses ut
"The Bull," Hartford, the Diekensiam
reached "Tbe Iiuil" at Rochester at
7.30 p.m., anil an hour later the festivities commenced with a costume dinner in the great hall. Tin* evening
terminated with Sir Roger de Cover-
ley, and at midnight a steaming bowi
of fragrant punch was emptied.
Next morning, significantly enough,
the party were liberally allowed two
hours to tackle the llrst meal of
Christmas Day. and then they attended service in the cathedral. Clirst-
mas dinner, eaten in costume,' observed all the old English customs, with
the ceremony ol the boar's head and
The poor children of Rochester were
afterwards entertained to n Christmas
tree, and the evening closed with old-
time gai -s and merriment. The
scene that night in the famous inn
was one thnt would delight the heart
of a Dickens and would need his pen
fitly to describe.
Again two hours for breakfast next
day, in preparation for what the pro-
pram calls "The fights of Rochester
and Dickens I.n.'.' "Fights" is probably the nearest approach the modern
compositor can malic to the word
"sights," spelt with the old-fashioned
"e." At night the party held i
Dickens' costume ball, and the stay in
the novelist's country closed next
morning with late breakfast.
By guaranteeing a minimum party
of 40 it was found possi'. le to issue,
tickets for the three days for five
guineas each, everything included, as
the program naively says, except
Breaks That the Audiences Saw But
the  Speakers   Did   Not.
Sometimes   a   public   speaker   will
Unwittingly make a "break" which is
very   humorous,   and  yet  cannot,  see '
E,i,ht Argument*. In Favor of Poultrj
Raising *y t.,e General Farmer.
A Well known I'uumlian professor nl
Ottawa. In reply to tin* question, "Why
���iK   poultry   valuable   to   the   fanner'*"
the point of bis joke.   He looks about: gave the following reasons:
him in amazement and wonders what      Because hi* ought by this means to
is the cause of all the merriment on   wuvert it great deal of the waste ol' Ills
innn into money in tlie shape or eggs
nml chickens for market,
Hecause with intelligent mauageinent
the part of his  audience.    Ho feels
as if something had been tied to his
coat tail,  that  his   suspenders  hang-! , , , ,    ,       ., ,	
ing   down,   or   his   necktie   sud(i,,n[v , hens ought to he all year revenue pio-
gouc awry, or lie gnzee out into tim' n***'0���** wl'n ""' exception or perhaps
sea ol faces to discern anything out two months during the molting period,
of   the   ordinary.     Ile   acts   as  if  he       Hecause   poultry   Will   yield   him   a
would like the platform to ollapas' quicker return tor bjs capital invested
and bury him. than any of the oilier departments ot
The   writer  has   witnessed   several I agriculture,
retreshli.g examples .if such breaks on I    Because tbe manure from the poill*
the  part  nf  unconscious orators.    A
I Toronto clergyman, who would dis*
, dam   to mention  anything  from  the
, pulpit that would create a .-mile, being very serious minded and austere,
was preaching one Sunday on a theme
! which wis rear and dear t�� Ills heart. I
j His  words  were  to young  men.   He
strongly advised them to have a dell-.
n.l��' purpose ami plan in life, and to
I bend  all   their energies  and   conceit-
I trati*  all their  talents   iu  that dirce-;
j tlotl,    A   river   could   rise  no   higher!
��� thai] Its source, and it was so with tho
I human stream called life.    "Sot your
mark high, young men," he dramatically exclaimed, "for remember it you
aim at  nothing you arc sure to hit
try bouse win make a valuable compost for use In either vegetable garden
ur orchard, The birds themselves. If
allowed to run In plum or npplo orchard, will destroy all Injurious insect
Because, while cereals nnd fruits can
only lie successfully grown lu certain
sections, poultry can be raised for table use or layers of eggs lu all parts
of the count?*'.
Ifecnu'ie poultry raising Is nn employment In which the farmer's wife
nnd daughters can engage and leave
hlni free to attend to other departments.
Hecause It. will tiring the best return
tile   mark   every   time,   and   I   know
(nun bitter experience of what 1 am ! In the shape of new laid eggs during
the winter season, when tbe farmer haa
most time on bis hands.
Hecause to start poultry raising on
speaking," An audible titter went
through the pews, and it wa.-, not until  tbe close, of the sermon  that the
uneasy  divine  wondered  what  gave; ,he"ft,"rln" re", ntTres little or no capital,
rise to the hilarity, when it was all \v fl circumstances, with proper
exp allied to him hy one of the ushers. *   .        .'       ���   . .'    ',,fc
The late Andrew Pattullo, of Wood-! management po ..try can he made with
stock,   a  prominent  newspaper   pub-   ������"���* coat a  valuable adjunct to the
lisher in his day, and a former re-1 farm.   ,
preventative of North  Oxford  iu  the " '
Ontario Legislature during the regime     WHAT'S   IN   A   FARM   NAME?
of  Mr.  Hardy,  was speaking  in  the
House one afternoon ou the New On
tario policy of the Government, the
wonderful development of that country j
and the type of people desired for its \
progress and prosperity.   He referred j
i to the various classes of setters, and
declared   in  all   sincerity  that   what
was most needed were "hard working,
industrious  tillers  of  the   soil,  men
who would rear homes and families.
The best of all is the good "hardy" j
I Every    Comfortable     Homestead     Is
Worth Its Own Distinctive Title.
Every good mnn and woman has a
cherished memory of the old home
where childhood's days were speut, nnd
If that old home was on a farm that
form should have a name that will
distinguish it from all other farms of
tbe county.
Nearly every other business house.
Writers of Old Wbo Dimly Pointed to
Modern   Invention*.
Chance phrases In the literary works
it other'days describe wllh uncanny
���xnotnesa Invention*, of far later times
l*'or Instance, we lind in the "I'roln-
sions" of Strada the ttoiaao, which
were published in the year 1017, what
might be held to embody a crude Ue
dcriptlon of wireless telegraphy.
Slrudii represents two friends as carrying ou a correspondence by means or
a "certain loadstone which has such
virtue In It that. If It touches two needles when one of the oeeilles begins to
move, the other, although at ever so
great a distance, moves at the sain*
time und lu the same manner."
In 1(174 Robert Booko pjbllshed a
work wherein he observed that as
glasses Improve the vlslou so ways
might be found to improve our other
senses, "It Is not Impossible." says he,
"to bear a whisper a distance ot a furlong, mid perhaps the nature of the
thing would not make It impossible although thnt furlong should be ten times
multiplied." Tbis seems to be a fair
forecast of the telephone.
In "(lulllver's Travels" Swift causes
his hero to relate in the voyage to Lo-
puta that the astronomer!) there "have
likewise discovered tbe two lesser stars
or satellites which revolve about Mars."
Tbls has been beld to constitute a satire on sham science. Nevertheless
Professor Asapb Hull a few years ago
discovered the two tiny satellites.
It was more than 1.701) years sgo
tbat. Lncian gave an acconot of the
manner wherein the Inhabitants of the
moon drank "air squeezed or compressed Into a goblet" so that It formed a
kind of dew. Tbls clearly suggests
liquid air.
Tbe same writer tn "Vera Hlstorla"
humorously and at some length describes an aerial ship tbe sails of which
were Inflated by a whirlwind, thus Impelling it througb apace to the moon.���
A Queer Society Craze.
Many London society women are
now cultivating odd eyes. Tlie ideal
is to have one eye presenting a dif-
ierent effect from the other. The latest artifice of cosmetics produces that
difference by solution and distillations.
One trick is to dye the odd eye so
that it shall match one's costume.
Drops of prepared matter are poured
into it so that it turns the requisite
color. Meanwhile the normal quality
of the other eye naturally becomes
morp noticeable and the whole expression is given an eccentricity that
baffles the first observation and so
excites a closer analysis Another
trick ot these cosmetics is to dilate
���the pupil of the odd eye or to impart
to it a superficial sparkle. Some w>-
men are even practicing the moderate
Oculists say that the new cra/.e lor
the odd eye is extremely bad for tho
sight. But it is the fashion und so
cannot be foregone lot mere hygienio
"What kind did vou say?" inquired' tstttmot tm as adopted a name and
a member oi the Opposition, amid the j �� ,'r,,(llt *. "��'i">,i��"��-"J- Every farm Is
general laughter, for the late Hon. 1 worthy of a name, and every farmer
Arthur Sturgis Hardy was then Pre-: can make n reputation nnd establish a
mier  of Ontario.       " I credit for his farm and its products
"I said good 'hardy' settlors," de-' through intelligent, careful study and
c'.ared Mr. Pattullo, not seeing the I the adoption of approved modern meth-
point of tlie interruption. I 0ds of procedure.
"What difference does the politics i A ,VelI chosen name lends dignity to
of the settler make?" the voice again' ���  ,,,.H.e ,������,  ������  .,  Rort  of trademark
queried,   J wnleli distinguishes It and Its products!
1 in not talking pontics, asserted | ,, ,,,���_., ..������;��������� 1(o ������.��������� ������ ., ���,������ �����
,f ,. ,, ,, .,,*> r , , ,,��., It characterizes its owner as a mnn or
Mr. Pattullo with some heat. The. ,, , ,. ,,, ��� . ���. . , .
'hardy' settler makes the very tot prae and stimulates nil who are Inter-
resident for that section of tlie coun- j "st<,<* '" �� (,r il's products to do and t��
try.'* j be the best.
""What about the Whitney type? j We believe that a well selected nam*
Will that class not answer'just as will furnish an incentive for better
well?" came the cry across the floor, , farming; that all implements, tools, veil was not untii then that tho un-J hides, crates and products whenever
intentional humor dawned upon the j possible should have the name of the
speaker. , ,        I farm indelibly stamped upon them; tha|
In a certain Presbyterian church |t ���ho|���a ail(ir|1 ,���,.,.v eutPanee to the
in roronto last June the organist ami j f ��� ,       llltwl ������ Btnt)ouery
choirmaster was away on   us honey- .       ..    , ...   ,   ,, ���..   , ...
moon trip and the congregation on| ��^d on the far,.. \\e believe thn the
joyed a hearty laugh the next Sunday '"���"*e sl,""ki rel��te to-some distinct
morning when the chorister--, under! feature of lhe farm, Its location, tupog-
the direction of the temporary leader.! raphy or pruduets.-llllnois Furuiera'
rendered as an anthem, "Oil Sinner | Institute.
Come  Home. "���Saturday Night.
To Establish National Workshop*.
A plan to establish ateliers or national workshops in London and sev-
eral provincial cil.es on the lines of
the licole des lieaux Arts in Paris is
jiow being carried out by n special
committee of the Society of Architects. Authority was given to the
schpme, together with a financial
glial an tee, at a council meeting of tli*
society recently, and the con.���ittee,
losing no time, are already considering the suitability ot various sites.
Under the Beaux Arts system which
will now be established in London
end the provinces, classes in design
of about 80 students each will be conducted by French masters holding
Paris diplomas. The first atelier will
be started probably in Solio during
the next few weeks, thus forming the
nucleus of a Latin Quarter in London.
8mash UP-
Jsek-What sent poor Algy to an Insane asylum? Toui-A train of thought
passed through Ills brain uud wrecked
It-Boston TruuserlyL
Western Tales.
I     Here are two more or less tnithfu'
1 sidelights on Western  Canada ��� thf
| old and the new west.
Some years ago on a combined pa>
i lengcr-freight train, which was tinted
i   "r making many stops on  its quiU
I   -hurt trip, a passenger became muci
lisgusted at the train's lack ol speed
"Say,"  he  said   to  the   oonductoi
I   'you   hnve   the  cow-catcher   on   ti
.long end of this train."
"What arc you getting  at?" askc
In* conductor.
"The cow-catcher should he on th
I   iock cud of the train,'   answered th
I   lassenger,   "You see there are a h
i cattle running about loose in tin
art of the country, and one oi tlie-
ln}*3 some of tlheni wiil run Into ti
���aek end of your train and dash the
'���trains  out "
The  oilier  story   also  concerns
One duy recently, 'tis sni'l. a certai
oonductor noticed that the engincc
vas going past ninny little centres <.
population without stopping.
Calling the brakeman, the conduct"
said: "1 think you had belter sit ou
on the platform for the rest of th
run. Take pencil and paper, a: d j.
���down the names of all the town
which have sprung up along the In,
linco our IH�� .���"ntorilnv "
Th* Other Way.
"If I were younger." said the rich
eld  man. "I  believe I  mlchl win you
for my wife."
i   '"Yes,"    replied    the   cold    Iwsuty,
j tlr��smll,v cntmlriertog  his  sttty   venr��.
\ "nr, any. fifteen or twenty year* old-
��r."-l'hllsdelphla Press.
i Feeding Value of Pumpkins.
Pumpkins are about 00 per cent wa-.
: ter. It has been estimated that two
i nnd one-half tons of pumpkins equal in
| feeding value about oue ton of silage
and that twenty pounds of pumpkins
| contain as much digestible protein as
1 a pound of corn. Tlie principal value
! of pumpkins lies in their succulence
1 nnd ns a pnrt of the ration are rulllil-
i hie for all kinds of live stock.���Kansas
1  i Parmer.
Centirtuaut P��rf*rm*ne*.
Wlgwsg-My   Wirt-  Is ��  sntrraiTArte
Hhe Is going on the i��~-nre piatfnrm
Henpeckke- Hnhl My wire rtoesn't npeo
iny platform-Philadelphia Iterord.
This world belong* to ths ��nen-t;**
On every farm where there Is timber
of large size there ought to be a cant-
book, un Implement shown In the pie-
I ture, for the purpose of moving heavy
logs, says Home and Farm, from which
i picture and description are taken. It
' will save n tremendous amount of
heavy lifting, and one man with a cant-
hook can do us much, or even more,
than two without it. The handle should
be about five feet long aud lhe irou
hook about twelve Inches, or If very
large logs are lo lie used tifteen Inches.
The hook should work loosely on a bolt
through the bundle aud the "business
end" be slightly curved luward and always kept sharp,
He���Hut coilldii I jou learn to love
She-I don't think I could.
He- It in as l feured-jou are too old
to leurn.
Mont* Carlo Just Smiles at Them and
Keep* on Winning,
There are only two games played at
Monte Carlo���roulette and a simple
card game called trente et quarante.
One la assured that these games are
played quite fairly aud that the percentage In favor of the bank ts Gl to
<!i). Whatever it may be, this certain
percentage In favor of the tables overcomes ull systems that human Ingenuity
can work out by any law of averages.
M. Blanc will permit you to play any
way you like, aud to double your bet
us often as you like uutil It reaches
G.OOO fruncs at roulette or *i0,004) francs
at trente et quarante. 'Then yon must
begin over again, for it Is quite clear
that If one were permitted to double
Indefinitely It would only De a question of time and sufficient money to
put M. Klunc out of business.
Thus it Happens that M. Blanc, who
takes no chance, wins aculnst all those
who are permitted to take any aoit of
chance they like. \*->lr Hiram Maxim
disposed of all systems when be shattered a popular delusion in these words:
"If red has come up twenty times In
succession it is Just as likely to come
up ut the twenty-Unit time as It would
he tr It hud not come up before for a
week. lOacb particular coup Is governed altogether by the physical conditions existing ut tbat particular In-
t-tttlit The hall spins round a great
ninny times In a groove. When its mo-
metitum Is used up It comes In contact
with several pieces of brass and Anally
tumbles lino a pocket In the wheel
which Is rotating In an opposite direction. It Is a pure and unadulterated
question of chance, and It Is not In-
(liienceri In the least by anything that
has ever taken place before or that
will take place In the tutiire."-Mel-
vl Ile | in Vinson Post tn Saturday Evening Post-
Bringing Up a Dog.
A writer In Country Lite In America
gives some advice ou the bringing up
ot a dog. Aa he tells It. tbe process
looks easy enough. The first und most
important lesson for a pup to learn ts
lo stop anything be may be doing when
yon sny "Stop" and to continue when
i you sny "All right" If well learned
this will explain to him all future comma mis. After this comes the lesson to '
oe dow*n when you command "Down" '
*.nd lo stay dowu while you leave htm.
1-or this latter It Is best to tie him to
xoinethliig and then If be does uot drop
when yon call "Down" from a distance
return quickly and, scolding, push blm
down forcibly. A caress and a taste or
rood should be his reward ir be does
Old Tim* Senool Hour*.
In Scotland, up lu tbe middle of the
eighteenth century, -the usual solium
noiira were from t) a. iu. till t) p m..
wlth'two breaks of an hour each. Some
schools opened sn aour earlier ana
worked so long ns daylight lasted No
alteration in tne hours was made on
Saturday, nud even un Sunday a certain amount of school work was done
The holidays were restricted to a day
at Candlemas and at M'hltsuu, and s
tortnigtU iu the autumn
H* f-ound He Couldn't D-ctat* to ���
Typical Jonn Bull.
That sprouting Scutch peer, the Karl
nf l,evoii. who rebuked �� ship news reporter who approached blm by declaring thai "110 geiiileiiniii ever speaks to
niii'iher   without   an   introduction;  it
simply Ian t done." Ls un old trieud of
James Kruoois Invver, me Australian
novelist that Is. Dwyei down t actually know tlie Karl ut l.evoii. nut lie
knows Ins sweelly  British sort
"I ought to," suld Dwyer. "I waa
broke In London hml I learned to
know lhe true Itrlton Once I answered an advertisement tor a literary
secretary. To make cerium that my
letter would ne read I wired the advertiser ss follows,;
*"|H> not engage a llternrv secretary
until you have read my letter ut application.'
"Thai letter wns a gem. I thought t
would laud the place with It sure. 1
was certain of It when a InrL'e. square
letter directed me to appear at a named address ut a given hour. It was a
four penny bus ride, but I dldn t care.
My fortune wus opening out betore we.
I squandered the tourpeiu-e without a
miserly thought A puiupoua outier
ushered me Into a black oak Horary,
where the original stuffed model ot
John Bull sat ut a table. I sat dowo
meekly aud waited to be spoken to
"Hlaml He bit tbe desk with his
clinched band.
" 'You cannot dictate to sn Englishman,' aald tbls old Image.
" 'No. air,' I aald.
"'I tell you,' be shouted. *yoo cannot
dictate to an Englishman!*
"'Certainly not,' I aald.
"'But you tried to,' he said 'Too
sent me this Impertinent telegram. No
Kngllnhmun would bave doue ti.at It
was an American trick.'
"I tried to soothe blm. for I wanted
that job. But he got hotter uno nutter.
Finally be told me outright that ne ua 1
hired a young man who once Bud worked for a lord.
'"I buve sent for yon, said tut, ���and
yon should he grateful tn me in order
to teucb yon a proper respect tor to*
traditions of Kngland and tur tb* Units.) Hug.'
������'You old fossil: said I. 'If I Had a
British Hag here I'd tear It In two and
choke you to death with IL' "���Chicago
That la What Opium Smoket-a C��*l
"Hitting the Pipe."
The opium smoker tn the ait ut
smoking Is said to be "cooking a pill."
Smokers of tobacco In seeiuc opium
pipes bave beeb misled luto the oeiieJ
that the large bowl ot the pipe la tilled,
with opium when really the "pill" la
simply pasted over a tiny opening ta
the cover of tbe bowl. Ueatiug of th*
howl produces dense fumes, which urn
drawu throimh tbe bowl und the stem
of the pipe into tbe smoker's moucn.
Neither does one pipe of opium produce stupor. A "pill" dazes ooiy eves
an Inexperienced smoker as a in.-js
drink would effect a person nnused to
alcohol. Tbe opium users wbo bare
been pictured stretched on bonks of
opium dens in utter stupor have Deeo
saturated with the drug
Reclining ou a bed. the smoker places
the layout within easy reach and .igiita
tbe lamp. Peanut oil, burning siowly
and without evil odors or fumes, n used
exclusively, The smoker U theo ready
lo prepare his "pill."
The yeo-hok. or dipper, a lona. needle shaped instrument, is put into the
opium receptacle and turned slowly la
the black und sticky substance until a
amah quantity or opium adheres io the
point It is then placed over the damo
of lhe lamp. and. turning the dipper,
the smoker mils and cooks tne "pill"
until It is ready for tne pipe
The tiny speck Is then ttirn*t inio the
opening of the bowl, which, nelfl nbuve
the iiunti. slowly begins tn produce
opium fumes, which are drawu id Dy
the nmoker through tbe stem of his
pipe. The "pill" lasts only from thirty
lo forty seconds, and to eujoy another
smoke the same preparations nave ta
be repealed.���New York Tribune.
Humiliated Hubby.
A newly married couple mid bad a
little disagreement about some enkea
which tbe wife had made. The husband complained that tbose bis mother
osed to produce were far superior On
the next day tbe girt set before Dim a
plate of hot cakes.
"Now yon have achieved something:"
he exclaimed enthusiastically. "These
are exactly like what mother used to
make.   Bow did you do It?"
"I will give you the recipe." replied
the wife coldly. "I used margarine instead of butter, eggs n year old. 1 put
shun In tbe Hour nnd added plenty uf
water to tbe milk."��� London Tit-Kits.
He Didn't Know  Art
"Where   did   you   get   tbat
statuette, my deary
"Why, at Martino'a.   Isn't It lovelyT
And snob a bargain!   It was msrked
'half oft"    Didn't yon see tbe tagf
Ten. but l thought tbe tax referred
to  the  clothing." - UtevetaM   Plata
Dealer. .'As Good As The Best*.
Is this your Opinion of your House when it is Finished?
Do you ever think to yourself���"If I had bought a better grade of materials it would have
been a great Improvement."
Remember we have the goods that will satisfy the most fastidious builder and can supply
them AT ONCE. You need not wait until your Flooring or V Joint dries or your Windows and Doors arrive from Vancouver. Just send us in your order and the goods will
be delivered just when you want them.    Your order, whether it is for a business block or
a few sash, will have our best attendance
Kiln Dried Lumber, Lath,
Building Paper,
Cement, Builders' Hardware, Mouldings,
Sash and Doors, Lime, Plumbing Supplies
Window and Door Frames Made to Your Order
Plaster, Paints and Oils,
Rt ofing, Etc.
Phone 66
COURTENAY, B. C. P.O. Box 230
"Not better than the best but better than the rest"
��� iBisrjssDSja.'.���:. ..&flo.'s��oio��ee����oe��jooes-4aee��&>s*ase��i8iB2
the Jeweler
Is now locoted where he pets the most business
You till know where?
, The future business center of the
Comox District
������>9)��s������sai��sa93����s��ts ������<
The latest election returns available
indicate that the Siftou administration
has been sustained by a substantial but
decreased majority. To date the Liberals claim 33 seats, Conservative IS and
Independents 1. The outcome in Pembina, Sturgeon aud Clearwater is still
very doubtful.
The detailed results are as follows:
I.niiiK.M.s Ki.i'X'i'F.n
Acadia���J. A. McColl.
Alexandria    V. C, I.vster,
Heaver River    Wilfrid Garlepy,
How River���George l.ane,
Camrose���George I*. Smith.
Cardston���Martin Wolf.
Claresholm���Willlnin Moffat.
Cochrane���Hon, C. W. Plsher,
Coronation���F. S. Whiteside.
Didsbury���J.  I'i. StaulTer.
Edmonton---Hon, C- W. Cross.
Gleicheu���J. I*. McArthur.
Grouard���T, h. Cole.
Hand Hills���R, ll. Eaton.
Eaeombe���W. T,  l'uffcr.
I.educ---S. J. Tobin.
Little Bow���J. McNaughton.
Nanton���J. Glendenning.
Olds���Hon. J). Marshall.
Ponoka���Dr. Campbell,
Kedcliffe���C. S. Pringle.
Eibstone���J. G. Turgeon.
St. Alhert---Iv. llourdcau.
���gSt. Paul���P. E. Lessard.
Sedgewick���Hon, C. Stewart.
Stealer���R. II. Shaw.
Tuber���Hon. A. G. McLean.
Vegreville���James McCalluni.
Vermillion���Hm. A. I,. Siftou.
Victoria���A. A. Walker.
Warner���Dr. Patton.
Wetaskawin���C. II.  Olin.
Calgary Centre���T. M, Tweedle.
Calgary North���S. 11. Hillocks.
Calgary South���Dr, Illow.
Edmonton���W. A. Grlesbach,
Edmonton South���-H, 11. Crawford.
Edson���H. H. Verge.
High River���Dr, Stanley.
Iiiuisfail���Fred Archer.
I.ac St. Anne���Capt. barker.
fjethbridge���Dr, Stewart.
Mcleod���Robert Patterson.
Medicine Hat���N. Spencer.
Okotoks���George Hundley.
I'ineber Creek���J,  Keiumis.
Red Deer���li. Micliincr.
Rocky Mountain���R, C. Campbell.
Stony Plain���
Wainwright���George L. Hutson.
Pembia, Clearwater and Sturgeon are
till in doubt. Tlie election in Athabas-
a has been deferred.
A football match is promised far
Saturday, between the Campbell
River road squad and the World.
We understand those selected to
play for the "World" are being
recruited from Sandwich and
 4>.-*B.*��. ���
Calm Before Storm
"Why this hush in the house,
this elaborate tiptoeing about?''
"Ssh! Mother is getting ready to
ask father for a little extra money.''
If thou takest time into thy affairs
it will allay and arrange all things.
The snowfall in British Colum-
this year was the heaviest in 14
The Provincial Government has
consented to aid the corporation of
Port Alberni, in the matter of placing new bylaws before the ratepayers to facilitate the sale of civic
The Charmer arrives at Comox
wharf on Tuesdays at 4 p. m., and
leaves at 9 p. m., arrives on Wednesday evening at 7 o'clock, and
leaves on Thursday morning at
7.15, arrives Friday evening at 7
o'clock, and leaves at 7.15 Saturday morning.
A dairy cow in Kansas that lost
an eye in an accident waa so dejected oved the misfortune that its
output of milk was reduced over 50
per cent. A veterinary diagnosed
the case as chonic melancholy, inserted a glass eve and bossy is now
excelling her previous maximum
Subscriptions Payable in Advance
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Six Months  1.00
Three Months  0.50
One Year $2.00
Editor Review,
Enclosed pletjse find subscription
for The Review for	
P. O	
Cut out and mail today, with amount of subscription enclosed
The neighbourhood of Saudwick
presents a bustling appearance novv-
a-days for the most part due to the
large number of new-comers. If
there were houses available at least
half-a-dozen could be let right
away, provided they were houses
and not shacks. May we be preserved from the "two-shacks-on-
one-lot" speculator, all the same.
The Corner Store has a special
display of china and earthenware
this week, also a stock of first class
seed wheat, oats etc, A further
extension of the premises has become necessary.
Mr. William Duncan left on Saturday last to attend tha Agricultural Commission now sitting at
Miss Bertha Shopland returned
on Friday last after a vacation spent
in the southern districts of the
Mr. Richard Plews is about once
more after his recent accident.
It is high time that a league was
formed in the interests of those
who do not use automobiles, and
incidentally in tlie interests of some
of those who do. Narrow roads
and corners make no difference in
many cases to the person who has
dollars enough to make a first instalment ou an automobile. It has
been suggested that pressure be
brought to bear upon the Chief
Constable to have certain roads
closed to automobiles and also to
have an examination test in driving
before issuing a license. If motor-
drivers break the laws both of the
land and of common decency the
public will have to take the law into their own hands, after all the old
motto of Winchester School is true
"Manners maketh the man."
Accident at Mine 8
The first accident to occur at the
sinking of the shaft at Mine 8, oc-
cured   on  Saturday last.     Seven
men were working on a platform,
about   50 feet  from  the bottom
j when it gave way.   Two of them
! were   near  the  edge  and   saved
1 themselves, the others went to the
bottom.   Two were killed outright
and three   badly injured, one  of
whom has since died.   A coroners'
inqueat will be held.
It is noted that the Bible is now
being frequently used by United
States congressmen as au aid in
prepairing their speeches- Evidently the legislature know tlie book to
look in when they want ideas.
There is nothing to equal it as a
thought-breeder, and very little
that comes near it, despite the
many geniuses that have passed
across the stage since tlie works
that made it up were collected and
combined. Its wisdom is extraordinary.
Just Arrived, a Pull line of 1913  Model
Kodaks and Brownie Cameras
Prices from $2 to $20
Call and Ret a Catalogue, You will want
One Soon
We are the Only Store In  Comov Valley
selling Kodaks and Kodak I'ilms
Courtenay Drug Store
Feed and Livery
Heavy Teaming Promptly Attended to
R. MacQUILXAN, Prop.
Phone 7
Union St. Courtenay
Gasoline Engines Repaired & Orerhaultd


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