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List Your Property with,.
Island Realty Co.
We Can Sell It
Have Vnn Money to Invest,
Sve ns; wc   an   Make Vou
Large Dividends
Island  Realty Co.
VOL. 2
NO. 50
P. L. Anderton, Manager
Phone 22 Courtenay, B. C.
Geo. J. Hardy
F. R. F. Biscoe
Real Kstatc and Insurance Agents
Phone 10
A Vancouver client wishes to
exchange his residential property,
conservatively valued at $7,000,
for a small farm of same value
near Comox.    What offers?
Other listings wanted of farm lands
for exchange for Vancouver and
Victoria revenue producing property
Phone 33 Courtenay
Everybody to call and see our choice selection of
Small Groceries, Biscuits, Candies, Etc. Also Hams
and Bacon, Tobaccos and Cigars in large variety
All Fruits and Vegetables in Season
Nothing but the Best.   Ptices Right
Local Delivery
Telephone 40
Hicks Beach & Field
COURTENAY   ���   B. C.
Safety Deposit Boxes
Geo, Willard i.s putting _ new
root' ou his house in the orchard,
Mr, Iv K I.indon has been confined to the house lor a couple of
days with la gri]>pe.
J I). Wiuninghani has started
in the electrical business, lie is
thoroughly experienced in electrical
engineering, and am work entrusted to liiin will receive prompt personal attention.
Special Feature Sims showing
tile manner in which the Ford
Automobiles are made were shown
at the Opera House .11 Wednesday
night. A good show is promised
fer  Saturday evening
Wanted ���A solicitor. Apply at
Review Ofiice.
For Sale���Single horse iron-
wheeled truck wagon, $30 or will
exchange for hay. Apply Edmuud
Watts, Box 353, Cumberland,    so
For Sale��� 1 Registered standard
bred mare, 7 years old. 1 Pacer,
9 years old. 1 Grey mare, 1500
lbs. i.) years old. Apply A. Hogg,
Sandwick. 2.
For Sale--One pure bred pedigreed Holstein bull, from Steve's stock
farm, 4 years old, weight 1800, will
sell cheap. Apply, Alex Wain,
Happy Valley,
Knob Hill Orchard, Comox.
Northern Spy, Grimes Golden and
Spitzenberg Apples $1.50 a box.
Good windfalls iu 30 pound "sacks
Ji.oo.    Hugh Beadnell. tf
Party going to homestead south
of here, about the end of November,
would like to locate a few lots for
private parties. For interview
apply box 25 Review office.    -    50
For Sale by Tender���30 full
grown Pekin ducks, 5 pure bred
Yorkshire Pigs, 3 months old, 13
young Yorkshire Pigs 8 weeks old,
5 Yorkshire fat hogs ready for
butcher.   Apply at Review Office.
For Sale���150 Barred Rock
Cockerels, 30 Berkshire Pigs, 6
weeks old, j.3 each, and several
young Berkshire sows, to farrow
in November. Wauted���To buy
a small bunch of graded ewes.
George J. Riches, Hornby  Island.
Owing to the financial depression
caused by the European war, Miss
Dency Smith will during the mouth
of November sell all her large stock
of millinery, trimmings etc., at
cost price. She has a beautiful
selection of winter hats, Be sure
aud see them anyway. tf
The British Columbia Nurseries
Co. Ltd. have appointed Mr, W.
D. Stoker, of Courtenay. their local representative for ihe sale of
their well known nursery stock.
Mr. Stoker is now taking orders
for Fall 1914 and Spring 1915 delivery, of fruit and ornamental
trees, etc., Intending planters
should place their orders NOW.
Large tract of good farming land
now open for free settlement in
Oregon. Over 200.000 acres in all.
Cood climate, rich soil, and does
not require irrigation lo raise finest
crops of grain, fruit and garden
truck. For large map, full instructions and information, and a
plan of several sections- of exceptionally good claims, send 83.40 to
John Keefe, Oregon City, Oregon.
Three years as a U. S. Surveyor
and timberman.' Au opportunity
to get a good fertile free homestead
near town aud market.
Private School ior Boarders
and Day Pupils
Half term will commence on
Monday, November 2
For terms apply apply
Miss M. King    -    Principal
7 Passenger Coe Car
Terms strictly cash
Palace Livery & Feed Stables
Mr. F. R, Biscoe has purchased
a new Ford car.
Mr. Pigott has sold his store and
post office to Messrs. Partington &
Holesworth of Duncan.
Sam Calhoun and his sou Adam
left for Victoria in tlieir auto, 011
Tuesday morning.
The Knights of Pythias held a
successful dame in their hall on
Thursday evening.
Born At Courtenay, 011 October
2.)th, to Mr. and Mrs R, B. Prendergast, a daughter.
Horn���At Courtenay, on Wednesday, .Novemeber 4, to Mr. aid
Mrs. N. H. Boden, a daughter.
Three carloads of young people
attended the Patriotic dauc. at
Cumberland on   Monday  evening
Mrs. M. E. BUUU of Williamet
Valley, Oregon, is visiting her
sister Mrs. ),. _, Patterson, Little
Mr. A, Brown is building n
verandah at the rear of his block.
Last week he applied a coat of tar
to the roof.
Dr. Morrison lias purchased Mr.
Wilchcll's residence in the orchard
and will take possession short ly.
Mr. Witehell will occupy one ol
Perez's houses for a time.
Mr. Douglas Carr-Hilton, of the
Bank of Commerce, left on Monday
to spend his holidays at his home
at Duncan. Mr. Sharp of North
Vancouver is taking his place during his absence.
A hunting party consisting of
Messrs. W. H. and A. .Kirkwood,
Dr. Morrison, and W, D. Stoker
left ou Wednesday afternoon on a
hunting expedition among the
northern inlets,
Ou October 31st, by cable, .Mews
.was received here from the Old
Country, of the the death of Aubrey Ridley-Thompson, of enteric.
The deceased who had only resided
here for a short time, was well
liked by all who had the pleasure
of his acquaintance, and will be
extremely sorry to hear of his
A large crowd gathered at the
station on Monday forenoon to
wish the lads bon voyage, who
were going to Victoria to enlist
from this district. They were, J.
Holmes, Theo. Fortune, Shirley
Hobbs, P. Perrot, and Chas.
Grundy. They were joined at the
station by four from  Cumberland.
The Hallowe'en concert aud pie
social given in the basement of the
Presbyterian church by the Ladies'
Aid Society, was a very successful
affair, and was well attended.
Besides refreshments the program
consisted of:- Reading, by W.
Duncan. Recitation, "The Eve of
Waterloo," Mr, Mundeil. Reading, Mrs, Callin; Song, "Annie
Laurie," Mr. and Mrs. Blair; Recitation, aud song, "It's a Long
Way to Tipperary," Mr. Reed;
Song, Mr. Lmdon; Witches Drill,
by the young ladies, There was
also a guessing contest, aud a
fortune teller's booth.
The following pupils were neither absent nor late during the month
of October:
Lila Boden, Annie  Carroll, Leila
Carroll, Ethel   Sutton Marie   Gibson.    Number enrolled 24; avciage
attendance 18.70,
Mary Hi dgsoil, Jean Menzies,
Ralph Wilmshurst, Edward Boden,
Finest Wilmshurst, Barb.ua Duncan, Hugh Ford Charlotte Gibson, Olive Hodgson, Minnie Leighton, Thomas Menzies, Nets Wiuninghani, Willie Duncan, Thomas
Johnston. Number enrolled 34;
average attendance 33,17
Archer G  Read, Principal,
Harry Fiske, Fay Fiske, Charles
Sutton,   Maigaret   Duncan,    Mary
Fitzgerald, Joseph Fitzgerald, Caro
Meuzies, Muriel McPhee. .
Mrs. B, Hutchison, Teacher.
The affairs of the Dominion
Trust Company are worse than was
at first belkved. It is now shown
that Arnold owed the Company
$114,000, and apparently an additional $140,000. The failure of
Alvo von Alneusleben, who owed
about a million and a quarter to
the Company, is shown to have
been the first cause of serious em-
harassment. At a meeting of the
shareholders held yesterday, a
resolution was passed to move at
once for voluntary liquidation.
This, it is believed, will avoid 1
forced .'.ale of assets, in which case
there might be nothing at all left
for the shareholders,
Presbyterian Church
St. Andrews'  Sandwick
Service 2 p.m.-    Sunday  School
and Bible Class 3 p. m.
Sunday  .School and   Bible Class
10:30 a. 111.   .Service 11:30-   Evening service 7:30 p. 111. All welcome
W. K. Lawrence, of Bevan, has
returned from a trip to the east.
Joseph Willard has the contract
for carrying His Majesty's mails
between Cumberland postoffice and
Royston, connecting the F, & N.
railway for the south.
A. S. Henderson, accountant at
the Canadian Bank of Commerce
staff, is at Chilliwack enjoying a
two week's vacation. J. D. Smith
of Victoria, is here as relieving
Neil McFadyen left Saturday
morning for Harrison Hot Springs
for the benefit of his health,
Comox Creamery
45c per lb. this week
$6.00 Per Ton
Delivered in Courtenay
All Orders^,Will Recieve Prompt Attention
Phone 43 Courtenay
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(���ni tt\fer. wi ��ip_.t von ta i*il Tout Irieayti
th. it   III   ��fl  s'iuw   ii.*...   U*   bMiitttul    _itt.ii.
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Miss Mary L. Jobe Makes
British Columbia
a mountain, 11,000 feel high, which
Miss Mary L.Jobe, explorer-Instructor
in history at Hunter college. New
York, believes ims never been mapped, wns discovered by bsr In the
wilds ot iirititsii Columbia and a r ������
port concerning it will be made to id-'
Canadian government and lo tbe National Geographical Boclety,
Miss Jobe looated tho mountain, to
whicli Bhe will give a Crea Indian
name, us about 160 miles aortli ot Mt.
ltolison. The topograpblual survey ol'
Canada extends to a point only n tew
mill's north on Mount Itobsoti.
Miss jobe and several compantonc
arrived at the tool ot the newly-discovered mountain on Aug. i'i, and began the ascenl in n heavj snowstorm
\iiir covering six miles tuey ware
[oread i" ratttrn to camp tor tood, _
(lock nt grouse enabled them i" provision nnd the ascenl win begun ouce
more,   On Aug. 35 thej reached with
lu sun (eel of the 1 mit.   Here groat
lee caves, with icicles 60 teel ln w-imt!i
ai their mouths, blocked progress.
The trip was Miss Jobe. seveuth
Inin 'the I'liniiiiiiiu northwest
! The   Right
When traffic wai
'n , one ot New York's
tares recently and
of Way
at Us height on
busiest thorough
a long line of
trucks ou either side, moving continuously, made crossing dangerous
tor all passengers, n eal appeared
I'niui a produce store with a kitten
dangltng I'rom her mouth, und t'rleJ.
to cross tlio Btreet. Bach time sim
Btarted she had to turn back because
ol'  a   truck,   and   lier  efforts  qulOkiyl
attracted a crowd.
1 io.vn 1'riMn the comer came a pol-
Icemau. lie soon saw what was ih_
matter, and while there was nothing
in ilie traffic regulations to cover the
point, ii look him only a moment to
deeiiie  what  to ilu.    lining  lulu    lhe
street, he raised his bands iu the way
that truckmen have learned means 1
"Stop." They stopped, Tbe cat, see
ing her opportunltyi took a llrmori
hold on the neck ot her kitten, and
then, holding li high to keep even lis
curved hill out ot the emu, she slowly
and deliberately picked hor way
ncross and disappeared In 11 collar.    1
Now Made in
^.Sw4;;,c*Rs_'__7 >'
VOU may bo one of tho       "����W   .-_*__
growing number of Canadian
sportsmen  who  began   shooting  Remington-UMC
exclusively when they saw the way Remington-UMC Shot ^
Shells show up in sure fire, speed, accuracy. \
In case ynu don't already know Romington-UMC Shot Shells, by all \
means try Ihcm in your favorllc gun.
Arrow  nnd   Nitro   Club, the "Steel   Lined Speed
Sheila,"   smokeless.    The   New   Club,   tho   "Old
Reliable Black Pnwdcr Shell".   And lhe Remington,
our new low-price smokeless shell.
Oo to tho u on who specializes in the arms and ammunition you    /���,/ fffj
want to Bhnot���he displays the KemlnRtoi.-UMC Rod Ball. ../.' fjffj
Windior Qntarln
_   Cullnr's  Blnokliio Pills.    l_w-
.OI4AWIV  pe   '
Western itoojonen ti_tu_ tli _ pr.
_,     ��*-���_ ***    tr-l    where    other    vaooltiM    lall.
��� JCg*   won, lot booklol ami leitlmonUU,
��� !.     I   ��     Kid., r... pkge. Blanking ellle SI.HH
JL__ _1__^___     5llil.ii.. pkge. riluckli-u Pill)   4.00
U|0 nnv InjOOtor. but Cultor'l _���!.
Tlio superiority of flutter product! le dill l" over li
yean ,.f _pe..|,ill_iiT Is vaoolnai anil serums only.
Insist on Culler's,   lr iiio,i,uln��i.lo. ndtr tttmt,
1H6   UUTTKI1   LADOIIATOltY.   Berkeley.   Calilor nln.
The indications ot worms me rest-
lesBncsB, grinding ol tjio teeth, picking ot the nose, oxtrome poevishness,
often convulsions,   ruder these conditions the best remedy that eau he got
evidently n Hrail'8 Miller's Worm Powders. They will
adage   "Ot two attack the worms as sunn uh admin-
iBB."   Turning a istered and will grind thorn to atoms
he collided with ! "'"' DRM   nway   in the evacuations,
u ft orer will he Immediately
Sir Edward Clark's Shorthand
Many people who havo struggled
with Uie myBterles of shorthand have
reason to he grateful to Sir Kdward
Clarke, B.C., n former solicitor-general of England, who in retiring from
the bar.
Many years ago Sir Edward Clarke,
with memories of tlie shorthand
learned in his sehool days, and of his
own experiences as a reporter, do-
vised a system -of stenography tbat
hnd none oi' the maddening complications ol thoso generally in use. lie
found It so useful In liis own practice that lie eventually revealed ils
secrets in a cheap hook, and thereby
earned the gratitude of many who,
like Charles Dickon., had learned to
their sorrow what havoc might be
worked by a misplaced dot.
Later, Sir Edward Clarke evolved
a system of rapid writing that came
between shorthand and longhand. Ill
christened it. "Swlfthand;" it looked
to the uninitiated something like the
Morse Code oil its head, but It never
became really popular,
The little hoy was
believer In the old
evils choose   the   1
corner at full  speed  	
the minister. ' "ie little
"Where are vou running to, my lit-  eased and a renin,
i.' man'."' nsked the minister, when tioi he nicely,
he had gained his breath. I
"Home!" panted tho boy. "Ma's
gnlng to spunk me."
"Whal1." gasped the astonished
minister. "Are you eager to have
your mollier spank ynu thai you run
home so I'asl'.'"
���f\'o," shouted the hoy nver liis
shoulder us lie resumed ills homeward nighi. "but if I don'l gel there
before pa, he'll du it!"
nf the attack will
The Colonel's Boys
An nlTiMtlo honk ngenl approached
a prominent Texan.
"Colonel,"   said    lie,
mlghl line boys of yours.1
"The tlnosl ever, si rang
ceil the colonel. "Till
"I   reckon   you  bll
Iliey want!"
"Why, sure, stranger; 1 buy theni
anything Ihey need, whether they
want it. or not."
"Then, colonel, lei mo sell yon a
cyclopaedia for them,   There's nolle
Guard   the   rising   generation   bv    Using   always
in  the home
Positively harmless to children, even if accidentally
swallowed, because the composition with which the
heads are tipped,  contain no poisonous ingredients
"tlnme   are
ar,  acquieB-
llaesl In Texas."
them anything
Carlerhall,  Mid.
Minard's Liniment Co,, Limited.
j    Dour Sirs, -While in  the    country
I last  summer  I   was  badly  bitten by j Ing else  that  will    henelit   them  so
I mosquitoes, so badly that I thought I  much,"    ���
would  be  disfigured  for  a  couple  nl'l      nte colonel looked nt the agent In
weeks.    I  was advised  to try   your astonishment.
Liniment to allay the irritation, audi "Why, stranger," said lie, "them
l did so. The effect wns more than 1 j boys of mine don'l need nu cyclopea-
! expected, a few applications complete-  lliil-   '|,|iey ride mules."
ly curing the Irritation, and prevent-1
I ing the bites from    becoming   sore.
I MINARD'S LINIMENT is also a good
article to keep off the mosquitoes.
Yours truly,
Crippled With
There may be corn cures, hut Hollo-
way's Corn Cure stands at the heud
nf the list so far as resells nre concerned.
Well, r
i?   Polly,
since you
In the Swamps
i'i   know  me,    i
known you ever
were a polly-wog.
Kindly speak of me as Lillian VA'og,
please. Only my intinialc acquaintances ever call nie Polly.
"Ynu should take more pains with
your enling," advised the doctor.
"More'.'" exclaimed the dyspeptic.
"Don't I suffer quite enough now when
I eni anything?"
Higher Praise
"Mabel, you are simply perfect."
"That isn't much of a compliment.
Henry,   George tells me I'm pluper
feet."���Kansas City Journal.
Change  Affects  Animals
Many otherwlsa profitable animals I
are ruined by a change  of environment and management.    All animals
! that dwell long under certain eondl-
I tloas become   homesick when their
: homo is changed,   while time erases
I all outward signs    of dissatisfaction
j and discontentment among such stock
I many never produce    as liberally in
; their now situation.   To obvhte the
: possibilities of these occurrences better treatment must  be accorded the
animals in their new home than wa.
afforded theni before the change.
Cows are very susceptible to thesa
changes and when new stock is purchased give, tlicui much individual attention. Heller quarters, more palat-
I able foods, greater care and some of
I the luxuries of life will do much to
overcome the detrimental effects to
bring them hack lo liberal yielding
again. Animals that are taken from
congenial quarters and placed in a
humble home among stock that U
poorly kept seem to lose their pride
and power ot production. There is
little difference between the feelings
of man-ttud animals and the mor.
humanely the animals arc treated tli"
greater will be the profits derived
from them.
cured m
And    Skeptical    After    Trying  Many
Medicines���Dr. Chase's Kidney-      I
Liver Pills Cured  Him
When tlie kidneys fail to purify Ilie
blood the poisons left in tlie system
cause pain and suffering, such t.s
backache, lumbago, and rheumatism.
Kead how tills skeptic was cured by!
Dr. ClIBSe'S Kidney-Liver Pills.
Mr, 1. W. Brown, Kingsbury, Que,,
t rites: "I have been completely cured
of backache and lame back by using!
Dr. Cause's Kldney-Llver l'ills. [ also;
recommended the pills to a man who
was a cripple from rheumatism. He I
was skeptical, ns lie said that he;
had tried nearly everything on earth.!
Finally lie consented to try them, and
to his surprise was greatly benefited |
in the first week, and the pains left,,
his legs until he was so. supple he!
could walk without pain or difficulty.!
Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills havo|
worked wonders In this place, and
we think there is no medicine -iiko
Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, one
pill a dose, 25 cents a box, f> for $1,00;
all dealers, or ICdmanson, Hates & Co.,
Limited, Toronto.
Carefully   Practised   They   Are   Conducive to Health and Grace
Stooping exercises are always con
dlicive to grace. One must he careful,
however, lhat Ilie weight lifted from
the lloor is not too heavy, An old
football or basketball is just tlie right
weight. Tnke position by placing tlie
heels together and the toes at an
angle of forty-live degrees.
Before taking position the. ball must
be placed before you on the lloor. Now
bend, lifting one of the feet anl
stretching its leg straight out back o"
you without a bend of the knee, and
pick up the hall. Tlie knee upon which
you are standing is also kept, perfectly
straight, and there Is no bending oi
its knee.
Tills Is really lhe principal part, of
the exercise, beading the body to pick
up the hall without bending tlie knees
You will Iind it hard work at. I.rat, hut
tlio muscles will soon limber up, and
practised dully or every 'oilier day the
exercise will keep the muscles flexible:
and lu good trim. Pick up the bull ten
times at one exorcise, standing live
times on each leg.
Vegetables as Medicine
Spinach is rich In Iron, and good
fnr anaemic persons, though It should
bo avoided hy those who have any
tendency lo liver troubles. Asparagus
can scarcely he classed lis a medicine, though It Is said to bo good in
cases of palpitation and a sedative la
affections of tile heart. It seems to
lie rarely proscribed in the present
day however.
The properties of French beans aud
carrots are well known, but much of
tho efficiency of the vegetables do-
ponds upon tlie way in which they are
cooked. When they arrive in towns
they havo already lost a great deal
of the vivifying salts they have derived front tlie earth, us well nB a
considerable portion of the life-giving
electricity drawn from tlie sun. Consequently boiling in salt water deprives them of much of tho strength
left to them, whereas cooking by
sleam retains their essential qualities, and ameliorates and, in a measure, restores their primitive essences.
Du3t Causes Asthma.���Even n litlle
speed; too small lo seo will lead to
agonies Which no words can describe, j
The walls of the breathing tubes con-i
tract and it seems as If tlio very life'
must pass. From this condition Dr. .1.1
1). Kellogg's Asthma Remedy brings'
Hie user lo perfect rest and health. It;
relieves tho passages and normal
breathing Is firmly established again.:
Hundreds of testimonials received fn-
inially prove its effectiveness.
The Land of the Free
The Prince of Monaco, who, having liad both an English and an American wife, knows whereof lie speaks
said of marriage at a dinner:
"Through marriage a French woman
gains lier liberty, an English woman
loses hers, and au American woman
���" Tlie prince paused and looked
quizzically about him.
"Yes? The American woman?"
said tt debutante.
' The American woman," ended the
prince, "continues to do as she likes.'
Miss Soulsby has not a particle of
Especially on Fcehead and Chin.
Ashamed to Go Out. Cuticura
Soap and Ointment Cured in
Month and a Half.
M.Millimi St.. nil Cily, Ont.���" My face
was nearly covered with plmptos. espoclaily
du tn.v foiDhead and cliln. Tli" trouble bo-
Kan v.'ith pimples and blaakbnada and tlioro
wore times ! _U ashamed t*��no nut. They
ware Ilttlo red lumps and llicii festered ami
1 _|ueoKod the matter out.
"1 rubbed on different remedies, -���������
Sulvu and ������ Cream but, they did mi
good. Then J. muv tlio advertisement, of
Outlcura Soap and Ointment nnd sent lor a
sample* I got it and began using them aud
in a week's time I noticed a Change I used
tbo samplo of Cuticura Heap and ointment
and one box of Outlcura Ointment from tho
drug store with the Cuticura Soap. In a
month and a half tba pimples and blackheads werogonoand I um completely cured."
(.Sih-ne 1) Miss Lydia Motlwnln, May 23, '13.
A general ion ot mot hers lias: found no soap
bo well suited forcloanslng and purifying the
skin and hair of Infants and children as
Cuticura Ku_p. Its absolute, purity and refreshing fragrance alone aro enough to
recommend lb above ordinary skin soaps,
but there aro added 1 o these qualities detleato
yet effoctivo emollient properties, derived
from Cuticura Olntmont. which render It
most valuable in overcoming a tendency to
distressing eruptions and promoting a normal condition of skin ami hair health, A
���ln_le cako or Outlcura Soap and box
of Outlcura Ointment aro often sufficient
when all elso lias failed. Sold by druggists
and dealers everywhere. Liberal sample of
each mailed free, with 32-p. Skiu l)ool_
Address post-card Poller Drug _ C_om��
Corp., Dept. D. Boston, U.S.A. '
W. N.  U.  102'
Shakejpeare's Birth
i lie exact date    of    Shakespeare's
birth is not known, and tho accepted      ii,:)
date of April _:i is based on clrcuml] 'ope;
stantlai evidence.   There is record evl-1 'isself
deuce that he wus baptized on April |
'JT. Iiiti I, lint nu record evidence of the
date of liis birth.   He died April 23,
1616 and tho inscription upon '.its mon-;
unit .it. is evidence that lie had already
begun his forty-third   year, hul. does j
not give   any   further   Information. ]
Antiquaries in Hi" eighteenth century,!
one     hundred     years     after     his
dentil,  fixed    lie date of his birth as
April  2"'.  1'ii'l. throe days before his
baptism.   Though nnt proved beyond j
doiiiii Hint date is universally accept-1
ed.���Philadelphia  Press.
English   farm   hand   (excitedly  en
tering  village  inn)���What    do    you!
think, 'Bury?   Tha bones of a prelii. '
oric mnn' ave ben discovered on Jim
White's farm. |
Keeper���You don't sny! Well,
poor Jim will he able to clear:
al the crowner's Inquest.
il a  ease
of love nt
Becond s
lie saw her he
m li. 1
John Bright's sublime ligure of the
Angel of Death    has    passed into a
common-place    of   journalism,     and
the  splendid   passage    of  his  oth.ir
speech against tlie Crimean  War is
almost equally well known   from tlu
opening words:  "I am not, nor did
1 ever pretend to be, it statesman," I
ti the peroration:    "And, even if I|
were alone, if my    voice    were the
solitary one raised amid the din of |
anus nud the clamors    of    a vena'.
press, 1 should have the consolation
I  have tonight���and    which 1  trust'
will be mine to the last moment or
my existence���the priceless consolation  that I have never uttered one
word that could promote the squandering  of my  country's  treasure or.
lhe spilling ot ono single drop of my
country's blood."
i'rieiid  (gazing at new house)
this is your last house?
Buildo.  (sadly)���Yes. last, hut not
leased! ���Pearson Weekly.
"Thero are just ns hig Pish in the
sen as ever were caught."
"Yes, and somebody will catch 'em
day after tomorrow when I'm hack at
Mrs. Benton tasted the savory morsel the had carefully compounded in
the dialing disli and looked at her
husband somewhat apprehensively,
Then she ?ald:
"Somehow, it don't taste just as Mrs.
Mink's did the other night. Yel I
thought. 1 remembered the recipe all
right. I suppose f must have left
some tiling out."
Mr.  Benton tasted reflectively.
"I don't, think so," ho remarked.
Mrs. Benton's face brightened visibly.   Then her husband continued:
"There's nothing you could leave
out." he said, "that would make It
taste like this, it's something you've
1 ut. in!"
' What has site done now?"
"The other evening when  Mr. Juggles wiiu in notorious for not. paying
I hii debts, asked her lo .sing sho went
! to  tlie  piano and  sang "Trust  Him
I Not!"
Great Difference in Corn Cures
Many are destructive to tho flesh:
nnd dangerous to use, hut tho old reliable Putnapa's Cora Extractor removes Corns, Warts and Bunions,
without pain in !M hours. No pain, no
failure.    "Putnam's" cures.
"How is your wife '.his morning,
Uncle Henry?"
'���Well, [ dunnn. She's I'ni.in' dread
ful slow. I do wish she'd get well, or
Blx (witli newspaper)���Here's n
mau died from a pat; ou the hack.
Dix���He must have been very frail.
Blx���-Not at all; a hod carrier
named Pat Casey fell on him from the
third tloor of a new building���Boston Transcript.
lidy. will you help
ain't done nothin'
work   for   more'n
a poor :
in the;
man who
way o'
"D.-nr, dear; perhaps I could rind
you something.   What, can you do?"
"Thank ,-', lidy, thank y' kindly,
mum; of y' could p'raps give me some
wasliin' ter do. 1 could lake it 'ome
to me wife."���London Opinion.
I    Boy���Want to buy any frogs' legs?
I    Chef���What, hind are they?
I    Boy���Rights     and     lefts.���Boston
1 Globe.
Or* Morse's
Indian Root Pills
exactly meet the need which so often
arises in every family for a medicine
to open un and regulate the bowels.
Wot only are they effective in all
casci of Constipation, but they help
greatly in breaking up a Cold or La
Grippe by cleaning out the system
and purifying the blood. In the same
way they relieve or cure Biliousness,
Indigestion, Sick Headaches, Rheumatism and other common ailments.
In the fullest sense of the words Dr.
Morse's Indian Root Pills are        _
A Houiehold   IVor-edy
II has been discovered that tho
Germans have for years been training pigeons to Ily from England.
Their government subsidizes lofts' of
pigeons, which are Kept in various
places, including tlio forts. Thesa
pigeons iiave no doubt been used by
spies for many years. The British
war office says that every effort must
he made to kill a bird seen flying
across the North Sea. It might be
qulto as important for tlio crew of a
warship to bring it down as for them
to hit an aeroplane. The ring ou an
English bird bears the letters "N.tl,"
but these letters do not. appears on
foreign birds. Many birds are worth
?fi0 each.
"I understand that you have called
to ask for my daughter's hand?"
"Oh, no, nothing like that."
"She and I settled all that. What 1
have called for is lo find out what part
of the house you are going to turn
over to use when we are married."���
Houston Post.
Here's a
and cream
breakfast, lunch or  sup��
She���Don't you think we would better go back through England again
on the way home?
He���But we did England.
She���I know it. But since we wore
there think of all the Fo.ely new ruin,?
the suffragette's have made.���Life.
Choice white Indian Corn,
rolled into thin flakes, and
toasted to a rich go'deu brown
This food conies in sealed
packages, always fresh, crisp
and sweet; and ready to serve
at a moment's notice.
Post Toasties make a
mighty satisfactory dish at
any time.
���sold by grocers.
Canadian Postum Cereal Co, Ltd*
Windsor, Ont. $5
Has Brought His Country to a Wonderful State of Prosperity Through
Hi.    Keen    Insight and  Executive
Ability���Is Beloved by All Classes.
..Handing supremely unique   union.,
tlie figures who are making history in
the groat wars which will mark a new
era tor Europe, Is Albert, king of tho
Belgians, newspaperman, expert engineer,  lover of  mankind  and  most
democratic of all rulers.
Nobody over heard much of Albert
Leopold Clement Maria Aleinrud before Hint eventful day when ho sent
word to his soldiers at Liege to "hold
out"  against   the  Germans massing
ut      llcrbestal.      Tlio      exhortatl in
breathed such a dauntless, bombastic
assurance that those who mad smiled
grimly and a little sadly as they reflected that tiny Belgium would prove
a iiill.ii for lhe Teuton war liosis.
But Liege surprised    Ihcm, uud Al
hurt, King nr Belgium, whicli Includes
sumo sizable cltlus nnd Is said to en-
Joy more prosperity per capita than
uny other European country, was soon
riding ai Um head of his army of 200,
UIHl men. While directing bin valiant
men lie hits found lime to notify his
representatives in litis country that
the credit of Belgium   is unimpaired
und that nil wheat shippers may send
their grain to Antwerp, with the guarantee of the government that they will
not only lie paid In gold, bul that all
their war risks  will be covered.
Europe, Inst haven of "tlie divine
right of k.ngs," In tlie Occidental
win Id, has long glared impoteiitly at
Albert, King of Belgium, ills casual
democracy, his undoubted business
ability and his manner of dealing with
the Socialists os that tlie Socialists,
cursing most labor conditions, paused
to praise their ruler, has worried them
almost Into prostration. The fact remains that he has brought the country to a wonderful state of prosperity
and tlie stale railroads, under his direct supervision, have become a little
more profitable than any in this couii
There are few things that this accomplished King cannot do or hasn't
done. He tights, rides, swims, shoots
and engages in aviation, engineering
and writing with equal facility. He
was an ordinary newspaperman for a
long time, carrying a police card, visiting police stations and doing what
wouid he known here as "ship news.
Asa reporter, it is said, lie was a
"snappy" worker, who scored many
beats and obtained timely pictures.
Possibly his stay in America ln 1898,
When he little dreamed of being king,
gave him the training necessary to set
a new standard for quids newspaper
work iu Brussels and Antwerp.
King Albert is more titan six feet in
height and has a fair complexion und
golden hair, lie is 39 years old, is
unusually devoted antl'lias three cliii
dren. He is tlie son of the deaf Duke
of Flanders, and it was the mysterious
death of his brother, the Prince of
lluudoin, which made his accession to
the drone possible.
In 1898 he came to Aiiicri:.a, and
spent much time in New York, Washington and the east, went west and
stayed for months in St. Haul, Minn.
While there he studied about every
conceivable industry in tlie country
On his return lie wrote it book about
America, which evidenced the fact
that tills idea of un ideal governme it
was the one liis country had adopted.
Having been a reporter l'or a long
lime, lie saw things keenly and clearly, and being the only reporter who
Is now a king, he has developed a
sense of humor which is suid to be
the dread of his prosaic cabinet ministers and his enemies, none of whom
ever acquired that trait to such a
considerable extent.
The king, who is a great' cyclist
and an extraordinary!)' brave man,
went to the Congo and pierced that
fever ridden country soon after his
accession to the throne. The thing':
ho saw there caused him to sell all o;
his possessions of Belgium In that
region after lie had ameliorated the
conditions under which tlie nutlv.s
Tlie one desire of the king was ti
ostabjish n merchant marine and
Inter a navy. After lie had reviewed
ine "navy" of Belgium, in Hie first,
days of his relgu he ordered ull of
������the vessels dismantled. They were
wooden hulks, nnd every time '.hey
sppoured ut foreign ports were the
Rource of vast amusement.
The queen, his consort, Is a full
fledged physician, She was Elizabeth,
daughter of the Duke Carl Theodore
of Bavaria, the famous oculist. As
the king is constantly seen about thr;
piers of Antwerp, where he once gathered news for u newspaper, conversing with stevedores, so the queen evidences her democratic spirit by being
seen working in the slums of Brussels.
She has established hospitals in many
phees in Belgium, and is head of an
association of women who strive to
ameliorate conditions under which
hard Working folk live.
Tlie king is an indefatigable worker. He rises at 6 in the morning and
rarely ever ceases work until 5 in the
afternoon. As a mechanical engineer
ho has personally supervised the oper-
Htions of the great state railroads, instilling American lounging ears and
sleeping cars.
The simplicity In which the royal
family lives is remarkable. They
rarely occupy the great palace pre-
ferrlug to Ilve in a villa near by.
Y They r.re both lovers of music and
occupy seat.- in the stalls of the
Belgian opera house, rather than the
��� royal bo:;, ec they may be nearer the
Or: lies Ira.
The private life of tho king is without a stain mui ho hns long been culled the "most respectable ruler." The
royal couplo have three children, two
sons and a daughter, tlio latter being
ii great favorite wllh the people. In a
country the size of Belgium the ruler
becomes a (illicitly known personality
to his Btibjeets und thero Is hardly a
spot In Belgium witli which tlie royal
couple Is not familiar.
Thnt is why Leon Vandarvelte, lho
Socialist lender, newly appointed
minister of slate In Belgium, most
democratic of nil kingdoms, said to ills
comrades the other day:
"het us light now for our king and
country as we have always fought for
the laboring man."
To Increase Crop Area and Produce
More Employment
A proposal put forward by lhe He-
gina board of trade for very material'
ly Increasing lhe crop urea i.nu output,
lu Western Canada has been very favorably commented on in Winnipeg's
banking and nnnneiul circles. This proposal is embodied in un official circular which Is being widely distributed
und has for Ils Immediate aim the
lulling of a meeting ul some ccnlrul
point in the Canadian prairie west at
whicli tills object shall be discussed
by representatives of the Dominion
and prnvln dnl governments, tlie hiuit-
ness ami producing Interests, us well
as liniiiiclnl Institutions and the railways.
if appears the Regina board of trade
bus imd a definite plan under consideration for somo lime past. This circular points nut that tlie world's greatest need in th. near future must be
food, that ls the opportunity of Canada, which thus will bo able to meet
ils obligations on the tremendous
amounts of capital invested in tlie Dominion during recent years. But l'or
the last co'iple of years the Increase
in area under crop in Western Canada
has not been so great as it should
be under normal conditions of Immigration and cultivation. At tho pres
ont time Canadian cities are full of
unemployed thrown on their own resources through stoppage of railway
construction, city building and the
like. Thousands of these laborers
were engaged in farming operations
before coming to Canada. At the same
time it is estimated that one hundred
thousand heavy horses are now standing idle iu Canada for a like reason.
Tlie Idea then is to get these people
and horses on to the land and a rough
estimate is that several million acres
may rapidly he brought into crop hy
this means, hand values have fallen
and especially some of the over-large
land companies might be willing to
part with some of tlieir holdings on
better terms to the farmer. The object, therefore, of the proposed movement is to turn to good use these
unproductive agencies. In such a
movement, the Kogina board of trade
is assured of tlie hearty and enthusiastic co-operation of Winnipeg financial business interests.
France Stakes Fate on Her Artillery
Th3 French army today claims the
most deadly rapid field guns yet devised and the fate of France and the
fortune of her arms in tills war depend largely on her grey guns and
her artillerymen in pantaloons of
blue. Just as Germany has staked all
on the men, so has France elected to
trust to her fort and field artillery.
Germany has wittingly shut her eyes
to the awful carnage of which the
French guns are capable, hoping to
rush and capture them by infantry.
France is gambling that lier guns will
be able to annihilate any force that
conies within their range. And she is
ready to sacrifice any number of her
own infantry merely to protect her
guns from capture, to keep them In
Which system will win? This is
the question that military experts the
world over are asking as they watch
tlie mighty forces hurled at each other
along the Franco-German frontiers.
Both systems really date back to the
time of the great Napoleon, after having been tried out with varying sue
cess in tlie Franco-Prussian war of
1870 and In tlie ltusso-Japar.ese war of
1905. While the Germans have powerful cannon and the French have wonderful infantry, eacli army has been
built up on directly diverging and
highly specialized lines. The Germans
have admittedly the best massed
troops as the French hnve admittedly
the best artillery.
The quick firing of massed cannon
at close range into large bodies of
troops, and particularly the firing of
these cam on at unexpected points,
made Napoleon master of Europe.���
Very Good Advice
Tlie Soldier: To carry himself
bravely and with honor In every circumstance, remembering that he Is
fighting for the British empire and lor
the betterment of humanity.
The Manufacturer: To keep his factories open, giving employment to as
many as possible.
Tlie Merchant: To sell at a fair
margia of profit, not taking advantage
of the hysteria of the moment.
The Employee: To serve his employer honestly and well and by his
efforts keepifig open the position left
vacant by someone at the front.
Everybody: To be cheerful, hopeful and happy; to forget their own
troubles in seeking to help t.e less
fortunate; to prepare for every contingency, yet without losing ��� y particle of faith in the magnificent future
of Canada and to be British, first,
last and always.
The above advice Is from the Vancouver Sunset.   It   _ to the point,
by the kaiser has been   Batlsfactorllj I
solved,  II   will  bo  time  to solve  the
problem created hy lhe success of thai
Mohammedan troops. -Toronto   Mad
ami Empire.
J    Bre Ity Is the whole o' wit.
Black and Yellow Soldiers Who Live
Under  the  French  Flag  Are  Now
Rendering Valiant Service���Are Vet-
orans of Previous Wars.
No troops fighting under the Tricolor have resisted more desperately tlio German advance than have the
Turcos. ou at least ono occasion
their charge put to utter rout nn opposing body of Germans, on another
occasion they wero able to got close
to the German lines before it was discovered that thoy were enemies, their
khaki Uniform having deceived the
Germans, who thought it was tlie dull
grey of their own men. In charging
home they havo exhibited an Impetuosity that quite equals the best French
traditions and there seems every reason lo believe that when properly led
they will be among the most valuable
Soldiers that can be employed ugainst
the common foe. Tlie Turcos are the
native black and yellow troops of
Africa who live under the French Hag.
Many of them are of Arab blood antl
to fight is ns natural for them as -a
eat. Moreover, France, like Britain,
has employed native troops for two
generations to put down risings of
liostilo natives and tho Turcos will
havo more right to call "themselves
veterans than any of the soldiers
lighting lu tho kaiser's army.
Nor is tills tho first time they have
been employed on European soil. In
tlie Franco-Prussian war, France called upou some of her legions from Algiers and if she had called upon more
of them It is possible that the war
would have had a different ending. At
Wisenhurg the Turcos drove back the
German infantry with heavy loss, and
under McMahon at Worth they hac.
ed their way through the solid German ranks. Although they were not
then fighting for their fatherland the
French blacks displayed all the qualities necessary in a soldier. Since then
they have been brought closer to
France. The policy of the French gov-
ernm-nt has been to impress the natives in her colonies with tlie mag
niilcence and lmportancj of the
French nation. It is only a few
months ago that, in pursuance of this
wise policy, the French war office
brought several companies of Sene-
gamblans to Paris. It was said that
tho Idea was to show tlie citizens of
France what magnificent specimens of
manhood were to be found in tho
French colonies. The real reason for
the visit was to impress the native
troops with the magnificence of
Their appearance excited a tremendous furore. They became society
pets, were taken everywhere, shown
everything, and honors were showered upon them. Naturally enough,
when/ they went home they loudly
sounded the praises of the French
people, and are said to have aroused
great? enthusiasm among the entire
native population. It is partly as a
result of this enthusiasm that from
Dahomey, Algeria, Senegamblr, Morocco, French Guinea and tlie French
Congo have come to the French war
office requests from thousands and
tens of thousands of natives who
desire the privilege of going to France
and repelling the German invader.
Thinking, as most of us do, of the
incomparable extent of British colonial possessions, we lose sight of the
fact that in Africa alone the French
flag files over more than 30,000,000
people. This is a tremendous reservoir, upon whicli France may draw
for years, should the war last that
How many thousands of drilled
black and yellow troops France could
place in the field is not konwn. The
army decree of December, 1900, undoubtedly contemplated the use of ths
native troops in Europe. By that
order the French colonial army was
reorganized, and while it was stated
that tlie organization was chiefly for
the defence of the colonies, It wai
provided that these troops might as
called upon for service in any part of
tlie world where French interests
were at stake. When tho French
brought the Turcos and sphnsl to Europe In 1870, there was vory general
criticism ot the act, based upon the
grounds that there was something
barbarous in the idea of pitting black
men against whites. It was pointed
out that the success of the blacks was
a disaster to be guarded against oven
more than their failure. If they wero
taught that they could defeat one
race of white men, they might become
seized of the idea that they could also
defeat any other race, and might even
turn ;. ainst France.
Tills idea was put forward again
and again In the course of the war
between Russia and Japan and we
were told that the victory of the Japs
had fired all Asiatics with a spirit of
militarism that boded 111 for their
European rulers. There is also the
objection raised that nearly all the
black and yellow troops that could
be put in tlie field by France and Britain are Mohammedans and that to
permit them to slaughter Christians
of one race would be a mere incitement for them to slaughter those of
another nation. Britain, however, who
probably- knows more about the problem of governing Mohammedans
than all the rest of the nations put
together, has come to the conclusion
that the kaiser Is a more dangerous
foe at the present time than any Mali-
dl, and will place some of her Indian
army in the field. The Sikhs and the
Ghoorkas have already proved their
valor and their devotion to the British flag and soon they -111 be light
ing side by side with the French natives.   After the problem constitute!
New Quebec  Bridge a Marvel  of En-; THAN  REAL
gineertng Skill I 	
The  new  bridge  now  In  course of   This Is a Time For Heroic  Efforts to
construction across the st. Lawrence
River near Quebec City, to replace I
the Immense cantilever bridge whicli I
collapsed on the 89th of August, 1907,
when approaching completion, is 3,2.91
Keep the  Business  of the  Country
Going���Prospects   Are   Bright   For
All Kinds of Legitimate Business,
.'unuitlnus are showing symptoms of
feet long   between "the   faces of the j *& *cute attack of economic neurasth
abutment, hus one  140-foot approach |
enla, No one can accuse us of being
span nt the south end, two spans ag ' nfrui to light. _how us a German
gregating 869 feet at the north end, ?.��_ we. will tackle iiini wi|liouMteslta-
and provides for two lines of railway
and  two footways. There is no provision mnde for highway traffic.
The bridge is 88 feet wide, mul like
tlon. What we are afraid to do in to
go on living. Instead of composedly
nnd cheerfully Inking up each day a
tusk us the day appears wp are treuibl-
the Forth Bridge iu Scotland has n ln�� In anticipation oi iinima.innbh
clear height above extreme hlghwater' "''"rcity and poverty It is nol hard
of IBO feet, so as not to interfere with 1 times that We expect,  we bnvo them
the passage of steamers to and fron I already, it Is not simply hard times
the port of Montreal. I'!""1" ���".��'\*> w'"'    ."���'""'   ""'
it consists of two Immense pairs ?"8tand ,lu ""l1."'""' ",, '��� '3
of cantilevers, borne on two piers, in I !"'. s su ������>* and Inflexible that Iron
the river, with a suspended span be- ��� in /'"mparisoii as a sponge and the
tween them. According to the "Brit- l___itl��__ ?___ p . ,_s \ ,.'_.
lsh Engineer," it is as if two-thirds  More prosaically    _     is something
of tlio Forth Bridge were taken except Hint It is built of plates and bars
Instead of tubes. The vertical post
over tlio piers Is the largest single
piece of this type ever constructed.
The fabrication of the different
pieces of ironwork has been going on
for the last year and a half at the
s'-.opi of the St. Lawrence Bridge
Company, Montreal, especially built
for carrying out this work.
Some idea of the difficulty the contractors have hud to contend with
may be gained from tlie fact that, in
addition to constructing an entirely
new plant for the work, they had to
face the problem of construct'ng a
bridge which has no equal in bridge
construction, with an untried equip
ment and a new organization. Under
those circumstances the difficulties of
constructing an ordinary bridge
which would have been great, were
considerably increased by the unusually stringent specifications governing the work and the iinprecedent.id
size of its members.
Until  the bridge    Is completed  in
191(1, tlie railway traffic between the
north  and south  shores    ot the  St. .
Lawrence, is to be handled by a spec j
ial car ferry vessel Just completed lu
England. .
To All Citizens
The Hereford Times, under the
above heading, offers the following advice .which might well be heeded by
all loyal people throughout the empire. These words may well be cut
out and kept in a prominent place
in every home and business office:
First    and    for_nost���Keep    your'
head.   Be calm.   Go about your ordinary business quietly and soberly.    Uo
not indulge In excitement or foolish
Secondly���Think of others more
than you are wont to do. Tli ink of
your duty to yoiir neighbor. Think of
the common weal.
Try to contribute your share by doing your duty in your own place and
your own sphere. Be abstemious and
economical.   Avoid waste.
Do not store goods and create an artificial scarcity to tlie hurt of others.
Remember that It Is an act of mean
and selfish cowardice.
Do not hoard gold. Let it circulate
Try to make things easier, not more
Remember those who are worse oil' I
formless, vast, and ghostly, the more
dreadful because our reason gives It
no shape. If we were all to be doomed
to death by slow starvation we should
scarcely bo moro frightened.
Wo may adm that the war will di ���
liirb trade, remove bread-winners from
their homes, pile up private nnd public debts, und generally mitigate the
prosperity of the recent past. It ls
veil to be prudent, to eschew luxury.
to avoid over-production, and to provide means for helping the specially
unfortunate. Having said this we
have said it all. The sun will shine,
tlie harvest will ripen, ml the staple
commodities will have to be produced
and there will be just as much lood
and money iu Canada next February
as there was last February.
Fear is one of the greatesf fiircei
which operates in the human breast,
In Its two forms of worry and of terror it shapes much of the course of
human conduct, its chosen a mt ls
the imagination, its chief activity is
crossing bridges before ono comes to
If anything will precipitate financial
disaster it is tlllO mood of dread, ['resident Wilson has vigorously pointed
litis truth out to our neighbors in tli.
south. Our economic ills, like some ot
our physical aliments, are born and in-
cu'.iated in our thinking. When householders get pantc.tricnen and buy
Hour by the half dozen barrels Instead
of by the bug tlie price ot Hour nt'ut
go up. Tho demand exceeds the supply and prices must rise. What
seems to lie a vindication of the forethought is only a consequence of the
folly. When merchants, manufacturers, loan companies and hanks run for
shelter tlieir flight transforms t.ie
wind into a whirlwind. When everybody predicts economic woe a false
prudence is developed which defeats
itself. People _eek to save monjy
r.nd get no money to aave.
Moreover, the shyster patriot finds
his excuse for grinding tlie faces of
the poor. The coal merchant, with hii
bunkers filled at last year's buying
price, hangs a flag out of his upstairs
window and adds a dollar to the selling price of each ton. Bread, meat,
sugar, potatoes���tlie traffic In none of
which has been affected���are racing
up the scal'e.. It is to defeat sucn
scurrilous avarice, itself terrified yet
preying on the terror of others, that
tlie British government lias taken
over the flour mills of Britain.
Let it be repeated  that this  is a
*_n J__ r s_e__,_?,.��� P_���nuL___J I time "for economy.1".   is"*a_o_ Um_
you owe, especially to your poorest
creditors, such as'washerwomen and
If you are au employer, think of
your employed. Give them work and
wages as long ti3 you can. and work
short time rather than close down.
If you are employed, remember the
difficulties of your employer, Instead
of dwelling on you.' own privations,
think of the Indefinitely worse state of j
those who live at tlie seat of war an I
aro not only thrown out of work, but
deprived  of all they possess.
Do what you can to ch._r and encourage our soldiers. Gladly help any
organization     for  their  comfort  and
for heroic effort to keep Ihe business
of the country going, it is a tim_ In
shoiten sail, or run the screw t.t naif
speed. It Is not a time tc put on a
life-preserver and take to the rails. If
the industry and commerce of Canada are paralyzed this winter it will
be because tlie people of Canada grew
hysterical with fear of the unknown
and unlikely.
Consider: tlie dearth is more likely
to follow the war than to accompany
11. And then it can he more advantageously met. when Ihe stress and
frenzy of the fighting is- past. War
ni kes work in many ways. Enormous
i sums of money are distributed to th.
welfare. i producers of many articles.   Farmers,
Explain lo tlm young and the Ignor- Manufacturers of'bonis and clothing.
ant what  war  is, and   why  ue  have   coal   miners,  and  all   lhe  middlemen
been forced to wage it. _.,,��� hamlle t���ege u,,ngg ...m bt. ������,
���  commonly  busy.    Tlie   taking  of  so
A Gigantic Creamery ! many  men   nut  of  their  jobs   opens
Australia has the largest creamery i doors to the unemployed.   It !���* when
in the world.    It is "some pumpkin'" ! tbe war is closed an.l the disbanded
If we may judge from the following  troops come  home  that  tho  troublo
description from the   pen of an fljis-lis expected.    The great par.ic of the
Napoleonic period was in 1813, whe--
ills power had been broken _>y the disastrous campaign in Russia. Let us .��
cheerful yet awhile.���Journal of Commerce.
rlptlon from the   pen
Italian writer:
"A few weeks ago Hie big Byro.
Bay Co-operative Butter Factory, li
New South Wales, added another record to tho many that it has put up
ln the past. It output no less than
200 tons of butter in seven days. The
season has been late, owing to a dry
summer, but the rains arriving at
last characterized the autumn with a
wonderful growth of grass* and    the
���Let us set about defining our intentions,   Let us borrow a little from th*
rash vigor of Hie types that have co_-
trived this disaster.    Let us make a
����� i truce of our finer feelings and con-
crws have apparently been Irving to I troi our dissentient passions.    Let us
make up for lost time in the lactation | re-draw the map of Europe boldly, as
period. Besides the turnover In but
ter, this factory handle: more pigs
per week than any other farmers
concern in Australia.
"It used to be said that there wai
a larger butter factory in America
than the Byron Bay. But the writer
a couple of years ago tried to get
particulars for comparative purposes
without success. Apparently tha
American factory was satisfied they
did not come up to the colossal Australian.
"The double advantage of the Byron Bay factoiy is that the whole ol
the money in it belongs to the suppliers, who also see that the manage
ment is entirely in their own hands
An object lesson to farmers, this
concern is unique."
we mean it to be re-drawn, and let us
re-plan society as we mean it to be
reconstructed. Let us go to wo-k
while there is still a little time left
to us. Or, while our futile fine intelligences are busy, each with its particular exquisitely felt point, ths
Nortlicliffes and the diplomatists, the
Welt-Polltik whisperers, and the do-
anciers, the militarists, the armament
interests and tlie Cossack Tsar, terrified by the inevitable red dawn of
leaderless social democracy, by the
beginning of the stupendous stampede
lhat will follow this great jar and displacement, will surely contrive some
monstrous blundering settlement, and
tlie latter state of th. world will be
worse than the former.���H. <j. Weill
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Teeplinnc 59
Canada and the Empire
The determination nf the people
of Canada to semi one hundred
thousand men to the asssstance of
the Motherland nnd the Allies is
splendid, find in itself i.s a blow
against Germany, The first body
of men, numbering thirty thousand
men, are now in England, and the
next detachment of sixteen thousand men i.s to leave in December or
January, The remainder are to
leave in (hafts of ten thousand ns
they are equipped. Verily tlie cubs
are rushing up to the aid of the
British Lion. But this is not
enough even, and in the east there
is a strong feeling gaining ground
that double the number of men
should be sent; if the authorities
should decide to do so, there will
be no lack of recruits for the second
hundred thousand. As it is, every
city is feeling sore because it has
not been called upon for more men
than were taken. There could lie
no more inspiring times iu which
to live, and there is no flag under
whicli to dwell that can compare
with the dear old Union Jack, torn
to shreds by age and struggle, but
still flying proudly and bravely, a
challenge to the world.
The Best Defensive
Is An Ardent Attack
In chess, in play, in war, nnd in
business, the best defensive is au
ardent attack. Leadership and
success are not mere mailers of
position and resources. They nre
matters of spirit. The spirit of
leadership and success shows itself
in aggressive actiou. In Cauada
eventual leadership uud success in
manufacturing, wholesale and retail enterprise, will belong to those
who push forward now nnd always,
Those who seek merely to conserve
their position become stationary
and expose themselves to the danger of ultimate destruction, These
are lhe lessons nnd facts of history.
The occupation of new fields of
trade, and the winning of new
customers are achieved at the least
cost of money and time by tlie
adoption of a strong, constantly
maintained and prudent policy of
advertising in the public press.
Maintenance of attack wears down
I'lione 59 whenever yotl. want
anything m the printing line, and
our representative will call.
When Britain has crushed German militarism, Canada will enter
oi_a period of prosperity such us
she has never had before. To
those with a little money there will J
be a thousand opportunities of
making large amounts.
One young mar. in Toronto says
that he docs not know what to do,
He docs not know whether to enlist and go to the front or remain
in Toronto aud help argue about
whnt ought to be done with the
Kaiser when the war ends.���Toronto Star.
The Kaiser's ambition, from his
own point of view, is entirely reasonable.    He is  to boss   Prussia;
Make the Round
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Prussia is to boss Germany, und
Germany is to boss the world
Anything less than this is a defiance of German culture aud au insult to ' the German god;" calling
for a "defensive" war of extermination,���Winnipeg Free Tress.
Fresh Air
There is throughout the civilized
world au increasing knowledge of
the value of sunlight and of fresh
air. Benjamin Franklin, in 1754
wrote "Physicians have discovered
that fresh air is beneficial to those
who are ill. Perhaps in 100 years
they will find it does uot hurt those
who are well." It has taken over
the century prophesied by Franklin
but at last boards of health, bureaus
of charity, trustees of schools, commissions ou housing, intelligence
bodies iu all phases of civic life
urge the need of securing all possible sunlight and  fresh air.���Ex.
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What's In a Name
"Why do you .sign your name
Norah?" asked the teacher of one
of the Chinese boys in his class.
"Don't you know that Norah is a
girl's name?" "Oh, no," was the
reply. "Norah is the name of the
fatuous American who built the
Victoria ��� Total   amount
bright sunshine 117 hours aud
j 24 minutes, raiu 2.58   inches,
, highest temperature 67, lowest
! 42
Vancouver���Total amount
bright sunshine 97, rain 6.30
inches, highest temperature
67, lowest 39.
Nanaimo ��� Total amount
bright sulishine 88 hours and
18 minutes, aain 5.82 inches,
highest temperature 65, lowest
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Phone 24 Courtenay
The   Comox   Barber   Shop]
Oldest Shop in Courtenay
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Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits of $1 and
upwards. Careful attention is given to every account Small accounts
are welcomed.    Accounts may be opened and operated by mail.
Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, withdrawals to be mad* by any one of them or by the survivor. S21
F. C. BROCK, Acting Manager, Courlenay and Comox Brandies
Comox branch open on Tuesdays, from 11 to.;
j oats,  ami   was   asked   fourty-foun
I dollars per   ton.   on   complaining|
about the excessive price t was as-1
hnl   het       ll I nol   possibly
Isellloi less, two  weeks later   the
Grain Growers' Association started
business and sold oats al thirty-nine I
i dollars,   i :  im e t1  ���   ocal dealers I
can sell un forty dollars a ton
1 ��� ither case, how is it that we
ked j-i   Im   sugar while  we
can buy it at Union Hay for $7,75.
I Will our local 1!  ders  feel sore  if
.il on selv s of the saving?
If 1    does, who is 10 blame?   Now
II would say to our local dealers,
givi us a t.iii', si| arc deal and you
net    .0 01 mi   means of securing
'1111 patronage It is more eon-
veni .' to buy at home than to send
awaj tor goods, but prices must be
sow where nearer equal,
Yours Truly
Comox, Nov. 2, 1914.
Fascinations of War
War has ils n\\a fascinations, illusions nnd satisfactions, otherwise
metl would nol go lo war so readily
as they do, Ii is not nil a matter
ol cold -blooded slaughter, i>i Hie
several millions of men now under
anus in Europe, each waiting for
his opportunity to kill or be killed,
the greal majority are fighting for
no personal reason. It is safe to
say that of the small Minority who
could give au intelligent reason
why   they   are   fighting,  most of
Ihem leal ned the reason since, not
before, they ��� cut to war. They
were not consulted about the war
at all. Mosl of those who are killing each other with such zest have
no quarrel with lhe men tht-y are
killing. Under normal conditions
their instincts would lead them to
heli' rather than to injure. But
the spirit of war changes all a man's
notions of social relationship. The
mau with whom you would have
shared your crust and your sympathy today as a fellow mortal becomes tomorrow an enemy to be
killed at sight, not only without
pity, but with a certain element of
relish and satisfaction, not because
he has done anything lo earn your
hatred but just because war [is
what it is.
Fritz Krisler i.s one of the world's
greatest violinists, the world's
greatest in the opinion of some.
He is described as the most refined
of artists and the kindest of men.
He was preparing for another tour
of the world when the war broke-
out He joined his Austrian regiment at once and went to the front.
He saw some hard service at Lem-
berg, and was finally sent to the
hospital with an injured leg, having been run over iu a charge by
Cossacks. He has given the world
some of his impressions and experiences. The moment he put the
uniform on, he says, all that Was
artist in him was swept aw.iy. He
felt the soldier all over. The man
whose mission and privilege it was
to charm the world with the witeh-
of his ail, went forth rejoicing in
tire work of slaughter. "More
beautiful and thrilling music I have
never heard," he writes, "than the
hurrahs of the troops at the moment when they broke through the
lilies of the enemy. . ��� when
one lights in the midst of such
troops, all souls elated by the same
eiilhitiasiu,   and when   oue   daily
witnesses such   examples of   self
sacrificing heroism, oue   feels rejll
\ .tinted ami invigorated."
Apparently ii mattered not to
Krislei lhat history Would hold his
country responsible for having pri ���
eipitaled the greatest calamity that
ever afflicted the world. He had
nothing to do with causes or consequences. As a soldier il was h s
duty to light when somebody gave
the command, and as a soldier he
could give himself up to the elemental emotions aroused by the conflict
without any reference to questions
of right or wrong. Was liernhatdt
right aftei all in speaking of "the
inevitableness, the idealism and '.he
blessing of war?" Listen to Richard I,e Gallienne?
War '
I abhor,
And yet how sweet
The sound along the inarching
Of drum and fife; and I forget
Wet eyes of widows, and  forgel
Broken old mothers, aud the
Dark butchery without a soul,
Who are the great artists, the
Krislers, or the lifers and drummers? Is humanity really out of
the jungle, or is our boasted civilization merely a dream?-Woodstock
Letter to the Editoi
Editor Review.
Dear Sir,-.Occasionally there-
appears in your columns exhor-
tions to the public to patronize
home production aud our home
merchants. Now, if those producers and merchants were doing
what they should the exhortations
would be all right, but while the
present methods of business prevail
it i.s useless, people cannot and will
not pay our home dealers oue third
more for goods than they can get
the same for elsewhere.
To illustrate, I wanted a certain
piece of merchandise, and went to
a local dealer for it, and was asked
six dollars for the article in question, one dollar more than I ha.l
ever known :.f (o be, consequently.
I did not take it. but looked up a
mail order catalogue aud found it
advertised for three dollars and
seventy-five cents, I sent for it and
had it delivered for four dollars and
twenty-three cents, saving one
dollar and seventy-seven cents
Again 1 went io _ local dealer  for
Rich New District
Mr. W. J. Spears, of London,
Eugland, whose knowledge of
Western Canada dates back to 1H80
made a tour over the Grand Trunk
Pacific Railway between Winnipeg
and Prince Rupert with a view of
obtaining for those intert. ted 111
England the latest data on the
natural resources of the territory
opened up by the new transcontinental railway in Britis. Columbia.
"In their scenic beauty alone,"
said Mr. Spears, "these regions
have a wonderful asset. The valleys are wide, allowing the full
ma'esty of the peaks lobe realized.
In these valleys are areas of gently
sloping land of a sod admirably
suited for agriculture, ln their
richness they reminded mc of the
Nile. Dairying and mixed farming have a bright future there.
Berries of all kinds grow wild in
the greatest profusion and the
flowers are sbnilar in their beauty
to those found in Switzerland.
There is ample lumber to assure
the success of the saw-mills which
are rapidly making their appearance at various points. Mineral
wealth is also being developed,
while the rivers teem with fish.
The trout iu Northern British
Columbia is of a quality, texture,
size and fighting nature makes him
a king among fish. While fishing
on the Nechako River, I came upon
a party of Indians. They had just
landed four giant sturgeon. The
largest of these was nine feet long,
and weighed 300 pounds. Canada
has no need to go Russia for its
caviar when such sturgeon as these
can be caught-"
Change of Scene
A germ lived on a dollar bill
And led an active life,
He daily passed from till to till
And saw a deal of strife.
He had a nervous breakdown soon.
And life left all its zest.
His doctor then prescribed the boon
Of quietude aud rest.
From former haunts that germ has
His worries now are nil.
He leads a peaceful life upou
A thousand dollar bill.
���Kansas City Journal.
Oil  Clothing
Men's H
These are the
ments for this
finely   finished
collar,   faced .
brass clasps, an
ings  with  lap
inside    pocket.
sleeves are don
coat  being line'
Our price $4.
1 j, Frocks
it waterproof gar-
.1  made;
���   "-nh   high
luroy, solid
ki'. opeu-
'.'   ���   acces
' '. .-rs    and
1.  ol  ...v
Comox   Co-Operative
Dealers in all '.
Butter, Eggs
Produce, Coi
Specialty. V.
best. Prices
and satisfac.ti
best prices
Phone. No. 2
A. B. CRA.
Dealer in
Hay, Flour, Feed ar
Empty Sacks For I
Phone Y91 and your order will be
at once
Suitings, Overcoating and
If you anticipate buying a suit, overcoat or |t..use.s
this fall it will pay you to see our stock
We guarantee material, workmanship and fit
War  maps
Review and Family Herald
For Only $2.25
Courtenay Electric Light
Power Co., Limit
Beg to announce that they will short!
to supply Electric Light, Heat and Po < irte-
nay and district.    Interior  wiring  i . ..��� a<.
lowest possible rates.   A full line o ps  and
Electric Supplies will also be earn
Address all inquiries to
P.O. Box 195
Courtenay Garage
Goodyear Tires
and Accessories
All Kinds of Bicycle and
Automobile Repairs
Price. Reasonable
Not to Bake?
lice's tp announce that he has
repurchased his old barber
business from Mr; Smith and
will he pleased to meet all his
old customers at the old stand
Next to the   Opera   House
O Q The former is really unneces-
sary   when   Bread  from   the
| Courtenay Bakery is available
atidby reason ..quality has so
many votaries.    Get the A B
habit and satisfaction
W. Aitken    -    Prop.
Opposite new PresKyterlau Church
Hwrses aud   I
We .also att-
JAS.   C
��� ,.
view we. .
.1 =
By L. !'. Meade
'Ward,   Lock   4.   Co.,   Limited
London,   Melbourne  and  Toronto
smart  fellow, 1 would take him as a j
: young clerk into my establishment, i
, would   lake  him   without   premium   -
j which is an unheard of thing In a
place like ours."
"Oh. good Lord, sir! Dan is mai'j
for life! To think or 'im being a
clerk In a lawyer's office like yours!
Barbara, my liangel, the good jou liavo
! i    ic nie!"
j Thus the two gentlemen left, and it
vas decided that on ihe following afternoon Mr. Sunningley was to call
ior Barbara and convey her to liis
own lions,' in Dean's Yard.
When the Wills of Tommy Atkins and   Patriotic    Organizations    That  Have' What Happens When a Log of Woo*
Been Formed in the Dominion
A'hon the call to arms for the defence of tlio British empire sounds
, from east to west of Canada, it is
not Iho men only who are stirred by
lhat appeal In patriotism, loyalty and
gratitude for protection ill the past.
The women, in their own way. re-
quickly   and    as    whole-
s!    1
'1 ll
n't  si
.   c
���  In
1, !0
ii  Uu
��� |oy
and suns
' Of
. lid
I Bhe
��� morsel
o  bll
.   nie.
oilier wi
i y I'u
It's I
have io
Barbara's feelings
thank Barbara for being what she i
In nu-.    Tlie fact  is, sirs, Bho was i'i   .
commended to ine hy oil".   'Faithful  back
Ti in
night it is hard to toll. She was
nu means as elated as was Mrs. Russell. Mrs. Russell's delight was beyond words. Site said that as she
would continue to see Barbara daily
she would not miss her so terribly,
ami I'll have a nice hot cup of tea
for you, ilnrliii' before you so hack
to Dean's Yard.    .Now, ilarlin'. you hi
Jack Tar Are Legal
flic  Statutes  of  Wills  in  force  in
Great  Britain   provide  thai   wills  of
soldiers   iu   actual   military   service,
and of sailors, are subject  to special
legislation, but this privilege applies
only to wills ot personal estate.
Wills of petty Officers and seamen
in  the navy, and of, marines,  as  tar J sponded
as relates to their pay or prize-money   |lenrtedly
must   be attested  by an  officer,  and !     when the South African war broke
wills made by a seaman  in  the mer j ,���,,   ;au|  Canada   responded  nobly  lo
chant  service must, if made  at  sou, , die  need  of  tlie  mother country  for
he attested hy the master or mate, men the women did llieir share not
, and if made on land, by a Buperln- > only by encouragement but by raising
uv I tondent of a mercantile marine office,   0f money for tlie relief of tile wives
Lr minister ot religion, justice of tho and others left behind, by   visiting
i peace, or consular or customs officer,! these oilier women and using Influence
The effects of seamen, marines and ; \n many cases to help them, and by
sending medical and oilier supplies to
the contingents in South Africa.
Almost immediately after Canada
began to take an active part in Ihe
South African war the Montreal Herald made Ilie suggestion that a patriotic fund should lie started (or those
our beat, sir -a
lie told her to
look of her face
did  the job.   J
soldiers killed or dying in the British
service, are exempt from the regular
duty; and if ihey amount to less than
a hundred pounds, Iliey are not pro-
,  ,. , ,,_,.,, bated.    In   lhe   case  of  prisoners  of
am a real lidy,  and to think   war   wlUa  are  8UMe0t  lo  special  rent my  Han, my hye, belli;, put Into a   gulatlons
lawyer's office without, a premium!! ' Under'the French law oral wills
Why, liis poor father,, dead and gone are not recog_ized, bul soldiers' and
his many a year, would fairly jump Ballor8i wluB are BuweC| to special
in hs grave it lie knew such luck was , rulea as in most other countries, In
befalling ol Ins only sou!
But  when  tlio  news  was  imparled
to Han. he was by no means in such
n id   Bar-
ilthtul   Tim!' "
"The constable on
great friend of mine,
coine to me, and the
and his recommend
took her in without even  waiting l'or
references, though she had given me
one���a very good one, too���Miss l.acy,
who lives in St. John's Wood."
"And  1  though!   il   was  Miss
I was coining up to see!
bara, lier voice choking.
"Well, thai was, i expect, a little
iiianoiievi'e on the part of your excellent servant, Mrs. Russell. For Miss
Barbara chose to run away from her
best friends: but we have found Iter
now, and, Siinningley, will you tell
the proposltoin we have just made to
"I can easily do that," said Sunningley. "I propose that Barbara, as the
daughter of my very dear friend, and
my little cousin, should 'ome and live
with nie as my little companion. If
necessary, she will be taken out liy
my housekeeper, Mrs. Gray, for she is
too young and attractive to walk about
London alon
clothes, food
short, 1 waul to adopt her. t'an you
see any reason why I should not, Mrs.
"Oh!   Mrs.  Russell,"  said  Barbara.
"It's a sore blow," said Mrs. Russell���the tears sprang to l.er eyes���
"bul it's a mighty good thing l'or Barbara.
"And I have been telling her, in order to make her happy," continued
Sunningley, "Unit she can come here
evevy day to read to .Miss Octavia
llenslowe, thus earning a little money
which Bhe can keep for herself. It
will make lier I'eel independent. It
is really, my dear madam, very wise
l'or the child lo come lo me. It is exceedingly unsafe for her to he liere���
I havo my reasons for knowing this o
he lhe case. I am sure ynu will work
with me iu the matter and induce her
to accept my offer."
"Accept your offer, sir! Why. of
course she'll accept your offer. Barbara, my own darling little lamb! It'll
break ray very heart. But there, I
shall see you daily, and there'll be a
weight off my mind���you'll be treated
as a lidy should be treated. And if
you have a housekeeper, sir, she'd
best come witli Miss Barbara and see
her home again, for three are bad
people round here who have made her i , ,   ,,
  --���-���, I caring whether you had a sore throat
or    not,  hut making you read,
i high spirits���
j "He didn't want to be a lawyer's
; clerk���he didn't want any gentleman
I to come In and help him with his
' work every evening." In short, he was
1 very gloomy, and refused all help
i from Barbara that night.
i "You'ro groin' away," lie said. "And
when you come hero I'll be bout, and
i I'll never see ye, and I'm that burning
.with jealousy' as never \vas known,
I aud my���my poor 'curt is near
'��� broke!"
j     Barbara   felt  impelled  to  put  her
i arms around the affectionate little fel-
J low's neck and l-.iss his rough cheek.
I    "Hear, kind���good Dan," she said,
: "what should I have done without you
j all these weary weeks?   1 shall never
j forget: your goodness and your darling mouer's goodness to me, a sad,
I lonely girl���but    now    things    have
�� Twin .ii_v_ie'hc. wnh ! changed, and if you do all the thing.-,
n1  ___,_,,___        ! I have told you, and work very hard
and all necessaries,  in   ftnfl ])lpape .>.,_ Sunnlngley ...��������� you
get Into his office, and then shall I
not be proud of you, and won't your
dear mother he proud of you? I hate
leaving you both, but these things
cannot be helped, and if you are very
good perhaps Mr, Sunningley will let
you come to sec me sometimes on
Sundays, and I will see. you have the
sort of cake you like best."
Hut even the thought, of the cake
could not, cheer Dan.
"You're goln'," said he. "You've
made up your mind."
"I must go," replied Barbara, "1
tried to keep away I'rom it all, hut I
see  now  that I did  wrong."
"Of course you did wrong, darling,"
said Mrs. liussell. "We won't sny
anything to the Misses Menslowes tonight, lint tomorrow morning, you and
me, we'll go in and have a little talk
with them. Perhaps .Miss Lavinia
wil] be sorry she wrote that letter.
Miss Octavia won't have you at her
beck and call all hours of the day,
any longer. Wearing you out, she
was! My! Wasn't I wild, times and
again. There she'd he, a-wearing of
\ou to skin and bone. Calling for
you at eleven in the morning, and
again at half-past one, and again at
four,  and  again at six, and nothing
in need. It was the idea of tlie Herald, lint il. was adopted at once by
the Montreal Star, and the larger and
wealthier newspaper henceforth eon-
Germany thero is a provision that tlm j ducted tlie campaign for funds, to
formalities may ho relaxed in certain ; which great numbers of women and
oa_es, such us imminent death, a pre- i children contributed,
vailing epidemic, a stale of siege. ' ln October, 180., Mrs. Hul ton. wife
.nist recently the officers ot the 0�� Major-General (now Sir Edward)
German warships Goeben and Breslau | Hiitton, then commanding tho Canad-
tiled Iheir wills with the German han militia, organized the Soldiers'
consul at. .Messina, so that thes_ wives League, under the patronage ot
mlghl come under thai classification. ��atij, Minto, wito ot the then governor
The cruisers    were    supposed    to    be   general.   The object, of tlie league was
preparing to run out. through the to bring the-wives of all soldiers in
English fleet, whicli was reported to Canada, ot every rank, into close touch
he lying in wail, for them off the har-|anu sympathy, for mutual aid and as-
hor, hut instead they tied with all
speed to neutral waters, where they
wero sold to prevent lighting and
In Hie United Stales nuncupative
wills, the right to muke whicli lies
only with sailors at sea or soldiers
in the Held, aro somewhat: rare, hut
one was admitted to probate ih Kings
County in December, 1909. It was I governor-general
made by George O'Connor, chief engineer of the steamship Dorothy,
when the vessel was in mid-ocean.
All that lie said was: "Everything
that 1 have belongs to my daughter
Lizzie." Tho will was proved witli
tlie aid of two witnesses, the captain
and the first officer of the Dorothy.
Canada's Trade  in the Argentine
The trade and    commerce   department has issued a comprehensive analysis of tlie trade of Brazil and Ar-
sistaucc in times of distress and difficulty. Systematise!! aid was arranged by the league l'or the families of tbo
men who formed lhe Canadian contingents for active service iu South
Africa. Tlie president of the league
was Mrs. Driiminotid, wife of Major
(now llrig.-l.ien.. Lawrence, Drum-
mond, then military secretary to tlie
nd the secretary
was Mrs. Cotton. In Montreal, Mrs.
W. D. Gordon, wife of Colonel Gordon,
who himself saw service in South Africa, was at the head of affairs, and
Mrs. Minden Cole was secretary. Quebec and Winnipeg also formed
branches. It is exceedingly likely that
when the Canadians go to the fron.;
the league will now he revived.
It was iu February, moo, that Mrs.
Clark Murray, wife of Professor. Clark
Murray, of McGill University, founded
the Imperial Order   ol! the Daughters
life a misery. Already, I have put my
linger into one pie, and I think I ha -e
squashed it. bul there's no knowing
what a pretty little girl like Miss Barbara can undergo in this wicked London."
i know It; 1 know it." said Sunningley. "Will, then. Barbara, you'll accept. I will come and fetch you myself tomorrow and you will tell Miss
Octavia thai you are going to live
with me. Won't you like it, my dear;
Won't you like to help your lather's
old friend and cousin?" i
"Oh!   if I can," said  Barbara suddenly.    "Mrs.   Russell,  do  you   think J
me very ungrateful," ;
"No,  darling.  1  think  it would    no]
very wicked of you not to go. It is
tlie Lord's directions lo lake you out
of this  neighborhood and away  from I
thai   wicked man  who was doing his;
best to devour the helpless lamb!"    i
"What wicked man'.'" said Sunning '
h-y iii a voice of intense anger. j
"One Ferris by name���the less that
is said about him jiie belter. 1 talked In J
llim tonight iu the presence, of all his
shop-girls, and lie knows what he will'
get   if   lie  ever  insults   .Mis     Ikirhai. I
"Well, lie is not likely to insult her,!
whoever  he   is,  if she  goes  out  with ',
iny housekeeper, Jll's, Gray; and Mrs. i
Gray will enjoy Hie walk.   I don't live
so very far from here���only in a small
house in Dean's Yard."
"Why, Hint's an way off." said Mrs.
Russell, "and mighty respectable it
sounds. Barbara, you are made! 1
am more grateful to you, sir, than I
can possibly say. There's my poor
boy���he'll feel It a bit."
'Your buy'.'   What about him?"
"Well, you see, sir, it's like this.
Tlie young lidy has the kindest 'eart
in all the world, and for one thing,
she takes Han���who 'as set 'is very
eart nn lier. and would do anythink
on hearth for her- -she takes Dan i.ud
she leaches him his lessons, and he
is getting up in his class like any-
ihink.   lie will miss her terribly."
"Would  it  cost  much  to get  some
one else to come in and teach your :
boy -liis lessons?"
"Oh, sir," cried the astonished wo-1
"I should he willing���abundantly
willing to do it." said Parkes. "I couid
send a gentleman whom I know would
be glad to receive a little help, and
by and by, if your hoy turns out a
gentina with a view to showing oppor-! of Ilie Empire, with juvenile hranc.ies
tunities which Canada now has of cap- j called tho Children of the Empire,
luring some trade of which Germany j From a small beginning, and after a
lias been deprived as a result of the
war. Germany's total export trade to
Argentina in 191_ amounted to nearly
$62,000,000 as compared with about
$116,000,000 for Great Britain and
ahout $2,250,000 from Canada. Brazil!
bought from Germany in 1912 goods
to the value of $160,000,000 as compared with $235,000,000 from Great
Britain and $3,400,00 from Canada.
The opening of Canada in securing
markets in Argentina and Brazil to replace German goods are many. They
include manufactured timber canned
goods, paper and wood pulp, manufacturers of iron and steel, agricultural
machinery, cement, furniture and preserved lish.
scolding you all the lime. 'I'on my
word. 1 used lo heavesdrop, that 1
did. There now, and 1 hain't ashamed
of it. 1 'card 'or cross, cranky voice,
and I 'card your little gentle one.
Hut that gentleman is a reel gentleman, and you'll have a good time in
liis house."
"Oh, yes. Father was very fond of
Mr. Sunningley; he is a dear old man.
I have known him all my life," said
The next, morning, about ten o'clock
Miss Oetavla's bell rang two sharp
peals for Barbara to go at once to
intend  to  her.
"You go up, dear," said Mrs. Russell.    "I   will  follow  presently."
Barbara ran upstairs; she entered
the room, she found, to her astonishment, Miss Octavia in bed and
looking very strange and absolutely ill
with her cold.
"Oh! how you have kept me wailing!" she said. "It's unite Ilve minutes   since   I   rang."
"No. indeed, Aliss Octavia. il is not
more than Iwo," said Barbara. "I was
down in lhe kitchen, and my heart is
beating. I ran sn last when I heard
your bell. But I am dreadfully sorry
you have got such a bad cold."
"Yonrs seems better," said Miss Octavia. "Well, the fact is, 1 shall want
you, you may say, the whole of today,
for Lavinia is going out, first of all
to do some shopping, and tlie whole
of the afternoon she intends to spend
visiting her various friends. Lavinia
has got a now dress l'or the occasion���
a purple cashmere���which becomes
lier .very well indeed. Then she is
going out to dine, and she will end up
with a visit to the theatre, so I shall
be alone, and will require your services."
(To be Continued)
A True Story
Everybody knows that the quality of
reliability is the most valuable asset
that man can have, and how rare it is.
The man who sticks to his job under
all circumstances is the man who
makes the nation. An illustration of
this fact lies in the story that was
told about a mau who onee owned a
carrier pigeon���one of those pigeons
whicli, no matter where it went, could
always be relied upon to come back.
This gentleman was talking one
day with a friend of his and ho said:
"What do you suppose happened to
ihat pigeon of mine? I was talking
with a fellow the other day about
him, and made the remark that this
p.geon always came back no matter
where he went, and he said that he
did not believe it. He said that ho
could take that pigeon to Philadelphia
and he would be willing to bet me
$100 that the pigeon would not come
hack inside of twenty-four hours. I
told him that I would take nim up.
Well, sir, he took the pigeons down to
Philadelphia, and what do you suppose he did?"
"I can't imagine," said the friend.
"Didn't he let him loose in Phtladoh
"Oh yes, he ..'I him loose: but he-
fore he let him loose he (lipped tlie
pigeon's wings."
"Well, that, was too bad,"   said tlie
time of eclipse, this society has grown
to enormous proportions. There are
chapters all over Canada, and in the
United States there are 400,000 British women enrolled under its name.
A large number of women were
deeply interested, also, in the Canad
ian branch of the British Red Cross
Society. This was organized in 1807
hy Lieut.-Col. George Sterling Kyer-
son, M.D., of Toronto, and was the
first colonial branch of the society in
any country, it will be remembered
that during the war Dr. Ryerson acted
as British Red Cross Commissioner in
South Africa. A great many branches
were formed in Canada, chiefly in the
I provinces of Quebec nnd Ontario. Women's committees worked industriously, sending supplies to the soldiers,
and the button with tlie badge of tho
society was to be seen worn by such
well-known Montreal women as Mrs.
Ii. B. Yates wife of Dr. II. B. Yates,
and Miss Roddick, sister of Sir Thos.
Roddick, who were active in the work
of the society.
If the women of Canada were ready
then, there is every evidence that the
present emergency will find them
even better equipped, and as enthusiastic���if not more so���in their loyal
efforts to do their share, in their own
way towards helping the empire-
Mary Macleod Moore (published in
Starts Through Them
.Making clothespins is an industry
that nets handsome returns to many
American factories. At Martinsville,
lnd��� there is a factory which has a
capacity of more than 200,000 clothespins a day.
A rough log started through the
mill comes oul as hundreds of the,
shapely litlle wuoilon pins familiar ts
the hack yard. The logs aro cut into
blocks aboul sixteen inches long,
which a headlong san' cuts into board*
about live-eighths of an Inch thick. A
gang of saws cuts these boards Into-
strips live-eighths of an inch square
and ouch long enough to make four
pine. These strips are placed on an
automatic trimmer ami cut to   the
required length. They are then co.i-
veyed to the automatic lathes, seven
in number, each witli a capacity of
four dozen a minute. From Ilie
lathes lhe pins drop lo the slotting
machines and from these to tlie dry-
room, where all moist lire is removed.
Next, tbey go to the polishing cylinders, which are filled about hull' full
of pins, chips and sawdust. The cylinders revolve slowly fnr four hours, afler which lhe pins drop fnlo chutes
to bo conveyed to Ihe packing room.
Kadi lathe has a capacity of 8,400
dozen pins a day.- St. Louis Post
Antwerp, a City Rich in History
Antwerp, the city to which the Bo.
giuii royal family have removed to escape the German advance ou Brussels,
is not only one uf the oldest Cities ill
Europe, but lias mnny times played
an Important part in the making o(
stirring history.
Antwerp appears in history as carl}
as the seventh century. A cental,
later it was an important port and.
market town. In lhe twelfth centurj
it was commercially prosperous and
under tne rule of Hie dukes of Bur
gundy, who at times aspired not only
to the throne, of France hut harbored
designs on tlie crown of England. In
the fifteenth century Antwerp was one
of the most important marts in Eur
ope, the entering point for English
and continental trade, in tlie six>
teenth century, under the rule ol
Charles V. it was the seat of the llan��
seatic League and lhe money depot ot
Europe. In 1684-5 it was besieged,
taken and ruined by tho Duke of Alva,
In 1794 the French took the city and
restored its prosperity. Napoleon the
Great attempted lo make it rival London.
Antwerp, located on the Scheldt,
having an outlet to the sea safeguarded by the British and French fleet and.
being strongly fortified on the land
ward side, is regarded as impr. .-.cable,
hence its selection at this time bj
King Albert as a place of refuge from,
which to direct the Belgian resistance
to tho German forces. The city's
transit, and other commerce of lata
years has run well up over $1,000,000
a year. It has a large industrial quarter ami  is a  diamond  centre.
The government of Antwerp is administered hy a burgomaster, assisted by live assessors and a municipal
council of 39 members. The city's annual budget Is about $7,000,000. :ts
debt is $60,000,000. Water and gas
are supplied by private corporations.
The city has sixteen daily newspapers, six in French,and ten in Flemish. There are many notable hospitals
and educational institutions, two
theatres and noteworthy ecclesiastical
and secular buildings among them th.
Cath^Tral of Notre Dame, one of tlie
Bights of Europe, the Hole', de Villa
and the museum of art, where are
priceless paintings by Rubens, Winders, Van Dyck, Van Eyck, Mending,
Matys and others. Many "old masters" among painters, notably Rubens,
were natives or residents of Antwerp
long famous us un art centre.
Two washerwomen were one day
telling of the progress made by their
various lads in their chosen work.
"Tell me, Mrs. Casey," asked Mrs.
Clancy, "what's your son John doing
"John's on (he stage���he's a light.
comedian," answered Mrs. Casey.
"Ye don't tell me!" exclaimed Mrs.
Clancy. "An' would ye moind tcllin'
nie what a 'light comedian' is?"
"Well," exph hied Mrs. Casey, "in
me son's ease it's this: He playu a
silent part behind Hie black cr.rt_lu
with his mouth in a hole, and in fron,
is a candle, and when Alkali Al
shoots at the candle John blows it
"How's vacation. Johnnie?"
"Bully! Fell off a shed, most got
drowned, lipped over a beehive, was
hooked by a cow, Jim Spindles licked
me twice, and 1 got two stone bruises
and a stiff neck."���Zion's Herald.
W. N. U. 1021
Brown (whose new cook is worse
than the last)���It was you who recommended that new cook to my wife,
wasn't it?
Jones (with diffidence)���Yes, old
Brown (vengefully)���Then I must
ask you to come home to dinner with
me tonight.���Sketch.
friend.   "Then you lost your bet, aui
the pigeon didn't come back?" ;    "Marse Tom, please come to dinner
Tlie man smiled.   "Oh, yes, the pig ; early  Sunday,  cause 1  wants to git
con came back and I won my bet."    ! to go to a funeral."
"He came back?" said the friend. "All  right,  Aunt  Hannah.    Whicli
"Sure," said  tlie man.    "He came' would you rather do, go to a funeral
hack, but lie had awfully sore feet.'
"No," said the old gentleman, sternly, "I will not do it. Never have 1 sold
anything by false representations, and
I will not begin now."
For a moment he was silent, and
the clerk, who stood before him could
see that the better nature of his employer was fighting strongly for the
"No," said tlie old man again, "I
will not do it. It is an inferior grade
of shoe and I will never pass it off
at anything better. Mark it 'A Shoe
Fit For a Queen,' and put it in the
window. A queen does not have to
do much walking.
... :i wedding?
"Why, Marse Tom, cose I'd rather
go to a funeral���if it wins one of my
friends."���Harper's Magazine.
"There is a machine that can be
graduated to measure the millionth
part of an inch."
"1 know," said the railway passenger. "They use 'em in the refreshment
rooms on this line when making ham
Counting Ten
Cihbs���What do you think of this
idea of counting ten before you speak
j when angry?
1    Dibbs���Well,  I  know    this,
Would Want More
She���What would you do if someone should leave you a hunured thousand dollars?
He���1 suppose I'd begin to realize
how lrttle a hundred thousanl really
It's tears that keen the human soar
from freezing up. have you ever
stopped to think of the kind of world
this would be without tears?
The tears of the babe, the'tears ot
tlie mother, the tears of the strong
man! As the dew ou the clothes ot
the earth at morning time, so are
tears scattered among people, as
change is wrought and events step
ahead, tlie henutifiers of the race.
No man or woman ever shed honest tears without seeing better anil
clearer afterwards.
Moments there he when the human
heart becomes "too full for utterance."
And it is at such a time that, tears
must flow that, vision may becom*
newly adjusted.
But woe be to him by whom unhappy leass must come���the tears of anger, of oppression, of poverty���ol
Tears of joy, tears of thankfulness
tears of full expression. Well, these
kind are worth whilo.
So don't be afraid of them when
they abruptly appear.
JuBtin McCarthy used to tell a storj
of Henry Ward Beer.her. Mr. Boechoi
entered his church one day and fount,
several letters r.waitiug him. He opened one and found it contained the
single word "Fool." Quietly and wifi
becoming seriousness he announcetl
to the congregation the fact in these
"I have known many an instance
of a man writing a letter and forgetting to sign his name, but this is the
only instance I have ever known ot
a man signing his name and forgetting
to write the letter."
"What  makes the beautiful brook
that! hound from rock lo rock, dearest?'
counting  out  $10  when  my  wife'
angry has a mighty soothing effect.
"It'.i full of spring water, darling."
���Philadelphia Public-Ledger.
lie���Yes, the governor cut off mj
allowance, so I've had to cash m.
brains for a living.
She���I wondered why you wert
looking so thin.���Boston Transcript
Vanity covers
with cosmetics.-
a multitude of skint
-Judge. /..
Vanishes Forever
Prompt Relief��� Permanent Cure
fail.   Purely veget
able -act��uiely
but gently tn
the liver.
Stop alter
cuie indi-t
gestion���improve the complexion���brighten
the eyes. Small Pill, Small Dost, Smalt Price.
Genuine must __ Signature
When Animals Sleep
Littlo  people  in  the nature study
class will be  interested in knowing
the interesting bat its of sleep which
are followed by dillerent animals.
Elephants .sleep standing up. when
in a herd a certain number will always stand watch while the others
sleep, for the big, powerful beasts are
timid and cautious at night and will
not go to sleep unguarded.
Horses have a special arrangement
about tlieir knees enabling lliein to
sleep on tlieir feet, though they also
sleep lying down.
Hals sleep head downward, hanging by their hind claws.
Birds, with few exceptions, sleep
with tlieir heads turned tailward over
the back and the beak thrust beneath
the wing.
Storks, gulls and other long-legged
birds sleep standing on one leg. (
Ducks sleep    on open  water.    To ,
avoid drilling ashore, they keep pad-'
tiling  wllh   one   foot,    thus   making
them move in a circle.
Foxes and wolves sleep curled up.!
their noses and the soles of their feet
close together and blanketed by their
bushy tall.
Lions,   tigers     and     eal     animals
stretch themselves out tint upon the
side. Their muscles twitch and
throb, Indicating that they are light
and restless sleepers.
Owls, iu addition to their eyelids,
have a screen, that they draw'side-
wuys across their eyes lo shut out
the' light for they sleep in tlie daytime.
Minard's Liniment Relieves Neural-
r-'or Girls Who Would be Popular
Acquisition of Relics
The enterprising Vmertcan who hai
I,leaded  gUtltj   le  tlie  lllell   Ol   a   !"���.-���
handle tram an antique bureau iu tits
Robert Burns cottage al Ayr hud the!
less excuse fur his Indiscretion in th li
hy merely wailing a few years he could
probably    have seen handle, bureau
and all as often as he liked by visiting some museum in Ids own conn
try. When ill a .single day an American captures Master Humphrey's
clock, a lock of Wolfe's hair, a nrsi
edition of "Ktidyiuiun." a lirst edition
of tlie "Faerie Queene," ami autograph
letters and original manuscripts Of 1
I Stevenson, Browning, Andrew Lane
j and others, is it any wonder thai a
fellow-countryman wlfo has been entertaining guesis ai the Tarn O'Shan-
ter Inn should yield to tin- deluston
that any object of historic nr artistic
interest in the Old World was his for
the taking? As the judge noted, in
mild reproof, "apparently Americans
have different   ideas of such  matters
than prevail iu this country, We
would not criticisze Jiis decision, hut
still, there are certain forms that
should be observed iu all our acquisl-
Even the Laziest Liver
ant? Bowels respond to
tbe gentle action oi
v_scen_ _?��,__���?
At all Druggists and Stores.
Take    Abbey    Vita  Tablets for Sick
Ho nol tlo those things which you j \\,m (,f relics.   To violate them needlessly is lo offend the very persons te
know men dislike, such as dressing in
a masculine fashion and behaving
more like a well bred gentlewoman,
Do Mot consider it too much trouble
to talk and be agreeable to a man. lie
wauls drawing out and hates talking
to a girl win) evidently considers it
entirely his place to do the entertaining.
Do not he above taking an interest
The Hunting Spirit
.Signs have already appeared���signs
of the hunting season, which is ne.'.r
whom we should be exceedingly grate- at hand. Signs of a good season, too.
ful for caring l'or these tilings until ' Over the hills and mountains, at
tlie time comes when we want them.; about this time of year, hovers a sort
���New York Evening fust. ��� of mist visible only lo" the sons ot
 j Ximrod. It is not inert, but strange-
It is a lliver Pill.���Many of'the all-! ly beckons. Ily tiiose who have the
ments that man has to contend wit.i i eyes to see and the gift and grace
'���ave their origin in a disordered liver,! of   understanding   it   is   called       the
! in the sports and pursuits of men ac- j SUBCeptible to the disturbances that
| quaintanees.    It is said Hint a  man j come irom irregular habits or lack of
Children Teething
Mrs. Winslow's
Soothing Syrup
Fetherstonliaugh & Co., head office,
King street east, Toronto, Canada.
His Foot in It
"Well," said the hostess, bidding
her guest good night, "you have a
long drive home, but it's a lovely
"Yes, isn't it a fine night'"' answered the guest addressed.
"So you'll have a nice drive and
���won't wish you hadn't come to see
"On the contrary, I assure you, I al-
wavs think that the drive home is tlie
very best part of affairs like this."
Another one of the things that
might have been put differently If one
had had time ti think it'over���Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Thoughts   For the  Thoughtless
The error of a minute may be the
sorrow  of a lifetime.
Impatience and human pride have
destroyed or misled more souls than
deliberate wickedness.
Selfishness puts away friends: idleness stops success in life; carelessness antl indulgence break down
To do our work conscientiously
and cleverly is not sufficient. We must
do it with cheerfulness and vigor.
If we examined our own faults at
tentlvely we should have less time to
detect and more inclination to pardon
those of others.
It is Impossible to live happily without prudence, goodness and justice.
Fresh Supplies in Demand.���Wherever Dr. Thomas' Bclectrlc Oil has
been introduced Increased supplies
have been ordered, showing that
wherever it goes this excellent Oil impresses its power on the people. No
matter in what latitude "it may be
found its potency is never impaired.
It is put up in most portable shape
ln bottles and can he carried without
fear of breakage.
Proving  It
People nowadays don't know how to
raise-children. They let the youngsters have tlieir own way too much.
That's right. Now. look at these
chicks of mine. They wouldn't have
amounted to anything it they hadn't
been sat upou.
Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.
The leopard maintains its existence
alongside its far more powerful rivals
the lion and tiger, by reason of Ita
greater activity and power of climbing. Often It is driven from its well-
earned prey by the brute force of
these greater eats, but it has tho wise
habit of storing the remains of its
meals in a tree, the weight of meat
thus placed aloft in one effort being
sometimes almost iucredible.
Clarence���Do you wead that the
deuced dyes they use to color clothing will no longer be obtainable because of the horrid watt?
Reggie���Dear, dear! Wltat's a fellow to do?   Dwess in black?
Clarence���If we are to dwess in
black, I shall feel almost sorry mottl-
er didn't insist upon making me a
clergyman, don't you know?���Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Catarrh Cannot Be Cured
Itltll LOCAL A. 1'I.tCATIONS, as they cannot rnu!_t
tho seat of tho disease. Catarrh ls a blood or constitutional disease, and tn order to oui-a It you must take
Internal remedies. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally, and acts directly upon tho blood and mucous
eurfacee. Hairs catarrh Cure Is nut a quack medicine. It was prescribed by one or tho best physicians
In this country for years and ta a regular prescription.
It to _mp__ of the best tonic* known, combined
wltb tbe heat blood purifiers, acting directly on tho
mucous surfaces. The perfect combination of the
two Ingredients Is what produces such wonderful ro��
Suits la curing catarrh. Send for tcelimontsls, free.
F. J. CHUNK V & CO., rropa., TolKlO, ti
Sold by Dnipg__, price 71c.
Tal__ Hall's t'amity mis toe _nstl_tlo_.
is never so happy as when talking of
himself. Study the art of listening intelligently.
Do not, commit the mistake of flirt-1
ing. A man amuses himself witli a
llirt for a few weeks, but then he forgets her existence, whereas a girl who
which is a delicate organ, peculiarly, spirit of hunting."
If you would smile al this fancy, remember the story that is told of
Whistler.    A tourist stood beside the
care in eating and drinking. This ac-l
counts for tlie great many liver regulators now pressed on tlie attention of]
sufferers.   Of these there is none sup
to   Parmelee's  Vegetable  Pills,   at.
famous artist in a country of lakes and
mountains. One was seeing the sain i
sunset lhat lhe other was only looking
is frank and sincere is always aure'tp0
of men friends.
Do not cultivate the habit nf saying
sharp, sarcastic things. Men hate
sarcasm, partly because they don't
know how to take it and because thoy
are not always sharp enough to retaliate.
Tlieir operation  though gentle Is effective and tlie most delicate can use
>" shouted    tlu
at tlie restaur
"Look here, waiter
angry, hungry guest
"Yesauh, yessilh!" answered the
waiter, who appeared to be all out jf
breath, as from some sort of violent
"1 ordered that turtle soup nn hour
ago and you haven't brought it yet."
"Yessilh; nosuh! Ah'm plum sorry,
snli, but It jest couldn't be helped.
Baby's Own Tablets are the best When Ah done notched dat turtle an'
medicine for little ones. They an- was atakin him to de eook he done
guaranteed by a government analyst slipped outah mall hands an' ran out
to be absolutely safe and never fail to I ��e ��a.ck <loiU1 an ��1> de alley. Yessul-
erne constipation, colic, colds and sim-! All had to chase him tonh blocks belo'
pie fevers by regulating the stomach   Ah coul11 catcu    lum
wethiih fo' riinnin' suh.
be ready in er minute."
I   don't see anything in a sunset,"
complained tlie tourist.
"But don't you wish you could'.1"
said  Whistler.
The spirit, of hunting, perhaps, will
some day be embodied in marble���
the masterpiece of a Borglum.
Tin- zest, and exhilaration of tne
limit are not lo he known vicariously,
by proxy. They are learned only
through experience, hut it. doesn't,
take very long. After the lirst hunting trip there is no cure for tli" mat
ady that results. Soim Wend of
yours for example, lie disappeared Into tlie woods with a Remington and a
camping kit, and when he came back
he wus a dillerent mat'.. His heard was
shocking. He never acted the samo
again. I.ik. Barkis, however, he win
i',,���rni h,,t I a willing victim; and every year when
1 "w ""    "(t| the fever comes and he takes to th.
Yessilh, hoT
, hard  miles and crooked  trails,  there
1 is no holding him back Tie- best thing
and bowels. Concerning them Mrs. S
Shannon, Urney, N.S., writes: "I hava
used Baby's Own Tablets for my two
children and think they are just what	
little ones need.   I would not. be with- j residing in upper New York, who had j doctor lo advise it
out them."   The Tablets are sold by | an    excellent wine cellar,  but poo.11
medicine  dealers  or by  mail  at  2 _
cents a box from The Dr. Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
��������� I voii can do is to go along with you--
\ rich, but exceedingly moan man,   hunter-friend.   You can etsily get. your
A hunter is as old as he feels, and
wine, found that in spite of its qual-1 judged by that standard he has the a l-
ity, someone of his servants was al-1 vantage over old Ponce de Leon, who
ways stealing it. lie called Ins but searched long and vainly for the .ona.
ler, who was in a chronic state of tits-! tain of Youth; and though the gilt of
"Bellino the Cat" gueat    at    ll,a  employer's stingness, j the traUs and tramps and compares Is
Whn will h.ll thp _,!���>" is  -i c,���-    aml salli: ,  Tll0mas- this  has got  .0   physical health and  strength  one  ai-
V, ho will bell the cat?    is a cur-  gtop     u is yolir bus nesB to attend I !vavs comes back with o   sen	
ions  old  proverb,  famous  in  parable   ,��� '.���,.  mattara     �����,.   ww  .voum !   .ays comes  nae _  will a set
nnri in  inatnrv     _-_�� mi__   novo tho matters,    _,ow, wnat woum   somehow an even  richer legacy  haa
and in History.    The mice, sa>s the  you suggest as the most practical way I ,)eLM, bestowed
parable,  held  a  consultation  how  to | [0 preserve the wine''" oesiuweu.
secure themselves from the cat, and      .,[ dolI.t knoW| si,-,"'replied the but-
they resolved to hang a hell about the  leri -"unless you put something that's
better worth drinking alongside of it.'-
First. Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry
(discussing a new officer)���Swears a
bit, don't 'c, sometimes?
Second Trooper���'E's a masterpiece
'e i3; just opens 'is mouth and lel3
It say wot it likes.���Punch.
tii, PILLS
sjiM ___*����
W. N. U. 1021
A   Murdar   In   1870  Avenged   in   1914
An exceedingly sad story comes
from tho front.
During the Franco-German war of
1870 the Germans, by their invasion
of Alsace, spread untold miseries
among the villagers, whose property
they claimed. A certain well-to-dn
farmer named Haul'f became so much
enraged by the plunder of his well-
stocked farm that he shot dead two
German soldiers. He was immediately taken outside his house aud executed. In vain his wife begged for
his life. She afterwards found their
little boy crying on the dead body ot
his father.
"Mother," the cliild said, "when I
grow up I shall avenge father and
shoot Germans."
The widow, finding further abode
in Alsace under German rule unbearable, emigrated to Belgium and settled near Yise, where she took another farm.
Her boy became a man, the father
of a family, including two boys, and
l'or forty-two years his mother shared with him and lier grandsons happy family life at Vise. Then came the
present war, antl the German troops
arrived in Vise.
The Belgian inhabitants had just
before destroyed a bridge over the
Meuse, For this they were severely
punished by destruction of tlieir
houses. Farmer Haul, witnessed
these outrages, and beside himself
with distress, and remembering his
promise over his father's body, Bitot
one German invader dead. At once
a number of soldiers seized him and
dragged also from his house his two
All three were placed against a wall
and summarily executed.
It was thus the fate of the poor
widow to see her husband, her son,
and her two grandsons shot before
her eyes.
cat's neck to give warning when she
approached, but after they liad resolved on doing it they were as far
off as ever, for who would do it?
Both parable and proverb have immortalized themselves In history
When the Scottish nobles met at Stirling in a body they proposed to take
Spence, the obnoxious favorite of
James II., and hang him and so get
rid of him.
"Ah," said Lord Grey, "that's very
well said, but who'll bell the cat?" .
"That will I," said the black Earl
Angus. He undertook the task, accomplished it and was called "Archibald
:iell the Cat" until his dying day.���
Glasgow Times.
Minard's   Liniment for  sale  everywhere.
Sweet and palatable, Mother
Graves' Worm Exterminator is acceptable to children, and it does it worl;
surely and promptly.
First Politician���Say, Bill, wot's
this bloomin' mortuarium they be
tarkiu' ao much about?
Second Politician���Well, ye see, it's
like this. You don't pay nothin' to
nobody nnd the government pays it
for ye.
i-'irst Politician���Well, that sounds
a bit of all right, doan't it?���Punch
"Yes, madam."
"If you should encounter one -of
those floating mines will you be sure
to call me? I've always wanted to
gee one ot those things."���Detroh
Free Press.
The lawyer was Scotch and th?
judge was English. The case in argument concerned certain water rights,
and the lawyer had frequently to use
the word "water," which he pronounced very broad.
','Mr. So-and-So," at last interrupted
the judge, "do you spell 'water' with
two 't's' in your country?"
"Na, na, my lord," quickly retorte-l
the lawyer; "but wo spell 'manners'
wi' twa 'n'B'!"���Tit-Bits.
Boy���Bin 'ere long, mister?
Angler���About an hour.
Boy���You ain't caught anything 'ave
Angler���No, not yet.
Boy���All, I thought so, as the'._
wasn't no water in that pond till all
that rain last night.���London Opinion.
A few days after the new farmer
had purchased a horse from a thrifty
Scot he returned in an agry mood.
"You told me this horse liad won
half a dozen matches against some ol
the best horses in the country. He
can't trot a mile in six minutes to
save himself. You lied to mo!" he denounced.
"I didna lie. It was in plowing
matches he took sax prizes," calmly
replied Sandy.
Toutjh Luck
lie was a Yorkshtreman, and,
though he had risen in the world. w_i
beginning to change into the sere
and yellow leaf. To hi., neighbor at
the dining table he began to coin-
plah. about the state of his digestion.
"It's a queer thing." he went on<
remlniscently. "When I wor youn��
I could cat owt, but could got no . t.
Now that I can get owt 1 can eal
An ambitious young man called upon a publisher and staled that he had
decided to write a hook.
"May I venture to inquire as to the
nature of the book you propose to
write?" asked the publisher, very
"Oh," came in an offhand way from
the aspirant to literary fame, "1 think
of doing something on the line of 'Les
Miserables,' only livelier, you know."
It happened, on a three-cent ear
line. The car was crowded. A man
got on. Mc bought a quarter's worth
of tickets (eight). The conductor
took one aud handed him the others.
"Tickets," called the conductor as he
came around for fares again. The unsophisticated one gave him another.
Other calls, antl finally tlio fellow
handed over his last ticket, saying,
Py himmel, I puy no more tickets! i
valk!" And he got off and walked.
"What is in the mail from daughter?" asked mother, eagerly.
"A thousand kisses." answered
father, grimly, "and sixteen handkerchiefs, two waists and four batches
of ribbons l'or you to wash ont)
mend."���Kansas City Journal.
Properly CI.-.ESified
ln the census office at Washington
acts against the law are recorded under a few main heads, such as murder, burglary, etc. A lady who wag
working there recently ran across the
crime, "Running a blind tiger." After
a puzzled moment she placed it under
the list,  "Cruelly to Animals.''
Proper   Food   Put   Him
Susie's grandmother had been scold-
Tlie food experience ot a physician
in liis own case when worn and wean
from sickness and when needing nourishment the worst way, is valuable.
"An attack of grip, so severe it
came near making an end ol me. left
my stomach in such condition 1 coull
not retain any ordinary food. 1 knew
of course that I must have food nourishment or I could never recover.
"I began  to take four teaspoonful*
, of Grape-Nuts and cream three timon
ing her.   Susie felt indignant, but had, a day and for 2 weeks this was almost
"Here, what's all this row about?" i been taught never  to  "answer back." j my only food.   H tasted so delicious
asked the copper, breathlessly. However, she got even.    Taking her  that I enjoyed it immensely and my
"Why,  this  woman    is    collecting j kitten  in her arms she  thus  solilc- j stomach   handled   it   perfectly   from
money for the peace society, antl when j qulzed: 1 the first mouthful.   It was so nourish.
I refused to contribute she knocked      "Kitty, I wish one of us was' dead! ing I was quickly built back to nor-
me down," explained the-meek-look-  this minute.   Not you, Kitty, nor mo,' nial health and strength.
ing man.���Buffalo Express,
"Yes, sir.    Biggs is one man in a
"I don't believe I  follow  you."
"Why he claims to be one of those
Americans who were in Liege just before the siege."���Buffalo Express.
Kitty, but one ot us
! room.
Try Murine Eye  Remedy
|f you hava Red, Weak, Watery Eyes
Dr Granulated Eyelids. Don't Smart���
Boothes Eye Pain. Druggists Sell Murine Eye Remedy, Liquid, 25c, 50c. M*
rlne Eye Salve In Aseptic Tubes 25c,
50c.   Eys Book Fres by .Mali.
tt ly Ink C*U tsr AO Er* t_t Mi_ Cm
MURIN.  EYE REMEDY CO., Chlcsg* I small boy;
three in this!     "Grape-Xuts  is  of  great  value  as'
! food to sustain life during serious -..
  : tacks  in  which   tlie  stomach   is   so
Danger Not Imminent j deranged it cannot digest and assim.
"Better go home, Jimmy, your moth j late other foods,
er is looking for you." " |    "I am convinced that were Grape-
"Has she got the hairbrush with
her?" :
"Then I guess I'll play awhile longer."���Pittsburgh Post.
The  mistress  wns  complaining  to
tlie maid that the balustrade seemed   days proves.
always dusty. "1 was at Mrs. Brown's
yesterday and her stair rails are clean
and as smooth as glass."
"Yes, muni," said Mary June, "but
you forget lhat Mrs. Brown liE3 three
Nuts more wideiy used by physicians,
it would save many lives that, are
otherwise lost irom lack of nourishment." Name given by Canadian Postum Co., Windsor, Ont.
The most perfect food in the world.
Trial  of Grape-Nuts  and  cream    10
There's a Reason."
Look in pkgs. for the little book,
"Tfie lload to Wellville."
Ever read the above letter? A new
one appears from time to time. They
are genuine, true, and full of human
____ LaForest & Fortune
General Blacksmiths
COMOX       -       B. C.
Tel. phone M9_
aa.idia.i   '.iiili.uik-,-.dorse Engines and Puiupiug Outfits
Horseshoeiug and   boat  Irons
a Specialty
Try n ir ISxcelsior IIool
AH  Work luiar.iuteed
Viv.i   i_.A i. _>!__.
It is interesting lo note that already preparations are being made
to settle large numbers .of Belgians
in  the  Fort  George district,  and
Bu and Express W
All Ri ,
ntced and Sold at the Lowest I .
ibl* Price
:.     I!   :   I
irriag. Builder COURTENAY
.   T.   Railway are
in getting tmdei
_r.    ,-,_r���,'a_____l
ow to Make
i it .   _.-
by using Poultry Tonic, 25c package
>_ cattle   in good   condition by using
Powders, 25 and 50c   packages
healthy ;  use Lice Powder, 25c a tin
her remedies at store prices
.    H������'' t's Drug Store, Courtenay
tate and In
s to rent from $10.00
per month, up
ir house before winter sets
good insurance company
represent none but the best
DE &
( What you want
have ) When you want it
^ Where you want it
You'd better want it now
the greatest fleet the world has yet
suen, ostensibly for the King's inspection, a fleet that wus all ready t
Cor service when the die was ens.
and war becaiiK a fact,
according to despatches at lime
the Canadian Government together! of writing, Turkey is taking a hand
in the war, apparently at the instigation of Germany, It _ill add
to the power ot the Austrb-Germau
coalition somewhat, but it will'
bring about the end of one of the
greatest plague spots in the world,
namely, the Ottoman empire, which
lias lout; outlived its proper span,
At the same, lime, this new development combiu d with the South
African situati -n may lead to an
incrcast in ihe Canadian forces
now being prepared for services.
Tbe general situation remains to
saj the i .ist nf it, hopeful, aud
Great Britain with thi- Do iiinions,
Colonies ami Dependencies may be
said to be just getting wanned up
to the Struggle, When one reads
that in London daily, a thousand
in ii are joining the armv, and tha'.
nil the lime lhe lighting is being
carried on lo lhe advantage of the
Allies, thai lime itself lights I'm
llu- Alii, s, that ail things must reassure the timid and strengthen the
b. il.l.
Tile Canadian magazine for October contains articles ol interest
fn the war, especially one dsaling
with the share of Canada. The
tiny of lhe early days of AltgU.t
when every minute was expected
to bring the fateful news to the
cabinet at Ottawa tthe telegrams
rent to London, ami the part played
by British Columbia, should be
read by everybody.
Rat   ��� .able
stock of
C_i,H(       5L0CK
e ne:
Comox, B. C.
First-class   Accommodation.    Best
Quality Wines Liquors and Cigars
R.   McCuish, Prop.
Cumberland Hotel
Good Accomodation      Cnsine   .xcellen
Wm. Merryfield
I Sutton & K irkwood
Undert .   ... and
ir Day C
,11_ promptly
Comox, B. C.
Best Meals North of Naniamo
Choicest Liquors and Cigars
C. A. Martin,  Prop.
liar supplied with the finest brands of
Liquors and Cigars
JOS. WALKER       -       -       Proprietor
with the G P
losing no ti :e
weigh   to thi.-; eml,
Trcine;idou- efforts to revive
trade, or to prevent trade from
suffering more '.ban can be helped
as ;i result ol lhe war, an being
n ade in Victoria, Aire, d there
has been a "Mads in Victoria" exhibition, nt which the display of
home industiies was surprising,
One efiect was that many of the
firm's showing their products obtained orders sufficient to keep their
piant goiug lor months, wink- llu
i ;eneral publii . ' ne insi ; il ''t i
j ivluil to ask lm   of    tne    s.'.i-. i    in
j order to encourage the local industries,    Another tnovi    is lake
effect shortly when the local pipers
| will make a special point oi ''Writ-
i ing up"  \ lamia   and   district   in
order that copies of that particular
issue may be   mailed   all   ovei   the
[world by the public-spirited citizens
This would not be a   bad idea   for
Courteuay to lake up, even lliougb
the ground   bas  been  covered  already by the Board of Trade handbooks,
A spirit ol unshakable opiumism
prevails in nd quarters concerning
the future of the Province, and especially wi'h regard to the pros-,
perky which the end of the war
will see. Large numbers of settlers
are expected and it is understood
that every effort will be made to
place them on the land, under the
guidance of bona-fide agents. As
an eminent man of buisuess said
wben the war broke out, we must
look on the bright side as much as
possible aud put into circulation
not quantities of pessimism but
rather all the optimism of which
we are capable. "Business as
usual," ''still open" and other
watchwords are whal are needed if
a panic is to be avoided, The future is bright and the present is not
at all bad. The States, although
uot at war, compare badly with
Great Britain, the former being in
a state of almost semi-panic, while
the Mother Country is keeping
things going as far as possible in
spite of her proxiinih to the seat
of war. The wonderful campaign
now being conducted in a quiet way
with a view to getting a foothold
iu the world's markets for B. C,
products will soon have effect and
tbe Comox Valley will be oue of
the first districts to share in the renewed prosperity, Your readers
may be surprised to learn that in
one or two towns a boom is setting;
iu in real estate, not a gambling
boom but the real solid article with
the goods up to sample, resulting
in a steady demand for fair priced
lots and acreage.
According to recent accounts
Germany was greatly mis-informed
by her wonderful secret service of
spies, some of who :i have already
been shot iu Germany for sending
information which misled the
authorities, even though they were
well paid and giveu a free hand to
bribe vvhete needful. The more
one learns of the far seeing preparations of Germany for this titanic
campaign; preparations conducted
what time the Kaiser was exchanging visits and cordial messages with
the rulers of the Triple Entente
and indulging in pious expressions
concerning peace, the greater must
beone's admiration for the gland
fight now being put up by the
Allies, So far as i.s known, the
first warning the British Government had of the iiitentions of Germany came from various ports all
over the world when it was reported to the British authorities that
German merchant ships were receiving guns aud war material,
such as would fit them to act as
cruisers That was three or four
months before war was declared,
and the answer of the British
Government was the mobolizing of
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iou dollar com puny, either
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American Silk Hosiery,
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American Cashmere Hosiery,
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American Collon-T.lsle Hose,
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wlivu  a deaer   iu vour    I c nl ty is
The International Hosiery Co.
I\ I).  Hon Jll
Wm. Holmes, son of Mr. J. B.
Holmes, and Thei. Fortune, the
blacksmith, of this place, left on
Monday to join the second contingent which i.s now being mobolized
at Victoria,
Mr. Robb left on Tuesday's boat
for Denman Island.
Capt. Moodie will continue on
the Comox^ Vancouver run on the
steamer Chelosin.
Rev- Mr. Watson conducted services at Denman Island on Sunday,
Rev- Fr. Mcrteiis has so far recovered as to be able to sit up for a
short time daily.
J. W McCann has left town to
live on his ranch, on the Cumberland road, for the winter.
A very successsul card party was
held at Mr. Ainslie's, wireless station, on Thursday evening last.
Mr. and Mrs Jack Martin, of
the Flk Hotel, were at home to
their friends on Friday evening
last- Music and dancing were indulged in.
All the Comox ladies are working very hard for the patriotic
fund, making shirts, etc.
Work is expected to start on the
new wharf next week. The Comox Sawmill Co., has secured the
contract for furnishing the piles
and planking required.
Harold and Miss Game, of the
Yceda Ranch, received a cablegram
on Saturday notifying them that
their mother had died suddenly in
Mr, Joseph Grieve rhas cleared
the lots back of the new school
Ernest Grant has severed his
connection with A- H Ball's store.
lie is succeeded by John Jensoii.
Mr, J. C. Moore, of Arictoria, i.s
on a visit to his brother here. He
expects to stay a week if the
weather ls favourable.
Chinch of England services will
be held as follows, on Sunday:
St. Peter's, Comox, holy communion at 9 a. in.; Lazo, matins and
holy communion at 11.00 a.m.,
children's service at St. Peter's .it
2 p. m., evensong at 7.30 p. m.
Service of intercession every Friday evening at 8 o'clocp.
Ask to see the beautiful samples
of Christmas cards at the post
office this week.
Robert Grieve
Begs to announce that
he has purchased E.
Swan's Ice Cream and
Confectionery Business
and is prepared to
meet the needs of all
the old customers and
many new ones
In North and South, in East
and West,
Aston's Handmade Shoes will
stan .1 the Test.
J.   E-  AS TO IS
Willard's Harness Emporium
1.116 Showing of  Horse  Blankets,   ]>p
Rugs, Gloves, Trunks, Suit Cases, Ktc.
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