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VOL. 3
NO. 4
Important Auction Sale
Hardy  & Biscoe will sell by Auction for J. C. Judd, who is
leaving to rejoin his regiment, on
Tuesday, January the 12th, 1915
The whole of the Household Furniture, Piano,
Horse and Buggy, Chickens, Etc., also the Dwelling
House with 10 acres of Land and 2 Building Lots
on the beach, all situate at Royston. The whole of
the above will be sold without any reserve whatever
Full particulars later
Real Estate and Auctioneers COURTENAY
In Gold, Silver, Cut Glass
and Leather Goods at
Hornby's, The Jeweler
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
We Have Our New Coods For
Xmas. and New Year Gifts
Sterling Cigarette Cases, Gents Tie Pins,
Ebony J Brushes and j Mirrors, Butter
Dishes, Etc., Etc.    Come and inspect
CHAS. SIMMS, The Courtenay Jewelery Store
We  Have  the  Best  Buy  in   a
Hew 6-Roomed House
on Cleared Lot, Ever  Listed   in
j   Courtenay.   To be sold at actual
1    cost, and on terms that anyone
can handle
Exclusive agents for 30 days
Robert Duncan is home from Mc-
ill college.
Miss Williams is Visiting at her
sister's, Mrs, D. Kilpatrick.
Geo. Millard and John Duncan
are home from King Edward High
The Grantham school children
are holding a Christmas tree this
J. S. Henderson preached excel"
lent sermons at the Presbyterian
church on Sunday last.
Mrs. Peterson is spending the
holidays at Duncan, Mr. Peterson
left yesterday for the same place.
On Sunday the 27th Inst, special
music will be a feature of the services at,the Presbyterian church,
both morning and evening.
Horace McPhee slipped on the
ice on Sunday morning aud put his
left shoulder out of joint. He !s
going about with his arm in a sling
as a consequence.
Mr. J. C. Judd has been recalled
to England to rejoin his regiment
and will sell all his effects, also two
building lota and 10 acre chicken
ranch absolutely without reserve,
by public auction on Tuesday, January 12. Mr. Hardy will wield
the hammer.
Early in the new year McPhee
& Morrison will sell by public auction a large auantity of goods of
various kinds, among which will
be 6 Deering Mowing Machines, 4
Deering Sulky Rakes, 4 Disc Harrows, 5 Plows and 4 Cultivators
Date notice will be given ou the
said sale.
House to rent���In the orchard-
Apply Mrs. S. Calhoun.
Coal Oil, $1,30 per  tin   at   the
Ford Garage, Union Bay Road,
Wanted���Children's or plain
sewing to do at home. Apply at
Review office.
For Sale--Good milk waggon,
will sell cheap. Apply John
Crockett, Sandwick, P. O.
Wanted���Good row bo. t cheap,
also single plough or Planet Junior
set.   Apply F, F. R. Biscoe,
For Sale���A number of pure bred
rose comb, Rode Island Red cock
erels, $2 each,    Apply Lloyd Dunham, Courtenay.
For Sale���A few choice S. G.
White Leghorn Cockerels, heavy
laying strain. Also white Wyandotte cockerels. Burton, Cumber
land Road, Royston. 4
Owing to the financial depression
caused by the European war, Miss
Dency Smith will during the month
of November sell all her large stock
of millinery, trimmings etc., at
cost price. She has a beautiful
selection of winter hats, Be sure
and see them anyway. tf
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 to 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 $3.40 to
John Keefe, Oregon City, Oregon.
Three years as a U. S. Surveyor
and timberman, An opportunity
to get a good fertile free homestead
near towu and market.
Miss Bessie Wood is home
from      Miss Lizzie  McQuillan is home
from Vancouver for the holidays.
Miss Belle Berkeley is home from
Miss Amy   Kilpatrick   is   home
from Braemar school.
Mr. Bert Kilpatrick is home
from Langara college.
Miss Ina Carter is home from
New Westminster college.
Miss Fowley, of Cumberland, i.s
spenoing the holidays with Mrs,
H. Loggie.
One night last week some one
stole a dressed hog aud some feed
from the Co-op. slaughter house,
Miss Murchison, teacher at Sandwick school left on Sunday's boat
to spend the holiday's at Vancouver.
Mr. Bell of Grantham school hft
on Friday's train to spend the
Xmas holidays at his home in Victoria.
While wrestling with the woodpile ou Tuesday evening Charles
Callin slipped and fell, bruising his
face and hip severely,
Henry Crawford arrived bonis
from the collegiate school, Victoria.
on Tuesday evening to spend the
holidays with his mother.
Keep the Race Track dance in
mind. The date is New Year's
night, Jan. 1, 1915; The lie Ho
orchestra will furnish the music.
A concert will be given at Grantham school on Tuesday, Dec. 29,
by the choir of Grace Methodist
Church, Cumberland.   Colled ini.
Miss Leila Carroll met with u
painful accident on Thursday night
last while coming home from the
skating partv at Smith's Jake, in a
crowded rig, The horse driven by
Bert Grieve shied at something, the
wheels dropped into a rut, and the
side of the seat broke and Miss
Leila fell out. The rear wheels
ran over both her legs, bruising
them so badly that she has been
laid up for the past week.
Ou Sunday night a couple of
chicken thieves went up the railroad track to Mr. James Armstrong's ranch .and stole thirteen
hens from his chicken house. Their
tracks were plainly visible as far
as the end of the bridge, where
they were mixed with others and
were lost. This chicken stealing
business is getting altogether too
annoying to lie pleasant. Nearly
every resident in the orchard has
had his chickens raided this fall.
The editor of this paper has lost
5 thoroughbred chickens and' a
number of others. It will uot be
pleasant for the thief if he is
'   Cobblestone and
Septic Tank Work
All Work Guaranteed
A. Beveridge, Courtenay Hotel
Advertise Your Wants in The Review
Sand and Gravel
Rates Reasonable
Miss Williams, of Vancouver, is
spending the holidays with her sister Mrs. D. Kilpatrick.
The Glee Club concert is announced to take place on Tuesday evening next.
Mr, Merton, who has been spending a few weeks in the district,
returned tuhis home in Victoria ou
The annual meeting of the
Comox Farmers' Institute will be
held iu the Agricultural hall ou
Tuesday evening next, Dec. 29.
Sinking funds of Calgary have
been invested in mortgages in city
property and now the owners of
the property are unable to pay interest, insurance or taxes.
The annual Christmas tree and
concert of the Presbyterian Sunday
School is being held in the 0Per��
House .this (Thursday) evening.
The parents aud children will be
admitted free, A good programme
of songs, recitations, duets, etc.,
has beeh prepared by the children,
after which Santa Claus will distribute preseuta from an old-fashioned Xmas tree.
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. m.   Service 11:30.   Evening service 7:30 p. m. All welcome
Christmas Carols for Sunday
Morning���' 'ThefFirst Christmas
Morn."     Evening��� "'Night   of
Nights," "While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night. "To
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Little River
The first game of hockey ever
played in Comox took piace at
Little River on Sunday between a
team from Cumberland and the
boys of this place. The score 5 to
1 iu favor of Cumberland was no
indication ot the play. This was
the Sfirst time most of the Little
Riverites had ever seen a hockey
game or handled a stick. For the
first 20 minutes of plav neither side
scored. The boys appreciate the
fact that the Cumberland team
came so far to give them a game.
Everything went off smoothly,
there was co rough work and no
quarrelling. The Little River team
was as follows: goal, Cliff McMillan; point, J, Knight; cover point,
Leo Anderton; center. L. Harding:
right wing, J.Downey; left wing,
E. Harding,
7 Passenger Cole Car
Terms strictly cash
Palace Livery & Feed Stables
Comox Creamery
45c per lb. this week
$6.00 Per Ton
Delivered in Courtenay
All Orders^Will Recieve Prompt Attention
Phone 43 Courtenay
J Tin:  revtot, Courtney, b. c
The   1
By L. T. Meade
Wxi'cJ,   Look   _   Co.,   Limited
London,  Melbourne and Toronto
i Continued)
"I was i liitiuiUK-" Bald Mrs. Dunbar,
"iiini ii Mm would llko tu come home
wiih me, I i'iiiiIiI give you an old Bltirt
�� hiiii I have ceased to wear, it ls
very handsome II Is dark blue silk. 11
wns given in me oh! by no matter
wlm.   Aiiylunv, I inn lei yon havo It."
Kato's eyes sparkled. \ skirl at
dark blue silk! Itlua Bilk! Kate Jes-
hii]i iii iiini' siiu: ilir voice [airly ml-
ii'ivii. Hor dlsllko ror Mrs. Dunbar
vanished on the spot,   She snid-
"I nm suve, ma'am, I'm greatly
obleegod. But I don'l Know why ynu
should in' a-glving ni your clothes to
anyone llko mo."
"Well, come to iny house, ml I'll
tell you. why "
Kate made ao reply to this except
Immediately to turn In the (Unction
ot Mrs. Dunbar's house. Even In a
place like Chesney street there, are
liuuses, and houses. There were seine
better furnished, bettor set out than
others; and the one in whlcb Mrs.
Dunbar lived wns quite the best house
in the whole disreputable slreet. siie
took a latch-key out ot her pocket,
opened the door, anil motioned to the
girl to follow her, Kate, in somo wonder, walked upstairs. They entered
a room on the first lloor; It was comfortably, even handsomely furnished.
Beyond it was a bedroom, of which
Kate just caugllt a glimpse. Mrs.
Dunbar lold Ibe girt to seat herself.
She rang the bell, and a. servant appeared.
"Send up my supper," she said.
Tho servant abut tbe door, after
muttering something, and Mrs. Dunbar retired into her bedroom. When
���she came out, minus her coat and
loque, having brushed back her dyed
hair, sbe looked altogether more re-
spectacle than she had done while out
ot doors. The sitting room door was
opened, and the servant���who nodded
to Kate, being an acquaintance of
hers���put a tray on tbe table. It contained cheese and bread and butter,
and a large jug of stout.
"lt Is a very simple meal, you see,"
said .Mrs. Dunbar, "but if you care to
iiliare it with me, I'm sure you are
heartily welcome. Bring up another
plate and knife and glass, Susan."
Susan very sulkily obeyed, She
didn't wani to watt mi anyone like
Kate Jessop���it wus Imd enough to
wait on Mrs. Dunbar- Inn Mrs. Dunbar made il worth her while, as sbe
did with every one wiih whom she
came in contact,
While tbe two were eating, neither
spoke much. Kate was wondering
why this woman, who lived in what
she styled "most 'iinilsoine" rooms,
should want to speak to her���why she
should offer her u blue silk dress. But
she waited in silence for the denouement. Presently the supper came lo
an end. Mrs. Dunbar herself put tbe
tray outside tbe door, and then she
turned  to Kate.
"1 will show you the dress," she
said, "before we go any further."
This was what Kate, of all tilings,
longed to see. She I bought of her
young innn, and how she would absolutely take bim hy storm on the following Sunday. Mrs. Dunbar appeared, trailing the rich silk after her;
sbe tossed it on (he table.
"This is yours," she said, "if you
answer a few. questions, and if you
do what I want."
"Well ma'am, I'll do what I can,
bin 1 don't know what you want. J
didn't know that 1 wus, as it were, to
buy the silk."
"I may as '.ill tell you, my good
girl, Unit Mrs. Florence Dunbar does
nothing for nothing. Now, then, what
[ wuni io ask you is this. 1 happened
to hear, by accident, I can't: exactly
tell you how���but 1 did bear, thnt you
spent a year of your life nl the Rectory nt  Worthington-on-lho-lllll."
"Oh! That 'appy year!" said Kate.
"Indeed, ma'am, I did. I'm not ashamed to own il.' I was 'appy���'appy���
"No doubl you knew the young
"Knew .Miss Barbara! In course i
know her! Ain't she tlio very darlin'
nf my 'curt, though she is so taken up
with those people she's done to ill
Vauxhall Bridge Road, nnd won't have
nothing to sny to me. But when she
came to town lirst, it was all Kate-
Kate Jessop���and what Kate could do
ror her; nnd if you'll believe me.
ma'am, I'd tnken u room, and we was
to live and sleep there together, aud
Barbara, or .Miss Barbara, as I should
call her. wns to go with me to .orris's
shop in the daytime."
"Oh! . orris's shop?"
"Well, it doesn't much matter. She
didn't go to .orris's shop, did she?"
"No, ma'am, she was pervented by
Mrs. Russell���a very cross, disagreeable woman to me, although she's took
a wonderful fancy to little Barbara."
"Well, all 1 can lell you is this,
Kate. If you can find Barbara���or
Miss chance���and will manage lhat
she and I meet, I will give you this
dress, and a whole sovereign for
yourself. It doesn't matter where or
how f :_e her. I want to speak to
her���1 have a reason entirely for her
good. 1 enn't tell you any more. 1
would not hurt cue hair of ber head,
but see her, and speak to her, I must.
If you will manage this for rue, Kate.
I will give you whal I said: the blue
silk dress and n whole sovereign."
W. N. U. 1027
I    "Oli, ma'am.   .Nothing could be easier���ot course, I enn Hud her."
"Well, see about it, you know my
address. Vou have bul to como und
tell me where J can see her. I could
meet her in tlie upper part of Vuux-
luill Bridge Uoad as well as anywhere
else. Mrs. liussell is not likely lo
come in that direction. I ouly wani
lo speak io her for a few minutes, and
your re unl Is wailing. Think what
yon can buy with your sovereign!
You can buy gloves and boots and a
nice little hat. to wear with lho blue
silk dress. You have gut a very neat
llgure, my girl, ami when dressed up
stylishly, there's no saying where unl
may land,"
"I'll iiiiiI Aliss Uurlmi'ii ens,, enough,
inn'uiii.   There's uo difficulty in thai,"
wus Kuio's remark.
Mrs.  Dunbar, having gol  what sho
, required mil. of Knte .lessop. finally arranged to meet her at Ilie upper part
; of Vauxhall Bridge Road in tlie neighborhood nf Ilie bridge, and not very
! fnr from ihe Tate Gallery, In a couple
| of days' time,     ['lie tiling wns to be
i done quietly and on lhe sly;  nothing
, was lo be said to Jiiirhurn with regard
to her meeting anyone. Kate  wus to
1 muke bold  lo cull ou  Barbara if she
could not manage lo see her out of
: doors; and she was to ask her If she
would  not go  with  her  to  thn  Tale
I Gallery and show lier some of tlie line
j pictures,   For Knte confessed that she
I lnul an Inward passion for pictures, al-
1 though she did not. understand any-
] thing at all aboul them. Mrs. Dunbar
interrupted her conversation,
"Gol tbe girl how you like," Bho
said, "The Tate Gallery, is a good
j idea; I shall lie in one of the rooms
when you bring her in, bul. see Unit 't
Ms not later than Saturday next. Can
I you get nwny ou Saturday? This Is
i Wednesdny; I cannot do without sce-
| ing her longer than Iben."
Kate thought how lovely it  would
! be to have a dark blue rich silk dress
j to wear on Sunday wben she wont on
the   top   of  a   motor   'hus   wilb   her
I young man; she was, iu reality, anx-
j ions to please Mrs. Dunbar, and could
j not for a moment, imagine that the
woman would do any serious hurt to
dear litlle Miss Barbara.    She said,
therefore,  that as far as sbo could
tell,  she would  certainly bring  Barbara to tlie Tate Gallery on Saturday
at four o'clock; that she could not get
away  earlier,  but  that  at  four  she
could certainly be there.
"All you lc c to do is to bring her
there. When we meet, leave her alone
witli me. ol! away, at, once, you understand?" said Mrs. Dunbar.
"Yes, but. what about my dress?"
snid Kate.
"If you call to see me in the evening, you will have tlie dress and the
sovereign. Whatever 1 may be, I am a
woman of my word. 1 am well off, and
can help you ln many ways."
���'Indeed, ma'am, you seem very well
off," said Kate; and she went away in
high spirits, little thinking of tlie harm
she. was about to do to her little lady.
All night she lay awake, wondering
bow she could get at Barbara. Of
course, she had not, the least idea that
Miss Barbara Chance had loft Vauxhall Bridge Uoad, and was now staying
with M_. Sunningley in Dean's Yard.
None of these happenngs had reached
her cars. All she knew was that Barbara, when last she heard of her, was
there, helping to teach Dan his lessons,
and reading aloud to a cranky old lady
instead of earning hor living in the
lively fashion in which Kate earned
hers, in Ferris's shop. Ferris liad not
given over liis keen desire to know
more about Barbara; lie often spoke
to Kate about her, and the very next
day, when she arrived at the shop, he
asked her if there was any chance of
lier pretty little friend coining to take
up her abode as one of the waitresses
in his refreshment rooms. Kate said
she didn't think there was. Whereupon, he looked fixedly at her and
"[ wish you'd get lier to come to
my sh"p; if you do. I'll give you a
"Dear, dear," snid Kate under ber
breath, "if this sort of tiling goes on
for long, I shall become, quite a rich
young woman, and every penny of it
Til want when Paul and me sets up
business together."
Paul was a steady young man, and
devoted to Kate Jessop. He was a
tobacconist, and meant, when he married, lo set up a litile shop of his own,
The happy day would certainly come
nearer when the dark blue silk dress
was obtained (mil Hie two sovereigns
earned! Kate's heart beat very last.
"I'll do my best I will, indeed,
sir," sbe snld.
"Well, see yotl do, my girl, else it's
oul. of here ynu go. Ynu must get Hint
gel lu ihe shop- I want lier, and that's
all aboul  it."
I'Yrris looked us disreputable ns a
Ulan could look while he uttered these
words, and Kale bad a momentary
qualm of discomfort. She had not this
qualm with regard to Mrs. Dunbar,
bul siie had with regard lo Ferris.
Could he possibly injure her sweet
litile Aliss Barbara? she thought.
Even for a sovereign, that kind of
thing was not worth risking! But tbe
days were Hying by; Saturday would
lie upon them in no time. Accordingly,
when lier work was finished on that
evening, she went to Vauxhall Bridge,
Road, and loitered about, talking to
the several bids she knew, and to
sojne of the girls also, closely watching tlie door of number 124b. Nobody
tlie least like Barbara appeared; but
at last, to her Intense pleasure. Mrs.
liussell. as Kate expressed it. "richly
attired," stepped out of lier hall door,
went down the steps, and walked in
the direction of the shops. Luckily for
Kate, and unluckily for Barbara, Mrs.
Russell did* not see the former, but
walked quickly away, for she was In a
hurry. She wus feeling very sad indeed at. having lost her little Miss
Barbara, but at the same time she
was a woman full of commonsense,
and did not think, for an instant, of
preventing Miss Barbara from accepting so Fine an offer.
"T might have known the minute, I
see   Aliss
Olllg I'
i lell
looked at hor, that sho was a 'real
lady.'" thought the good woman.
"And now, It has turned out to be so,
and she is living in real qomfort iu
Dean's Yard. But for me���if she hail
got Into Chesney slreet���if that nwful
Kate .lessop had gut hold of lier,
where would the llllle darling be now!
Oh, God is good lo the shorn lamb, uiul
tl at I am certain of."
Knte, as soon as Mrs. Russell was
quite out of sight, rang tlie urea bell,
ln a minute Hannah appeared. Hannah
w_s an excellent servant, but she
hud not llie airs of her mistress. Kate
said in an eager voice -
"May l come down and Bpenk to you
for n minute, Hannah?"
"I can't delay- 1 have a lot lo do;
Aliss Octavia llenslowe is very ill.
The doctor has been to see her. nnd
Miss Lavillla is so cross, there's no
bearing witli her. Sny your sny, Knte
Jessop, uud then be off."
"it was Miss Barbara I wanted in
spenk lo."
"Miss Barbara!"
"Sukes alive! You
Barbara here,"
"What'.'" said Koto.
"Haven't you heard?"
"I have heard nothing."
"Well, then, 1  um not g'
yon, so don't suppose it."
"You are not gonig In lell Die
Please do, do, liiinuiih. You know
she wns always so fond of tno���it wus
me she turned to when sho came In
London.    Oil!   llaniiuh.  do lie  kind."
"1 will be kind to her Mrs1, dour little ludy. She has been look away
from here by a gentleman who has
adopted her, and who is. I bellave, a ro.
latum of hers���iiii old gentleman���
very grand and aristocratic looking,
lie had a carriage In moot her, and
1 am not. going lo lell you where she
lives now, but that she lives in roal
comfort is the truth, und that's all
you will get. oul, of me, Kate Jessop.
Good-nlght, 1 must be off. Miss Octavia is in a shucking stale."
"But why?    Whal  is Ibe matter?"
"It. is because Miss Barbara has not
been allowed to come lo read lo her
today. Tlie, poor lady set her mind
on her- -she loves hei' like anything,
but for some reason--a woman following her or something of Unit, sorl, sho
has been forbidden to eotne to Vauxhall Brdge Road for nt. least, a week.
I am not going to tell you where she
be. I could if I liked, but could isn't
would, and now you know where you
are. So be off with you, Kate jessop." ���
Kale, in intense disappointment,
went straight back to chesney street.
A minute later she was in Mrs. Dunbar's room, and had told her whnt she
bad dscove'red: Aliss Barbara Chance
liad left Vauxhall Brdlge Bond; she
had left because somebody bad followed her in the street, and sbe was
not going thero for a week. Where
she was living was not told to Kate,
so Kate could not tell it to Mrs. Dunbar; but at the end of the week Miss
Barbara would be allowed to go back
"But there's no good making arrangements for Saturday, ma'am,''
said Kate; "for I can't see lier, try
as 1 may, for a week. When tho week
is up, l wil'. do my best to see her, nnd
then I wil come and tell you."
(To Be Continued)
Stirring    Speech    Delivered    by    Mr.
Lloyd George in Queen's Hall
(Continued From Last ���__ek)
"What were tie Austrian demands?
Servia sympathized With her fellow-
countrymen in Bosnia. That avus one
o�� her crimes. She must do so no
more. Her newspapers were saying
nasty things about Austria. They must
do so no longer. That Is tho Austrian
spirit. You liad It in Zabern. How
dare you criticize a Prussian official,
and if you laugh it is a capital offence. (Laughter). The eoloiol
threatened to shoot them if they repeated it. Servian newspapers must
not criticize Austria. T wonder what
would have happened bad we taken
tlie same line about German newspapers.
"Servia   said:    Very   well,   we   will
give orders  to  the newspapers  that
they must not criticize Austrian in future, neither Austria nor Hungary, nor
anything that is theirs.'  (daughter).
I Who can doubt the valour of Servia
when she  undertook  to    tackle her
newspnper editors?    (Laughter). She
promised not to sympathise with Bosnia, promised to write no critical art.
icles nbout Austria,    She wo   d have
no public meetings al. which anything
unkind was said.about Austria.
I    ''That wus nol enough, S  'via must
I dismiss from her army officers whom
I Austria  should  subsequently    nane.
I But these officers had just emerged
��� from n  war where thoy were adding
! lustre to  the Servian arms���gallant,
; brave, efficient,    i Cheers).   1 wonder
| whether it was  their guilt or tlieir
j efficiency that prompted Austria's ae-
j tion.   But mark, the officers Avere .not
I named;   Servia was to undertake .n
advance  to  dismiss   them  from   tlie
j army, the names to be sent ou subsequently.
"Can you name a country in tlio
world that would have stood that?
Supposing Austria or Germany had issued an ultimatum of that kind to this
country: 'You must dismiss from your
army and from your navy ail those
officers whom we shall subsequently name!' Well, ". think 1 could name
tbem now.   Lord Kitchener���(cheers)
- -would go. Sir John French���
I cheers)- would he sent about bis
lusiness. (Laughter). General Suiith-
Dorrien���(cheers)���would I. no more,
and 1 am sure that Sir John Jellicoe
��� (cheers)���would go. (Laughter).
And there was another gallant old
warrior who would go���Lord Roberts.
"It was a difficult situation for a
I small  country.    Here  was a  deniaud
| made upon her by  a great military
power who could put live or six men
I in the held for every one she could;
land lhat power supported by the great-
; est military power in Ihe world, flow
did Servia behave? It is not what nap-
| pens to you in life that matters; it is
, the     way    in    which   you   face   it.
(Cheers), And Servia faced tbe situation with dignity, ll.ouil cheers). She
' suid  lo Austria:   'If  any  officers  of
I mine have been guilty and are proved
to be guilty 1 will dismiss tlicm.' Austria said, 'That  Is not good  enough
'for me.' (Laughter),   ll wus not guilt
i she wus ufler, but capacity.  (Lnught-
: er).
I     "Then i ame Russia's turn.    Russia
lias n  special  regard for Servla. She
I has a special Interest In .Servla.  Ilus-
I sinus have shed Ihelr blood for Serv-
I ian independence many a tine. tier.-
! in is a member of her family, nud Bhe
[ cannot  see Servla maltreated, Aus-
| irlu knew that.   Germany knew lhat,
nnd Germany turned round to Russ.a
and   said:   'Here,   I   insist   that  you
shall stand by with your arms folded
whilst Austria  Is strangling lo denlh
your little brother.'
"Whnt answer did the RllBSlUU Slav
give? Ile. gave the only answer that
Becomes a num. lie turned to Austria
ami said; 'Ynu lay hands on that little fellow and ; will tear vour ram-
shnekle empire limb I'riini limb. Aud
he is doing It.    (Great cheering).
"That is lhe story or Ihu little nu-
tions. The world owes much to litlle
nations uud to little men. 'ihis llirni .
of bigness you must have a big empire, and a big nation nud a big man
��� well, long legs have Ihelr advantage
in a retreat. Frederick Ihe Great chose
his warriors for their height, and that
tradition lias become a polity lu Germany. Germany applied that ideal lo
nations, she will only allow six feet
two nations to stand in the ranks.
"But nil the world owes much to
the lt.ltle live feet, live nations, Th;
greatest art of the world was tha
work of little nations. The most enduring literature of the world came
from little nations. The greatest literature of England came from her when
sho was a nation of .the lize of Belgium lighting a great empire. ���The
heroic deeds that thrill humanity
through generations were the deeds of
little nations lighting for their free-
"Ah, yes, and the salvation of mankind came through a little nation. God
has chosen little nations as tlie vessels by which He carries tl.e choicest
wines to the lips of humanity, to rejoice their hearts, to exult their vision,
to stimulate and to strengthen tlieir
faith, and if we had stood by whoa
two little, nations were being crushed and broken by tlie brutal hands of
barbarism our shame would have rung
down tho everlasting ages.
"But Germany insists that this is an
attack by a low civilization upon a
higher. Well, ns a matter of (act
the attack was begun by tlie civilization whicli calls itself the higlitr
one. Now, I am no apologist for Rus
sia. She has perpetrated deeds of
which I have no doubt her best sous
are ashamed. But what empire has
not? And Germany is the last empire
to point the linger of reproach at
Russia. But Russia has made sucri-,
fices for freedom���great sacrifices,
You remember the cry of Bulgaria
when she was torn by the nio.il in-'
Seneate tyranny that Europe nas evei'i
seen. Who listened to the cry? The
only answer of the higher civilization
was that tbe liberty of Bulgarian
peasants was not worth tbe life of a
single Pomeranian soldier. But the
rude 'barbarians' of the North, they
sent their sons liy the thousands to
die for Bulgarian freedom.
"What nbout England? You go to
Greece, the Netherlands, Italy. Germany und France, and all these la.ids,
gentlemen, would point out to you
places were the sons of Britain liuve
died for the freedom of these countries. (.Cheers). France lias made sacrifices for the freedom of other lands
tban her own. Can you name a single
country in tho world for the freedom
of which the modern Prussian has
over sacrificed a single life? The test
of our faith, the highest standard of
civilization is the readiness to sacrifice for others.
"1 would not sny a word about the
German people to disparage them.
They are a great, people; they have
great qualities of head, of hand, and it
heart. I believe, in spite of recect
events, there is as great a store .,<
kindness iu the Gorman peasant as m
any peasant in the world, but he hus
been drilled into a false idea of civilization, efficiency, capability. But, it is
a hard civilization; it is a selllsh civilization; il is a material civilization.
Tbey could not comprehend the action
of Britain at. tne present moment.
They say so. 'France,' ihey say, 'we
can understand, she is out for vengeance, she is out for territory���Alsace-Lorraine. Russia, she is lighting
for mastery;  she wants Galicin.'
"They can  understand  Vengeance,
they can understand you lighting for
mastery,  tbey  can   understand    you
lighting for greed of territory;  they
cannot  understand  a  great    empire
j pledging its resources, pledging    its
; might, pledging the lives of Its children, pledging its very existence to .protect a litlle nation that, seeks for its
' defence.    God mude man in his own
| image, high of purpose, in tlio region
I of  the   spirit?    German    civilization
I would recreate him in the image of a
I Diesler  machine���precise,    accurate,
j powerful, witli no room for the soul to
operate.    That :'s the higher civilization.
I    "What is llieir demand?    Have you
I read   the  Kaiser's  speeches?  If  you
have not a copy.. 1 advise you to buy
it;   tbey  will  soon   be  out  of  print
��� ilaughter)���and you won't havi any
I more of tlie same sort again. They aro
full of the clatter ar.d bluster of Ger-
j man militarists���tlio mailed list, the
i shining armour. Poor old trailed flst
1 ���its knuckles   are   getting   a little
I bruised;   Poor   shining   armour���tho
shine is lieing knocked out of It
"But thero is the tame swugger __t
honslfuluoss running through t_i
whole of tho speeches. You saw thai
remarkable speech which appeared ia
the Ilritish Weekly this week, lt is _
very remarkable product, as an illustration of tin: spirit we have got t��,
light, lt Is his speech to Ills soldiers on tlio wny to tbo front:
"Remember that the German people
ure lhe chosen of God. On ine, on mc
ns German emperor tbo Spirit of God
has descended. I am Ill's weapon, His
sword, und His vieeregi.il. Woe to the
disobedient, Death to cowards an .
There has been nothing like il. Blue*
tlie days of Moiiamniet. Lunacy is always distressing, but sometimes it ii
dangerous, nnd when you get. it manifested in the lie d of tlie slate, nud it
has become the ,olley of a great empire, it is aboul time thnt it should
lie ruthlessly put away. I do not believe he meant OJI these speeches, it
was simply the martial straddle which,
1 e had acquired.
"Bul Iiii re were men around hilt .
who mount every word of it. This'wue
llieir religion, "'renties -they tangle
the feel of Gernmny in ber udviinco;
cut. tbem with tbo sword. I.lule nations���th \v liinilc" the advance of Germany; trample Ihem in ihe mire under the Gorman heel.    The Russian
Slav���1 hniicn;. _ tbe supremacy o(
Germany in Uurope; burl your legions
ul hlni und in issarre him. Britain���
he is a constant menace to tho predominancy of Germany in tbo world;
wrest Ibo trident, out of her hand.
".More than lhat, tbo new philosophy
of Germany is to destroy Christianity
��� -sickly seniiiuentnllsiii nbout sacrifice for others, poor pap for Gorman
mouths. We Will have the new (Hot,
we will force it no Ihe world. It will
be mado in Germany���a diet of blood
and iron. What remains? Treaties
havo gone, liberty gone; what Is left?
Germany! Germany is left Deutschland I'her Alles!
"That is what we are lighting���
that claim of Iho predominancy of a
civilization, a material one, a hard
one, a civilization which at onco rules
and enslaves the world. Liberty goes,
democracy vanishes, and unless Britain comes to t" i rescue with ber sons,
it will be a dark day for humanity!
"Have you followed the Prussian
Junker aiid his doings? We are not
lighting the Germans. The German
people are just as much under tho l.eol
of this Prussian military caste, and
more so, thank God, tban any other
nation in Europe. -It will bo a day of
rejoicing for the German peasant and
artisan and trader when the military
caste Is broken. You know their pr��
tensions. They give themselves lhe
airs of demigods, walking the pavements, civilians and their wives swept
into the gutter, 'they have no right
to stand ir. the way of a great, Prussian soldier. Men, women, nations,
have all got to go. This is all he has
got to say: 'Wo are In a hurry.' Thi��
is the answer lie gave to Belgium:
'Rapidity of action is Germany's greatest i.sset,' which means 'I am in a
hurry; clear out of my way.' You
know tlie 'ype of motorist, the terror
of the road, with a CO h.p. rar, who
thinks tlie roads were made for him.
Anybody who impedes tlie action of
his car' by a single mile is knocked
"The Prussian Junker is the road-
hog of Europe. Small nationalities in
his way are flung to tbe roadside,
bleeding und broken; women and
children thrust under tho wheel of hii
cruel car. Britain ordered out of his
road. All 1 caii say is this. If the
eld Britisli spirit is alive in British
hearts, that bully will be torn from
liis seat. Wer_ he to win, lt would
be the greatest catastrophe that had
befallen democracy since the days ot
the Holy Alliance, and its ascendancy.
(To be Continued)
British Losses In the War
Tlie official report of British killed,
wounded, and missing in the,   three
weeks from Sept. 13 to Oct. 8," including the battle of tbe Marne, numbers
! 13,541,   Lloyd's chronology of tho war
i on  Sept.  10  reported  British  losses
i of  18,0110  np  to  tbat date.    Dp till
October 8th, then, the losses of Gen.
i French's men totalled over 33,000. The
I British  loss  nt  Waterloo was 22,000,
I the federal loss at Gettysburg 17,000.
1 The French at Soll'iirino lost 15,000, at
| -Moscow 23,000, at Merango 7,000,   at
I Austerlitz  12,000    ami    at    Bautzen
; 2,S,(i()0.   General   French   did   "safer"
' lighting than the Germans, husbanding
Ills small retreating army, estimated
'at not much over 100,000 men, iu the
I dally battles un the route to Paris,
nnd even they could not hnve lost so
I i.iuch ns llie Germans they assailed in
! the victorious flank movement at   the
I Marne.  'et, in only two great decisive
j buttles of    the nln.teentb    century,
I Gravolotte and Leipsic,    where    the
I Germans lost 85,000 und 17.000 respec\
' tlvely,     were  the  casualties greater
to the victors than those suffered by
the British  in thei.- continuous day-
to-day lighting on French soil. In but
three���Leipsic, Moscow, and Sedan���
(did the casualties of the vanquished
I amount lo over 30,000.
I    But the British expeditionary force
formed by far the    smallest of the '
I a -niies engaged in tlie first great battle of this war. Tlie movement along
I the well articulated roads   were   so
I rapid  that  a campaign  was concentrated in ono long battle, with more
than a million on a side.   'Die deaths
In the whole Crimean war, in which
the armies of England, France, Turkey and Russia wero engaged, totalled
1)5,000.   It Is bnly wllh the losses of
wars in the gross that the casualties
of the action culminating at the Marne
can be compared.���New York Times.
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^5tJ_T*5 *-)'�� inflamed by expo-
;   w* lure to Sun, D��sf and Wild
l?mr____  quickly relieved by MurlM/>;
_T. VrAt)i Remedy. No Smarting, '
t. just Eye* Comfort   At
Your Druggist's 50c per BottU. Murine Eyo ^
SalveinTuben25c. _or_tol(oMI__)e_rte__k
Druggists or Murine Eye Kenedy <_���., ____�� THE   REVIEW.   COURTNEY.   B. C.
Vanishes Forever
Prompt Relief��� Permanent Cure
Uii.   PiMyvsflet
Me-  act surely
1ml uriitlv on
die liver.
Slni i uitet _ft_
cuie indi-l
gestion��� improve tli_ ���omplexion���brighten
��__���>���_.. Small Pill, Small Dose, Small Price.
Genuine must ben Signature
"I can't imagine how you
manage to be dressed by the
time your husband comes
home on a washday."
Mrs. Wiseneighbor Says-
"I use an Eddy "Globe"
Washboard and an Eddy Indurated Fibre w are Tub which
keeps the water warm a long
time."���No fear of rust.
Children Teething
Mrs. Winslow's
Soothing Syrup
 Usedln __ck
Hospitals with
Sreat success, ctiRtu chroniciv eaknuss. lost vigoe
THERAPION f..?iNo.o��t.
t  _._-,      _���������.,..    -.    .    --
anil Iig.it sewing at homo, whole or
spare time; good pay; work sent
any distance, charges paid. Soiul
stamp for particulars, National
Manufacturing Co., Montreal.
Featherstoulitujgli & Co., head office
King street cast, Toronto, Canada,
"Will you direct mc to your range
department'.'" asked tlie lady in tlie
dig department store.
"Certainly, madam," replied the polite floorwalker; "rifle, kitchen or
mountain?"���Yonkers Statesman.
The Spirit of Old
Relating his experiences to a pressman, Lance Corporal ISdinondson ct
the Itoyiil lrisii Lancers, snld: "There
is absolutely   uo doulu Unit our men :
are 'llll animated bj lho spirit ot old.
l came on a couple ot nun ot the]
Argyll nn". Sutherland    Highlanders
wlm IiiiiI been out on al .Mens.   One
wns badly wounded,   but hi* conipon-
Ion had siiiek by hlni nil the time in u '
country swarming with Germans, and
though tin.' ha,, only a tew blsoults
between them they managed to pull
through until we picked theni them up.
i pressed the unwounded man to tell
me how they managed io get through
thu lour ilnys on I In liiseuils, bul  he;
always gut angry and told me to shut'
Up.     I   funey   he   went   wil hunt  any-
thing, and gave ihe biscuits to the
wounded man. 'rimy were offered
shelter many times by French peasants, but Ihey were so iil'raiil of
bringing trouble on these Kind folk
Hint Ihey would never accept shelter.;
One  III. hi   Ihey   lay  OUl   in   the  npeir
iill    through   ii   heavy     downpour,
though thev inilhl hnve had shelter.
Uhlans were on the prowl, nnd Ihey'
would tint iiiini, of compromising the
French people. vVho would have been
glad   In  help  tllelli.
"In another case there wns a man
ol'   the   Ksscx   ttegllUOUl    who   fought
the (iei'iiiniis single-handed iuil!l shot
In both legs, nml then crawled away
lo die miller than surrender. Forljii-
tuiieiy lur him, he was discovered
through the sagacity of u horse be-1
lunging in our regiment, and we
brought liitii in. His only question
was whether lie would be court-
martialed Cor leaving his company
w.lllimit, authority, lint il he pulls
through no court-martial is likely to
gn against him even If lie wus technically ni fault."
Soft corns are difficult to eradicate,
but Holloway's Corn Cure will draw
them out painlessly,
Equipment ot Soldiers
Following is a list of the kit furnished to private soldiers hy the government over und above their uniforms nnd arms: Drawers, two pairs,
winter weight; shirts, three, light
weight; shirts, two winter weigh'.;
undershirts, two winter weight; socks,
three pairs, winter weight; waistcoat,
Cardigan, woollen; woollen gloves, ono
pair; woollen Balaclava cap; woollen
scarf, seventy-two Inches long; housewife, containing needles, thread, pins,
buttons, etc.; holdall, containing knife,
spoon, folk, razor, comb, brush, towel;
braces, hoot laces, canvas shoes, clasp
knife on lanyard. This list appears to
contain all "comforts" needed by soldiers, except cholera belt and handkerchiefs.
> _k__iJP
Too muny women struggle,
under pains and aches.
They are not sick- hut weak,
nervous, irritable.
Such women need that blood-
simigtli that comes by taking
Strengthens the nerves, uids ll'
petite and cheeks the deollno.
If wife or mother tire �����.,,'.>���
or look run down, SCOTT'S
EMULSION will build her up
u p.
C.P.R. Employees and the War
A   tribute   In   the   llelfiisl   agent  of]
the Canadian Pacific Railway is paid
by tlm Belfast Dallj Telegraph of October i ot li. which reproduces a photograph nf Mr. W. M'Calla, the Belfast
agent of the company, together wllh
his stuff, nil in regimentals, "The
c.i'.ii.." it sn>s, "has"placed the bene-
nt of Its widespread organization at
the service of the empire in tho present crisis,  nnd "lias  developed   itself
into u great recruiting agency for iho
ilritish army. Every offiee is a centre
of patriotic activity, and the company's employees have given an excellent lead to others in joining the
King's forces in largo numbers. The
Belfast Office, so capably managed by
Mr. \V. M'Calla, is no exception, and
of the group of the chief and ills staff,
shown herewith, no fewer than six aro
now preparing for tlie front as recently-joined members of Lord Kitchener's army. The display of pictorial
posters in the windows of the Victoria
street offices is very line, and certainly it cannot be said that tho Belfast staff has been deaf to the stirring
appeal under one of llie mosl effective,
of them:
Lads of the desk and wheel and loom,
Noble and trader, squire and groom,
Come where the bugles    of England
. Play,
Ovei'tthe hills and far away.
Governmont Will Test New Metho '��
With  Mon'in  Equipment
The Dominion nurestrj Branch bus
spared un reasonable expense in equip
ping lis ForeBl Products Laboratories,
i\ivnil> estab sheii _ Montreal In > o-
operation wltb McOUl University, with
ihe musi modern nnd offlctenl macb
ines foi testing tli properties and possibilities of Canadian woods, Some native Bpecles nf trees, little used until
now. will be tested to see whether
thej are suitable tor pulp nnd paper
manufacture. For this purpose the
largest non-commercial paper machine
in lim world will lie Instailedi This has
the unique teat ure nf l>_li_ adjustable
to tin' manufacture or*nil grades of
Detailed records of tlie process of
manufacture of the different grades of
paper will be kept in this way Canadian pulp nnd imper manufacturers
by adopting the same methodt iy
achieve similar results,
m Another very Important feature nt
the work uf these laboratories will be
the investigating ot various methods
of wood preservation, By Such pro-
cess  the  life  Of   railway   ties,   posls.
poles and construction limber will be
in some eases doubled. It Is expected
that it Will he proved possible Hi use
mnny of the niosi common Canadian
woods for purposes to which, except
for their non-durability, they are admirably adapted, Biroh, for Instance,
if treated With creosote or zinc, rhlor-
ide, or wllh a llllle of both of Ihese
preservatives, makes an Ideal railway
tie or paving block, being cheap nud
also very resistant In the wear and
tear of traffic.
Still another side of the work will
bo to develop chemical methods l'or j
utilizing the large percentage of wood-]
waste at present resulting form lumbering and milling operations. A. circular will soon bo issued from the
Forestry Branch, Ottawa, treating of
chemical methods of wood utilization.
Another recent circular describes in
detail the purpose of tlie laboratories
and the woric to be Investigated. John
S. Bates, H.A., B.Sc, the superintendent of the new Forest Products Laboratories, is among the best authorities
in America on the manufacture of
pulp and paper, and under his efficient
direction these laboratories will, no
doubt, amply justify tlieir establishment,
S100 n_w/C_o. 1190
The   readers   ot  this   paper    will    b��
Please-  to  learn that there la at least,-- ,	
___ __��_. ���. a _.    _"_  " .cnc*  hM i restrain the Canadian press from in-
oeen able to cure In all Ita stae_n   _n_    s..-.,.._ .,._  ��__u    ..    1 ,
Spies in .anada
It is a fact that agencies are' at
work circulating i'als"i> literature intended to undermine.tlie loyalty of
Canadians to tlieir own cause and
to justify the hellish assault of
Prussianized Germany on tho peace
and liberties of Europe. Tho so-
called German-Canadian Alliance of
Saskatchewan some time ago petitioned   tho   Borden   government to
that ff____trtF8__l'V1cltMrh'CSurea'_Purla8 t,le teellnKS ot Germa�� lmml'
" ' "���  ��� grants.   The members of this society
apparently expected all the newspapers to repress the kaiser's mad
speeches, and to exclude accounts of
German atrocities against tlie helpless
the only positive cure now known to
tlm medical fraternity. Catarrh belne a
constitutional disease, requires a constl-
tuttonal treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure
Is taken Internally, acting directly upon
the blooil at. mucous surfacoB of the
_.._.' ,\b"f2y ^"'oving the founda-
tlon of the disease and giving the pat-
'___ __f __ . .,bu"'h��s: "P the constltii-
tlon and assisting nature in doing Its
work, The proprietors havo so much
faith In Its curative powera that they
._?. .p"". Hundred Dollars for any case
that it falls to cure. Send for list of testimonials.
Address P. J CHUNKY _ CO., To-
le ?' ��rr ,. ��''I by a" Druggists, 75e.
Take  Hall's  Family  Pills  for  const pal
Bravery of Belgian Women
Sergeant B. vV. Turner of the lioyal
West Kent Regiment, who was severely injured at Mons, in a letter says:
"I was wounded about one and a
half hours after the battle commenced
and lay ln the trenches for nine,!
hours. We are in a convent whicli
has been made into a temporary hos-j
pital, and the convent sisters and |
other Belgian ladles are very kind to
us. Two of them arc paying particular attention to me. They keep coming and propping me up in bed and
giving me barley water and cigarettes
and bathe my head witli eau de Cologne. The women who are looking
after us are very brave. The sight of
the wounded when I came here last
night was enough to turn trained
nurses, but they do their work bravely." 	
Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.
Belgians. These are only the more
open evidences of German activity
throughout the Dominion.
Thero is even greater need to protect tlie country against the underground workings of tlie Prussian
agents and spies. No matter what the
social qualities of these outsiders may
be, they must not be permitted to
menace the security of the state. Canada is in a condition of war. Tlie safety of our lives and property and tho
Integrity of tlio empire are at stake.
No careleso tolerance or easy leniency
must be allowed to endanger all that
we hold most dear.���Toronto News.
Heavy Weight on Old Age
IIOTIS. wife   (to    new    domestic)
There is ono thing I wish to say to
When people realize the injurious
effects of tea and coffee and the
change in health that Postum can
bring, they aro usually glad to lend
their testimony for the benefit of
"My mother, since her early ehild-
hood, was an inveterate coffee drinker, had been troubled with her heart
for a number of years and complained
off that 'weak all-over' feeling and
sick stomach." (The effects on the
system of tea and coffee drinking arc
very similar, because they each con
tain the drug, caffeine),
"Some time ago I was making a
visit to a distant part of the country and took dinner with one of tho
The last  girl  had  a habit ot merchants of the place. I noticed a
W. N. U. 1027
coming into the parlor and playing tlie
piano occasionally. You never play
the piano, do you'.'
New Domestic���Yis, mum, I play;
but I'll have to charge yer halt a
crown a week extra if I am to furnish music for the family.��� Liverpool
Attacked by Asthma.���Tlie first fearful sensation is of suffocation, which
hour by hour becomes more desperate
and hopeless. To such a case the relief
afforded by Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma
Remedy seems nothing less than miraculous. Its help is quickly apparent
and soon the dreadful attack is mastered. The asthmatic who has found
out the dependability of this sterling
remedy will never bo without it, It is
sold everywhere.
'It is the duty of everyone to make
at least ono person happy during the
week," said a Sunday school teacher,
"Now, have you done so, Johnny?"
"Yes," said Johnny promptly.
"That's right.   What did you do?"
"I went to see my aunl aud she was
nappy when 1 went home."���Ladies'
Homo Journal.
Little Johnny���Mrs. Talkemdovvn
paid you a hig compliment today!
Mother���Did she really; Well,
there's no denying that woman has
sense.   What did she sny?
Little Johnny���She said siie didn't
see how you came to have such a nice
little boy as 1 was.
somewhat, unusual flavor of the "coffee" and asked him concerning it. He
replied that it was Postum.
"1 was so pleased with it that, after
the meal was over, I bought a package
to carry home with me, and had Wife
prepare some for tlio next meal. The
Whole family wore so well pleased
with it that we discontinued coffee und
used Postum entirely.
"I had really been at times very anxious concerning my mother's condition, hut we noticed that after using
Postum for a short time, she felt so
much better than she did prior to its
use, and had littlo trouble with her
heart, and no sic: stomach; that the
headaches were uot so frequent, and
her general condition much improved.
Tills continued until she was well and
"I know Postum has benefited myself and the other members of the
family, hut not in so marked ;, degrea
as in the case of my mother, as she
wa3 a victim of long standing." Name
given by Canadian Postum Co., Windsor, Ont.
Postum comes in two forms:
Regular Postum���must be well boiled. 15c and _5c packages.
Instant Postum���is a soluble powder. A teaspoonful dissolves quickly
in a cup of hot water and, with cream
and sugar, makes a delicious beverage Instantly.    ?.0e nnd ii.e tins.
Tlie cost per cup of both kinds is
about, tbe same.
"Thorn's a Reason" for Postum.
���sold by Grocer*,
Most perfect Made
When the baby is ill or oul of
sorts give him Baby's Own Tablets.
They aro tho ideal medicine for little
ones and never fall to relievo constipation and Indigestion; cure colds,
allay simplo fevers and promote
health Till sleep. Concerning them
Mrs. l'\ Wurker, Ingersoll, Ont., says:
"I have used Baby's Own Tablets for
eight years and can highly recommend them to all mothers for babyhood and childhood ailments." The
tablets are sold by medicine dealers
or by mail at 25 cents a box from
The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
Brookvllle, Ont.
Singer at the Front
Among tho Russian officers on the
Prussian frontier is M. Tretiakoff, a
well known singer in tlie Petrograd
Opera, and formerly an artillery officer. To encourage the men, he sang
in the trenches military songs relating
to Peter the Great, the soldiers joining in tlie chorus. He also sang songs
from Tchalkowsky's operas.
During the recent fighting twelve
Russian guns were attacked hy a
strong German force and wen ordered to retreat. One battery was incapacitated owing to the horses being either killed or wounded.
M. Tretiakoff��shouted, "We can't,
leave any guns behind, hoys!" and
went to the aid of tlie buttery with a
few horses, ho himself acting as
No Peace by Subjugation
As Lord bhurc itit points out pesos
eau never come by subjugation, lt
can never eome by "Britain over all
the world," or "France over all tlio
world," or "Germany over all ths
world." It must eome only by the
mil ions living their own lives quietly,
enjoying tlieir own possessions while
respecting thoso of others, aud each
confiding lu the others' Joint civllla*-
tion. Tlio nations nrust become neighbor-nations, not ruler-nations. And the
rulers who sit lu chairs of state must
be men ot works nnd art,;, and aot
men of the rwot'd. Tlie sword was
never a wise ruler; it has comettn
been a useful servant,���Detroit News.
Minard's  Liniment Cures  Diphtheria.
An Awful Possibility
Breathlessly ha rushed inlo the
barber shop, liis hat, collar and
necktie were off in a trice, and lie
sprang into tlio chair over which old
Fritz presided.
"I want a shave and a hair cut, and
I have only fil'tecti minutes," lie said.
Old Fritz stopped to consider. After
a few seconds lie. asked:
"Vitcli do you vant the most?"
"A shave."
The shave look about eleven minutes.
As Fritz removed tlio towel from
liis customer's nei'k, lie said:
".Mine friend, don't nefer again ask
a bnrh.r to cut your hairs and shal'e
you in fifteen minutes, because sometime you might find a barber vat
would do it."
A Medical Need Supplied.���When a
medicine is found that, not only acts
upon the stomach, hut is so composed
that certain ingredients of it pass unaltered through tlie slomaeli to Bud action in tlie bowels, then there is available a purgative aud a cleanser of
great effectiveness. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills aro of this character and
nre lhe bcrt of all pills. During tiie
years that they have been in use they
havo established themselves us no
other pill has i.oue.
"Papa," asked James, "wouldn't you
be glad if 1 saved a dollar for you?"
"Certainly, my son," said papa, so
delighted at this evidence of building
business ability that he handed the
youth a dime. "
' "Well, I saved it all right." said
James, disappearing, "You said If I
brought a good report from my teacher, you would rive me a dollar; but
I didn't."
Hubby���A word to the wise is sufficient, my dear.
Wifey���I know it, Henry. That's
why I have to be continually and ever-
lastingly-talking to you.
Minard's Liniment Cures   Garget   in
"Yes," lie remarked, stretching himself lazily In the one really comfortable chair in the commercial room.
"I'm the youngest cliild of a very big
"How many of you are there?" ask-
tl a fellow knight of tlie road.
"Well," replied the lazy one, "there
were ten of ns boys, and eacli of us
liad a sister."
"What!" gasped his questioner. "Do
yott mean to say that there were twenty of you?"
"Dear, dear, no -only eleven."���
Not So Far Wrong
Th i class had taken up the subjects
of tlie rulers of the world. T_:> president of the United States, the King
Of Kngland, and tlieir powers and
functions liad been discussed.
"A Kais r," replied Willie, whose
strung point was geography Instead
of political history, "is a stream of
hot water sprlngln' up and disturb*
iug the earth,"
Realize this ambition, when
assisted by Cuticura Oint��
ment, by keeping your scalp
clean and free from dandruff,
itching and irritation.
Samples Free by Mall
"��� Cullcuri Soap and ointment Hold __u_ mil t_
1  ��f��rlii. l.tiH'roi __pl_n. each m*Uedtf��, withSt4)
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Subscription 11.60 per Year in Advance
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ion uud   revision   (if   necessary)   until
nniin ul January 9,
While nil those, therefore, who nre
qualified to vote, and who wish to claim
tlieir vote, take notice Unit they must do
so on or before Monday, January, 4th.
Yours obediently
Howard iillis
Returning Officer.
The Editor and staff of the
Review wish all our readers aud
patrons A Merry Christmas and a
Bright ami Happy New Year.
So far thirty-five persons have
registered as voters in the forthcoming municipal election. There
are seventeen candidates in the
field for the various offices. It is
a good healthy sign to see so many
rate-payers willing to devote their
time and et.crgies towards helping
along our young city. When so
many men are of the one mind it
is a pity they cannot all be elected.
With regard to the Mayoralty
campaign we regret lhat we cannot
accept nomination. It would have
been both a pleasure and an honor
to have aceeded to tlie wis'ies of
our frLiids, and presided at the
Council's deliberations next year.
However, we will lie in the running
for alderman honors, and would
respectfully solicit your suffrages.
Says the Manchester Guardian:
"We quote the following passage
from a soldier's letter as 'another
evidence of the cheerful fatalism of
a Britisher' ; ' We are going strong.
At first we had a day or two of
staryation. Then vaccination.
Next inoculation. Some have insolation. We're going out soon
and some of us will meet annihilation.    What, O !' "
Letter to the Editor
Editor Courtenay Review
Dear Sir.���May I call your reader's attention to the (act, advertised elsewhere
in your paper, that Intending voters at
the approaching election must register
on or before January 4th, next. In accordance with the Letters Patent uo
statuory declarations enn be filed or votes
registered after that date, although the
voters list will remain open for  inspect-
The Elect
By Dr, Frank Crane
These are some of the marks of
the Elect, the Chosen People, the
true Aristocracy, the real Upper
They are. clean. They keep
their bodies clean of dirt their
minds clean of prejudice, and tlieir
spirits clean of superstition.
They have strong passions, strictly disciplined.
Their mind is clearest and their
con rage highest in the presence of
| danger,
While they may not always think
correctly, they think clearly.
They do right because it is a
pleasure, and liave passed the apprenticeship of struggle,
Their opinion or belief cannot be
coerced by authority or seduced by
desire. Their intellect is as ethical
as their conduct.
Love is the greatest thing in the
world; but to them there is a greater tiling���loyalty.
They are efficient. They make
good; they do not explain why they
could not
To their employed they are just
ai\d reasonable; to their employer
they are intelligently obedient.
They regulate themselves strictly
they have no wish at at all to regulate others.
They love people, learn something from everyone they meet, and
despise no human being.
They are characterized by simplicity iu dress, in speech, in house,
and at table, They understand
the vulgarity of luxury,
They seek justice as the true
paying fair wages rather than giving alms, changing evil economic
conditions rather than doling bread.
They bear no grudges aud uever
seek revenge,
Tiieir superiority is never exclusive; the greater, ...ronger, and
better they become, the more warmly human they become.
These are the elect.
Now's the time to prepare for next year'
Your harvest wil! be bigger, better next year
vou put in more time on the farm. Drive a Fort!
and reduce from a matter of hours to a matter
minutes, time spent in those necessary trips
town during the busy season, Seventeen *'���"*<
aud Canadian farmers drive the Ford beca
Mime-saver���money-saver���and pleasure
Ford Touring Car 5590.    Ford  Runabout  $540
Coup let 5850.   Ford Sedan $1150.    Ford Town I
I All curs sold fully equipped t. o. b. Ford, Out.)
_)"__r__f. _!1   . ,,rau.  .' cnrs wil1 ��na���  in Profits it we
_,_0 new Fonl cars between August I; 10_ and August; .
���""^   ��V_IOFCJUI  .A.UM1TEO. V*
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Our store is in perfect readiness for the Christmas Season with a large stock of
the newest in novelties,
ladies neckwear, hand bags,
handkerchiefs, motor scarfs
and veilings, infants wear,
furs and fur sets, middy-
sweaters aud sweater coats,
silk crepe kimonas, eiderdown quilts, dressing cases,
fancy work bags, toilet sets,
patent leather pumps, sill-
table covers and _nantle
A large assortment
of Mechanical and
other Toys for the
Men's Dept.
Bathrobes, smoking jackets,
overcoats,   sw eatit cc. I,\
necKwear, mufflers, suspenders, gloves, hosiery,
nien.s fine shirts, fancy
vests, hand Kerchiefs, plain,
initial, and fancy embroidered, hats umbrellas, arm-
bauds, belt aud ga'rter sets,
military brushes, hair bushes, clothes brushes, pocKet
booKS, tobacco pouches,
match boxes, cigar sets,
cigar aud cigarette holders,
knives, razors, shaving
brushes, straps, rings, cuff
links, tie pins, tie clips, collar buttons, collar supports,
pocket combs,belts, slippers
felt, kid and patent,. A
large range of shoes newest lasts.
The   place  to   buy   your
Christmas    presents    for
women,   men,   girls    and
We wish one and all   a
very Merry Christmas
We have a nice  assortment  of
Christmas Presents to choose from.
Presents to suit your pocketbook,
and invite your inspection
Loggie Bros.
Next Royal Bank Phone 34
A Merry Christmas
and a Happy New
Year to All
Parkin Bros.
Up-to-Date and accurate
Maps showing the limits of
the newly incorporated area
of the City of Courtenay
Mill Street Courtenay
Hart-inter  ami {Solicitor,  Notary Public
P, O. Box 209
Phone 24 Courtenay
Telephone M 92     COMOX, B. C.
General Blacksmiths
Solicit Your Patronage.   Cnroful Attention
Given to Horses Foot
Plastering Contractor
Estimates Furnished   Work Guaranteed
First-Class Plumbing
Hot Water and Steamfittiug
Jackson & Whittle
Phone 9 Courtenay
Great \ Millinery Sale
Mutt Clear
Hats from SOc. ta $5
Alio Trimming* and Notions
SIR EDMUND WA__EH.C.V.O.,I.l.._., ii.C.L, I ______
ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Munuger JOHN AIRD. Ass't General M��n_ge��
CAPITAL, $15,000,000    RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000
Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits of $1 and
upwards. Careful attention is given to every account. Small accounts
���re welcomed.   Accounts may be opened and operated by mail.
Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, withdrawals to be made by any one of them or by the survivor. 821
F. C. BROCK, Acting Manager, Courtenay and Comox Branches
Comox branch opeu ou Tuesdays, from u to 3
The road to the wharf will be
made passable by Christinas, the
wharf is already so, and Frank
Everett liad Hie honor of hauliug
the first load of freight over it.
Comox has presented a very busy
aspeet these past few weeks with a
gaiin of men working on the toad
anil wharf.
Mr. W, Robb is 011 the sick li.it.
Miss Beattie lias gone to Victoria
for the holiday's,
Miss Wright and Miss Wilson
left by Sunday!* boat for Vancouver
to spend the holiday's. A number
of Miss Wilson's scholars attended
her to the wharf to bid her bou
Messrs. Hugh Stewart and K.
Sharp are back in Comox again,
wonder what the magnet is that
draws these bachelors back to
Why is a crying baby at a concert like a good suggestion? It
should be carried out.
Among the winners at Martin's
turkey shoot were:���Harry Beadnell, 4; J. McKenzie, 3; Bert Moore,
3; J. W, Thorpe, 3; W. Kirby, ij
W. Kirkwood, 1,
While the road makers were excavating opposite Moore's store a
number of Indian skeletons were
found iu the road, another one was
found under an old tree root about
4 feet deep.
J. A, La Forest is going to his
home at Hornby Island for Xmas.
He will be back before the new
One of our Comox subscribers
says everybody should have a new
house and au automobile, whether
he is a businessman or uot.
The scholars of Nob Hill, and the
junior and senior classes of the Comox
school gave a combined concert and
Christmas tree in aid of the Belgian
childrens fund on Friday evening last.
The first part of the programme consisted
of three scenes from "Alice in Wonderland." Act 1, "Cheshine Cat, and the
Woodland scene. ' Act 2, "Red and
White (Jueens." Act 3, ! 'The Hail Teapot." The children all acquitted themselves well, and too much praise cannot
be given the teachers who so painstakingly trained them, and Mr. Webster, for
the able manner ia which he performed
his duties as stage manager,
George   Davis   as   the   Mad   Hatter,
marked 10s 6d, was exceptionally good,'
and Miss Flora Piercy as Alice,  looked
and acted as though she had stepped out
of the book.
Garth Kirkwood, March Hare'
Clive Davis' King of Hearts.
Pearl Carlo, I,ion.
Gordon T.0111I011, Unicorn.
Eustace Smith, 2 of Spades.
Wllbert Moore, 7 ol Spades,
Kiihy Carto' S of . pniles,
Philip Walsh opened the scene as the
White Rsbliit. and made a hit by shouting, "Oh my (ur and whiskers " and
whisperiug secrets to Alice, which turned out to be, "Uo vou like candy?"
Miss Winifred Moore made a splendid
Red Onccti, mid Miss Minnie Ryan as
the White (jucen was excellent.
Miss Marion Smith, the Duchess.
Miss Gladys Carthew made a splendid
J    Wilbert Moore as the Dormouse, with
Mils "Twinkle, Twinkle" was quite a success.
Miss Olive I,oml_n as the stately "fish"
fiiiitiuan wus excellent.
The carpenter, and walrus, George
Sinitli uml Ned Davis, insisted in coming
in to the teapurty.
The opening scene where the gardeners were planting the roses excellent,
and reflects great, credit upon the talented pupils of Cninox.
Atier the teaparty was over the Queen's
became cranky, and Alicecontemptously
replied that she was not afraid of them
as they were only 11 pack of cards,
A girl's scan drill by senior girls dressed us Red Cross Nurses, Miss Annie
Beckensell, leader, was a particularly
brilliant feature.
The first scene by the Noli hill school
represented a party of cowboys seated at
a camp fire. Songs and jokes were
Miss Taylor, aged 4 1-2 faced the
audience and sang "I Do .ike to Live
by the Seaside." She was quite self-
possessed and received a vociferous e n-
core, and sang the song again.
Historical song by Miss Gage, Bert
Radford and Walter Taylor.
Song by Harry Radford, "Let's all go
down the Strand" with marching chorus.
Song by   Wilbert  Moore and  Walter
Taylor. "It's a Long Way to'fipperary
chorus   by   little   children; dressed   in
white with bands and waving flags.
Tlie playlet'���Cinderella" by Div, 2.
Comox school, in four acts could not
have been better presented by older
Cinderella, Ida Smith.
Prince, Gilbert Grant.
Fairy Godmother, Winnie Ball.
Ugly sisters, Myrtle Grieves and Kathleen Duggan.
Herald, John Fraser.
The disdainful sisters of Cinderella
acted their parts to perfection, and were
particularly noted by the audience.
Cinderella's pages. Olivine and Lena
Prince's pages, P��oss Ray and Jack
Herald's page, Philip Walsh'
The ball-room scene was the best,
where the decorations were roses and
ems arranged by Mr. L. Webster.
Tlie quick change of Cinderella from
rags to lace was remarkable, and she
looked every inch a princess. Her
smiling blushing face, when the prince
c!io;;c her for his bride was very  sweetj
Numpers of those who saw the play
said it was the best piece of acting that
lias ever been seen in comox, The sisters, with powdered wigs and curls reminded one of the 15th century, when
patches aud powdeaed wigs were worn-
f he handsome young prince looked very
charming in a blue suit trimmed with
ermine.    Miss  Wilson's  babies,   twenty
We wish our many Customers
a Merry Christinas and
a Happy New Year
in numbers, dressed in white suits, Napoleon hats, and red scurfs, with union
Jack's iu each build did a very pretty
drill iu excellent style. So perfectly
were they drilled Unit they only hud to
be couched bj numbers, Man) temark
that even Lord Kitchener hiiiisell . iulil
have found no fault with them, Thev
ended \ iill singing "Tlie Maple Leaf"
and " I'lu- ,_��� Iditii 1 t tlu' King '
The forming of the Allies Hugs with
poles and scarfs hythehoyi 1 t thecomox
school, dining which thev sung the
National _n__in of each country wus
fine. Some girl* brought in the Union
Jack aui elevated 11 singing iheNutiouai
Anthem, The principal, Miss Beattie,
wai presented with �� pnii of silver and
glass perfume hntths ,n jas, carthew,
jr., i_oui he, schi im . *!is;, Wilson,
a work basket lilli"i >>. h chocolates and
box of writing .  in scholars presented by i,i._ Uu vis, .',,:������, wnglit,
Nob Hill school, presented with j lunch
basket und thermos bottle Irotn scholars
by Hmi) Radford, The Utile ones sang
"Old Father Christinas" and crowned
Santa clans with holly after tlie dlstrlblt-
ion ot the Christmas presents to the
children. The griinil inurch, led hy
Cinderella aud wm, Kirby, and lancers
by the children was especially inking,
iiiiiI ended the entertainment, coffee,
sandwiches uud cake were served by the
Indies, alter which a jolly dnncewus held.
f>74 was tnken at the door. After paying
expenses the proceeds will be sent to the
Belgiaus childrens ituid, The children
inii'iul giving another entertainment in
llie near future.
Christmas Services at St. Peter's Collins: Holy Communion at 9a. in., Mat-
tins and Holy communion at 11 a. m.,
Soldiers ut tile Wireless Station at 3. p.
111., Hveusoiig at Comox 7.30 p. in.,
Midnight services New Year's live, at
comox, commencing at 11.30 p. tu,
Special services of intercession ou Sunday Jan. 3rd. at II o'clock at St. Peter's
comox, St. Saviour's, Denman Island at
7 p. in.
No woman wants to boss her
husband, but she wants the neighbors to believe that she could do it
if she wanted to.
Kight German warships took
part in the raid on the English coast
last Wednesday morning at Harle-
pool, WestHarlepopl, Scarborough
and Whitby. The bombardment
lasted for an hour, and there were
a small number of casualties: A
despatch says:���The escape of the
German warships is accounted as
simply the hardest kind of luck.
The British admiralty was well informed of the pending raid and had
made preparations for crushing the
enemy's squadrons, but fog interfered and the Germans dashed
homeward. British ships were
ready to take to sea, having been
forewarned that a raid was to be
made, but when they got within
sight of the hostile squadron, the
latter, seeing the Britisli force,
turned and steamed off at full speed.
The fog w.is so thick that the
visitors were able to cover their
movements and get away. The
uavy is confidently waiting for
another chance. The geneial feeling in London is oue of hopefulness
that the Germaus will be encouraged by their success to try again.
Tlie Ceruiau vessels were hitjseveral
times by the coast defences.
NOTICE is heieby given that the list
for the Registration of Voters at
the forthcoming first Municipal Election
will be opened on Tuesday, December 1st.
Until further notice the place of registration will be the Road Superintendent's Ofiice, Courtenay; hours, 10 a. m.
to \2 noon and 2 p. m. to 4 p. m. Saturday's in a. m. to 12*uoon.
No statutory declarations can be received or vote registered, after January 4th
19i?; but the voters' list will remain
open (or inspection and (if necessary)
revision, until 12 o'clock noon, of January 9th. ���   ., L ..      .   ,
A Voter's qualifications at the _m
election are that he (or she) shall be a
British Subject, twenty-one years of age,
nd tlie owner of real property (not
necessarily registered) within the incorporated area of the value ol at least JltlU.
Furthermore, he (or she) must have resided within the incorporated area since
Tune !9th last, and must have applied to
the Returning Officer for registration before tlie closing of the list and have had
his (or her) name placed thereon.
Applicants for registration must make
u statutory declaration as to their qualifications, and must be prepared to furnish
proof of such qualifications. A description of tlie real property on which the
applicant    wishes   to   qualify   must  be
���en, and documentry proof of ownership produced.
The Voters List and declarations  will
open  to  inspection by any   person
ilhin the above mentioned hours.
Declaration forms and any further information  required can  be had at the
ace of registration.
Seturning Officer.
Courteuay, B. C, Nov. 25, 1914,
Try an Ad. in The Review
Men This Is Your 0K   .unity
20   Discoi> I
Houberlin  Tailored To _. .asiure
Suits and Overc    *s
Special   December  Selling"  Only
Sole Agents
Comox    Co-Qperative   Society
Dealers in all kinds Meats,
Butter,   Eggs  ajid artner's
Produce,   Cooked Meat     a
Specialty.    We sel
best.    Prices are alw i; s   lo .
and   satisfactbi y. ' _
best prices foi i luce
Phone No. 2
C y
Dealer in
Hay, Flour, Feed arc!        r.
Empty Sacks For S
Phone Y91 and your order will be filled   it o .;-_
a. in
who rettlly desire to make their wives I
this Christmas and save them an iccalci
amount of labor aud wory now and in the
to come will have no hesitation in making
a present of the " Greatest Labor-saving De
that ever entered the home,
An Electric Iron
We have a very limited number of iron        itocl
so avoid disappointment by placing yt ,       rdu
early.   We guarantee these irons for t
and our selli'i^ price is only $3.2-
The Courtenay Electric Light, Heat & Power Co.
Phone 35 ot 65 Office Mill Sti et
To Bake
Not to Bake?
Tlie former is tea ly unnecessary when Bread from the
Courtenay Bakery is available
andby reason ofquality has so
many votaries. Get the A B
habit and satisfaction
W. Aitken    -    Prop.
Opposite new Presbyterian CburcU
Palace Live y
H_rses and Buggies   'or Hire
Term.-, t ish,
We also attend t(
JAS.  cairns & SON
Courtenay Phoae \*
Review want ad  , _y, try or.e
Are your h&ndfl chapped, cricked
or Bttref   Havo you "cold crack . "
which open and bleed when tlio skin
is drawn tightt Havo yon ct cold
BprOi ftor.t bile, chithlain��, or a "raw"
place, Which at tlmoi makoi It agony
ior you to d" about your household
dutlai ? If po, Zam-Buk will giva you
iflief, nnd will heal tlie Iro.l-_,__,. aged
skin. Anoint tha Bora places al nlghtj
Zam-Buk'a rich healing essences will
etnk into lho wounds, end the imart"
ing, and will heal quickly.
Mm. Yellon, nf Portland, says : "My
hand a vero no sore and oraoked that it
waa agony to \)ut them near water.
When I did so thev would smart and
burn an If 1 bad scolded tbem. 1 seemed
?uite unable to gob relief from anything
pul on them unlit I tried Xum-Buk,
and it eucccedcd when ell elae had
failed. Ib closed the big O.aoka, gavo
me ease, noo I ln-d tho inflammation( ami
in a very ahorb tinio healed my honda."
Zam-Iiuk alto CUT6$ chafing, ._*_��, winter
._?__!_, piUt, ulcere, fe*tr ring Buret, tor* hendt
and ����.._., a_.t(w_��.a, pimvltt, ringwvrm, tto,.
ciitt, bvrnt, bntittt, tcaldt, tpraini. 0/ all
druggUtt and ttortt, t>r -pa-1 f re* frum tho Ham-
link Co., Toronto,   J'rico _ 0u a box.
Killing Me.i by Machinery
Thoso who ini4' about facts will Had
food for thought in tlie official reports
jut' ii recent naval victory (or disaster)
[ in the North Sea,   A submarine with
in crow nt' eight or nine men attacks
nml Blubs   three   cruisers   carrying
about 2,200 men,  Of those latter Bome
li.loo are browned,   These men were
! not challenged to light; they were not
summoned  to Burrendsr;   they  were
| iiiiinli .nl wholesale while asleep in
their bunks   cheaply,   expeditiously,
Iiiini with a minimum of risk to those
i wim destroyed Hioiu.  That is modern
| war,   The affair described Is illmuss-
I imi in great length by naval experts,
\ who argue  whether battloshlps are
obsolete,    Tho "victors" aro lauded
i nml decorated, nml take their place
I in  the  world's    news,      Blackboard
I would understand thai victory and approve  It,  so  would  Altiln,    no  would
NVi'n. lint we should iike to soo a
board of naval strategists trying to
explain theso modern methods to sir
! I'hlllp Sidney or Nelson or Unynrd.
The modern world is more prnctloal
j limn chivalrous!���Collier's.
'Tis .i Marvellous Thing.���When the
cures effected by Dr. Thomas' Gelec-
Uric oil are considered, the speed, and
permanent relief It  has brought  to
the Buffering wherever it  ims been
1 used, it must be regarded us a marvel-
j ions thin., thut ho potent n medicine
should result from tho six Ingredients
I whtch enter into its composition, A
I trial will convince tho most skeptical
of its healing virtues.
in no more nece._nry
tliimSmtitlpox, Army
experience _uden_n__t_
thc almost miraculous efit-
(ucy, nml li_rntessness,of Antityphoid Vacclinilloii.
Be vaccinated NOV/ by your physician, you and
your family. II Ii more vital Iliau huil.se Insurance.
Ask your physician, dniKClst, or send for "Hava
you liad Typhoid?" telling of Typhoid Vaccine,
vesutt3 from use, and danger from Typhoid Carriers.
no_':uio _cci_a o _ ._ vncia u. s. sov. ucfhsi
Boys in the Battle Line
The war between the North und tli
flout li wan fought by real boys���drummer hoys, hoy privates, hoy colonels
nnd oven boy generals. In tlie begin-
I nlng of that Btruggle to per cent, of
the enlistment were of youths under
21,    At that time tlio regulations did
not lieniiit l lio enlistment of soldiers
i younger than IS. Hut before long the
j recruiting officers   begun   to  muster
.those   who   "looked   old"* enough   to
j serve," whether they were 15 or 16
ior even youths, lu tlio Union urniy a
compilation of the enlistments  shows
thnl there were 25   hoys,   "soldiers,"
Who were only ten years or younger;
225 who were not more than-12, 1,523
I who wero 15 or under, 84,401 who had
I not reached their   :17th year,   and
| 1,161,438 who wero IS or under! Iu all
I that grand arm,, of tlie republic the
soldiers who   had enlisted   at 21 or
under outnumbered  those    who had
passed their "2nd birthday 2,159,787
io 618,571.���Boston Globe.
Why He Waited
Here is one that wns told hy Congressman .lames RlcAndrows of Illinois:
An office boy in tho employ of a big
city concern went, on an errand that
should hnve taken him to minutes to
perform, lt wns nearly un hour before lie got back.
"Look here, Jimmy," heatedly remarked tlio boss when the youngster
finally Mow into the office, "does it
take you an hour to run down to tlie
"li did this lime, Mr, .Smith," frankly answered Jimmy. "A man dropped
n quarter down _ hole ln the sidewalk."
"1 see." sarcastically returned the
boss. "I suppose it tool; you all this
time to gel it out?"
"Yes, sir," Innocently replied Jim-
my, "1 lnul to wait until the man went
ll way."
is the best:
Malhius Foley, Oil City, Ont,
Joseph Snow, Norway, Me.
Charles Whooten, Mulgrave, N, _.
Rev. R. O. Armstrong, Mulgrave, N. S.
Pierre Landers,   Senr.,   Pokemouche,
X. B.
Thomas YVnsson, Sheffield, N. B,
Unless worms be expelled from the
system, no child can be healthy.
Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator is
Hie lies; medicine extanl to destroy
"Do you know where Johnny Locke
lives, liiy little boy?" nsked n gentle
voiced old Indy.
"ll" ain't home, but if you give me
n penny I'll find him for you right
off," replied the lad.
"All right, you're a nice little boy.
Now, where is lie?"
"Tanks -I'm him."
Col. Henry Watterson, who lias
made u collection of unique personal
advertisements, tolls of a fencing of
wits Hint, once took place in a Iterlin
newspaper.   One ad. read:
"The genlloiua. who found IL purse
containing money and valuable papers,
in the Blumenstrasse, is earnestly re-
questioned to forward it to the address
! of tlie loser, as he is recognized."
!    The Under retorted with this:
',    "Tho    recognized   gentleman    who
i found a purse, containing money nnd
valuable papers, begs that, the'loser
', will call at his house at the earliest
convenient     moment."���New     York
I American,
Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, &c.
She wus a widow, iind had buried
three husbands. 'Twos leap year, and
she went to Inspect the graves of the
departed with the men wim hud paid
her marked attention in years gone by,
After contemplating them iu mournful
Silence for n lime she tinned In lier
companion and sighed: "Shuro, Pat,
me oulil lore, yo might have been In
thai mv. now If yo had only hmi a
little more courage."
Willie- Paw, what is tbe difference
between a political |ob and an ordinary job?
Paw -You have to work hard to
gel n political job and you have to
wink hard to hold an ordinary job,
my sou.
of the bowels is an absolute necessity for good health. Unless the
waste mailer from the food which
collects there is got rid of at least
once a day, it decays and poisons the
whole body, causing biliousness, indigestion and sick headaches. Salts
anil other harsh mineral purgatives
irritate llie delicate lining of the
bowels. Dr. Morse's Indian Root
Pills���entirely vegetable ��� regulate
the bowels effectively without weakening, sickening or griping.   Use
Dr. Morse's   �����
Indian Root Pi!!.
Had No Power
Over the Limbs
Locomotor   Ataxia,     Heart     Trouble
and Nervous Spells Yielded to Dr.
Chase's Nerve Food
ft would be easy to lell you how
Dr.  Chase's  Nerve Food  cures locomotor ataxia and   derangements   of
heat! and nerves, out it may bo more
satisfactory to you to read this letter.
Mrs. Thos, Allan, R.F.D, ::. Somhra,
I Out, writes:  "Five years ago 1 BUf-
i t'ereit u complete breakdown, and frequently had palpitation of the heart,
I Since that  illness  I    have  had  dizzy
! spells, iind no power over   my iimlis
I (locomotor ataxia)    and    could    not
walk straight   Al night 1 would have
severe nervous spells, with heart palpitation,   nnd would sliuke as though
I had the ague.   I tell Improvement
after using the lirst box of Dr. Chase's
| Nerve Food, nnd after continuing the
treatment can now walk, eat and sleep
! well, have no nervous spells and do
I not   require    heart medicine.    ] have
I told several of my neighbors of the
i splendid results obtained from the use.
of Dr. chase's Nerve Food."
Ur. Chase's Nerve Food. 60c u box,
; ll for $2.50, all dealers, or Edmanson,
I Bates  it  Co., Limited, Toronto.
A New and Better Europe Coming
"Across tlto smoke nnd storm of
Ci,rope,in battlefields one can see
great, dim structures, vast structures,
nf it new mil heller _uro|io and a new
ami better Christendom than   wc have
even known before. We see emerging
from the conflict���first, the grout principle of tho rights of nationalities;
second, the great principle of tho integrity of stales .ii     nations, their old
unity und integrity restored; and we
see the saiictions of International law
so established thai, tbe most, audacious
power will not'lie anxious to challenge
tbem. .Millions of men nre going to
Buffer aud shed their blood in Europe
in lhe next, few weeks. No one can
compute the tragedy of what is talc
ing place. I.el, lis make sure that thai
does not. lake place without a result
which sllllll repay ihe Buffering, which
shall make our children look back and
Bay, 'For all they Buffered, tbey were
rlglii,'" Winston Churchill at. Liverpool.
Mistress���Mary, I'll make ihe pudding myself today.
Cook    If  ve do.   iiiiini," I'll  have   to
Allslress   Why so.  Mary?
Cook -Tlio ruin of our union don't
allow us to work In n place where nonunion labor is employed on any part
of the work, mum, Boston Traps-
_.r- For AH Standard Firearms
TT must be a satisfaction to the individual rifle,;
pistol or revolver user to know that liis preference for Remington-UMC Mt "tallies is shared alik
by professional experts, crack shots and sportsmen]
in all parts of the world.
So in ever increasing quantities Remington-UMC Meulli
are made for every standard make uml for every calibre In u
��� rilie, pistol and revolver.
Gut tlicni from tlio ilridrr win, ntlOWl tlio Red Hull Mirk nf Ren
ton-tintO���the Sign of tho Sportsmen. Headquarters.
To kern pour gun cleaned and lubrloatod right, uta Rom on, tti _
new powder iol vent, rust preventative, uml nun lubrloant,
Ui-iuitiftimi Arms-llniim Mctiillio Cartridge Co.
Windsor. Ontario
No Reason Why They Should Suffer From
Backaches and Headaches
To evory woman belongs the right
to enjoy a lieallhy, active, happy life,
yet nine out of ten .suiter, often in
silence, i'rom split tint; headaches, tor-
turlng backaches, violent heart palpitation or some olher ot the many
evils that follow anaemia, or heedlessness,
That is why one sees so many
women wdth pale, thin cheeks, dull
eyes and drooping figures���sure signs
that the blood is out of order. All
suffering women should win the right
to he well hy refreshing llieir weary
bodies with the new, rich blood of
health that promptly transforms theni
into healthy, attractive women. Thero
is no other medicine can supply this
new, rich blood so speedily and so
surely as Dr. Williams' l'ink Pills for
Pule 'People. Through this medicine
thousands of tired, suffering women
have found new health and strength.
Mrs. James Drosl, Chlpman, N.B.,
says: "For years 1 did not know what
it was to he entirely free from headache or backache. My hands were
eold and clammy all the time, lt
was difficult for mo to get my work
done, nnd lo walk even a short d lata nee would leave me completely
worn out, My life was one of constant, worry and I thought I would
never be better. I was doctoring all
the time but without a bit of benefit,
and finally tlie doctor slopped giving
me medicine as he said he could nol
help me. Do you wonder that I was
in despair, My mother urged nie to
take Dr. Williams' ��� Pink Pills, bnt I
snid, "what's the use, medicine can't
help me." However my husband gol.
six boxes of the pills, and to please
him 1 began to take them, By the
time I had finished (hem I undoubtedly had improved and there was tho
signs of returning health in my
cheeks und hands. My husband
thought the improvement so great
that he got another half dozen boxes,
and before these were completed I
was enjoying such good health as 1
had not had in years, in fact, I was
u well woman, and have since enjoyed llie best of health. I sincerely
feel thnt I owe my life to Tn: AVill-
iams' Pink Pills, and shall always
recommend them to all sick people."
You can get these pills nt any
medicine dealers, or they will be sent
by mail, postpaid, at 50 cents a box
or six bores for $2.50 by writing Tlie
Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., lirockvilie,
Can alwaya make sure of getting the highest prices for WHEAT, OATS,
BARLEY and FLAX, by shipping tlieir car lots to FORT WILLIAM
AND  PORT ARTHUR and having  them sold on commission by
Lord Chief Justice Clerk llraxfield
was a man of fow words and strong
business habits and consequently when
he courted his second wife, he said
to her: "Lizzie, I'm looking out for a
wife, and I thought you just tlie per-
I son to suit inc. Let ine have your
answer on or off tomorrow, and nae
', niair ahom il."
I    The lady next day replied in the nf-
| Urinative.
Shortly after the marriage Lord
j Braxfield's butler came to him to give
, up his situation because he could not
l bear her ladyship's ocntimuil scolding,
"Man," Hraxiieid exclaimed, "ye'vo lit-
I tie to complain of; ye may be thank-
i I'ul  ye're  no married  to her."
To Cure a Corn in One Night
J apply Putnam's Painless    Corn    Ex-
1 tractor,   It is sure, safe and painless.
Never fills, alwais cures. Insist on
having tlie genuine "Putnam's,"
White     Settlers   of   Prince   Rupert's
Land   Prior  to   1870   to   Send
Deputation to Ottawa
Tho executive committee of "Tbo
Pioneers of iiupert's Land, 1886-1870,"
decided lo arrange to iiend a delegation of capable members, representing tlio classes of-wblcli tlio association is composed, lo Ottawa, wilb full
powei'B to effect llie 'settlement of
llieir claims on lho Dominion under
tlio terms of lho concession of the
North West by the British government to Canada,
liesolutions were introduced and
passed to the following effect:
"That, llie matter not. being of a
party character, this period of truce iu
parly strife is considered very suitable'for its sett lenient 'In the spirit of
Ilritish justice.' Moreover, this time
of Hie great war in which tlio ouniire
is engaged in fulfilling its treaty obligations is deemed fit and proper for
Hi i honorable discharge of this unsettled item of the inter-<.loniiil understanding by which Rupert's Lund
became united to Canada.
"That, while tlie nation 'which to
keep sacred its covenants, to maintain
its plighted word, is willing to give up
its treasures and to sacrifice tlie lives
of the best and noblest of its children,' it is obviously an occasion upon
which the 'treaty' rights of tho pioneers should bo fully recognized."
The committee confidently expects
that Hie delegation now proposed will
persuade the Dominion government lo
bring down a bill at the coming session ot parliament in favor of the
Whites who wero not benefited by
Act 37 Vilcori", Chapter 20, under
wliich only a certain number of while
settlers received due consideration.
This act of justice merely requires
an amendment iu the time limit of the
bill of 1874.
Spare the children from suffering
I'rom worms by tsing Miller's Worm
Powders, the most, effective vermifuge
that can bo got with which to combat
these insidious foes of the young and
helpless. There is nothing that excels
this preparation as a worm destroyer,
and when its qualities become known
in a household 'io other will be used.
The medicine acts by itself, requiring
no purgative to assist it, and so thoroughly that nothing more, is desired.
There  was a young    fellow    named
Inordinately fond of his vughes;
He came homo quite late,
No supper he ate,
But went to bed in his shughes,
j    .Marie���I'm afraid you couldn't sup-
Lport me In the style to which I've been
Harry���Well,   styles    are    always
changing, aren't they?
"Don't yen enjoy getting next to
"Only in a general way," replied
Mr. Growcher. "When some of the details of nature loom up such as a wasp
or a hornet, I want to keep my distance."���Washington Star,
"Mother," asked Tommy, "is it _*
reet to say that you 'water the horse'
when he is thirsty;"
"Yos, my dear," said his mot lier.
"Wei., then," said Tommy, picking
up a saucer. "I'm going to milk the
ei.i."���Journal of Commerce.
"D'ye, ken Mac fell in the. river on
his way homo last nichtV"
"You don't, mean to say ho was
"Not drowned, mon, but, badly diluted,"���London Opinion.
Ethel���Oh,'Jack, be careful tonight,
I'apa's brought home a bulldog.
Jack���'flint's all right. The (log used
to belong to me ami I gol. the deale.'
to sell blm to your father,���Baltimore
���Mary had an aeroplane
Its wings were white as snow;
Hut every lime she wished to fly,
The plane refused to go.
��� ."'"i;
Lessons Come
IF the child has a
big, generous
light to study by.
lamp saves eye
strain. It is kerosene light at its best
��� clear, mellow,
and unflickering.
The RAYO does not
smoke or smell. It is
easy to light, easy to
clean, and easy to re-
wick. The RAYO
costs little, vbut you
cannot get a better
lamp at any price.
Made in Canada        H
ROYALITE 01LU _.t for all um
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r '
The country had suffered greviously
from drought, and a request had gone
forth for public prayer in nil the
"O Lord," prayed the divine, "send
us rain, not a heavy rain to tlood our
fields nnd wash away our fences, but
a gentle drizzle-ill'uzzle, drlzzlo-drozzle
for aboul a week.
Isaacsteln���Ah, yes, madam, here Is
von of our latest Paris creations.
firs. Chatterson���Paris? Whal are
those perforations?
"Those ure bullet holes,"   Life.
"Vou arc charged with permitting
jour automobile to stand unattended
for over an hour," chanted the judge.
"Well, I defy anybody to teach ths
darn thing to sit down," protested the
prisoner before '.he court attendant
dragged him away.���Buffalo Express.
W. N. U. 1027
Mr. Crabb���They say   Pavlova is
[coining lure to kill the tango.
-I    .\fr,s. crabb���Well, she'll be too late,
i You jnsi murderc I it. -Exchange.
"Feytlier,"    said     litlle     Mickey,
wasn't it Pathrick Illnry that   said,
Let us have peace?"
"Niyerl" said old Mickey, "Nobody
i he th' name of Pathrick iver said anything lolke thot."���Ladies' Home Journal.
The   Miraculous   Healing
Power of this  Liniment
is Unfailing
There may be a thousand pains; yet,
excepting sciatica, neuralgia is tin
worst. Most, remedies are not strong
enough or penetrating enough to relieve neuralgia. You know everything
you have tried lias failed to give even
momentary relief, and you have decided that neuralgia must lie borne forever.
Po not make this mistake���try
___.VI_._r_ ���....������      -.
Apply it to tlie Sore spot. Xotice
the glow that spreads deener and
wider as _ervilino's curative power is
carried further and further into the
tissue. How quickly the pain is soothed! How rapidly it lessens! in a little while you have forgotten tlie pain
���it lias actually gone.
Neuralgia gives Nerviline an opportunity of demonstrating its superiority over all other pain remedies. Not
magic, as you might imagine i ir
you have used It���simply the application of scientific knowledge to the relief of pain.
Nerviline is a great outcome of modern medical ideas. You. cannot afford
to he without it. because pain comes
quickly and comes to us all, Guaranteed to cure Hie aches and pains of
the whole family. Large bottles, 60
cents, trial size, __ee cents; at drug-
g_Ts,,'W _l_Tin_��rhozone Co., KlngO-
ton, Ont. THE   REVIEW,   COURTNEY.   B. C.
Story ol u Confessed Spy who was Employed in ilie British Isles
to Secure Inside Information in Furtherance �����( German
Plans Against Britain
In view oi the reported discovery lu
Scotland of a practically unused build-
iug, owned by Hermans, on magnificent concrete foundations In n position
irom which big gnus could command
the Forth bridge, striking interest attaches 'ii �� warning to tlio ilritish
authorities given by lir. Anugniiril
Karl droves, a confessed spy, lu a
book which was in tlie press before
the war broke out.
"The firth of forth Bridge," he
Buys, "CObBtltUtOa a grave danger tu
Hie llossytli Itoyul naval base, for
this reason, Us location between Hos
svth and the seas Is It decided inennce.
|ii the event of hostilities, In fact before lhe outbreak of war, ll Is no ways
Impossible to blow up the Firth of
Forth bridge and bottle nil war vessels concent rated at lhe Uossylh Inisc.
They could thus be hot Hen up for
several days powerless, while a foreign licet swept nt the Scottish coasts.
The Ilritish foreign office will understand what I mean by this: Look to
tin- middle lslnau, l found it to be
partly intervened wllh soft, soapy
Nelrii, malting natural ruts nml cavities that were ideal for the placing cf
explosives. 1 learned also that along
the Edinburgh approach to tbe Firth
of Forth bridge wore two pieces of
ground and houses entirely owned
by Germans although the deeds stool
in Scottish names. Moreover, little
fishing hamlets on either side ot the
bridge humored more than one. supposed Swedish fisherman but who iu
reality had his name still on the Herman naval register, ln the event of
trouble thise men, using explosives
stored ln the two houses iu question,
could have blown the middle island to
atoms." " '
"Dr. Graves." it must be explained,
is an assumed name. The writer
states that lie is a member of a well-
known European family (not German,
il would appear), and that he had
been disowned by them as the outcome ot a violent family quarrel. He
entered the service of the German
war office in the expectation that
through the Influence ot a powerful
patron his family possessions would
be.restored to him. He executed
secret commissions, he states, at Port
Arthur before the Russo-Japanese
war, in the Haitians, in France and in
.Croat Britain, and his strongly circumstantial account of the. workings
of the German intelligence department Is of absorbing interest, and to
the lay mind seems almost sufficiently
powerful to earry conviction. Its
historical value, however, ' would he
foolish for the layman to attempt, to
Ono of the most interesting chap,
ters in the book is concerned with the
famous "Agadir incident" of 1911. On
'that occasion Europe was brought to
the verge of war and the German war
party exerted every effort to bring
about a rupture of diplomatic relations with France. The German warship Panther entered the Agadir harbor, but was withdrawn by the captain after he had received an ultimatum from French and British warships.
Dr. Graves states tbat he himself was
despatched by the Kaiser with a secret verbal message to lhe captain of
the Panther who was instructed on no
account to use force, even though lie
might receive contrary official Instructions. The incident, according
to Dr. Graves, was deliberately
brought about by the German Emperor, as a means of determining how
closely Britain was willing to stand
by Prance in the event, of trouble.
"It took a master stroke to bring the
situation up to the point of war," says
the author, "for it was a dangerous
business,' with all Germany roaring
for war���ami then avert war when
England and France wero on the verge
of It. "the results were before hiin.
By. creating the situation, he knew
that he had two powerful enemies opposed to him, Good! What he would
do now would be to try to take ona
nation and secretly ally himself with
it, leaving the other out In the cold.
Then began Hie intrigues whicli planned the isolation nf France."
Of the belief whicli prevailed among
some pacificists .el'ore the outbreak of
war that German Socialism would
prove powc .'ful enough to prevent a
European arniageddon. Dr. Graves
says, "To a close student these assertions are absolutely wrong. Teutonic
Germanic races have ever been given
to deeply analytical, philosophical
studies, criticising and dissecting
the policies of their rulers. But underlying you will find a deeply practical
sense and appreciation of material
benefits" The German Socialist is in
fact a practical dreamer, quite in contrast to his mercurial, effervescent
Latin prototype.
Dr. Graves believes the German
secret service lo be the most efficient.
In the world. Next, comes Prance and
ttussia and then Britain which has
only entered seriously into secret service work on the continent of Europe
during the past few years, but during
that period has made great progress.
Ue claims that In addition to the
fleet of Zeppelins and other airships
the possession of which Germany has
acknowledged, others the nature of
whose construction has been kept a
strict secret are also in reserve. These
have never been used In the general
manoeuvres. In these ships the Germans "have overcome the, condition of
tulk and heaviness   of   structure by
their government chemists devising
Hie formula of a material that is lighter limn aluminum yet wlilcn possesses
all that metftl'S density und which hm;
the flexibility of steel. Airships not
aiming Hie twelve Gerniany admits
officially are made of this material. Us
formula is a government secret and
Kngland or France would give thousands uf dollars lo possess it.
"Tbe object Ion of the inllinniuablllly
Iol the lifting power has alio beon
I iiveretime. Tlie power of the ordinary
hydrogen gas in all Its various forum
has been multiplied threefold by a new
government chemical laboratory. Tills
, gas lias also the enormous advantages
i of lieing absolutely non-inflammable.'1
Dr. Graves   expresses   tlie   opinion
that aeroplanes cannot prove sureosH-
i ful iu attacks upon Zeppelins, because
i the   Zeppelins   can   rise to a   much
! greater height,   " iliey don't   have to
aim.    They simply dump   overboard
some of tin new explosive, of Hie Ger-
j man government, these new chemicals
having the property of selling on lire
I anything  Hint Ihey  hit.    They    are
[ simply throwing something at the city
; of   London,   And   remember   lhat
I wlienever one of the new German explosives strikes, conflagration begins.
Tlio "Japanese peril,"   Dr.   Graves
stales, Is a bogey deliberately liianu-
| facturod by tho German government
I "to keep America's hands full ln   the
event of the coming European war. It
is all bluff,   and occasionally Japan
! must be rewarded for keeping up Hie
j bluff.   Let me emphasize, with all due
j knowledge of the alarmist's fears that
the United Slates need never fear the
I 'Yellow Peril' as long as she does not
I antagonize Hie   dominant powers   of
Tlie information as to Hie danger
which Dr. Graves said threatened
the Forth Bridge, was given "in return
for England's fair treatment of me
during my trial." Of the events which
preceded his arrest he says:
"Going "da March,    1    arrived   in
Edinburgh and put up al, the old Bed-
lord Hotel on Prince's slreet, a quiet
select Scottish hostelry,   I  registered
under my quasi-correct name of A. K.
, Graves, M.D.,    Turo, Australia.    My
1 "stunt" was to convey the impression
j of being an Australian physician tak-
| ing additional   post-graduate   courses
: at the famous Scottish seat of medical
', learning.   After a few days' residence
! at the Bedford,   1 installed myself In
i private quarters   at a Mrs. llaelead's,
j 21!  Craiglea Drive,  Edinburgh.    Ths
| ordinary expense provided for my re-
; sidential quarters was  ?75 a week.
i This, of course, did not include "extras" such as entertaining,   motors,
"For the first fortnight    I quietly
took my bearings, creating a suggestion that I was a semi-invalid.   Having by   this time, familiarized myself
with Edinburgh    and surroundings, I
| made frequent trips to Hie Firth of
��� Forth,   upon   which was located tho
! Rossylli base. Now across the Firth
j there is a long bridge. 11 is between
the ltossyth base and the North Sea.
! Warships going to and from Hie naval
] station pass nude.- it.   But more about
i this bridge   later���something for the
I benefit of th. English admiralty.
"Gradually I worked myself into the
confidence of ono of the bridge keepers.   I shall not give, the man's name,
for to do so would be to injure bim,
an'd quite unwillingly he gave me, facilities for studying the naval base and
furnished me with scraps of informa-
t tion that I wanted lo know. For this ho
received no money and he was not a
traitor to his country.    Through the
I little acquaintance I struck up with
i him I was able to make a thorough
i study of Hie bridge and its structure���
j a strategic point,   the   bridge.   Also,
j through the offices ot my good friend
I the keeper, 1 was introduced to som^
| of his "pals" In the waterguard.   Be-
i cause of my  intimate knowledge of
| Boffbie Burns, Waller Scott, "inside"
i history ot I .'nice Charlie, antl���ahem
j ���Scottish   proclivity   for  a  drop   o'
j whisky,   they accepted me as a half
; Scotchman.
"From the   waterguard   I obtained
1 more definite   information   regarding
I the ltossyth base.    So much for the
I topographical knowledge which conUl
only he obtained    through    personal
j contact with men   who actually knew
| every Inch of the ground. The charts
I back In   Berlir    could   not give me
I that exact,   information.   The higher
j scientific data   of ,the   fortifications
! and the base,   I obtained by social intercourse   with high placed   officials
���officers and  engineers at ltossyth
��� whom  I  entertained    at    various
"Tlie schooling I had received in the
silhouettes presently came in handy.
One night my friend, the bridge tender, learned tbat the .fleet was getting
up steam. Accordingly, I stood on
the bridge that night, and waited. At
five o'clock in the morning a gray,
rainy foggy morning, through which
the ships moved almost ghost-like, I
made out sixteen war vessels. From
their silhouettes, I knew them to be
dreadnouglits, cruisers, and torpedo
boat destroyers. At once I filed a
cable by way of Brussels Informing
the Intelligence Department of the
German navy that an English fleet
sixteen strong had put to sea. Subsequently I learned that in describing
the sixteen ships T had made enly one
mistake "
The Royal Horse Artillery
Charged   Through   an   Avalanche   of
A thrilling story la told of the gal-
lantry of tbe Itoyal Hone Artillery
and iho destruction uf one of tho big
German guiiB during the fighting ou
the River Alsue.
Tho Germain, were moving one ot
their biggest gnus, drawn by a team
of 40 odd burses, behind a range of
bills. They had to pass a gap, whicli
exposed tbem to view. Tbo move
ment of Hie guns was screened by a
body of Hussars, but something went
amiss witli the cavalry at tho critical moment, anil our gunners catching sight of the, movement, promptly
made up their minds to have a go.
Tlie great artillery duel was raging
at tho full, shells were fulling like
There was a sudden slntter of
wheels, and out Into the open rushed
u battery of horse artillery. Tho wnr
horses, driven at, lieuillotig speed,
thundered over lhe uneven ground
at racing puce.
The gun carriages, almost lifted
from tlie ground liy tbo headlong
rush, bounced over tho broken surface, while guns were trained on
them from every angle whilo shells
were bursting round them.
Still tho gunners rode bravely on
Ihrough that avalancho of destruction���i(, was Britain at ber lips!.
They reached the angle they had
raced for, and the gnus slipped into
action as though lt were a trial day
at tho Curragh camp.
The big gun of the enemy, with
its long train of horses, came from
behind tho screen of hills to cross
the second gap, flanked by a squad
of cavalry.
Then the field artillery spoke, its
deep-toned growling scarcely heard
amidst the deafening thunder that
was shaking tho whole battlo front
like the booming of breakers on cliff-
crowned coasts. Shell followed shell
with lightning speed and deadly accuracy, the littlo hand of British
gunners slipping round their guns
with cat-llko activity and coolness.
The squad of cavalry in tho gap
felt the iron hall, and men and
horses wont down in tangled heaps,
The enemy tried vainly to rush
the big gun across tho miry ground
to the safety of the hills ahead. The
horses went down and the men with
them; then, llko hammers on an anvil, the shells fell upon tho long grey
gun that Krupps had built for the
Biege of Paris, until it lay a useless
mass of steel!
Acre of Wheat for Empire
Patriotic suggestion by Saskatchewan
Grain Growers' Association
Acting on the suggestion from one
of Hie memberB of the Saskatchewan
Grain Growers' Association, the central organiaztion is making a unique
patriotic appeal to the farmers of this
province. The appeal ts that each
grain grower will set apart one acre
of land to sow with wheat next spring
the proceeds from which will be given
to the Patriotic fund. The central organization has a lopled this plan as lt
appeals to them as a fair one, in which
all .the farmers, whether they had a
poor crop '.his year or not, may lake
As the association has 850 locals,
it is anticipated that the acreage under cultivation for patriotic purposes
will be 50,000 acres and the crop, at
an average of 12 bushels per acre, as
this year, would mean 600,000. bushels
of grain or almost an equal amount
of money. Truly a princely offering
from the farmers of Saskatchewan.
Ross Rifles Ordered
Factory at Quebec Working Night and
Day and .undays
For the lirst time tho Ross rifle factory has started Sunday work, besides
working night and day week days to
get ahead with the contract for a hundred thousand rides which it has just
received from the British coverument,
and which calls for complete delivery
in the space of a year. Tlicre are now
about 800 employees at the factory
and this number will be gradually increased until there aro practically
double that number, which will be
shortly after Uie new year. Tho rifle
demanded by the Imperial authorities
is th", same as issued to tho Canadian
contingent. Extensive additions are
being mnde to the factory.
England Will Not Forget
India may be assured that Great
Britain will never forget. The ambition of British rule in India has always been to secure the well-being of
its people. There have been blunders, and there have been misunderstandings, but India has shown us
that, with the fine instinctNif a highly Intelligent and highly civilized race,
she appreciates the good intentions
and .hat, with an equally fine chivalry,
she forgets the blunders. Now we
stand together for all time, two races
made as one by loyalty to the same
Throne and to the same ideals of progress and honor.���London Daily Express.
Kaid Maclean Bereaved
That gadant old Scottish soldier,
Kaid Sir Henry Maclean, has suffered
a severe bereavement in the death of
his only surviving son, Captain Andrew De Vere Maclean, of the East
Surrey Regiment. Captain Maclean,
who was In the Special Reserve of
Officers, joined his regiment at the
outbreak ot the war, and fell in the
fighting on the Aisne.
Sir Harry himself, before taking
service as military instructor of the
Moorish Army, was in the 69th Foot,
now the 2nd Battalion of the Welsh
An Interesting Article Written Six Years ago Giving the Opinion
of a high German Personage on the Probable outcome
of Present War   Expected to win within Six Months
A good deal has been written ahout
the terms to bo imposed on Germany
when tlio time comes to uiuke peace
It is interesting to know, writes the
London correspondent of the Scotsman, what the Germans themselves,
when looking forward tu this war,
thought would be Hie price they would
have tO pay iu the event of defeat. In
thu latest Dumber  to   band  ot the
French colonial organ, "La Depcche
ColOUlaU." there Is republished an ur-
tieio which appeared In tha columns
of that journal just six years age, ln
September, 11)08. In this irtlule a contributor reported a conversation be
had had with "a high German personage" on tho prospects of n European
war, and uomo of the statements then
advanced make Instructive reading at
tho present time. This "high German
personagn"--speal(iiig It will be re-
membered, six years ago���said that in
Germany war was expected to breaa
out ln live years' time. The military
authorities wero uot ready for It at
the moment, but they calculated that
in five years they would be ready to
beat both France on land and this
country on the sen.
ln their anticipated conquest ot
France they wero relying on the
French religious and political dissensions, on tho spirit of anti-militarism
on the proclamation of a general
strike by tbo Labor Federation at
tho outbreak of -/ar, on tlie physical
and moral decadence of the French,
on the disorganized condition of their
army and navy, on the pacific character of nioBt of their educationists,
and on the revolt of Hie natives in
tho French colonies, lt was admitted,
however, that thero was another sliLi
to the picture In tho event ot war
between the powers of the Triple Al
liance and the Triple Entente, thu
Herman prophet predicted a blockade
of Hie North Sea liy tho British and
.ranch fleets; the intervention ot
Denmark, which would necesslta'. j tha
detachment Ot a German army corps
to keep watch on that country; a
i .ublo revolt in I'rvislan Poland aud
Jn Alsace Lorraine; a war which
might Inst six mouths, and consequently a defensive war oi the pari
of France on her eastern frontier;
the landing of a British nriiiy of 120,-
nun men, commanded by Sir John
French; an attack by an enemy of a
quarter of a minioL Russians in Bait
Prussia where Germany would be con.
tent to '. C' o . the defensive with
throe army corps, tho weakness of tho
support given by Italy to the Trlplo
Alliance; and a molt in German West
If the war were to last long��r than
six months, the opinion was expressed
that Germany would bo ruined, and
the terms to which she might have to
submit if her plans miscarried were
set out as follows: Tho restoration of
Metz and i jrraln. to France; the neutralization of Alsace under the rule of
a Prince elected by the rest of Europe; tho restoration of Schleswig-
Ilolstein to Denmark; a war Indemnity of 100 mlllio.-; to France, would
also take over Togoland and Hie Cam-.
croons, tlie surrender to Great Britain
of West Africa, Heligoland, half \
dozen German battleships and a dozen
Herman cruisers; a war inleninity ol
1B0 millions from Germany and Aus-
tr- to Uu sin, and other modifications ot Germany's eastern frontiers.
lt may be doubted (concludes the
correspondent:!:) If Germany will get
t.tf so lightly as this, financially, when
the time comes for settlement.
Germans Fled from Booty Repairing Airship in Clouds
A Funeral Procession and t: Herd of
Oxen Frighten the Enemy
Refugees from Russian Poland relate the following doings of the German troops In that territory.
A German force, headed by Lieutenant von Laur.itz, entered Konin
and occupied it without meeting any
resistance. The Germans Immediately ordered the Inhabitants to bring
them twenty hostages���fifteen Jews
and tlvo Christians���who represented
the wealth and the prominence of tho
When the hostages appeared before
the commander he told them that a
deep pit had beeu dug in the cemetery, and that it his orders wero not
carried out to the letter live Jews
and one Christian would be shot forthwith and burled together in the pit
prepared for the purpose.
After this grave warning tlie lieutenant commanded tho terrorized
hostages immediately to deliver to
him 200 watches, 2()0 alarm clocks,
and 228 fur caps, the deficiency in
the figures to be compensated for by
a payment of 100 marks (��5) per
While this decree was in course of
execution Lieutenant vou Lounitz ordered his breakfast, lu the menu ot
which figured 2 lb. of salmon and
three bottles of cognac, and also
breakfast for the lower ranks, who
were to be treated to the same number of courses with the exception of
the "delicious" salmon. As, however,
there was not an ounce of salmon
obtainable throughout the length ami
breadth of tho town of Konin, the
lieutenant "graciously condescended
to delete this item front the menu.
When the breakfast was over, a
parade was organized in the marketplace, the main feature of which consisted in tlio soldiers standing erect
with loaded rifles and reverently saluting Lieutenant von Launltz, who,
inebriated almos'. to blindness by the
cognac, was making convulsive,
though pompous and boastful, movements on his horse.
In the midst of the magnificent
operation and all the grandeur attending it a funeral procession was
observed in the distance. Tho Germans took this to be a company of
Cossacks and fled In great panic together with their drunken commander, to a village close by.
Hero they composed themselves and
commenced a rigorous plundering
campaign. Having packed all their
spoils on vans, uiey were just making the final preparations for their
giorious departure when "Lhe;- were
suddenly impeded by an impenetrably
dense colud of "smcke" coming nearer
and nearer to their, ranks.
Thinking it was the effect of guns
of the approaching Cossa-:ks, they
again fled in terror, leaving only
cheaply bought booty behind them.
Meantime out of the mass of "smoke
naively emerged a herd of innocent
A few days later three German officers came to Koniu, and after investigating the "brave exploits" of
Lieutenant von Launltz returned the
fur xiaps r.nd some of tho other plunder to Hie owners who had eo quickly
delivered them in response to- the
lieurenafit's threatening decree.
Cates��� Are you keeping neutral
right, along'.'
Clemens���J have been neutral for so
long I have forgotten by tbls time
which coi   ttles are fighting.
Breathless Feat Two Thousand   Feet
Above the Sea, During Channel
Tho mnn who walked over Niagara
on a tight-rope will have to take a
hack seat ln favor of our Intrepid
naval airmen. Heie Is the offici-.l account ot a deed, the bare imagination
of which take one's breath away: "On
one occasion, during one of the airship
patrols, it becamo necessary to change
a propeller blade of one of the engines. Tho captain feared lt would b*
necessary to descend for this purpose,
but two of the crew Immediately volunteered to carry out this difficult
task In the air, and, climbing out on
to tho bracket carrying the propellor
shafting, they completed the hazardous work of changing the propeller's
hlado two thousand feet above the
This Is an ext let from an account
of the operations of our naval . irmea
communicated by the secretary of the
admiralty to the press burer.u. The report states that during Hie course ot
tho war the Royal-Naval Air "Service
���naval wing of the Royal Flying
Corps���has not been Idle, airships,
aeroplanes, and seaplanes having
proved their value in many undertakings,' While tho Expeditionary Force
was being moved abroad, a strong
patrol to the eastward of the Straits
of Dover was undertaken by both seaplanes and airships of the Naval Air
Service. The airships remained steadily patrolling between the French and
English coasts, sometimes for twelve
hours on end, while further to the
east, with ihe assistance of the Belgian authorities, a temporary eapiana
tase was established at Ostcnd, and s
patrol kapt up with seaplanes between
this place and Hie Knglish coast opposite. By this means it was Impossible
for the enemy's ships to approarli the
straits without being seen for many
Belgian Farmers for Saskatchewan
A movement having in view the settlement of Belgian farmers in SaskaU
ohewan has been started at Hegina
and is receiving good support, Lieutenant Governor 3rown having agreed
ot act as patron to the Belgian relief
committee in charge of this work.
Careful atiention will be given to the
details of the scheme in order that
ihe results may be satisfactory. Tha
Pootmans Bros., who are of Belgium
extract and residents at Regina, art
among the members of the relief committee, and are endeavoring to carry
out the scheme to a successful conclusion. It is claimed that the Belgian farmers are among the most skilled in the world and with the desolation In tlieir own land, caused by
war, it is recog.iized that many of
them will have to immigrate to othtr
li nils, aud as Saskatchewan ha-- aa
abundance of land, not now cultivate
ed, the opportunities for these Belgian farmers to settle in this country would be great. Lleutentmt Governor Brown, iu discussing thia
scheme recently pointed out that the
Belgians would make excellent dairy,
men and market gardeners.
Extend Rural Free Delivery
The post office department has extended the system of free rural mail
delivery In nearly every part of Ca_-
ada during the past? suinme .
Th-y have evidently   never forgot,
of more  than    seventy post ofiica*''
since Uie end ot August THE COURTENAY REVIEW
B. C.
Canadian Fiiitlniuks-Miirse Engines and Pumplug Outfits
Horseshoeing and  boat  Irons
n Specialty
Trv o ir Bxcelsior Hoof
A W irk Guaranteed
g *    and Express Wagons
.itili'cil and Sold al the Lowest Possible Price
Blacksmitl      I Carriage Builder COURTENAY
j   Rot*
n's Mentholated White Pine
Cough Syrup, 50c a bottle
Robe"i      _   Hygenic   Tooth   Paste.     A fragrant
dentifi       has cleans and beautifies the teeth,
in tubes 25c
Rob<  . m'm Drug Store, Courtenay
Cc B  C.
First-class   A datiou.   Best
Q.iality Wil     ' s and Cigars
R.   Mi "  ' ' , Prop.
Cumberl md Hotel
Oond Accomoil',' Cusine ExccHea
Ww. M    yfield
To the Electors oi Courteuay
I respectfully solicit your vote anil influence as Alderman nt the forthcoming
Municipal .lection, and if elected I will
do all In uiy power to further the intcr-
esta of Courtenav.
Courtenay, Ii. c.
City of Courtenay, B. C, First Municipal Election 1915
At the request of a large number of Electors of
this City, I have decided to become a candidate for
the office of Alderman at the forthcoming election.
As promised last week, I append hereto an outline of my views
on the most important matters relating to tlie welfare of our citr
1. That the City Council should give their services free of
charge for the first year
2. Thut the Citv should be governed independent of any
party politics
3| Thnt the Municipality should lie devilled into wards and
thereby prevent the exercise of uny partiality or selfishness that illicit arise
4. Thnl no increase in the rate of taxation should lie made
for the forthcoming year on real property. The only
case in whicli I would lie ill f.'ivor of any increase would
lie on the saloons
5. That all By-laws und other matters appertaining to the
welfare of the City should be thoroughly gone inlo liy
the Council so Unit justice may lie done to all persons
living within the Municipality
6. That no outlay by the Couucil should exceed the revenue
earned by the City for the coming year
7. Tlirtt all streets, sidewalks aud other public works should
as fur as possible be done by statute labor
8. That no private company or companies should be allowed
to exploit our public utilities without lirst making terms
and conditions with tlie City Council
If I am elected I intend to do my very best for the interests
of the whole of the City, and as I can devote the most of my
time to the interests of the Electors, I solicit their votes at the
coming election
Lake Trail, Courtenay, B. C.
Comox   '!. C.
Ecst Meal- North of Nanlamo
lChoicest Li,       and Cigars
C. A.  Mariiu,   Prop.
NEW   EiA      _D   HOTEL
liar supplied with llie finest brands of
Li' i" 1 Cigars
|OS    lVAI.K_.li -       Proprietor
To the Electors of Courtfenay
I respectfully solicit your vote ami influence as Alderman nt the forthcoming
Municipal Election, and if elected I will
do all In my power to further the interests of Courtenay.
Courtenay, B. C.
Money to Loan
The Com     nay Hotel
Every Conv"      ce for Guests
i"11_   .(.una , for Sportsmen
. i the    ... r WINES and
Tii [!_ IRS at the Bar
)HN J'        i ON,     Prop.
z fin*   lew stock 'if
Fuiitj V'ty Goorls
Su..ott _. Kirkwood
Undertakers and
Night or Day Calls iPromptly
Phone 27 Courtenay
I have $1000 to Loan
at 8 per cent.
for a term of years on
approved security
Courtenay, B. C.
Talking of Sister Su
"Sister Susie's 9c ;,;   n tlie kitchen on
a 'Singer,
Then':', mil     nil miles of flntinel on the
floor and up the stairs,
And father says ils rotton getting mixed
up witli the cotton
And sitting on  tin  needles whicli   she
k-aves upon the chnii's,
And should you knocl at oui steeet door
Ma whispi ri    ', nm,   i,i-.i<l.,,'
Then "'i, i a     is,   she
says with '"vin,. pi ide:
'Sister Susie's sewing shirts for soldiers,"
Such ski:  at sewing shirts our shy young
Sister Susie shows,
Some soldiers semi   epistles, say   tli  I
soo nersleep in thistles   '      ,Kr
Thanthe saucy,   soft,   short  shir ts   'o
soldiers, Sister Susie sews."
���Grand Rapids News
The date for the opening of Parliament at Ottawa will likely be
Thursday, February 4,
It is reported that the Germans
have evacuated Ostend.
H. H. Stevens M. P., says
the C��uadian Banking system
works all right at normal times,
but has fallen down in this time of
Compressed air is used by a
Waihington inventor to force burning fluids into holes in stumps until
they are destroyed more effectively
than when dynamite is used.
To   The Electors   of   Courtenay
respectfully asks your support at  the
forthcoming Election as Alderman
Vote and Influence
respectfully solicited for
as Mayor for 1915
To electorc of Courteuay:--
In soliciting your suffrages at the
forthcoming election I wish to state
that I am in favor of low taxation.
City owning all  public utilties.
Government maintainence of
trunk roads through the city.
Encouraging industries to locate
within our city.
I am not in favor of selling debentures at low valuation for the
purpose of taking over public utilities, or auy other purpose, as it is
not consistent  with   low taxation.
I am not in fsvor of holding our
city back by antagonizing enterprises which are desirous of locating in our community.
Generally speaking I believe we
should go slow, in view of the per-
sent financial stringency,
It elected I will doal! within my
power for tlie best interests of
I am not in favor of increasing
the number of liquor licenses within the city.
City of Courtenay Elections
I respectfully solicit your vote and influence as Independent Alderman at the
forthcoming elections. If elected, mv
best efforts will be given to the best for
Courteuay. |     y
The Orchard, Courtenay.
I beg to announce my candidacy for
the ofiice of Alderman, and respectfully
solicit your support. 1 inn not tied to
auy political creed or faction, and am
firmly convinced that civic affairs should
be run on business, and not on political
Courteuay, li. C.
To the Electors of Courtenay
I respectfully solicit your vote find in-
fiuence as Alderman at tlie forthcoming
Municipal Election, and if elected I will
do all in my power to farther the interests of Courtenav.
Courtenay, _. 0.
City of Courtenay, H. C, First Mnnici-
j pal Election 1915
I respectfully solicit your vote and Influence as Alderman at the forthcoming
Municipal Elections and it elected I will
do all in my power to further the interests of Courlenay,
Courtenay, B. C.
To the Elector.- of Courtenay
To the Electors of Courtenay
  j     I respectively.solicit your vole and in-
I respectfully solicit your vote and in- fluence 'as Alderman at the  forthcoming
fluence as Alderman at the  forthcoming Municipal   Election, and if elected I will
Municipal Election, and if elected I will do all in my power to further in the in-
do all in my power to further the inter- terests of courlenay,
ests of Courtenay. GKOUGEKNDALL,
Courtenay, B. C.
To the Electors of Courtenay
I respectfully solicit your vete and influence as Alderman at the forthcoming
Municipal Election, and if elected I will
do all in my power to further the interests of Courtenay.
Courtenay, B,
Courtenny, B. C
To the Electors of Courtenay
I respectfully solicit your vote and
influence as Alderman at the forthcoming Municipal Election, and if elected
I will do all in my power to further the
interests of Courtenay.
Courtenay, B. C.
Good Morning!
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guarantee, hacked by a live milfoil dollar ootupauy, either
3  Pairs oi our  75c value
American Silk Hosiery,
or      4  Pairs  ol our  50c value
American Cashmere Hosiery,
or      4  fair* ol our  50c value
American Cottnn-I,lsle Hose,
or      6 I'airi ol Children's Hosiery
Give the conr, si/.'', au I whether
Ladles' or Gents' hosl.'ry 1��� desired
DON'T DE .AY Offer expires
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The International Hosiery Co.
P. (). Box 244
Every 25 cents spent in my
store   entitles   purchaser   to
one chance on a
Gurney Coal Stove
Swan's Old Stand, Courtenay
In North and South, in East
and West,
Alton's Handmade Shoes will
stan.I the Test.
Willard's Harness Emporium
Fine Showing of  Horse   Blankets,   Lap
Rugs, Gloves, Trunks, Suit Cases, Etc.
Harness Repaired Neatly
Cumberland and Courtenay
R.  N.  Fitzgerald
Contractor and Builder
Plans   and   Estimates Furnished,
First   Class   Workmanship and
Materials Guaranteed
Established Resident of Courtenay
& Hand
Gasoline Engines Repaired & Overhauled
hegs to announce that he has
repurchased his old harher
business from Mr. Smith and
will be pleased to meet all his
old customers at the old stand
Next to the  Opera   House
The  Comox Barber   Shop
Oldest Shop in Courtenay
Nothing  But First Class Work
Guaranteed.    Baths in connection
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