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VOL. 5
COURTENAY. B. .C. THURSDAY APRIL 26 1917
NO. 23
GEO. J. HARDY
LAND AGENT AND AUCTIONEER
NOTARY PUBLIC
Telephone 10 COURTENAY
$6.00 Per Ton
Delivered in Courtenay
All Orders Will Receive Prompt Attention
D. KILPATRICK
Phone 43 Courtenay
What  does  the   Puntledge
i   River do for Courtenay? _
It lights our streets, business houses
and residences.
It cooks our food.
It prints our " Review "
It runs our machine shops.
It charges our storage batteries..
It pumps our water.
It makes our sausages.
It washes and irons our clothes.
It presses our suits.
It runs our sewing machines, and
many other things too numerous to
mention,
Although it is but a humble stren.n it
does its work just as well as the mighty
Niagara (loirs all these things for the
great cities of the Must.
It does tlieill better than anything else
could possibly tlo,
It is the Ever Willing Servant. It
stands ready to do your bidding twenty
four lionrfl ill the day, ami three lfiin-
dred nntl sixty-live days .11 tbe vear.
lis power is furnished lo us through a
win- ninl exactly where it is needed.
It tloes its work silently, ana it brings
not the least bit of dirt with it, and it
leaves not tlie i lightest bit o( dirt be-
liintl it.
Ii yon have any work for this wonderful servunt to do just phone
Ccuilenay  Electric
Light. Heat and Power
Company Limited
Local Lines
Remember the Herald,
Harry Loggie returned last week
from ii business trip to Vancouver,
While the re he .sold his gtiscline
launch Peggy for a good figure,
Corpl. Jones was up from Quali-
cuiu Bench over the week end. He
is improv. ing nicely,
On Monday morning Mr, J. B,
Holmes received the sad intelligence that his son William had losl
his life iii tbe battle now raging in
France,
On Wednesday evening last Mrs.
McLennan received an official uo-
notice tbat her husband was wounded and missing, On Saturday evening another message came that
lie was wounded and in a French
hospital. On Wednesday morning
n third .wire was received from
Ottawa stating that he had he.u
killed it! action.
At the Sandwick ball on Tuesday evening next Mrs. J. S. Chalmers will lecture under tlie auspices of the women's Instilule on
''Canning and Butter making,"
and on Wednesday evening at the
Agricultural Hall oii "Ilow to
make a good living on a small
ranch,"
The Courtenay aud Comox Valley Conservative Association will
bold a "Smoker" in the Agricultural Hall, Courteuay, on Tuesday
May ist, tit 5 p, m. This will be
in the nature of a "get together"
social evening for all Conservatives
and supporters of ourFedeial member, Mr, H. S, Clements. A musical program has been arranged and
refreshments will be served and an
enjoyable evening is anticipated.
Cleveland Bicycles and bicycle
supplies at the Ford Garage.
For Sale���Disk harrow, plough,
, cultivator, express wagon, Singer
sewing machine. Apply at Elk
Hotel,!
| For Sale���Bay Mare, harness
and light express. Apply w,
Douglas, Courtenay.
Seed Potatoes���For Sale. Early
Rose and Burbanks, Apply to
pritchard & Sons, Comox.
Mammoth White Pekin Duck
Eggs for sale, $1.00 per dozen.
Book your orders now. Apply at
Review Office.
House to Let���At corner of Union Street and Cumberland Road.
Also lot adjoining For particulars apply at Review office.
For highest prices in hides, scrap
metal and old rubbers, see W.
Douglas, Courtenay.
Children's and Misses stockings
in great variety and prices at Sut-
liff's.
Go to McBryde's for quality
bread,
Sutton's seeds are RELIABLE
and it always Pays to get the best.
Write for catalogue. F. R, F.
Biseoe. Comox P, O, Also agent
for Layritz Nurseries, All stock
propagated near Victoria, aud acclimatized to Vancouver Island,
Thoroughbred White, Wyandotte
eggs $i.5o ner setting.
Wood For Sale���$.) per load cash.
Teaming aud carting done. L.
Alexatldet, Courtenay.
Mrs Kilpatrick and daughter
Amy left on Sunday's boat for
Vancouver.
Mrs. Saunders! "of Victoria, Is
spending the week with her brother
Mr. F, H, Janes, Upper Road,
On Friday and Saturday eveuin. s
of last week a travelling motion
picture show played Ij a fair sized
audience,
Mr. Fil/.patrick of Victoria nr-
riv.d in Courtenay on Tuesday
evening ou a tour of inspection of
the IJ, C. Telephone office.
On Mou lay evening the Eck-
bart family gave an exhibition of
bell ringing, etc. in the Agricultural Hall, The entertainment
was followed by a dance.
Tlle Courtenay girls Basket-ball
team defeated the Cumberland team
iu thu Agricultural flail on Thtirs-
'ay evening     The score was 13-12
Mr, James Knight was down
visiting at the Riverside hotel for a
few days this week,
The Matsqui was in with a cargo
of feed and hay for tbe Royal Standard c,rain Co, yesterday.
Mrs. Murphy, who has been
Visiting her sister Mrs. Ii. Towler,
lefi on Friday for her borne iu
Montana,
word came through yesterday
that Bert Vogel of Little River bad
be.11 killed. Hrt was the first Co.
mors boy to enlist in the 102nd Batt,
Tlie eutertaitimeut at Comox last
night was an excellent one, full re
port of which will he given next
week. Tbeie is a probability of it's
being given in Courtenay shortly,
theatrical   performance   and
will be given by the Denmau
A enjoyable dance was
wards.
ire 11
Proceed:
iefresh-
for tbe
lafety  First
Go f<>
For Fresh   Tobacco,  Cigars
Confectioner*,'   and
Soft Drinks.
Isabel St.    i" yal Bank
Comox Creamery-
Butter
55c per lb. this week
A
dam
Island Dramatic Club in the  Den
Held after-1 m.u Athletic Club Hall on Friday,
April 27.    Admission,   Cents
Another echo of the  wildcatting ladies 50c, children 25c,
days of four years  ago resounded "leuts prov.ded,
through the valley this week when | &��' Cross Society
a gentleman came up irom Victoria
to try and  enforce  payment for a
number of lots that  had heen purchased iu lhe bush  back  of  headquarters.    Tbe purchasers of these
ots had ceased   making   payments
"   '   J , llie mimes  oi   any
years ago, and some of them do not! ,,     ,   ���.,,,, >.      '-,     ,���
, ,    . ... . I 1 eopie Wlio  live    ill    BlUSS
intend being   lilehlentr    ln'.o part-l    ,      ,,      , ,, ,
.,, " , '       V_diuti;.i nol Ihrow stones
ing with any more good money tor >���
something   which   they    consider      Mr_   i.-i,.,,.,,,, 1, ���_  ,._,,.;
-
-
something   which
valueless,
Mr, John Johnston has secured
the Contract for putting down sidewalks in the Orchard and ou the
Lake Trail. In the Orchard the
length of sidewalk will be approximately 1040ft, and on the Lake
Trail over 3000 ft. The price tor
both is $240. Of course Mr. Johnston does not expect to get rich
quick on these co .tracts, but lie
savs he will put them dowu according to specifications, If we had
a few more men as public spirited
and as liberal as Mr. Johnst.n this
would be a much better town as far
as public improvements go.
Mis. Fl<tdier has receive
ci.al notice that her brother   I.: ul
Leo. McKiniion had b.en ktile '���
Viinv Ridge   ou   Faster   Mond
He left two years ago with the joth
Batt, and was wounded at Givu ki,
a year ago.    Recovering,  he agaii
went to the front, and   was   tn
Lieutenant on the field.    His lather  Archie   McKinnon,   resides   a*
Comox, a   brother,   is   mayor   of
Rev. lstoke, and bis sister   is   *��� rs
P. Fletcher, wife of   the   popular
conductor on the E, & N,   passenger train.    He was was   well  and
favoiably known   throughout   the
Island, was unmarried and 25 years
of age.
Seed  Potatoes!
We have a splendid stock of " Early
Rose " Seed Potatoes. These are
fine large clean goods for which we
anticipate a large demand, so you
will be well advised to place your
order at an ��� early date. Few Bur-
banks and Elephants
& CO.
*vi <���**"*�� iy
f~V   ��
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PRACTICAL
Watchmaker jeweler and Optician
Special 15 Jeweled  Lever  watch $ 6.50
Special   7 do do - 4.53
Waltham 17        do do - 12.50
Fully Guaranteed in Screw Cases
THE COURTENAY JEWELRY STORE THE   REVIEW.   CODBTNEY.   B. C.
A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY
10 CENTS PER PLUG
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The Squire's
Sweethear
KATHARINE TYNAJ.
WAHn. LOCK ^ CO.. LIMlTm
I .initio, M-bourne, and Ici-alo
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'Continued.)
'CHAPTER VII.
The Love of a Dcg
A day or two passed, and tlie
Squire had not seen Mrs. Bartlett.
He had been engrossed by other matters. The neighborhood was agog
with a new sensation, One day, when
Sir Gilbert South had gone up to
London by an early morning train,
Lady South and Margaret had driven to lln- slation aboul an hour
later, and had also departed for London, taking with them a couple of
tt.mks.    They had not returned.
Mrs. Ellison, Mrs. Dc Montmorency, and their kind were in high excitement ovcr so choice a bit of scant
dal, Thc soeinl gatherings of Silver-
dale were enlivened beyond experi-
ei ce by thc eager flood of conjecture, of assumption, which thc gossips poured unl v.lun they were met
together.
"For once," saitl Mrs. Dc Montmorency, pulling up the Squire, and
keeping liim standing by her ponv
carriage, palpably ill at ease���it
amused Mrs. Montmorency to shock
the Squire���"for once no one enn say
of Silverdale that it does not talk.
Wc can hardly wait lo hear each
olhcr."
The Squire looked down with thc
Unhappy expression hc often wore in
Mrs. lie Montmorency's society. Hc
found il hard to rebuke a woman. She
mimicked him very well indeed, tu
the huge delight of some ot her
friends,
"I wish it would find something
belter In talk about," he said, "1
believe there is nothing to talk about.
What affair i.s it of ours if Lady
Srn'tli and her daughter go away to
gather? I wonder they have not
gone long ago. If there was such a
thing as a So.cicty for the Protection
of Wives and Daughters it would
have had lo lake up Lady South's
case."
He went away gloomily. He insisted on believing, hut he could not
make oilier people believe. And,
after all, llicrc was the trouble in his
own mind about the things he had
Been, Above all, lhat meeting with
Lady South and Mr. Langton, or
wh itcver the maiv's name was, in that
out-of-the-way street in' North Lon
donj ihi- ami-in,-arm���all very well
for llu- class that usuall" frequented
those streets, but not a thing done in
his class or Lady South's, There
had been a preposterous air of lower -middle-class domesticity about it;
move preposterous because the tnaii
was obviously a gentleman, and no
om- could mistake Lady South for
anything bul a lady, lie wondered
where Margaret had been at that
moment, when she was nol keeping
guard.
The thought of Maragaret made
I im wince; then his lips li.htened
No, no, no; ihe thought nf Margare!
li rbadc any evil interpretation of the
queer, mysterious happening. The
lusl lime be had met Margaret she
1 I d looked at him wilh bright, deli
nni eyes���eyes without guile, The
eyes had said; "I am doing some
thing you disapprove of; I tlo nol
care I -.hall continue to do it." llm
there was onlv innocence in thai fearless and obstinate gaze, ll must brail right. Th- thought of ihe girl
forbade any evil Interpretation of
whal looked so strange, so inexplicable.
Going on his way, he knorkrd tip
againsl Mr. Pritchard, the Vicar, a
dark, clean-shaven young man    wilh
PASSED STOHE FROM BLADDER
JolIcUo, T.Q.
"During Ausust last, I went to
Montreal to consult a specialist i\&
1 lind licen sufferinff terribly with
Stouo in tho Iliad tier. Mo decided
to oper.i.e but sold tho stone was
too large to rerao o ami too hard
to crush. I returned home '.nd,
waa rocoiiuuombd by a iricwl to try
jmBP'
WRTKESL KIDNEYS
"Tltfiy relieved the pain. I con-
".Inner! to tike CIN riLLS, ru-l to
Joy grrnt Btuprlse t-.U'.l joy, I passed
tlie ctono.
"GIN PILLS pre the _qs(i .-.erli-
cino iu the woii-.i.   i win recommend them all the rest ol my life.
3. Albert Lcssrtrd."
Al! drtlgglato neU Oin Pills at
COc. a bo., or 0 boxes for $11.50.
NATIONAL DRUG St  CUFM-CAIs
OO.   OI1   CANADA.   LIMITED
Toronto, Ont, 70
trrr
W.     N.     U.     1150
eager, intense
lore expressive
aially are. Mr.
rnrii-il, nnd I lull isiuil intcri sl i
if Silver,l,le. I
In Squire lhal i
oi- a Vicar to 1
hat, unfortunalcl
io leanings Iowa
expression in
ilnn  English
Pritchard was
reforc a sourc
" ih : feminine
le had coniidci
r was embarrassing
c unmarried; but
y for Iiini, he hati
���ils matrimony,
:yta
unci f
rait
tl)
The two nun looked at each oil
lhcy bad a common anxiety.
"I have jusl met Mrs. De Mont
morency," said lhe Squire.
"I know," returned the Vicar, wi'h
a  sigh.    "I  met her Ihis morning as
she brought the flowers for the
church. 1 wanted to tell her to take
away her girl. But we arc all cbw-
.nls. These women do not understand their responsibility, By the
way, 1 have made enquiries, Tinman's name is really l.augton. He
is quite a well-known surgeon in
Chappell Place, \V. Such a man docs
not easily hide himself. Hc is going
about his business as usual. So much
1 have ascertained indirectly���wlth-
cut Idling my informant know why
I was interested. 1 shall go and see
him  on the first possible opportuni-
ty."
"Why not today?" asked, the
Squire.
"I've a funeral at two o'clock. Tomorrow is the Bishop's visitation. 1
can hardly get away before Monday."
"I shall go," said the Stpiire, on a
sudden impulse.
"You?"
"Yes; Pvc becn meaning to run
lip and stay a nio-ht with the boy. It
does me good. He takes me io a
theatre, gives mc supper at the Savoy. Sometimes ii is a music-hall.
You've no idea what a rowdy youngster he is. While 1 am with him 1
forget to be fogy."
"You should be with him oflencr,"
said the Vicar, whom Hilary had
pronounced a man and a brother although a parson. "You should let
yourself go a bit, Mevrick. Fogy!
Why should you bc a fogy? You ar:
a voting man still."
The Squire put away the subject
of bis fogydoin. Of late be had
Ij- en less content to be a fogy.
"I'll have an early lunch, and gel
lhe 2:45," he said. "Perhaps 1 won't
spend the night with Hilary, if there's
any news. If I have any news I'll
nm In to you on,, my way from lhe
slation."
"I hope there will be news. By
lhc way. Hilary and Miss Soulh are
grent friends."
"They have quarrelled about this
business, 1 don't know exactly what
passed. I believe Hilary asked Margaret about ibis friend of her mother's, and she told him to mind his
own business. Perhaps he was not
diplomatic. The P.O. does not re-
rrnire such delicate diplomatic gifts.
The hoy was very sore about it. 1
don't know how he will take lhis
further development."
"Tie doesn't know yet?"
"I have shrunk from telling liim.
T have hoped every day thai the mystery might be cleared up. Afler all.
il depends on my interview with this
Mr. Langton -whether 1 scc Hilary or
not. He ran do nothing. What is
ihe use of makinsr him unhannv? If
T do not come tonight you will know
lhe news is good, or no news. I
\ o"der how Sir Gilbert tikes il!"
"He will scc no one. Vicars, the
butler, who seems to rctaain a sort
of attachment to the wretched old
nan, came out on the gravel sweep
when 1 called to say thai he'd soon
bc the only one left. 'His tantrums
irrow worse and worse,' he said. And
Ihen, looking out ovcr 'the park as
though he saw nothing, he said in -i
whisper; 'Whoever blames her Ladyship and Miss Margaret, f don't sic,
T often thought there'd be murder
done, Many's lire lime I've bird to
.hold the master back. He's strong,
for all he's so little and so old."
The Squire's fare was a study In
emotions, "Somebody ought to have
killed him. He's like the husband In
thc 'King and the Book.' It would
bc a righteous act."
Hc laughed at the startled expression of the Vicar's face as hc turned
ai.d  walked  away.
He wonth-red why he had snid he
would wait till the 2:45. Hc might
as well have gone up and lunched at
lhc club. lie remembered now���he
wanted to scc Mrs. Barllett. lie
felt an intcrcsf in lhc woman as for
one he had helped lo save just as he
felt an interest in the dogs he saved
from hardship and boarded out where
they could have a happy life. If he
had had his way he would have kepi I
lhc dogs with him, even though they
were usually of the mongrel breed.
But Dash forbade that. Dash was
very jealous of his master. llis
stately gentleness forsook him when
il was a question of jealousy. Tin
Squire had in vain tried to corrccl
t!iis failingyin Dash, and had al lasl
accepted it. So the mongrels were
hoar-' il out at cottages round Silver-
dab Common, where lhcy were in
touch with lire world; and the Seiuire
v.-alkcd about with Dash al his heels,
in solitary slate, when there might
have been a pack of amiable mongrels.
lie was ou his way to Mrs. Bart-
k'.t's. Not far from his dwn gate-
he met Dolly Egerton,    recognizing
her wilh a quick stir of his pulses,
while slur was yet al some distance
from him.
"What is it?" In- asked, recognizing a pinched misery in her little
lace, somehow strangely oul of keeping wiih the beautiful morning of
June. She looked like a flower dull-
( (Njv the frost.
"ll is Keeper," she said. "I've been
up all night with him. l.cos away
| and Louise is annoyed because I
have not conic to do the usual things
for her and lo take Susan out, I've
uo one to turn to. I hoped 1 mighi
have found Mr. Cooper, He is so
clever about dogs, There is no vet.
nearer than Talllcsliam."
"Let mc come; J know something
of dogs."
(To Be Continued.)
One Way to Save
Is a Simple Matter if an Organized
System Is Adopted
The American Bankers' Association havc united in an advertising
campaign, lhe expense of wliicli is
equally borne by those who tak
part. The advertisement reads as
follows;
"Resolved this first day of January
A. D. 1917;
"That 1 need thc assistance of a
friendly bank iu my efforts to attain
financial success; and
"That 1 will prove my thrift by
opening a savings account tomorrow
hi (home town) bank, iu which 1 promise myself lo deposit a definite
amount not less than once a month
"Havc you made such a resolution?
If not, do it today, and then keep it."
Wc hear a good deal of impracticable discussion these days as to the
best way to save. Thrift, of course,
is desirable al all limes, but especially so at the present. The man who
has made a practice of saving part of
Ins income is the onc for whom approaching 61d age has uo terrors.
But the faddist is abroad. The advocate of the penny bank in schools <S
really a very simple matter if an organized system is adopted. Children
should receive their lirst lessons in
thrift at home. Give a child a toy
bank; let him place in it the pennies
which he would otherwise expend in
the purchase of comestibles; let him
place there anything he i.s able to
earn, and at regular intervals, when
he has an amount worth while, let
him deposit it to llis own credit in
Ihe regular savings banks. There aie
lessons in morality, in ethics, and in
other branches wliicli it is thc duly
of the parents, and not of the teacher, to impart.
Penny savings banks in schools
arc so much lumber added to a curriculum lhat is already too heavy.
They are not fair to the teachers or
the banks, and cT.atc strife and jealousy among llic children themselves
by making public property of family
matters which should bc regarded as
sacred.
Two children carry money to
school, lln- onc five cents, lhe other
a dollar, and a social distinction is
at once established, One child knows
lhc financial standing of another. The
legitimate system of banking ciioiir-
cs the secrecy which is so essential.
One half of the world docs not know
lhe bank account of the other.���
Prom the Peterborough Review.
Phenomenal Strides Made by
Canadian Northern Railway System
In First Year as Transcontinental
New System in thc Past Year Carried Approximately 131,000,000 Bushel,
of Wheal, an Increase of 125 per Cent. Over 1'tevious Year. Com.
pany'r, New Mileage on Pacific Coast and Northern Ontario Maket
Astonishing Showing Right From Commencement of Operation. Com.
pany's Lines Most Favorably Loc sited.
From Our Own Correspondent
Toronto
'I'he phenomenal gains that the
Canadian Northern Railway reports
fur its year as a transcontinental line
makes thc statement one of the mosl
important that has ever been issued
by any railway in Canada, ll is even
doubtful whether the tremendous increases in business handled have evei
been duplicated by any system in the
world. There are many features lo
the report that make it of special import lo every Canadian, owing lo thc
I interest the country has in lhe building up of this Important transcontinental line and the attractive terri
lory lhal has becn developed through
the completion of lhc system. 'llie
feature of the report lhat is likely lo
In especially gratifying is that which
shows the prominent pari lhc Canadian Northern, with ils transcontinental system, has been able to play
in handling such a large proportion
of the grain requirements of the
i Mother Country.
Right along it has been the contention of Sir William Mackenzie
and bis associates that it was only
'a matter of a very short period before Canada and the Empire would
enjoy the benefits of the big syslem
that had been built tip across thc Dominion, and thc showing made iu lln.
report indicates lhat these hopes
have been realized much earlier than
It would have been thought possible
when the transcontinental system was
set in operation a little over a year
ago.
Important Gains of Year
A few of the outstanding features
of the report arc as follows: An increase in freight traffic during (he
year of $8,352,412, equivalent to as
much as 45.87 per ccnl.; increase in
pasesnger traffic, $717,.46, of a gain
of 13.25 per cent,; an increase in tolal
operating revenue of $9,564,168, or
.)<\91 per cent, ovcr the previous year.
That the. company's lines handled over 131,000.000 bushels of grain is
proof positive that the railway has
been located in the best grain growing areas of the West.
The exact grain traffic handled
amounted to 131,978,809 bushels as
compared with 58,573,520 bushels in
1915, or an increase of 73,403,289.
equivalent lo an increase of as much
as 125.31 per cent.
That the company has been able to
make such striking gains in the
amount of traffic handled ovcr its
lines will undoubtedly be itiore readily appreciated when it is remember.d
that it was only operated as a transcontinental syslem dining the last
seven of thc twelve months of thc fiscal year, and when it is recalled that
Bilkins���Home, they say, is the
dearest place on earth.
Wilkins���Yes, that's why wc quit
housekeeping and went lo board.
last winter the weather conditions In
the Western provinces, and mora
particularly in British Columbia,
were lhe mosl severe that h*t been
experienced in a great many years,
iu fact, in some instances, were the
mosl difficult that Canadian railway*
bad ever to niecl in lhat part of tha
country, It should also be pointed
oul that thc company had the disadvantage, owing lo the conditions arls-
I iug from the war, ef being without its
I own terminals in such important cento's as Vancouver in lhc West, aud
Montreal in lhe East.
Company's Earning Power
The developnieni that is sure to b*
most  favorably   received    by  everybody who is following the growth of
the larger    Canadian    railways    wilt
'come from the fact that thc Canadian
North an   Railway   has  come   withit
hailing distance of earning its    total
fi\ol    charges,    the    deficit   for tho
year being brought down to less than
a quarter of a million  dollars, a  redaction from the previous year of al*
| most $1,400,1100.
| Some of lhc interesting feature! of
I lhc Board of Directors' report as In-
j dicating the position of'the line and
I the progress it has made include ths
following:
An agreement of great importance
in lhe development Of lhe system'*
freight and passenger traffic was
made with the Cttnard Steamship Co.
lln future the Cunard Line and tha
Canadian Northern Railway will be,
in fact, a single transportation unis
between Europe and Canada.
'lhe possession of such favorabl*
grades as those on the system's lines
lias given lhc Canadian Northern an
a.ready important advantage in the
economy of operation, particularly in
carrying thc two commodities offering iu largest volume, viz.; lumbe.
and grain.
The main line of the Canadian
Northern Railway from Quebec to
Vancouver is superior to any tins
crossing the continent of America in
points of grade and curvatures fay
oring traffic.
The lines of llio company's system
are now serving 75 per cent, of tha
aggregate population of the cities
and towns of all Canada, having
5,000 inhabitants and over.
The present siluation emphasize*
the fact that the Railway is r.ot aa
dependent upon grain crop move-
nunt as in the past, and in becoming
transcontinental has acquired a highly diversified traffic. The develop-
luents of tbe year confirm the Direo
tors in the belief lhat they strongly
lold, that the ultimate.prosperity of
the Canadian Northern Railway
System is measurable only by tht
prospcriiy of the Dominion of Can**
Boats Will Bc
Scarce on Lakes
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Tired aching feet feel re��
fresh_d after an application
of Sloan's Liniment, do nol
rub, it penetrates and soothes.
Cleaner than mussy plasters or
ointments, does not stain thc skin.
Havo a bottle handy for rheumatic pains, neuralgia, gout, lumbago, sprains, strains, toothache,
bruises and muscle soreness.
At all dru-tgists, 25c. SOc. aud $1.00.
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:i_?i>r__f5^_-^_s__ffi0____wa
Many Steamers Taken to the Coast
and Some Have Been Lost
Small carriers and boats for special
hades will be scarce ou the Great
Lakes during tlie coining season, as,
in addition to vessels of that class
lost during the past Iwo years, 98
were  sent lo lhc coast.
The tolal tonnage of lake boats
taken to salt water was 174,476. That
figure docs not include a number of
sicanicrs which havc been sold to
lastcrn parties, and will leave the
lakes this year. Thirty-eight Canadian steamers, of 73,7717 gross tons,
were sent to the coast since lhc buying movement started in 1915. Since
that time 39 American steel steamers,
of 75,393 tons; three American iron
steamers, of 5,878 tons, and 18 American wooden steamers, of 19,429 ions,
left the lakes.
Thirty-two lake, steamers were taken over by English parties, and nine
steamers were purchased by thc
French government. A large number of new vessels were turned out
on the lakes for coast service, and
during the past eighteen months
American shipyards built vessels of
20,8,000 gross Ions for foreign parties.
A number of lake boats that wcrc
taken to thc coast were lost.
The shilling of so much tonnage
will mean that capacity for grain and
coal will be cut quite a bit, as most
of the vessels that were sold were operated in the hitter trades. 'Ihere
are only a few American steel steamers of Wclland Canal size left on the
Great Lakes, and llie supply of Lake
Ontario tonnage will bc short of Ihc
demand.
She Emphasized thc "You"
Hc���Tin- fools are not all dead yet.
She���That's as true as you live.
Simply
Scrumptious!
That is the idea, however it
may be expressed, that pec-plo
always get about
You've no idea how crisp
and tasty "sodas" can be until
you have sampled the contents
of the triple-sealed Som-Mof
Carton.
In Packages Only.
As light refreshment try onf
Vanilla Wafers
North-V/e.-r Biscuit Co., Limited
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CONTAINS    WO   ALUM.
Tha only well known medium prlood
baking powdor  sv_.ro In Qnnacfn.
that does not eon'aln nlum and ��
which   hes all it.  Or. rodl.nU
plainly ttnteeJ on ti-.o latsoU
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WINNIE       yOH��mQ' 0NT' MO��,n���t   lg?*-|-0^
rfSjgajjtytymftgtlt11��� im ny
Growing
Friend���1    understand    that
practice is getting larger.
Young Doctor���That's   true.
���aticnt has gained nearly ten pounds
In    the    past    few    weeks
Evening Transcript.
AN INVITATION
TO SICKNESS
your
My
nds
Boston
The Hun Must Go
Impure Blood Means a Breakdown
In Your Health
Impure blood is an invitation lo
flckncss. The blood is at work day
and night to maintain the hcallh, and
any lack of strength or purity in the
blood is a weakni SS in lhe defense
against disease. Anaemia is the doctor's name for lack of blood. There
may be an actual loss in lhc quantity
��f the blood, or one or more of ils
constituents may be lacking. Its sur
tst symptom is pallor. Anaemia is
particularly common in young girls.
It is not, however, confined .o thcni
alone, for it is this same lack of blooi'.
that prevents full recovery afler la
grippe, fevers, malaria and operations.
It is also prescu^ in old age and in
persons who have been under unusual
mental or physical strain. If you arc
differing from this trouble take Dr.
Williams' Pink Tills for Pale People.
They make pure new blood with
every dose and this new blood nvans
Jifalth and strength.' Thousands have
jroved the truth of ttiesn statements,
among them Mrs. John Hyatt, Metis-
fcow, Alta., who says:���"About a year
ago I was in a badly run down condition, my blood was watery, I was
very nervous, slept badly at night;
suffered from frequent headaches and
found my housework an almost intolerable burden, my appetite was poor,
and I did not seem to assimilate the
.food 1 took, altogether my condition
teemed serious. As there, was no
doctor in our neighborhood 1 decided
to give Dr. Williams' Pink Pills a
trial, and I havc much cause to be
thankful that I did so, as in .a few
���weeks 1 could feel a great change for
the better. 1 continued the use of the
pills for some time longer and found
a complete cure. 1 feci belter than
I have for years and can therefore
checi fully recommend Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills to all who arc weak and
run down."
You can get these pills from any
dealer in medicine or by mail at 50
cents a box or six boxes for $_._0
from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,
JJrockvillc, Ont.
A Lonely Continent
National Geographic Magazine Points
Oul Isolated Position of
Australia
Australia is the most isolated of all
(inhabited continents and is remote
from the centre of all lhc world's
activities. Northward llu- sailing distance lo lapau is approximately -,-
3)00 nautical miles; lo India, 2,500
miles South America, is 7,000 miles
So the east, and Africa an equal distance west.
From London lo th; eapilal of
Australia ships by the Suez rou'e
4i_vcrse approximately 11,000 utiles
of water and by the Panama cana,
12,734 miles. From California por'.s
the route via Samoa, or Fiji, o--
Tahili cover a quarti r of the circumference of the earth, Australia's
only large civilized neighbor within
ii-radius of 1,000 miles is Java.
Blx���Say, what's the rest of lhal
quotation beginning, "Truth is
mighty?"
Dix���"Scarce," 1 guess,
No Longer Under Illusion Regarding
The Enemy
The plain matter of fact is lhat the
German Empire has made itself Impossible in Europe. Its root ideas, its
fundamental conception, its historic
estimate of men and things, its manners, ils customs, its behavior, are
all so widely different from what wc
associate with lhe best elements of
European culture thai it musl be
taught lo amend its ��ays and accept
a defeat which means humiliation,
Wc can no longer bc under any illusions as to the kind of enemy that
wc arc forced to fight, And the more
wc survey the savagery of the modern Hun and recognize the fact that
he docs not belong lo our ccnlury at
all, but to sonic horrible early time
of rapine and crime, the more do we
appreciate the tremendous nature of
our task.���London Telegraph.
Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.
Daylight Saving
Many Good Arguments Advanced in
Its Favor
There is no real reason that we can
see why this daylight-saving plan
should not bc put into operation. Undoubtedly physical and economic betterment would result. It has been'put
in successful operation in England,
France, Germany, Norway, Sweden,
Denmark, and is receiving the support of the American Federation of
Labor in Ihis country. There can be
little doubt but that we waste much
sunlight. In the good old sunimci
time the country's workers would receive the maximum amount of sunshine they would have inorc"time for
recreation, less work in the heat of
the afternoon, under this plan. The
manufacturer would have less lighting bills, his workers would be healthier, more efficient, more industrious,
and give better service.���Buffalo
News.
There is more Catarrh In this section ol
tlie country titan all oilier diseases put to.
.ellier, and for years it was supposed to _���
mutable. Doctors prescribed local remedies,
snd by constantly failing to cure witli local
treatment, pronounced it incurable. Catarrh
is a local disease, greatly influenced by con.
���titulional conditions and therefore requites
constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh
Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney & Co.,
Toledo, Ohio, is a constitutional remedy, ia!
..ken internally and acts through the Ulood :
Jtt the Mucous Surfaces of the System. Ono
Hundred Dollars reward is offered (or any
.-ase that Hall's Catarrh Cure fails to cute.
Send  for circulars and testimonials.
F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo
Sold by  Druggists, 75c.
Ohio.
The Wrong Sister
Mrs. Griunp���Emily Smith ef the
flat  upstairs  fell    ou    tiie    ice    and
sprained her wrist.
Grump���Emily?     What     infernal
luck!   Why wasn't it Ger&ldinc, who
pounds thc piano?
No mailer how deep-rooted the
corn or wart may be, it must yield lo
Holloway's Lorn Cure if used as directed.
Living up to His Name
When the train stopped at an inland Virginia station the northern
tourist sauntered out on the platform. Beneath a tall pine stood a
lean animal with scraggy bristles.
The tourist was interested.
"What de. you call lhat?" he quired
of a lanky "cracker."
"I'azorback bawg,"
"Well, what is he doing rubbing
against that tree?"
"lie's stropping himself, mister:
jest stropping himself."���-Harper'.
Magazine.
There's a good way
to keep growing boys and girls
healthy and happy and that is
to give them
Grape-Nuts
for breakfast.
This wonderfully nourishing
food has a sweet, nutty flavor that
makes it popular with children.
One of tlie few sweet foods
that does not harm digestion, but
builds them strong and bright.
Jit grocers euerywhara.
Investigate Grain
Rust l'roblem
Government Will Plan to Prevent the
Damage From This Cause
Hon. Martin Burre-ll, minister nf
agriculture has announced ihe appointment of W. P. Fraser, M.A.,
I lant pathologist of MncDonalel College, to investigate the problem . of
grain rust on the prairie provinces.
It is estimated that thc damage
from rust last year totalled probably
onc hundred million dollars. The
chief damage was in Manitoba and
Southern Saskatchewan.
Mr. Burrell has been giving special
attention lo lhc problem, and two
vcll-equippcd laboratories havc becn
built ou tiie experimental (anus at
Brandon and  Indian Head.
Mr. Burrell has now been fortunate* to secure the service of Mr. Fraser lo lake charge of this work and
carry on extensive investigations,
Mr. Fraser is a graduate of Dal-
liousic and Cornell universities, and
is recognized as one of lhe greatest
authorities on the continent cn fungus diseases, lie will leave shortly
lo lake up his new work. He will
have a botanical assistant.
)M$��i$m��
Easily a in. Uuicfcly Cured with
EGYPTIAN LINIMENT
For Sale by All Dealers
Douolaj fit Co.. .rop'ra. Napcaut. one.
Host and House Guest
"I say, old lop, 1  wish you wouldn't be continually kissing the wife!   1
think once when you come and once
when you go quite sufficient."
"But, my dear man, I can't wc .r
myself out coming and going all thc
time just to please you."���Judge.
LIFT YOUR CORNS
OFF WITH FINGERS
How to loosen a tender corn
or callus so it lifts out
without pain
Let folks step on your feet hereafter; wear shoes a size smaller if
you like, for corns will never again
scud electric sparks of pain through
you, according to this Cincinnati authority,
Hc says that a few drops of a drug
called freezone, applied directly upon
a tender, aching corn, instantly relieves soreness, and soon the entire,
corn, root anel all, lifts right out.
This drug dries at once and simply
shrivels up the corn or callus without
even irritating the surrounding tissue.
A small bottle of freezone obtained
at any drug store will cost very little
but will positively remove every hard
or soft corn or callus from one's feet.'
If your druggist hasn't stocked Ill's
new drug yet,"lell him to get a small
bottle of freezone for you from his
wholesale drug house.
Unncighborly
I.iule Faith was possessed of a
most friendly disposition. To satisfy
her need for companionship she demanded speech affectionate and often. One night her brother was
studying his arithmetic lesson assiel-
ttously. After calling lo him several
limes without receiving a reply, she
appealed to her father to stir him up.
"George is busy," her father said.
���"I know," reolied Faith,   "but   he
might at least have said, 'Shut upi"'
For
any floors ��� tile,
vv o o ci, linoleum ���
Ut<
aac__r_Msre_K
quickly takes up all the dirt
and removes all the stains
W8rtW&$3$&&i ;r'K~-''"' ���������'
Will Starve Foe Till Harvest
German Vice-Chancellor Admits the
Prospects are Disconcerting
Dr. Karl Helfferich, thc German
Imperial Vicc-Chanccllor, speaking at
plenary council, is quoted by Renter's
Amsterdam correspondent as saj ing:
"Britain's war of starvation has
from the lirst brought clearly before
the eyes of the German people the
fact that Germany stands or falls
with its agriculture. Owing to the
activity of the submarines and the
failure of the harvests, Britain, too,
is thrown back upon her agriculture,
and while I believe the British fanner will do his utmost to meet the situation, I prophesy his failure."
Regarding the submarine campaign
lhc despatch adds, Dr. Helfferich declared:
"Wc considered the. matter carefully and havc dared. Wc arc certain of success, and will not allow-
that success lo bc wrested from us by
anything or anybody."
After appealing for fresh efforts
by lhc agriculturalists, he added:
"Until the next harvcsl comes there
is still a long and not an easy road
lo travel. liven the best economic
plan for the next year and the most
stubborn work and sacrifice on the
part of the farmer for the coining
harvest do not relieve us of the iron
necessity of managing for a number
of months with what we have in
hand."
Germany Must Be Crushed
There is no chance left of peaceful compromise. Wc cannot hope to
re-establish the principle to which wa
arc committed until Germany is reduced to impotence and consequently lo reason. Her mood now is one
of madness. Force is thc only ihing
which she respects. She will show
no repentance for her manifold
crimes and brutalities, until her prcj.
sent power and spirit arc crushed���
New York Tribune.
Away With Depression and Melancholy.���These two evils are the accompaniment of a disordered stomach and torpid liver and uiear.
wretchedness lo all whom lhcy visit.
The surest and speediest way to combat them is wilh Parmclcc's Vegetable Pills, which will restore thc
healthful action of thc stomach and
bring relief. They havc proved their
usefulness iu thousands of cases and
will continue to give relief to the
suffering who are wise enough to use
them.
Worms are encouraged by morbid
conditions of (he stomach and bowels, and so subsist. Miller's Worm
Powders will alter Ihese' conditions
almost immediately and will sweep
the worms away. No destructive
parasite can live in contact with this
medicine, which is not only a worm
destroyer, but a health-giving medicine most beneficial to the young
constitution, and as such it has uo
superior,
"Hc passed away very calmly."
"Naturally;  he was au casv-goi-.it;
man."
Minard's Liniment for Sale    Everywhere,
Millions of Acres Untilled
Development   of   Latent   Resources
Necessary to Preserve Empire
Millions of acres of land in various
colonics are unfilled, and from them
morc millions of money may bc obtained. Slate monopolies should bc
created in such commodities as palm
oil, which iu large measure belong tc
no onc in particular. Men of all
opinions agree that wc can never bc
again content with thc old miserable
Can't Avoid Them
'Don't you lind it hard these limes
to meet expenses?"
"Hard? Man alive, I meet expenses
t every luni."���Boston Transcript.
Minard'
Have
Liniment  Co., Limited,
used   MINARD'S     LINIMENT  for  Croup;    found    nothing
equal to il;  sure cure.
CHAS.  E. SHARP.
Hawkshaw, N, B��� Sept. 1st, 1005.
"I want you to understand that  1
got my money by hard work."
WOMEN OF CANADA.
Fort Coulonge, Quebec.���"I am happy
to tell you that your medicine did nu
t_3R.      wonderful   rood,
'.'��Sn      I   was   troubled
with weakness __���!
I tried wines as;-]
other   things   bu"
received very liul.
ben-fit.    1    was
��'i   r-*\.(.'.M
��� ,,.l."'��r'tfl   .'.i.i;
----- ,*I_V?ir^'-^ijj young at th-' trrrri
.."����,).���< fc!7>7 lir,d knew very lit���
T^Y-'���....\\'T\.':''.'ir}7, th: about met.!:i-ir.��i
\.  -Y^U^/;/; till  a  lady   friend
vV'-^lMliii'-v''/    came  to  tne,  trir.h
^ ->T W. i/'    a   bolile   of   Dr.
^-- , Pierce's     FaTcaru.
Prescription.    I   became   strong   anil   -
year   afterward   had   twins."���Mas.   I
Bkady, Fort, Coulonge, Quebec.
Thousands of women right hem ia
Canada who tire now blessed with ro_-_n
health cannot understand why thoi_sa_d_
of other women continue to wcrry and
suffer when they can obtain for a trifling
sum Dr. Tierce's Favorite Prescription,
which will surely and quickly banish all
pain, distress aud misery and rectors the
woninnly health.
Young mothers who preserve th��
charms of face and figure in spite of _3
ncrcasing family and tbe care of growing
children arc always to be envied. "Favorite Prescription' gives thc strength and
.ealth upon which happy motherhood
lepends. It enables the mother to nourish the infant life depending on her, and
enjoy the happiness of watching the development of a perfectly healthy child.
A GREAT  BOOK THAT EVERT
WOMAN  SHOULD  HAVE.
Over a million copifs of the "Tli*
People's Common Sense Medical Adviser'1
are now in the huuds of the people. It is
\ book that, everyone should have and read
in case of accident or sickness.
Send fifty cents (or stamps) for mailing
obargca to Dr. Pierce's Invalids' Hotel,
Buffalo, N. Y., aid enclose this notie*
and vim will receive by relurn mail, all
ihargss and customs duty prepaid, thi*
valuable book.
Discretion in War Time
The practice of most of the Cana*
dian newspapers may be regarded as
a good example ter' follow. They
print plenty of news, till their paper!
with interesting and timely informa.
lion ami interviews, but carefully
avoid publishing anything which it il
llieir business to conceal from th��
enemy with whom they arc at war.
There never was a better chance fci
American newspaper proprietors,
publishers and editors to show how
well llieir craft can serve the country
and how can fully lhcy can    refrain
"Why, 1 thought it was left you by I from selling the momentary pleasure
your uncle." | of exclusive news ahead of the genu-
"So it was; but I had hard work ine satisfaction of never betraying *
getting it away from thc lawyers."    1 valuable  secret.���New  York  Sun.
Doctor Tells How to Strengthen
Eyesight 50 per cent. In One
Week's Time in Many Instances
A  Fret  Prescription  You  Can  Have   Filled | following tht simple rules.    Here is the pr*
��� n-!   1!.*  at  tfnmfi scription:   Go   to   anv   active   drug  store   ant|
fnvnnv     n l .       _,J .����� �� b����1- ��< Bon-t.pl. tablets,.     Drop one
LONDON.-Do   you   wear   classes?      Are   |,on.0        ul)le,   ,���  ,*fotmh   0|   ,   ,|���,   .
you a victim ol eye strain or other eye weak-, waler ,nd ,���-��� ��� dilsolvc.    w,th tllis liejuiJ
,     ,   ...     ��*������'"'    If ��, ��pu will bs glad *���"�����<��_ hatha the eyea two tc lour times -all..   Vo
pioduclion of home-grown food,   lhe   lhat according to Dr. Lewis there it real hope    ...
,l��������lnn.T���,���t   nf   norlrnlr,,,.,,   r,r,,l,     Ir    lor you.    Many  whose eyes were failing .ay
they have hat  their eyes restored through the
;1
development  of  agriculture  both    In
should notice your eyei dear  up perceptibly
right   from   tht   start   and   inflammation   will
/- "t.   ������ i>���ai        t\ ���    ��� i        MH5J   ���iitY-t* H��   mcir ���tyi.3   itiivHtu  huvhih   ��--���    auii~l.1v   -H*. a tin mr
Great Britain and the Dominions ah-   .rinciple ol this wonderful Iree prescription.   K iju, mn-l Utile   tale   sit-,.
solutcly depends on state aid. It must   pna man says, alter trying itr "1 was almost j ,|���m ���c��� before It Is too late.    Many hopa.
subsidize land banks, erect grain ele-1j��'nol ?��__�����_i_l,_,*f,__l,,d.V.,iSi...M-.,  "
  *.    . ����� _   . rati    .a*ai(   . vi> rvlliinir    ..itli.in      Btitf    i'  at*��o    ��'
1
.....        ... , . , can read everything without any glasses and
valors and build and let on hire ag-1 ���, ,)e, ao ���0, ���,,��� ,���. more.    At night
dteadfulfyi   now   they   feel
it was like a miracle   o
.... ... ,        .   ma"   A lady who used it taysr "The atmos-
tome,    flic opportunities are almost! ��_ari ���,med hiI}. with cr wil|,out gillltl
ricultural machinery,
you will find large and legil
and here again they would paiu
el legitimate in-', _.**.��u_'!"_ ���'"__
eoiltt'.       llic   eip.u, luniei.a   ,uer   .OIliOM    plifrc   let
unlimited.   If lhcy arc neglected, th" ' but after
ly   v
this
prescription  for  fifteen
-.uipirc will pay    for   victory    with  !����� --wythh.g seems clear,   lean tie n read
,..,... IL. .._.,. tit,. ...������l��.         *."���  ?*"�����  without  glasses."    It  la  believed
comcthing very like economic ruin.-
London Daily Express.
W.    H    U.    1150
that thousands who wear glasses cu now dis
card them in a reasonable time and multitudes
mora will bt ablt tr strengthen their eyes
io as to bt spared the trouble and expense of
Iyer  getting glasses.    Eye  troubles  o(  many
ascription may bt *oa4trftllly benrritU fcy
I( your  eyes  are  bother*
little,   take   steps   to   sa*t
    ...... .1 ta too late.    Many hopo��
Ics. ly blind might have been saved il they ���*��
cared (or their eyes in time.
Note i Another prominent Physician tt]
whom the above article was submitted, saidj
"Bon-Opto Is a very remarkable remedy. Itg
constituent ingredients are well known it) tea*
Ineut eye specialists and widely prescribed by
them. Tho manulacturers guarantee- it ta
strengthen eyesight SO per cent ln ont week'l
timt in many Instances or refund the snootA
tt can be obtained from any good dtnggiij
and it ont ol tht very few preparations I
feel should bt keut on band for rtguUr usl
In almost tverv family.*' Tht Valuta Drujj
Co., Stort 6, Toronto, will tU four Of4ocs 9
rogg dmgftisi *nntt�� TBI COUKTHfAY BIV1XW
The Courtenay Review
And Comox Valley Advocate
_.   Wie.y   Newspaper,   Puhished   at
Courtenav, B. 0.
N. H. Bodkn, Editor and Proprietor
Subscription Sl."0 per Year in Advance
.KCJK.SDAY APRli, 26, 1917
The statement has been made
that the- Review has not -'bootsted'
Courtenav and district. If throw-
in ; up our hals and hollering for
every wild catting, wind jamming
scheme that c ops up is boosting,
we plead guilty. Kveiy legitimate
s.henie for the betterment of the
cointnunitv or private individuals
lias li ill our sttppoii morally and
in ninny ease-, fm urn ially, We
have also been accused of i ot printing all the news on some occasions,
Our answer to this is I lint we are
not liiiuel readers, and if people will
rot tell us of local o: \ cson..l happenings which do nol . nne under
our observation we cannot print
them, All ive ask of our friends
and subscribers is to keep us posted
on events.    We'll do tiie rest.
Courtenav i.s gradually recovering
from the disastrous lire wliicli devastated the business suction last
July. Tlie noil li side of Union
Street has as many stores as there
were before the lite, Chas. Brown
built a new store for P, McBride,
tbe baker. Chas, Simnis lias purchased the 1 t upon which his
jewellery store was situated, aud
built a haudsotu. -tore thereon,
which he now occupies; Mr. Perez
built a new store  where Shepherd
& Hornby and Cooke & Matthew-
sou were located, and the whole of
it is now occupied by Shepherd &
Co., whose business has so increased that it requries two automobiles
to deliver their goods. Two new
store; are being erected on the site
of the Calhoun Block, one for
Harry I<oggie aud the other for W
G, Robertson. The site of the
McKean block has been purchased
by Mr. Urquhart, who also intends
building. The Royal Bank als.
rebuilt their building at tlie corner
of Isabel street, practically a fnc.
siinilie of their former structure.
On the south side of the street S,
Marrochi is the only one to rebuild
as yet, und at lhat only a smaller
building on the site of his former
handsome block, which is occupied
by Sutliff's Gent's Furnishing store
0, H. Fcchner i.s rebuilding the
Opera House on a new site on Isabel street, which will be second to
none on the coast in a town of this
size. Dick I'ras.r lias moved a
building onto the site of the Perez
block on Isabel Sl. and op.i.eel a
cigar store. Of tbe other fire sufferers some have gone out of business, tlie two tailors have secured
permanent premises, and the only
one in a temporary home now is
tlie Review, but we are not worrying, we'll have the finest home in
town shortly, and it will not be ornamented with a mortgage  either.
Mrs, J. w. McKenzie and daughter Jean returned on Tuesday even-
iug from Victoria   where they   ac-
Specials
��� ���
Sport Silks
"in panic
id Mr.
Mrs. Murphy u
Chase und
, ,:v east.
B.C. CoastS. S.Servic
Comox, Union Bay-Vancouver Rente
B. C. .Commarfiisl Travellers
rVap Dae Excursion Bates
Going Dates April 29th to May 4th inclusive.
Final return May 9th, 1917
Fare and One-Third  for   Round Trip
Children Under 12 h* If fare
H. W. BRODIE,
General Passenger Agt, Vanconver
S. ODA
Ladies and Gent's Tailor
New Spring Goods Now on Hand
McPhee Block    -    Courtenay
Esquimalt  &   Nanaimo  Railway
TRAIN SERVICE:
Fcr   Victoria���11.35    Monday, Wednesday    and
Friday, connecting at Parksville Junction with train
for Port Alberni
From   Victoria���9.00   Tuesday,     Thursday,   and
Saturday, connecting at Parksville Junction  with
train from   Port   Alberni,   and arriving at Courtenay at 16.10
P.ione R 60
D. B. NICKERSON
A|��it fnrl��naf,
Snort Silus in Pongee similes, with
colored stripes nntl large colored
sputs, iii purplex, olel rose, cutlet
anil pmlily.
Sport Huts in Panama ami Leghorn
in nil shades,
Gloves
Ladies'  washable   Chamois Gloves
with black cord 'racks
I/inlii-s   While- Cope  Kill   washable
Gloves with white antl   black cord
bucks.
Waists
Ladies Silk Crepe tie Clie-ne mid
Georgette Crepe Waists in the newest styles in all light shades and
tints, Ladies' white embroidered
voile inid nu-rt-eri/.eil voile waists in
exclusive designs.
Skirts
A large assortment "I ladies' ready-
in wear skirts ill nil sizes in tire prevailing styles in serges, Panamas
and Tweeds, at popular prices,
Middy Waists and Belts
Ladies' Middy Waists and Wash
Skirts ill rep, pique and India head.
Alsn black patent belts nnd black
patent edged with silk cord in all
widths.    Middy strings anil ties,
Wash Goods
In Voiles, Zephyrs, Ginghams, Gal-
nte-ris. Repps, Ducks I'lques, Pongees In natural ami colored,
Millinery
Advance styles in hi lies trimmed
and ready-to-wear tints. Children's
wash has and iulniits' bonnets,
also all ttii 11 ine- y accessories.
C-C A La  Grace  Corsets  ami
Invictus Shoes
CUMBERLAND
* * There's
Nothing Gained
by Waiting."
Was never truer than to-day
wilh reference to clothing.
AII the new samples are on
hand. Prices cannot go lower
for many moons, Why not
place your order now ?
I guarantee to fit and satisfy
vim
I want notliiiiR but SATIS-
PIKD customers.
I will send for your repairs.
R. WILLOUGHBY
Tailor to Women and Men
COURTENAY
Union Bay Road
R.M.GLAZBR00K
ACCOUNTANT
A ccounts Audited and
Books Kept
Office with Hicks Beach & Field
CIDER MILL
I have just installed a cider mill
and am prepared to make cider
every day. Bring your apples and
cider vessels.
h. DUNHAM.
Love aud re-.cn are seldom on
���k'ng���: .
ROYAL
STANDARD
FLOUR
MILLED IN  BRITISH COLUMBIA
ROYAL STANDARD is without exception the most popular
bread flour in Western Canada.
The reasons lor this are-
Milled specially (or household use
Great rising power
Bettsr knitted, closer textured bread of full lewd value
More leutves to the sack
Prepared under conditions of snow-white cleanliness
From No. 1 Canadian hard wheat
Tested daily, insuring
Absolute uniformity vear in and year nut.
LOOK FOR THE
CIRCLE " V " TRADE MARK
ON EVERY SACK
Royal Standard Grain Products Agency
Phone 33, End ol Bridge II. Towler,   Mgr.
Tourng   $495;   Runabout $475
F. O, B. Ford, Ont.
E. C. Emde, Dealer for Comox District
Auto, Launch,  Motor Cycle, Gas Engine and
Bicycle   Supplies, Repairing, etc.
THE FORD GARAGE
Phone L46 Courtenay
The Golden Rule of
Telephoning.
When you telephone, you like to hear plainly and distinctly ?
So does the other person. Why impose the hardship ol unnecessary strain on your listener, when it is inch an easy matter to transmit
your voice distinctly, by placing your lips close to the telephone ?
Speak into the telephone, as you would have others speak into the
telephone to you,
British  Columbia  Telephone Co.
Theco-tofLivingisffigh GRAND DISPLAY
Still There's Nothing Like Leather]
JAMES E. ASTON
Practical Shoemaker nnd Repair
Next to Hurelv & Biseoe.
at
PIANO & ORGAN
Tuning and Repairing
W. J. GOARD
Here about April 1
Leave orders at Review office
Willard's Harness Emporium
Pine Showing ol Horse  Illnnkets,  Lap
Rugs, Gloves, Trunks, Suit Cuses, Ktc.
Harness Repaired Neatly
W. W. WILLARD
Cumberland and Courtenay
GRIEVE and DARGIE
Ice Cream
Candies,
Cigars,
Pipes,
Tobaccos
?wan's Old Stan! Cct.- 'ei.Jij THE COURTEUAY REVIEW
a
Sandwii
the cause
on Fridav
the persoi
dergast ai
embarked
section ot
.riot divisi
for service
of   the   C
forces.    'I
officer anel
iar bodies
army servi
at the   sin
euthusiaini
diers left i
more thai
thrill of pi
knowledge
to .end sin
front, afte
war     A in
process of
lows Camp'
ly.     Any
Cotirttiirv I
���stand a Rd
(alongside tl
gone, ''wii
horses, am
.on tlie fly,'
���JOWICK
ttest cn.ui mtion to
i.rty >- Victoria
ihe   2 tli    mst    in
Gunnel-. ���' U. Pretv
0. 1 in can, who
draft ... 2, 4th
i itli ii in. -rv Dis,
.iininuiii in i col ti tun
the Am1 e-i \ branch
.inn     I'.x ttlitiouary
nii'l cu Nierel ol one
two nu n, and sinn-
tlie ambulance and
i ps ni ii  embarked
lime I he rousing
splayed  b\   ihe   sol-
ng to be desired, am!
ie b* Slander felt a
ue and pride   ill   the
I il was -.till possible
pleudid men   to the
i. and n half years of
i artillery draft is in
inntion at llie Wil-
nl will m't BWBy short-
aiidwick, Comox tir
ys who   join    it   will
chance   ol   fighting
iwo   nho   have   just
;uns. amnuinition und
,,in Hindeiiburg   juvt
COMOX
man not given to praise. The tribute paid to Mr. Holmes by Mr- P.
Stoddart was high, He, if we rt
member rirhtly, s.-id he was ss
goo.l a soleiie-r as there was in the
British army, what he did to merit
this praise we hnve never heard
either directly or indirectly, There
was no one in whose career we were
more interested in or whose Safety
we more wished, nfler seeing him
mentioned !���> P. Stoddart, That
his father was proud of him, and
all these who were aware of his
sterling qualities' yoes without saying, we had hoped thai after his
escape from set many battles and
engagements he would return and
receive the honor that was due him
from this district, Hut, alas, the
fates decreed otherwise, we regret
lhc- end of so promising a career,
We lament the loss of so brave a
boy, and we can fully realize how
much his loss will be felt by bis
parents and brother and sister,
when Comox Valley sums up it's
brave men, lhe men who have upheld the retaliation of the district,
antl have .ciiie-seule-tl nil 'hat was
bravest and best in its sons, we
feel assured tnat lhe name ot wm
Holmes will be one of those to head
lhc list.
In the denth of Win. Holmes, soli
of Mr, ninl Airs. J. ll. Holmes, Comox district has lost one of ilie
bravest, if nut the bravest, boys it
has sent to the f out, He enlisted
almost at the outbreak of the- war,
and those who saw him in llis unK
form coulel not but be struck with]
the idea thai be was a born soldier,
He showed a manhood far beyond
his years, n oilest and reserved, yet
affable and considerate. The news
of his prowess in the fields of Flanders came iu glowing terms from a
P	
Tlie planting of iiie hack yai'tl
gllrtteH is a 'home defence" again!
lhe liigll Cost of living.
Waste ground find spare time
may be jointly used for the increased production of food.
Card of Thanks
Mr. 1'. II. Janes and family, also Mr.
and Mrs. Salmond desire to thank llieir
mail}' friends for flowers and expressions
nf sympathy iu their sad hereavement.
Grantham, April 2a. 1917.
We have an Exhft.it of a Large
Assortment of New Patterns
HANEY   I.  KUSHIDA
Store Between  Bridges
Courtenay
SUTLIFF
Gents' Furnishing Store
We are going to lead while others follow, with
Hart, Schaffer & Max Clothes
We have a full line of Samples to choose from
We would like you to give us a call and tee for
yourself.   We also have a full line of Children's
Shoes at all Prices
Remember what we havn't got we will get for you
Sutliff Gents'  Furnishing Store
FLOUR & FEED
I beg toJannounce that I have opened a Flour and
Fef d Store on Mill Street, Courtenay, and will be
pleased to supply your needs in
Wheat and Flour, Bran, Shorts
Hay, Straw, etc.
A CALL RESPECTFULLY SOLICITED
Frank   Hovitz.
COURTENAY, B.C.
Letter From the Front
Editor Courtenay Review
Deal Sir;���Ju;~t* a few  lines to
dear old Courtenay,    I   promised
you to write and let you know how
1 got   along.    Well,   we   had   a
lough time   in   France.    I    got
wounded on October ioth on   the
Somme.   The band was   at   Bri
gatle   Headquarter,     anel    while
carrying    ammunition   we   were
shelled by   hi. li   explosive  shells,
1 gol a URBly piece of   shell casing
llirougli my right forearm.    The
bone (radius) was shattered   and I
have have had rather a bad   time,
I have still got a stee]   splint   on
tny iirin,   ami   it   makes   writing
slow work.     1 was  three  months
in llm Norfolk  Wnr   Hospital  at
Norwich, then I was moved to ill is
hospital,     I'll is is it Canadian spe
eial Hospital antl one of lhe finest
III l.nglanil.       I    have   had    four
operations lint I  still   have a   bad
arm,    There arc abuiu six U)_ ml
null in hero antl one of our officers
Lieut.  McDonald.   One   of   our
men here is pretty bad, his   name
is Smith from Cranbrook,   and lie
lias his left leg ot. and also n bullet
wound in   hip.    We  often   talk
about iiie tough bunch from Qi'im-
Ibiuok coini -_  to  Courtetiav and
I .hovelling sn'ow.    It   is good lo
Id -1- back  to   (hose   times,    Mr.
McDonald and J  talk   about    the
dances and dancers in that   merry
little town until   we   can   picture
lhe Courtenay girls   in   all their
glory.    I hope to bc able   to   get
! hack and I still have confidence in
the dot-tors here, being able  to fix
up mv arm, and that I   can   take
my place in the Harmony Orchestra,    1. should v cry much like   to
tell you all my experience,   but it
would take too long, and   1   don't
feel up to it yet     I   promise  ymi
tlionoli, lliul, I    will    li \    afler   a
while to pen tlio 10knd's work  in
France and Bejgiutn.    Fortunately 1 kept a diary   ol   our   liiuve.
ments und will give you ibe  benefit of it.     Regards to ibe   people
of Courtenav ami C0II|Q.\']
Vmii.s li-nly
Upi, Geo. Ban-ass.
Editor Colli'tenay Review
Dear Sir;���Will you kindly allow me cpuce in your paper to
make nppnrenfly necessary expla
nations concerning the Red Cross
work.
I here si ems to be some dissatis
faction because the Red Cross
Committee decided to buy tabs to
tab all sewing and knitting which
we do here, If the articles in
question leave here without tabs
they are attached before leaving
Victoria (which "eads ''Canadian
Red Cross Society, Victoria, 1".
(J.) We purchase these tabs at a
cost of $_.50 a thousand, or three
for one cent, and then we have
the satisfaction of knowing that
we are credited with the work,
wherever it may be sent. In the
latt shipment we sent thirty comfort bags which we tilled with the
required articles at a coBt of $2.50
each or $75 in all. 1 might say
that the (75 was taken from the
funde of the St. Valentine's whist
drive and dance. If we had not
rt inched tabs to these they would
be credited as coming from Victoria. The cost of these tabs is
very small, and as Courtenny raises all the money to purchase material, it seems ns if we are only
giving credit where credit is due
when wo attach the tabs which
read "Canadian Red Cross Society
Courteuay, B.C.''
I have had  several   complaints
from persons   having   to   supply
their own   buttons.    I   am   very
: sorry that _sncli has been  the case
i but unfortunately it was unavoid-
| able, for sometimes 1  was  unable
to secure anywhere near the nuni"
NOTICE
The Blacksmithinc Business carried on bv McKenzie & Mooring
has been dissolved. The business
will be carried on in future by the
undersigned, to whom all accounts
are payable. First-Class work is
still the watchword at this shop.*
BFN MOORING I
Designed this year it will ornament and enhance the
good appearance of the tidiest kitchen in all Canada.
McQaryfc
Kootenay
Come in and I'll show you why the Kootenay stays as
good as new long after other ranges have to be repaired
or replaced. sw
For sale by C. H. Tarbell & Son, Courtenay
her ��'c wen.- using, not being able
to buy (ocally, ami there was a
scarcity even in Victoria. However I will say that that there has I
been a good supply on bund for
the past mouth, and I trust that
no one will have cause loooinplain
0 i that score.
In regards lo the thread that
sewers usg, Tho sitiue can be bad |
nl uny of lhe distributing stations
We are- very willing to supply
the thread but that is one article
which is very hard tu keep track
of;e, g. A per.on that does but
little sewing will take one garment
to make also taking a sppol of
thread, the unused portion is sei
dom returned with the garment,
I fully realize lhe cost of thread
when anyone is doing a number
of garments every month, and yel
yon can see what an expense it is
to the Society when we lose so
many spools which are only parti)
Presbyterian Church
St. Andrews'  Sandwick
Service 2 p.m.     Sunday   School
and Bible Class 3 p. m.
Courtenav
Sunday School and  BiMe Clas
10:30 a. ni.    Evening service 7:30
p. in. All welcome
THEED   PEARSE
Barrister and   Solicitor,
Public.
Xotirv
Phone 6
Courtenay
Cumberland Hotel
(iemil Accomodation        Cnsiue Ivreceli
Wm. Merry field
Proin-'ctor
used.    Notwithstanding  Ibis  lhe   Q     1      _        I   j.- ��� -.,.
Society   is   prepared   to   supply j Y g| [^QQ    LlVePV
thread to any worker   asking   tor1 "���*
&FeedStabU
\ our was
nave uim
Cio.'s, ni
Hi'int"'
ring 1 would like to make
linn,    '-Why   not    envoi
ic paper?''    < )ther cities |
le large sums lor the Red |
id why eiiiiin I in.1   t'o llie
li.   everyone  svill    begin
now io save ii i i.hi   certain  that
iu a short time we would be   able
to make1 li large shipment.
Thanking yon, Mr. Editor, for
the space yfln have   allowed   this
letter, and oblige
Yours respectfully
Mi's. Lo Roy S   Cokeley,
Convenor of Buying Committee,
Horses and   Buggies for   Hi
terms casu,
We   also  attend  to  wood hauling
JAS.
Courteuay
CAIRNS &
Proprietors
SON
Phone aj
Court of  Revision
CITY OF COURTENAY
NOTiCE IS HEREBY GIVEN*. HAT
the first sitting of the Court of
Revision on   the  Assessment Roll fori
1917, as prepared by the Assessor, will I
be held at tbe City Hall, Courtenay, B.C. j
on Monday, the 30th day of April, 1917,
at the hour of 7 o'clock p.m.
Appeals, stating grounds thereof, must
be made in writing to the assessor at
least ten days previous to the sitting of
the Court.
Dated at Courtenay this 20th day of
March, 1917. ,
W. A. W. HAMBS,
Assessor
TAKE NOTICE that sixty days  after
date I intend to apply to the Honorable the Minister oi   Lands ol   llritish
Columbia for n license to  prospect for
coal on the following described lands.
Commencing at a post planted at the
liortll-west corner ol Cot No. 42, Comox
District, B, 0., thence north eighty
chains, thence east eighty chains,
thence south eighty chains thence west
eighty chains to point of commencement, and containing six hundred and
forty acres more or less,
HARRISON P. MD.I.ARO,
Applicant.
Courtenay, B. O. April 3, 1917.
Do You
READ?
The  Courtenav  Review
Family Herald and Weekly ". i.
aud the Daily Province
for one year
(or $6
First-Class Plumbing
Hot Water and Steamfitting
Jackson & Whittle
Phone 9 Courtenay
APPLY TO
RICHARD CREECH
I'OR
Sand and Gravel
Rates Reasonable
HEADQUARTERS FOR
Buggies and Express Wagons
All Rigs Guaranteed and Sold at thc Lowest Possible Price
GEORGE B. LEIGHTON
Blacksmith ard Carriage Builder COURTENAY     J
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STRANGLES
Or Distemper in. stallions, broo>l mar.es, colts ami all other* is
most destructive. The jerm causing the disease must lie removed from the body of the animal.   To prevent the trouble tlie same
g/SPOHN'S COMPOUND
Will  do  both���euro the sir!:  and  prevent tho��e  "exposed"    from
having the disease.   All druyuists,
SPOUN MEDICAL CO., Chemists, Goal, en, Ind., U. S. A.
Qtf
JRAP
METAL
Highest price-
for Old Iron
paid
)f All
Kinds
Lead. Hoi lies
Rags, Sacks, and Hot
sehair.  Write
us for
full information.   Es
tablished 1894.
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Phone
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BOOK (IV
DOG DISEASES
And How to i ecd
MuIIisd  fr��o  t�� ui.'  siUrcrii  bj
ir    Author
H. CLA? GLOVER CO., Int.
118 West 31st Street, Now York
When buying your Pinnc
Insist on having an
Ctio Higel Piano Aetisn
VETERINARY COURSE Al HOME
Taught in simplest lie., ..
tune lime. Diploma ni.ni.d,
Cust ivlthm reacli ol all. 5a.ti_.ao-
tlon EuaraDteetl Have brcn teacb*
in*, b. correspondence twenty
yean. Gtaduales -s_-.t-itr.st \n rm.*.*.
wavs. Every person im .rested a
stock shut-Id take it w rite [nt
Cftialof-ue and fall Ef Kj> E* KT
p_r*..ui_r_ ��� - . ��� ����� S_ii ������
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MONEY
Sentl  a  Dominion  Express  Money
Order. They are payable everywhere.
Mining Areas in B. C.
Some    Promising    Properties    Being
Developed  Along the Line  of
the  Canadian  Northern
Kailway
The following interesting letter has
been received by tlie Cana '
.._    i...:i     , -.	
crn
Cl
(1
ai
ici n received iiy tlie -anauiau Aorui-
xn Railway Company from Cliu
31.ua, lliilish Columbia, regarding thc
levclopment of the mineral-bearing
areas tributary to ils main Hue
through the  North Thompson    Val-
"There arc about twenty claims
staked near here; liie lirsl car of gold
ore taken from tlm surface of llic
Wind Pass Claim had a gross value
of $1648, and there is aiTOtlicr ear
load ready for ship! .cut.
"As siiini as lhe spring opens up so
thai we can build wagon roads, there
will bc large shipments during the
coming summer. At present the ore
is being taken down ihe mountain
fiile li\ hand sleds. There is about
$50,000 worlh of nre in sight on these
claims without very much development work.
"At .the hern! waters of Boulder
r-nd Canyon Creeks, there are large
bodies oi copper ore that carry gold
anel silver values, and large deposits
of magnetite iron ore that carry ionic
gold values.
"Al Blackpool there is ore being
shipped  that  carries both    lead   and
u v-_ tu.'J ftr' -j fSsW t, J
���rllh   somo  Zam-Buk  on  hand  la
eano ot accidents?   Wo nil know
what eerlmin results often  follow
minor Injuries.
When /.ain-lli'k f_ applied to a
".ound It Immediately destroy, all
harmful germs und oitr.icta all
poisonous mailer, and thus ro
moves all danger from festering or
blood-polsonliif:. Zam-Buk's soothing herbal extracts end lhe pain
ami banish tlio soreness, Then the
healing essences lu this famous
balm grow'now, healthy skin.
A box of Zam-Buk kept handy,
both lu tho homo and nt work, will
Havo much suffering and loss of
tlnio and money, 50e box, 8 for
11.25, All drugslfita and stores, or
Zam-Buk Co.. Toronto. Send lc.
���tamp for postage on free trial box.
Safety First
A man observed that in these days
ed change and trying to keep up wilh
Lizzie he had made it a rule never to
ask a man how his wife was if he
hadn't kept track of the pair for a
couple of months. The rule was the
result of his having said to a wo/han.
"1 had a long talk with your husband
yesterday," and her reply. "Had
you indeed? lie's a very interesting
man, as I remember liim,"���Ladies'
Home Journal.
Decrease in War
silver.
"From the Fog Horn Group at .he
head of Boulder Creek Ihere were
shipped 50 inns of Galena ore with
a gross value ol $4,000, A further
chipment of this ore will bc made tllis
winter.
"In addition lo this part eif the
North Thompson Valley being a line,
farming and ranching country, i' is
destined to I" one of the richest mineral-producing  tli -HtS ill   11. C.    Al!
it needs is capital for development.
"How i^ a floating debt paid ;"
"li is liquidated, I suppose,"
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An Amazing Record
���Canada has recruited 434,538 men
fur the war. For a colony of mixed
races, unused to military training,
without conscription and numbering
h.ss than 8,ouo,oi)u inhabitants, this is
an amazing record and a bitter blow
lo German states iiie-li who thought
the Brilish colonics would Bland
aloof.���New York World.
W,    N.    U.    1150
Disease used to bc more destructive of armies than one army was of
another, But medical science, with
good sanitary arrangements, has
changed all that. . Sir Alfred Kcogh
last summer reported twenty-two
cases of typhoid among lhc British
soldiers iu France, and remarked that
in former days with lhc same number
of men ill the field, then: would have
been at least 80,000 cases. The United States had 170,000 men on (lhc
Mexican border from May 1 to October 16, and there wcrc but twenty-
four typhoid cases and no deaths. In
the war with Spain, in an American
army of less than 150,000 men, there
were 20.000 easjs and 2,102 deaths.
TO ST0PJAD COUGH
Boolhe  Dry,  Irritated  Tlirost With  P artnlnl
Syrup.   Says This OW-fashlones!
Cough Mculcino Is the Best
We are told that the old lime remedies are-
best   and   invariably   contain   less   harmful   jet
Metier medicine than those which aie in use
today. This buins so, undoubtedly the (ol.
iDwinff old fashioned reiripc which is .uie-le
aci ing svill be welcomed liy ninny as tlmio
serins to be a rr.ular epidemic of coughs at
tlie uiescnt time. Secure from your ding-
gist 1 ounce Farm'ttt (double strength), take
this home and add to it a .natter pint of
hot water and . ounces of granulated sn|;ar.
stir until dissolved. Take 1 tablespooiiful
four times a day. No more racking your
whole body wilh a cough. Goliad nor>tnls
should onen, aii passages of your head should
clear and your breathing become easy. Par-
mint syrup is pleasant to take, easy to prepare and costs little. Every person who
has a stubborn couxh, hard cold or catarrh
lln any lortu should give this prescription a
.trial.
Any druggist can supply you, or a bottle
will be sent or receipt ol 75c, postal note or
money order. Address International Laboratories. 74 St. A-tonia St.. Montrtal, Cana-
_-.
Saskatchewan's Rural Telephones
There are 25,000 subscribers lo rural telephones in the province of
Saskatchewan. Tiie total original
capital invested in rural telephones is
now .4,400,000, divided among 25
companies.
Asthma Doesn't Wear Off Alone.
Do not make the mistake of waling
for asthma to wear away by itself.
While you are waiting the disease is
surely gathering a stronger foothold
and you live in danger of stronger
and yet stronger attacks. Dr. J. 1).
K.cllogg's Asthmal Remedy taken
early, will prevent incipient condition
from becoming chronic and saves
hours of awful suffering.
"Do you know thc nature of an
oath, madam?"
"Well, 1 ought to sir. We've just
moved and my husband has been laying the carpets."���Topcka Journal.
Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, Etc.
Miss Bright���(to her small brother) Willie, put Mr. Borlcigh's bat
down; you might damage it���besides
he will want it ill a few minutes,���
Dallas News.
As a vermicide ihere is no prepara.
lion that equals Mother Graves'
Worm Exterminator, ll has saved
lhc lives of countless children.
A Fetich and a Crime
In I'll 4 wc imported grain other'
than wheat and wheat offals, which
calculated as wheal, would feed 28 1-2
millions oi people with bread and
flour, although it was employed ill
the feeding of livestock and life production of liquor, Tims the grain we
produce other than wheat, togclhet
with that which we import, would,
estimated at the weight of wheal,
supply breadsluffs for 48 1-2 millions
of people, ln a word, we provide for
our stock and for the production of
beer more grain than wc provide for
our bread. This worship of meat is
a fetish; lhis worship of beer is *
crime.���James Long in the Loudon
Chronicle.
CHlLDiiOOOJilLMENTS
The ills of childhood come swiftly
and too often belore a doctor can bc
called in or medicine obtained the
lillle one is beyond aid. The wise
mother will always safeguard her little one by keeping Baby's Own Tabids in the lioino. This medicine always docs good-it can never do
harm. Concerning it Mrs. Napoleon
Lambert, St. Ignace, Que., writes:���
"Baby's Own Tablets are an excellent medicine for childhood ailincnls
and I am well .pleased with their
use." Tlie Tabids arc sold-by medicine dealers or by-mail at 25 cents a
box from Thc Dr. Williams' Medicine
Co., Brockvillc, Ont.
His Job
"Are you the head of lhc house'"
"I certainly am."
"Then I have called to see you
about this account; il is long over
due."
"You'll have to see my husband
about that, I in- rely handle the
cash; he puts off ihc creditors."-De.
1 roil Free  Press.
A Household Medicine.���They that
ari acquainted wilh the sterling properties "1 Dr, Thomas' Electric Oil
iu the treatment "f many ailments
would not bc wilhoui it in the house.
It is truly b household medicine and
as ii is i ffi ctivc in dealing with many
ordinary complaints, ii is cheaper
than a doctor, So, keep it at band, as
llic call for it may conic mosl uncx
pcctcdly.
The Food Cornerers
A Colorado Senator says lhat the
government should take by the
throals all the men who manipulate
comers on food supplies. Probably
hc is nearer the solution of lhc problem than the average theorizer. But
it is one thing to say lake them by
the throat and i|tiitc mother thing to
t'o it. In all countries where food and
olhcr supplies are cornered the men
who do the cornering arc big fellows,
and for sonic reason the big fellows
seem to have a marvelous pull vyith
governments. Otherwise bread riots
and other unseemly demonstrations
by the common people would not be
necessary.���Calgary Herald.
The Tombstone Man (after several abortive, suggestions)���How would
simply "Gone Home" do?
Mrs. New-weeds���I guess that
would bc all right, ll was always thc
'ast place he ever thought of going.
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The Turks in Retreat
A Lesson in the   East   That    Has
Borne Fruit
General Townsend started for Bag.
dad with 20,000 men in 1915, and surrendered at Kut-el-Amara with 9,000
on April 28, 1916, thc rest of his command having escaped. General 'Maude
started for Bagdad with 120,000 men
on December 13, 1910, and today thc
lurks arc fleeing before him, with the
whole Turkish position from Sanna-
i-Yat to Kut-el-Amara iu his hands,
It is a significant .ud instructive
proof that the British have at last
learned,'not how to light, but how to
make war. The insignificant force
with wliicli Townsend was scut on his
falal expedition, with no way prepared of supporting him, was an evidence
that in 1915 lirilam was slill governed by the same belief that war is
easy that Colonel Churchill expressed
when he jauntily predicted that the
rats at Kiel would be dug out if they
would not come oul. The expedition
which has now met with such success
is no more gallant Ihan was Town-
send's, but England has learned that
gallantry alone docs not win campaigns.���New York Times.
Took Friend's Advice
And Got Results
HOW M. C. LINDOS FOUND   A
CURE IN DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS
One of the Reasons Why Dodd's
Kidney Pills Have Had a Phenomenal Growth of Popularity in the
West.
Ellscott, Alia., (Special) ���The
growth of popularity of Dodd's Kidney I'ills in lhis section of thc Great
West has been phenomenal. They
cure kidney disease. That much has
been proved again and again. Clue
oi the latest proofs comes from M.C.
Lindos, well known and highly respected here.
"Thanking Dodd's Kidney Pills
seems a small way of expressing my
gratitude," M. C. Lindos stales. "1
suffered from headaches and dizziness
and was unable lo find anything lhal
would do me any good. I tried several medicines that were advertised
to cure my trouble, but they did not.
"Dodd's Kidney Pills were recommended to mc* by a friend rind 1 sent
for a box and gave tlicin a trial. The
insult is lhat 1 am feeling fine now.
1 shall always keep a box of Dodd's
Kidney I'ills handy."
Dodd's Kidney Pills cured M, C.
Lindos because the trouble came
from the kidneys. Lumbago, rheumatism, dropsy, heart disease, diabetes and Bright's Disease arc other
I roubles that come from sick kidneys.
To cure them cure thc kidneys with
Dodd's Kidney Pills.
Lecturer (in a small town)���Of
course you all know what the inside
of a corpuscle is like.
Chairman of Meeting (interrupting)
Most of us do, but yc better explain
it for the benefit of them as have never been inside one.���Puck.
MICA
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When buying matches
specify���
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Their quality is beyond
question; but besides this,
every box is a generously
filled box.
Look out for short-count
matches. There are many
on the market
Avoid imposition by always, everywhere, ask-
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jnarrouaaystom, unless not. Blood
ln old Veins, Cures Hen***
Vebiltty.Iilenttil and Brain Worrv, JHtpe*.
tXtneg, I.ost of tenerrey, i'alpltation of tht
Minards Liniment Relieves    Neuralgia.
Made a Hit With Her
"I suppose you women could im-
prove on-congress?"
"Perhaps in senne lliinp:?, Bill
there's one thine; about congress lhal
appeals to inc."
"What i.s that?"
"The way things ate contracted for
whether there is any money In III-'
In usury ejr nol."- -Kansas I'ilv Journal.
Heart, Falline Memory. Price Sl fee bol, ill
for $5. 0_awtllple_TT3, six will ouro. Hold by all
druggist* or mailed In plnlti plcg. on renr-lpt al
Srice. Meinpeimpiilet mailed tree. THE WOOD
tcpicir-_co..To.oiivo,eiiT. uu*iii,'a,i*,y
,'\l.i and pa had n terrible
ment last night,"
"Ilow did it end?"
"Ma's Roing to get a new
and opera cloak."���Detroit
Press.
argu-
dress
Free
Keeps Corporal Punishment
The Delaware Senate lias passed.
Senator Hickman's bill giving the
state rotirts the authority to impose
a sentence, of less than forty lashes
in cases of highway robbery. Under
the present law it is mandatory upon the ereiurts to impose a sentence ol
forty lashes in all such convictions.
It is not likely that lhc present
session of the: legislature will abolish
ii c whipping posl, as Representative
Downward's bill to that effect was
reported unfavorably by the house
committee on crimes and punishment, and the committee was unanimous in making the report.���Philadelphia Ledger.
T
OWR IJUtfltSS Ml sWEUm TE
Overwork, lack of fresh air, mental strain or any sickness
disturbs their functions. Stubborn coughs tear and wear
tlie sensitive lung tissues.
should be taken promptly for hard coughs, unyielding colds, i
or when strength is lowered from any cause. Its high
nutritive value creates resistive force to wrtrd off sick*
ness. The rich cod liver oil improves the quality
of the blood to relieve the cold and the glycerine is
soothing and healing to the lung tissues.
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���THE . R��V__KW;   COUKTNEY,   B. a
f*3*s*_-T__i:3C*l**:JH-M._ITir'M*Ts*aB
LAND PROBLEM OF CANADA IS
PARAMOUNT INTEREST TO EMPIRE
COLONIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE WEST
Vast Unoccupied Areas of Valuable Farming Land Will  Ue
Uiili/.cd in Connection with Imperial Scheme for Faying Off
The Empire's War Debt
'lln i|ticslion of land settlement in
Canada, in many respects, is thc
most vital issue that will confront
the government of this country at the
close of the war. The vaguely out-
lined suggestion that has come from
England of using sonic 200 million
acres of Canadian agricultural lands
for lhe purpose of paying off the Empire's war debt, serves only as a te-
minder to the people of Canada that
they must meet very soon the serious problem of colonizing and developing the vast unoccupied areas
of their Dominion. Middle Western
Canada probably offers, from a
purely physical viewpoint, r. field for
settlement having lines of less resistance than any other part of lhc
counlry. In the southern half of that
expansive rectangular area of prairie
reaching from the eastern limits of
Manitoba to the foo'thills of Alberta
there is little to obstruct the path of
the pioneer farmer. Free from forest or swamp, the land remains bul
to bc cultivated. The hinterland, or
Ihc northerly half of tlTc Middle West
with its network of lakes, rivers, for-
tsls, and mineral-bearing rock, varied
villi - great stretches of fertile land
and valley, presents a different picture. One part of Alberta's Peace
River Valley already has been opened and partly settled. Willi thai exception, agricultural development and
thc lines of railways with their cilies
and towns arc a part only of the prairie plains of the southern half of the
Middle Western Provinces. It is
within the bounds of this latter area
that Canada has spent much money
and pledged her crctlit in establishing
��.n extensive plant represented by
railway lines anel municipalities. That
equipment has never been operated
to full capacity. There is over one
mile of railway to every sixty-nine
producers in Western Canada today.
The West's greatest need, therefore,
Is people, anil people who will go on
the land and produce something
llirougli which the country as a whole
may be supported.
That means, then, the settlement
first of the southern or equipped half
of the Middle Weft. The scheme for
acquiring and developing 200 million
acres accordingly musl begin with a
consideration, of that section of the
country already prepared for settlement. First, it will bc found that
the old magnet of free homesteads
with lhc attached privilege of preemption has lost its drawing-power.
The difficulty of acquiring any kind
of desirable land will soon bc realized. In oilier words, the vast proportion of cultivable land In lhat part
df the West where selllemenl is most
needed and mosl likely lo occur has
been alienated from the Dominion.
Al the cud of lhe past year the area
granted in homesteads and pre-emptions by the Dominion government
amounted to 62,7757,510 acres.   Add
to that ligurr the amount of laud Inid
by the railways, Hudson's Hay Company, ninl that represented In school.1
land sales and special grants, and another forty-four million acres must he
excluded from tlje class of free lands.
.'.Ilogi'ther, there have been some lilt*
million acres of western lands taken
fioni the country, Of this area noM.
more than thirty-two million acre;,
has been farmed. The largest urea
actually brought under crop in the
three Prairie Provinces has not exceeded twenty million acres. 'Ibis
.imply means'thai before any plan of
settlement can be evolved for Western  Canada the. Federal    authorities
must first face private Of corporate
interests, which now hold in idleness
millions of acres of the best fanning
laud in the Dominion. Can some satisfactory co-operative plan be -shaped I
between thc owners of western farm
lands and the government, or shall
lhc Department of Interior consider
the question of expropriation? This
problem must be faced squarely; ant!
it would seem to bc one demanding
either co-operation or expropriation.
���Toronto Globe.
Cotton Shortage in Germany
Those 200   Pajamas    Wouid    Have
Been Very Useful
The fact that a member of the
German embassy slaff was carrying
home two hundred suits of pajamas
invites attention to a serious aspect
of the blockade from Germany's
viewpoint. Before the war Germany
was importing annually 21-2 million
bales of raw cotton from the Uniled
States. The imports continued for
a few months before England shut
them off. Since that time Germany
has had virtually no cotton.
How has she got on without It?
Substitutes for cotton used in explosives are reported lo have been
made. But what about clothing,
pajamas and other things? How can
a nation that uses underwear and
skirts and sliirts and handkerchiefs
and sheets and such bc comfortable
after being shut off for two years
fioni a fresh supply of cotlon?
Where will material for new uniforms for millions of soldiers come
from?
The difficulty of supplying clothing
under such circumstances must be a
serious one.���Kansas City Times,
Studied Savagery
Barriers Set Up by Civilization Re
moved by Germany
Germany is removing one afler an
other of the barriers set up hy civilization for humanizing war, by her
treatment of our prisoners in Germany, by her treatment of the civilian populations of Belgium anel
France, and by the latest development���the attempt to sink harmless
merchantmen, with llieir sailors, plying a peaceful trade. What makes
it dangerous is that it is organized
savagery. It is a savagery which is
taught in their schools, inculcated by
their professors. It is studied savagery. It is the. most dangerous
form of barbarism' that we have ever
been up against. Education, thc instrument of civilization, has been
converted to the inculcation of savagery, and unless the Allies in this
war put an end to lhe possibility by
triumphing over this system il will
mean that we arc back in the barbarism of 20 centuries ago'.���By Lloyd
George.
The Prince a Good Mechanic
Prince of Wales Repaired    a Motor
Car For a Woman Driver
In London
The Prince of Wales, who was in
London on leave recently, was walking with a brother officer when he
found the woman driver of tin ifficial
motor car in difficulty owing to
break down.
Thc Prince of Wales spent nearly
twenty minutes in energetic efforts
which happily ended in the cngini
again running- smoothly.
As she was thanking her unknown
assistant the prince looked at his
wrist' watch and remarked: "Heavens!
I shall bc late." So the young woman said: "jump in and I'll take you
anywhere you like, it's the least 1 cau
do afler the iroubic you've pulled me
out of.   Where do you want to go?"
"Thanks, awfully," was llic reply.
"Home, please."
"Where's home?" she inquired,
smiling at the way he had naively imagined his address would bc known.
It was only when he replied: Buckingham Palace," that she realized
that her principal mechanician had
been the heir apparent.
Hun Spies in Scotland
Have Photographs of Entire Scotch
Coast in Germany
In lhc course of an article, one of
a series which he is contributing to
the 'limes descriptive of a ten
months' stay in Germany, D. Thomas Curtin writes:
Onc of the finest pieces of spy!
work achieved by Germany was lhe
obtaining by a German professor of a
unique set of photographs of thc
whole of the Scottish coast, from
north to south.
Those photographs, showing every
inlet and harbor, arc now at thi
Rcichs-Maritic-Aint (Admiralty in
lhe l.e-ipsigcrplatz), They have been
icproduced for the use of the navy. I
don't know how ihey were obtained,
1 know Ihey.are In existence, It
is possible some Scottish reader of
these lines may be able to explain
the mystery, and I should be glad
to receive further Information on this,
subject. That the photographs, i
which were, 1 believe, taken for geological purposes, exist in Germany is
beyond dispute.
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Satisfied on the Whole
'flic fanner's wifc had twelve
daughters.    'I'hey were    all  married
ff at last, aud a neighbor saiel lo lhc
old  lady:
"How lonely and sad you must bc,
now that all your daughters arc gone
Don't you wish you had them back
again?"
"Well," said the old lady, "I misses 'em and 1 wauls 'tun, but I misses
'cm a durn sight more than 1 wants
'cm,"
A Suggestion
Some of the gentlemen who believe that moral suasion can accomplish everything should go over with
hauliers and picket the kaiser's residence.���From the Washington Star.
He���I told your father frankly 1
couldn't support you.
She���What did he say?
lie���He said that hc had the
same experience.
Yqu Make What You Bank
The Net Profit of the Town Dweller
and the Fanner is Compared
One day in the summer of 1915,
when buying binder twine in an Iowa
hardware stoic, a farmer bewailed
the amount of twine his big crop
forced him to buy. Today a million
farmers are grumbling about the
high ccst of agricultural implements,
yet, measured in bushels of wheat or
corn, agricultural implements are
cheaper than ever before. When a
business or professional man says he
makes 1*2,000 he means lhat he earned that much and had lo spend most
of.it for living expenses for himself
and family. When a farmer adiuils
that' he made thc same amount or
any oilier amount last year he means
that he put that much money in the
brink afler paying living expenses,
buying an automobile, roofing the
Irani, and seeing lhe circus. Figures
don'l lie, but there is a lot of difference between the way farmers and
the rest of ns figure- earnings and
profits���and farmers figure on the
right side at thai.- New VTork Commercial.
A Downstairs Visiter
Mrs. Wilson wanted to gel Mrs,
Johnson's cook away from her so
badly that she actually went to Mrs.
Johnson's house when she was away
and offered the cook more money.
1 he next time they met at a big dinner Mrs. Johnson did rfot notice her.
"Mrs. Johnson, you know Mrs,
Wilson, io you iiQi?"_said the lady
Who lal between them',
"No, I believe not," said Mrs. Johnson, "but 1 iindersland'lhat she calls
on my cook."
"Crimson Gulch doesn't look any
tiling like it did ten years ago," Said
the traveling man.
"No," replied Hroncho Bobj ten
years ago, before so many saloons
started up, if a man saw a rattlesnake
comin' up lhc road, he knew it was a
sure-enough rattlesnake."��� Washington Star.
SOME INFORMATION REGARDING
MILITARY SITUATION IN GERMANY
NOW  USING  THEIR  LAST WEAPON  OF   DEFENCE
All the Military Plans of the Enemy Have Miserably Failed, and
In  Order to Satisfy   German  Sentiment,   Ruthless
Submarine Warfare is Being Sanctioned
-o
Germany's Real Purpose
What   a "Peace    Without    Victory"
Would Mean
"Hurl her as lillle as possible/'
say the friends of Germany in England, forgetting thai an inconclusive
peace means a Prussian triumph,
Search as wc may in German newspapers, books, public speeches,
pamphlets and sermons, we shall discern no indications of that change of
mind for which some at home are
wistfully looking. Germany has refused to state her peace terms, and
lhe frank response of the Allies to
President Wilson has called forth a
burst of fury from lhe Kaiser. Willi
Prussian militarism as represented
by the Hohenzollcrns there can bc
no truce unless right and freedom
are to perish. If the advocates of
any easy peace had their way, the
wild beast would be left with his
paw on the victim���panting a little
from the chase, but wilh fierce eyes
searching every thicket for further
spoils. "Peace without victory"
would inaugurate for the whole world
a time of feverish preparation for a
yet more terrible conflict, Germany
would regard such a peace as an interval between the first and second
Punic wars. Having wcakcriTd her
rivals on the continent, she would
strain every nerve I'or lhe destruction
of Britain, Behind the curtain of
peace she would amass lur submarines, airships., deadly weapons of all
kinds, and when llie. moment came
vould launch her forces without
warning against lhc "modern Carthage."
That able Danish writer, Professor
���Bang, of Copenhagen, in his newly-
published book, "Hurrah and Hallelujah," uses Ihese words, "Germany
will not rest uniil she has completely
emshed England', if not iu this war,
then by and by."���From the. British
Weekly.
Getting Even
A young man and a young woman
leaned on the front gale. They were
lovers. It was moonlight. Pie was
loath to leave, as the pining was lhe
last.    He was about i0 g�� away.
"I'll never forget you," he said,
"and if death should claim ine, my
last thought would bc of you."
"I'll be true to you," she sobbed.
"I'll never love anybody else as long
as I live."'
They parted. Six years later hc
returned. His sweetheart of former
years was married! They met at a
parly. She had changed greatly. Between dances recognition took place.
"Let me see," she mused, "was it
you or your brother who was my old
sweetheart?"
"Neither" he replied. "Probably
my father."
The only thing green about a grass
widow is thc fellow who hang;
around her.
C. W. Barron, in an article iu liie
Boston Post, says in part:
1 think J am now al liberty to tell
you something very few people in
the world would be able lo tell you.
In the latter part of last year there
was a very important conference of
German military leaders ou ihe-ir
western frontier. The general staff
had figured out that if the German
defences were removed from the line
of the Somme to the heights of the
Mcusc, 400,000 men could be transferred elsewhere.or held i'i reserve.
This conference was presided i ver by
the Emperor. Von Hindenburg was
brought up from lln: southeastern
front for his opinion, while another
great German general advocated the
I Ian of the general staff, Von Hindenburg said: "We do not now need
4(10,000 men iu thc southeast or elsewhere." The reply was, "Unless you
retire now, vou will ret be able' to
get thc 400,000 men when you do
r.ccd them. Why not shorten your
lines and thereby iner ase your reserves?" The Kaiser decided the
conference with the declaration:
"Four hundred thousand men arc of
less importance to ur, tl an ���!..- m '-..
tcnance of popular support which
would bc weakened by any dray in - in
of our lines." Thc Prussians I ave
clamored for thc last weapon of defence���ruthless submarine warfare to
strike terror to oltl England. The
Zeppelins failed. The : I nlis I ir-.-
demnily from Paris fail d, I'he attempt on the Channel ports filed.
'I'he attempt to weaken the union of
the Allies failed. Tiie Rumanian
wheat supplies were burni . 1 the
Rumanian oil wells were dynamited
ahead of the German invaders. The
proposals for a peace dictated by
Germany failed. And now tie German submarines are to attack the
world's commerce, not as an effective weapon of offence or d nee,
but to satisfy German senttmi t and
keep  the  Uohenzollerui in p-. ..   r
Argument Against Titles
The argument against titles in Canada is that this country is democratic in its ielenls and aims. This democracy is not served by setting up
a class of tilled persons who will expect to take precedence over their
fellow citizens.
Canada rewards those who serve
her with distinction by contrih .
to their successes, in whatever branch
of endeavor. Reward is earn ! by
the individual in the sense of duty*
performed and objective attained.
Democracy is interdependent and individual success is won by many coc-
tributory agencies.
Another fact that might as well b*
borne in mind is this: These tides are
distributed iu Canada among p-.:: i-
cal friends. This may not always be
lhe ease, but it is tli; rule. Naturally
the suspicion is aroused as a consequence that thc conferring of a
knighthood is n<-t wholly remote
from party service.���London Free
Press.
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Nausea and Heartburn
You cannot have si 't headache when
yr.nr liver is right. Dr. Cassell's Instant
Relief sets it right, and that i_ why it
nn , tick headache and other bili.ut trouble* so quickly, so
gun l_r, so thoroughly, It is nol violent, liko so many preparations, and you duu't n exl to keep on takhig it. It just helps
your liver to regain its power, and thus .mural uciiua and
natural cure follow ut once.
"Soionoe  liftings,"   a  proinlntnt  English  soientiflo Journal, tayt
(April II, 1918)i--" Provirtcroa hat *livon us Ihe brains it d.vi'.u meant
to oeinp ontnta Natur. ft; cur ill-lroatment ol lier. . . . The meant
nt iirturl oomo Irom n-it'-ral souroe-,, antl we nave tn*m embo.it- in
such sj-.londi- oombinat^iU'an Dr, Cassell's Instant Helief."
Take Dr. Cased'"a Tn. rant Ballet lor cone!ip_tlor\ Mliotwtiw?, torpid
)l7nr. sirle headache, _t_Ki_ett, -pecVa belore the e'tt, flatulence aird
Ttindy spasms, acidity, heartburn, impure blood, and that dull, a**vj
fee-lin. which Is a luro indication d! liver troubles.
Pries SC cents, from all Druggists and Storekeeper-,
Ot direct frc-ln tho sole nirents for Oanflda, Httrolel P. Bitchio and Co..
Ltd.. 10. M'Caul-treot. Tei-onto.   War Tax 2 <r*nt- extra.
Or, Cassell's Instant R.lrOl it tho companion to Dr, Cassell's Tabltte,
Sole rroprieton: Dr Caiiell- Co., Ud., Meine'ietter, _n.lanrt.
& Dr. Cassell's^
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. J""W,; r..C A HCMIN ATA* 6 THI OOUETIHAT 11YIIW
Local Line*
Mrs. R, Willoughby left yesterday morning for Kelowna to attend her daughter who is seriously
ill,
Sergt. Field has written thanking the people of Courtenay for
sending him a plum pudding and
parcel. These were much appre-
cietetl.
Building permits i" Vancouver
for January nnd February of this
year totalled 73, value $125 .s*., as
compared with 46, value #-8,284
for the same period in 1916, In
other words building activity is
greater this year by 50 per cent.
SciRt. Gurnty lias secured nine
recruits for the Foiestrv Batt, and
leaves Thursday with them for
Vancouver. The followiug have
enlisted;��� Frank Willoughby,
Not man Janes. Jus. Matthevvson,
Ole bison, M. Allison, Ed. Small,
"Scotty" Duncan, Austin Blackburn, and B. Vt'oeitlruff. \\'u wish
them the best of luck.
We would like to ask Messrs
McPhee, Shepi enl, J. W. McKenzie, Collins, Brown, "Windy"
Sutton and Wm. Sutliffe how Ihey
would like us to bring into Courtenay opposition shops to each of
theirs and furnish them with stock
and capital to run them? These
gentlemen hnve had nothing but
kindness at our hands in the past.
They cannot expect us to take
kindly to their enterprise and they
need not express surprise if we
return a jolt for every knock they
give us. They should be ashamed
of themselves in trying to ruin the
business of ;t reputable concern ,one
of the partners in which has gone
overseas to do his bit for their
country. If a respectable printer
wished to try his luck with its we
would have no kick coming, but
anything fathered by " Frilzy "
looks pro-German tons.
Will, lease and deed forms, score
cards aud pencils for whist, at the
Review Office.
The Red Cross Society on Friday
last sent a shipment to Victoria
comprised of the following articles.
48 sliirts
45 suits of pyjamas.
10 Helpless jackets
25 Property bags,
1 nightgown.
13 scrap bugs.
260 pairs of socks.
30 Comfort bugs,
The thirty comfort 1mi.s were
lilted with the 1 equired list at a
cosl of ��2.50 each.
The following have donated
money or socks for sock week.
Misses Willium. 01160c, Mesdames
S. Siilinoiul (ioc, Crockett Soci G
Hardy 50c, M. Ball ��1,00, Winger
50c, Fiske $1.00 Hicks-Beach 50c,
Haines ��2.00, Willoughby $1.00,
Cudmore 50c    Total $8.70
Socks
Mesdames McLeod. Cross, Millard, Slaughter, Joyce, Cairns, Bubar, Perez, Loggie, Cokeley, Campbell, Kerton, Everett, Boden, wood
Sutton, Kilpatrick, Robertson, McNeil, Stafford. Fitzgerald, Gia_-
brook. I', Campbell, Thompson,
McKenzie, Hodgson Fielder, \v, J.
McQuillan. M, Halliday, M, Piercy
Monahau, S, Woods. Hogg, Janes,
w. Duncan, weaver, Clark Gibson,
Menzies, Adey, Anderson, Grieve,
Dingwall, Cowie, Scobey, Cliffe,
Tumbull. J Grieves, w. Grieve,
Coberley, E, Marshall E, Duncan,
willemar and J. Parkin: nnd the
Misses Davis, Swanson, M. Robertson, D. Robertson, L. Carrol, A-
Carroll, V. Campbell, Fitzgerald,
I.. Clazbrook, Leighton, Gibson, |
Menzies, N, Boden, L- Boden. Gibson, Grimason, Smith, E. Piercy,
E. Sutton, M. Sutton, Dodds.
Mrs, wain's circle, 1 pair.
Mrs, Hickman's circle,   19 pair.
The funeral of the late Mrs,
Frank Janes, whose death occurred
on Saturday, took plan on Tuesday afternoon to the Sandwick
Presbyterian burying ground, Services were conducted at the church
and grave by Revs. Menzies anr1
Wilson. On Sunday next at tin
Grantham schoolhouse Rev. Mr
Wilson will preach a funeral sei
111011,
Mrs. Lewis has had n hnndsonit
wire fence iu front of all her house
from the Courtenay Hotel past hei
own residence erected this spring
Tllis greatly improves that portioi
of the citv. Others might wel
follow her example. She has alsi
had the water system which sup
plies aqua purn to nil her house-
renovated, The springs have been
cleaned out and a leak which reduced the pressuie mended, Now
lhc water supplied oil the east sick-
of Courteuay is as good as in mn
city and a high pressure maintained
Those of us living ou this side e>!
tlie river are quite jealous of this
water supply.
At last accounts from llie iD2iid
Halt., now at the front we learn
that Distinguished Service Orders
had been awarded to Lieut, Col.
Warden ami Major Wuisnop, Military Crosses hnd been awarded to
Lieuts, R, J. Burde, F, Lister ami
R P. Matthewson, and Military
Medals to A-C. S, M. J. A. Parsons ; Sergts. G. J, Salway, D,
McKay, B.J. Squires, Corporal
W, I). Georgsbn, G, ]). Calder;
Lance-Corporols, R. Swanson, J.
Dick; Privates J. McHtigh, J. Ove-
son, C. Mills, R, Hudson. G. linr-
ringtou, A. -L, Heaven, II. S: Dale
J. A. Craig, L. Raymond.
P. McBryde's
Bakery and Tea Rooms
Brown's Block, Courtenay
The Best "ami cheapest bread in the district
14 Loaves (or $1, 7 for SO cts,    for 30cts, 2 for IS cts
We invite anyone to dispnte the above advertisement
McBRYDB
The baker of Better Bread
Opposite the city hall
Anglican  Church  Notes
3rd Sunday afler Easter, April 29.
11 a. ni. Mattius and  sermon at
St. Andrew's, Sandwirk.
n a. in.   Holy  Communion  at
Lazo Mission.
7.30 Evensong and Sermon  at
St. John's Courtenay.
7.30 Evensong and .ermouat St.
Mary's, Grantham.
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Oregon & Californi- Railroad Co. Grant Lands
Title to same revested in Uunited
States by Act of Congress, dated
June 9. 1916. Two million, three
hundred thousand acres to be opened up for homesteads and sale.
Timber and Agricultural lands
Containing some of the best land
left in United States. Now is the
opportune time. Large map showing; lands by sections an d description of soil, climate, rainfall, elevations, ect. Postpaid $1, Grant
Lands Locating Co., Box 610.
Portland, Oregon.
Your Printing!
Cannot be done any
better or any cheap-
19
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C,  than at t
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Serve
Save
Produc
e
ib
T7 VERY ONE CAN do
something for his
country
Some can bear arms
Some can produce food
Some can make munitions
Some can give money
It is ihe privilege of all to help.
OU CAN SERVE by
Fighting���Working-
Saving���Giving
This is NATIONAL SERVICE
Are YOU doing your part ?
ALL EYES turn now to
jf\^ the Canadian Farmer,
for he can render the
Empire Special Service
in this sternest year of the
war.
But���our farms are badly undermanned���25,000 men are needed on
the land.
With insufficient help, the Man on
the Land fights an uphill fight to
meet the pressing need for Food.
CITY and TOWN
can help.
Municipal Councils, Churches and
Schools, and other organizations,
both of men and women, can render
National Service by directing all
available labour to the Land.
Farmers themselves can exchange
labour.   School boys can assist.
Were you raised on a farm ? Can you
drive a team? Can you handle fork
or hoe? If you can't light, you can
produce. Spend the Summer working on the Farm.
Let every man, woman and child in
the Dominii 1 who has access to
Land, no matter how small the plot,
make it produce Food in 1917.
I'or Information on any subject relating to
tlie l'nrm and ''nrrlen write:���
INFORMATION BUREAU
DEPARTMENT   OF   AGRICULTURE
OTTAWA
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TTAWA,   CANADA
HON. MARTIN   UURREU-, MINISTER.
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