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(.'im tint lio dona nny I attar, anil
mil iinitii nu wall anywhere cImi
hoi'Oftbouts. Our type and ina.lilii-
ery In enlii|ili'U uml Tlm Review
l>i-i<j_H we ilnht
VOL. 5
uction Sales
on premises adjoining the Agricultural hall on
Saturday,  February   17th,   1917
Sale at 2 o'clock
2 Dairy   Cows,   Horse  and    Buggy, Motor Car
Household Furniture,  Large Quantity of  Bottled
Fruit and Numerous-effects.
Full particulars in posters or if row
Telephone 10 COURTENAY
.38.00 Par To.
Delivered in Courtenay
All Orders Will Receive Prompt Attention
. K
Phone 43
the quality of
is not strained
It is wonderfully improved if
made in an
Courtenay  Eieclric
Light, Heat and Power
Company Limited
Local Lines f
Mr. Lockard,   of   Cumberland,
was an early visitor   in   town   on
' Tuesday moruiug,
Ladies are   requested   to  bring
icuke to iiii.- Red Cross W'liist Drive j
on wdeiKsilny, Feb. 14U1 inst,
The Review is read   aud quoted j
uim some
Mr, nnd Mrs, \\, J. VVatchorti
lefi 01. Saturday morning's boat for
Vancouver where tlity will make
their future bom..
On Thursday eveuiug lust a
novelty "shower,' wns held at the
home of Mrs. K, Allan, for Miss
Maude Creech on the eve of her
marriage,   The young [adles and
inatrons presented her with  many
in nil parts of the island
portions of the >��"b.li...d.   If  you 1 t0keU8 oi tlleif ^.m
dun i believe it, ask the City Council, j    On Tuesday evening last a pretty
wedding waa solemnized at Cour.
Mr. Griffiths, of Victoria, a char-  teuay Presbyterian churcli   by the
tered accouuta.it, arrived iu  town Rev, T, Menzies, when Miss Alice
on Tuesday evening t< ver the  Maude, the  second   daughter   of
Electric Light   Ccmpauv's  books, ] Mr  and Mrs, Kd, Creech, was led
in accordance with the
clause in the lib (trie
iiiying out
lit by-law,
'I he Buying Committee ol lbs
i Red (In - s is lioldiug a Whist Drive
and dune 011 Feb. 14 A special
effort is being made to make ibis a
very ; It a rn;', eVi uinj ' 1 everyone !
and ihey hope to see a large attendance, The funds of the Local
Red Gross are nearly exhausted,
and must lie increased immediately
to enable the ladies to continue with
their sewing-, etc
A. B. Hall's big cash sale closes
on Saturday ol this week, There's
a few bargains lefl, but you will
have to hurry. Everything going
at 20 per cent less than wholesale
price today. Good buys in groceries, boots- and shoes. The Bay
Store, Comox.
Seed wheal for sa e,   blue   stem
J. Li McGirr, Royston, li. C.
Si   ly cl onto my p'�� -Park
Jersey Heifer about i_ months old.
Owner please claim animal. W.
H. Grieve, Sandwick,
Lost���Pari jersey cow,   about 3
years old, piece cut out of [bottom
lot light ear t opnn hinark,   Fin-
I der please communicate   with   \\'.
j H, Grieve, Sandwick.
Found adrift���A flat bottomed
'boat about 4 ft,;wide at stern and
115 feet long, Owner can have same
i by paying cost of this, and $5 sal-
vagg,    Apply '. Idiens,   Royston.
For Sale--Litter of young pigs,
j Chester Whites, one or more. Apply lo Geo. Davis, Union Bay.
Lost���In Courteuay, on or about
I Jan. n, a   pair   of   goid   rimmed
I glasses in case, large lenses.    Fin-1
der please call at Review oflicc,
Wood For Sale���$4 per load cash ,
! Teaming and carting done. L.I
Alexaudet, Courtenay. I
i    For Sale���Thirty neadof sheep, |
i 20 ewes and   one   pedigreed  Ram. j
Three of these ewes are   pedigreed
the remainder are well bred,   and j
j heavy   ill   lamb.    Apply   Bridges:
1Bros- I
F'or Sale���,*, ll. p.   steam  engine ]
nnd boiler 111 good order.    Price ��80
Apply Revisw Office,
For Rent���The   Milligan   farm,
For particulars appl)    at   Review I
1 ollice.
Part of a house, unfurnished   to
I let.    Apply Mis. Halliday,   Cour-1
I tenay,
I    Go   to   McBryde's   for   quality,
I bread,
to the altar by F, A McAithur, ol
Fort George, The bride was handsomely gowned in a liavj blue tailored suit ivitb hat tn match, and
white fin,-,. She wat accompanied
by Miss Belle Berkley, dressed in
black With light blue picture hat.
llie groom was attended by Mr, J.
Urquhart, After tlie ceremony
the happy couple left for Comox
where they took the boat en route
lor Seattle.
Anglican Church Notes
Sexagesiham Sunday. Feb, 11
9.30 a.111,, Holy Communion and address St, Mary's, Grantham.
11.15 11,111. Matins and Holy Communion, St. Peters, Comox,
2.30 p.  111,    Evensong  and Sermon,
I,ll/n Mission,
.'."in p.m. Sunday School, Si
7.3ii p.m. Uveas
John's, Courteuay,
7.00 p,.ii.   Evensong ai
Holy Trinity, Cumberland
There will be no service at Grantham
next Sunday evening,
nul sermon, St,
sermon at
M..��,H*.��.......*��H.,I*S.M.**<M....M<.MH ,
j       . Classified Ads.
!     Mrili,'   ."Hi'   Illll. '\ "luil*.   Im, .'.11
(III Kim 'la- I Allv.lti.01B,
In'Tlio It.vlow   -   -   -   l'!""u   "
NO. 12
City Council
At the meeting of tbe Citj Council on Mondav evening the following accounts were passed oil to the
Finance Committee to pay It' found
R, Creech $2.25
L. Cokeley 10.00
Treasiiery Dept., for keep
of O'Brien 3. '-"
VV. Hames, Flection account   12.00
Bylaw 5,(,��
Postage 2.00
L, Alexander 5 00
I.   Creech 8 :*,
A. Beolon 8 jj
VV   Swan '   .0
L, Dunham .'-' '
G. Hodgson -7_
Courtenay Review *t9?.37
The salary of the City Clerk was
increased by JS.s   per   mouth.
will make no charge for extras.
Bodwell & Lawson wrote a con
pie of letters, re the Flectnc i ;.. ���
agreement, and the appointing of
au accouutaut, alio advised 'he c
to get ready to float their I onus.
Tbe letter Was laid on the table uniil after the audit is made
Bodwell iV   Lawson   al.- 1
sent in their bill for advic    i
uection  with  ex-Aid,   ]
famous plauk episode,    After a
of talk the account wasoi
ii]ion motion of   Aid,   A
The Aldermen are goii
over the city by-laws an
special meeting on the 26th to   ���   -
sider amendments thi 1
Aid; Aston repori
Mr. Cokele- maki
proposed  filling in of the -
a cost of $ia.    It will
ards of earth to make s .
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Tea Room
Brown's Block, Courtenay
The He.st.,ind cheapest bread in the district
14 Loaves  for $1,  7 for 50 cts,    for 30cts, 2  for 15 cts
We invite anyone lo dispute the above advertisement
Thr' baker of Better Dread
trj   .
"'���,..';'i. ''������
������ ���'
Go to
"Ss-���l-Jl-w,     rj     l~i TT"I
������'.   I ���-'    '"      "
Oranges are now Cheaper than they have been for
a long time.   You should tr.ke advantage of these
Prices :
Seville Oranges
Sweet Oranges
Grape Fruit
35c **.er doz
25 and 30c per doz
4 for 25c
30c per doz
&  CO.
L _ _.r'_vO,_-_J
For Fresh   Tobacco,  Cigars
���7   and
Soft  Drinks.
Isabel St.    Next Royal Bank
Comox Creamery
55c per lb. this week
h &! CL
11Cl -_���*' 1
Watchmaker Jeweler and Optician
has just received a consignment cf
suitable  tor Wedding   presents.   Wedding  rings
always in stock at
************************ m ma<w THE   REVTEW.   COURTNEY.   ft. CL
The Squire's
Im-Ub. MatbatWi n ��� Ti��-:��
for another doctor, being - new man
from a distance. Be had done his
share in alleviating the suffering
where il was possible. Hut the hor
ror ot
r' i, ;��� iliingl poor thing!" 'lb*
Squire muttered lo liimscll pitifully
as he knelt beside the woman, She was
going to be horribly disfigured, even
if ihc cuts healed healthily, and he
could not see how deep they wi i'or what they might Imve severed,
Shii was bleeding terribly, He siiS'
pected a small blood-vessel cut
through somewhere, and she groaned when he touched her,
The appeal in her eyes made liim
bend lower to her. 'lhe old rustic,
swinging the lantern, was still babbling of tlle turn it wave him when he
'card tllClll all go scrceeliin' down thc
'ill, but it weren't none of 'is business, so he went 'nine to his supper;
and then his grand-daughter, Liz,
called liim a wicked old mnn because
lie hadn't hceu ami told lier, and
docked him of his suppcr-bcor.
"What is it?" ashed the Squire
���with his lips al the woman's oar. lie
was soft-hearted where women v i re
concerned, and hc was moved to a
profound pity at what he saw.
"Get me away," she whispered,
"Get me away quirk, sir, for lhe, love
of God. There's someone here 1
don'l want lo see.   1 heard his voice,"
There came a steady tramping ol
feet down the hill. The Squire had.
not remembered the camp pitched
foi a day or two on the heath. It
was line open weather, aud no greatl
hardship to sleep in a tent. Down |
came the soldiers, professionally
alert, and efficient, with their ambulances and all llieir appliam-.es.
"This one first," said the Squire, in-
terccpting the ambulance, "Sin's in
danger ot bleeding to death."
They lifted the woman on to lire
"To lhc cottage hospital," he said;
then added, on a .sudden impulse,
"Tell the matron the private ward. .1
will he accountable."
He saw his patieul depart, and
���went on to the other victims of the
accident. Plenty to do, even though
doctors summoned hy telephone were
arriving, and additional help had
come in on all sides. By this time
the body of llie char-a-banc had been
lifted and pushed to onc side. Beneath it were dead and dying people.
Except for the groans of the injured
horror in the minds of lhc workers.
Only onc man was noisy���lhe dark
fellow the Squire had noticed al llis
lirst coming. He had be.-ti foremost
in the big labor of lifting the char-a-
banc. Now that help had come ill
plenty, lie stood on one side and
talked to anyone who would listen,
as though nothing' had happened.
Presently he took out a cigar and lit
it coolly. The Squire looked up from
where he was bandaging a deep flesh
wound in a man's thigh and saw lhe
face for a second as the light spurted.
A darkly florid face���coarsely handsome; Spanish-looking eyes with yellow whites to Ihciu. Having lit his
cigar easily and carelessly, Ihe fellow  strode off up the hill.
Hy the lime the wreckage���human
and otherwise���was cleared away, lhe.
Squire was dead tired���too tired lo
think consecutively and intelligently.
There were eight dead, *i\- dying,
others injured more or less badly.
As he came into lhe hall of Hare-
wood Court, the pretty girl whom he
had met on the stairs when lie rushed
back for his emergency case came to
meet him. There were tears in her
eyes, and her face was very pah-.
"Oh. Mr. Meyriek," she saitl, what
a dreadful ihing! i did so want lo
help, but I.ady Westonthorpe said,
'No.' She assured us that wc would
bc worse than useless."
"I'm glad she kept you out ot tin
way, Miss Vincent," the Squire answered. "Am I a horror? You poor
He was suddenly aware of his
turned-back shirt cuffs and ihc blood
on  his hands and  his  clothes.
"It would not have been lit for
your eyes," he said. "I am so sorry
you should have seen mc."
Kosc Vincent looked at mm with
the expression in her eyes which had
often discomposed tlie Squire, i.ho
was very simple, and rather shy, dc-
spite his forty years, in the eyes of
other pretty girls besides Miss Vincent.
Tlie glance did not (rouble him
after he had gone lo his own room
to make a fresh toilet before having
the food lie badly needed. Hc felt
sick, unstrung. The doctor who had
come to his help had taken die Squire
marred ami bleeding hu
inanity was slid with liim,   He wondered how,  if he  IiiiiI  not   given  up
soldiering, he could have, endured a
battlefield, Will, thai had been settled for him.  llis mother's long, slow
illness had bioughl her only son to
her side mid  kept him  Ihere, after a
Iniii  experience of a proles Ion Iti
iould have loved.
Thai brought him lo llu moron
of lh- big, dark fellow who had
swaggered up the hill from lhat
scene of carnage, smoking his rig.1.;
in so unconcerned a way. After per
forming prodigies of helpfulness, too,
The fellow was :���'. soldier, or had hern
;r Boldler,    There ��as no mistaking
lhe drilled, disciplined man. And th<
Squire had some liazj memory aboul
him. Had he ever seen loin during
his  brief career of soldiering?
llis thoughts were hazy wilh fa
tigue. As he brushed his hair before
lhe. glass, unconsciously doing it as
carefully as though he wen: interest
ed in the matter, ids thoughts left the
soldier behind and wenl to 'he woman whose face was so terribly
slashed aboul���poor thillgl He wondered why he, had had the impulse
to send her as a paying patient to the.
hospital. The matron must have
thought  his message an odd one.
Only���the woman had looked to
liim so pitCOltsly to bide, ro help her.
Poor ihing! He had a compassionate thought that she would ncvci bc
recognized again for lhe woman she
had been. Her disfigurement would
he an effectual disguise. What was to
become of her when she had fo go
ont again into llie world?
Mr. Mcyrick was Squire of Silver-
dale, just seven miles ..way from
Harewood Court, where, he had been
visiting al lhc time of the accident.
Silverlhorne Manor, wliicli had be
longed lo the Meyricks for many
generations, was a charming old Elizabethan house in a line park dotted
about wilh thorn-trees which gave
the place its name, and having attached to it what llie estate ageuls
would have called one of the finest
landed properties in that favorite dis-
tricl; it seemed a curious thing that
Silverlhorne should slill belong to a
bachelor squire.
Crossed ���in    love,    the    villagers
would lell you, recalling Miss Mary,
the  Squire's    young distant    cousin,
had Jived with I.ady    Clarissa,
noi to be compared, in Miss Jessica's
opinion, with lhe gravely COtirtCOttS
Some lady had rallied the Squire
once in his cousin's hearing ou his
hard-heartednesa in remaining unmarried, She was an American lady
with very bright eyes ami a vivacious
manner, who always rushed in where
older people did not dare fo tread,
Hilary   Slrangways hail listened with
a smile lo his COUSln'B patieirl  kill'
atlon   io lhe vivacious lady.
(To Bc Continued.)
A Metis Sharpshooter
Nephew of Louis Kiel Accounted for'
Thirty Germans Before They
Gol Him
'This rifle, yvas used li\   Sniper No,
1295, I'ic. P. Kiel (nephew ol 1 outs
Kiel ,of ihe Kiel rebellion), 8ih Hal
tallon i notli Kifb-s) 1st Canadian Di-
[vision, I!, hi. )���'.   Wi'h il he accounted
for ,10 Germans, between March,
1915, and January 15, 1910, when hr
yvas killed by a shell at Anton's Farm,
France, 1���8, near Mcssines."
This is lhe inscription engraved on
a silver plate on the butt cf a rifle
which is on exhibition in ihe window
of the British Columbia building in
I onilon, England, I'apt. M. A. Fiset,
of the .i'lth Field Battery, sends tins
information: "No one, 1 am sure, in
London," he writes, "understood better than I all that this inscription
meant. It is too eloquent to need the
addition of any words. I beg, however, that the press bc good enough
lo convey to the Kiel family and all
the Metis nation my personal grief
and also my profound admiration foi
lhis hero of whom lhe Metis nation
at large must be proud."
Private Louis Phillipe Riel enlisted
with lhe. Little Black Devils, tin- 90tli
Winnipeg Battalion, the second day
the war was declan d, With them lie
went over to England, and there having given a demonstration of his ability as a franc-tireur yvas given carte
blanche as a sniper, and just as soon
as he entered tlie trenches with iiis
unit began his work. In letters sent
to friends iiere by Iris trench churn,
another half-breed, formerly a student   at lhe   Qu'Appellc   Industrial
School, Kiel is said to have disregarded potting Germans who wire in
thc trenches. His chief work yvas in
locate snipers from the German side
and bring them down. , t
One  slory oi his  keen    sight uml!,,
ability lo shoot straight is fold when
in late April, 19|5, he brought down
two German snipers within five mill-
War'��� Bravest Hero
Among llie Two Hundred Odd Who
Have Won the V.C. Since 191*1,
Who Was He?
In otu greatest hero the man ivho
bus "��ei n  red" or llie marl   .villi  lhe
ice-cool brain?   or   is he something
between the two?
Two cases instinctively COOIC fo
mind which serve as admlrablo lIlui-
trations of 'he two extremes In all
lhe role there is UO more .triklna in
Stance of a man earning lhe V.C, b)
hot-headed -. alor ihan that of the former Lance Corporal O'Leary, who
rushed lo the fronl and himself killed
five Germans who were holding    lhe
first barricade, after which be attacked a seronil barricade, aboul sixty
yards further on, which he raptured.
afler killing three of the enemy and
making pri oners of two mole.
Now', contrast lhal with one of thc
very latesi winners. First-class Uoy
John Travels Cornwcll, who, during
the Jutland battle remained (landing
alone at a most exposed post quietly
awaitiiig orders uniil the end of the
action, wilh lhe gun crew dead and
wounded nil around him.
Between ihis gallant Irishman and
ihe sixteen year-old English boy
ihere. stand*; another type���the type
represented by Lieut. Leefo Robinson, whose feat in bringing down the
L 21 al Cttfficy is too recent to need
recall. Here we have a o_.ll needing
nerves of steel while he waited in the
darkness for his giant foe, and the
courage of a lion to tackle with his
puny weapons the armament of a
Zeppelin. And then, when this lonely
hero had won his great flight', he
could not help showing he was a boy
at hearl by looping lhe loop as the
only outlet for his joy! In Hobinson
we lind the calm courage (hat can
wait and the indomitable pluck that
can strike.^
He is this war's greatest hero.
That is a great thing io wriie uf
any man. It means lhat his courage
surpasses that of such men as Corporal Angus, who rescued a wounded
| officer after being wounded himself
forty times; of Lance-Corporal Poller, who, with his right leg -.hot away
and with wounds iu both arms, steadied his men and had a cheery word
for all for fourteen hours;
Miller,     who,    plugging
wound in his body    with
conveyed    a    message   an
W.       N.
who ^^^
the Squire's mother, as an adopted
daughter at Silverlhorne. Miss Mary
had been of those who in very early
youth, with a world of joy and love
opening before thjem, let go our
warm hands and steal away qit'Ctly
into the. shadoyvs.
The Squire had been engaged to
"diss Mary. Some of '.he shrewd old
women of Silverthornc village, such
as Mrs. Appcrly at the post-office,
would say, with a shake of the head,
that the Squire, didn't seem nohow
to have had a chance���what with
Miss Mary dying in the spring they
were to have married, and what with
Lady Clarissa's slow decline. "Our
Squire don't seem somehow to have
'ad a fair chance oi bein' a boy," Airs.
Apperly would say. To which bei
lame sister, Miss Jessica, who it
spite of ber sixty years, had a way
of blushing which to see was like seeing the. ghost of her pretty youth
conic hack, put in a murmur: "Seems
to mc, Jane Ann, as our Sqilire*'asil't
left off bein' a boy yel, nor likely to
with those eyes."
Jessica was entirely out of agreement with her sister's preference for
.Master Hilary before lln- Squire,
Master Hilary yvas lhc Squire'.,
young cousin, who very often visited
him al Silverlhorne: a snub-nosed,
golden-haired, pleasant youth, who
had played cricket on lhe green everv
summer "since he were that high,"
beginning with the vacations of llis
prep.-school, ending with his glories
i fresh upon him from Oxford, where
he had yvon bis blue.
"Tin!" Miss Jessica would say disparagingly; yel the disparagcmenl
had a note of affection iu it. ''Im!
lo come after our Squire. Why I remember him when he yy.'i.: all imp
of mischief, an' 'im a swaggcrin'
round in 'is w'itc llannings, so saucy
that you 'ad to forgive uim. W'y,
our Squire 'as plenty of lime fot
marryiu' an' 'avin' a family. Wot's
"Not to you 'n me, Jess," Mrs.
Apperly responded, "as '11 never see
sixty again." Jessica blushed as at a
I sudden rudeness. "But seein' as 'ow
lour Squire's bin crossed iu lo"C an'
I never lookin' at a lady since, not at
i least with intentions, an' bein' as fond
of Master Hilary us though he were
'is own son, it all p'ints to Master
Hilary at JSilvcrthorne one day."
\ "'Iin!" said Miss Jessica scorn-
| fully; and then added, "W'hippersnap-
pcrl in a fierce little hiss, which did
'not at all mean thai she yvas person-
' ally disaffected toward:; Hilary
Strangways, who yvas indeed a pleasant youth who had a pleasant way
with old    friends generally,    tlufiigb
utes at a distance oi about seven
hundred yards. There were men and
officers falling regularly on the Canadian side in a certain section of lire
trench. Riel was watching ihis spot
where the shots came from and decided that snipers ivere at work.
About seven bundled yards away he
spied the tree and watched it for a
minute, then deliberately aiming, filed and brought doyvn the sniper, who
yvas in one of the lower branches.
Just as soon a.s hc had scratched
another mark on his trusty rifle, he
levelled again and from thc fop of the
tree another enemy sniper lell to the
ground. The incident yvas noticed by
the officers and duly reported in dispatches. That night Ihe officers looked for Kiel, but he could not inr
found. He had joined a raiding party of tin: Minister Fusiliers and yvas
out having his little time. The following morning be reported and
proudly pointed to five additional
marks on his rifle.
or Private
a. gaping
his hand,
d dropped
lead when he had delivered the reply; of Lieutenant-Commanders l-'ric
Nasmith and Boyle and Lieutenant
Holbrook for llieir brilliant submarine feats in the Sea of Marmora; of
Lieutenant Warneford, the first Zeppelin strafcr; and of the other airmen heroes, Second Lieutenant
Rhodes-Moorhousc (who flew 35
Indies after being mortally yvounded)
and Captain Lidded (who look his
badly damaged aeroplane back to the
aerodrome with his right thigh
Jt means thai Robinson's courage
is greater than that of lhe. officer,
Victor Smith, ami Ihe private, Hc-
Fadzcan, who threw themselves on
piles of bombs to save tlie lives of
their comrades; and of the Scottish
piper, Laidlaw, and*.lhe drummer,
Ritchie, who defied the enemy from
the top of the. parapet so as to cheer
on Iheir own men with the .round of
iheir music.
These are bul a few of the great
deeds which Lieutenant Robinson haa
and war,
g withoul
is only   i
' ask-
The Law's Fault
Geordie had a small dog
summoned for keeping a dog
a license. He pleaded it ca
"How  old do you say hc
ed the magistrate's clerk.
"Aa dlvvcnl knaa exactly,'
Geordie.   "Hui he's onny a pup."
Expert evidence, however, proved
it to be a dog, and Geordie was duly
filled. As Geordie was leaving the
court he turned to llis wife ind remarked:
"Hang im- if Aa can understand it.
 i ��� i_...     _ i
Canada May Come to Bread
Made of Whole Wheat
Lloyd George
Compelling Magnetism, Wliicli
Mas Gained for Him Eraplre-
Wide Recognition
From the first announcement oi
the Britisii Cabinet rvi.is the ligurcj
which has stood most illuminated by
ii was that of Mr. Lloyd George, who
has accepted the task, lie has bei-u
the ecntre o' an Empire wiilc alien.
tlon, Mr. Lloyd George, at fifty-
three, exercises today in the wide*
arena of International politici ihe
same    compelling magnetism as he
has so long had over hi. own Welsh
nation. For lie is the embodiment
and lhe product of the newer WolsU
movement of a nationalism which
shall recognize in Europe the inalienable right ol tbe small"!' nations to
live, and to fulfill their own iLslin?
Unmolested 80 long as ihey are loyal
to the community and the spirit ol
ciy ilizatlon.
Lloyd George was first heard of "a
Parliament for Iiis irrepressible do
light in being a pro-Doer yvbeu that
yvas lhe blackest sin that rould b_
ascribed lo a British patriot. Jl
would be overdrawing the picture to
paint him as foreseeing the present
fine sland oi those South African
Boers. If there is one thing ill whir.ll
Lloyd George erred it wai) in a flat
inability to foresee that war In )~u-
rope had been inevitable for ten
years past. Yet when it caine, lhat
overwhelming avalanche of August,
1914, he was among the quickest t<��
realise its fearful vastnesa, and, recovering from the recoil with rn im-
aginalion and a projection into -i.s
future yvbi.li only a Celt could *0-
compllsll, he set about the concentration of Britisii strength. He it
credited with having been the one to
suggest that Kitchener be alledl
back from his Egyptian voyage. All
know, that yvas the first right thing
iu the maze of mistakes and confusion.
The period of his Cabinet work tie-
fore the yvar yvas one stroke of luck
after another He was in parliament
at twenty-seven, almost aa early an
age as Pitt. That had come about i��
a combination of events which caa
never be repeated in Wales. A
Bethesda miarryman had died. H��
was a Nonconformist, and the tact-
less little vicar of the parish had refused him burial in the consecrated
part of the Church of England graveyard, the only one available. Lloyd
George bended ihe Betiicsda -.p-iarry-
men, strong-limbed men, whose pastime yvas to fight with the naked
knuckle, on the Saturday and worship
God with improved fervor for it os
Ihe Sunday. They rose in revolt, anel
taking the law and the canons int��
their own hands removed tac co_��
and buried it again in consecrated
ground by thc side of the dead -.lau't
daughter. The cxhnmation caused a
great stir in Walts. The little-mindei
vicar brought an action for trespass.
Lloyd George fought the legal battie
and won; he fought it with still more
gusto on appeal, and secured at last
thc right of Welsh Nonconformist*
to be buried, with their own ritua",
in .yybat is public properly. Ana
Lloyd George became M.P. tor Carnarvon Boroughs, a c.nstitueiicy
which literally worships him.'
The next outstanding incident in *
meteoric career yvas thi settlement
of the threatened railway strike o4
1906; when be yvas President of the
Boanl of Trade. Mr. George-���lor lit
, ir; not a "hyphenated" -was the first
Welshman to enter the British Cat-
i inet, his ingress being a striking tri-
Ibnte. to tbe then consolidating Weill.
numbering thirty Liberals oat
Savs Charles K. Hunt, Who Is Made Party, numbering   ii ny   .in
,*,       _ r,       ��� ,_        iof ih rty-four welsh H.L's
One of Commission on the        ,    r^.��� cawc the old--g<
Bread Problem
FL   Hunt,    of l!
Charles  R.  Hunt,    of the firm of
Hunt llros.. millers, is one of a commission of fne Canadian millers chosen by Sir George Foster to go lo
England   to   interview   the   Britisii
Cabinet    in regard lo the standard
bread, which Hon. Walter Runciman
announced would hi' sold in ihe jin-
tish Isles after the lirst of the year.
.     Canada supplies a large amount ol
Aa said the scym thing last year, and  the flour required for the old coun-
thc year before, and they let me off. try.    With   tin  prospect,   however,
Non Ihey fine mc.   Aa suppose some- slight, of an embargo    being- placed
I upon American foodstuffs, lhc Britisii
body's  been   messili'  about  viilli   ll
��� i"
���Newcastle (Eng.) Chronicle.
English Farm Labor Situation
English farm correspondents of
Farmer and Stock Breeder declare
lhat if there is any further drain upon farm labor for military purposes,
production of foodstuffs next year
will be less than the low record of
1910, One English farmer, with ISO
acres iu grain crops, says his harvest
would not all be iu yet but for the
help given in harvesting by the local
curate and schoolboys.
Teacher (endeavoring lo gel her
class lo understand the term "a
Christian name"): What's your father's name, Ilennic?
Bcnnle:, Jones, the same as mine,
Teacher: But what docs your mother call your father?
Bennic: She don't call 'im Othlti'
���she likes 'im| ~
president of lhe local government
board decided to prepare for emergencies and to conserve the flour
supply as much as possible. Standard bread will be something like
whole wheat bread, a larg? part ol
the bran being retained in lhe ilour.
Il i.s for (he purpose of having a suitable article sent from Canada that
the millers' commission has been
"Wc may come to standard bread
in Canada one of ihese days, although
there is no immediate prospect of
il," says Air. Hunt.
Coming Closer
"Ho vou think vou will ever otvn a
"Why not? The controlling circumstances are bound to meet."
"What do you mean?"
"Autos keep ocming down, and I
ikeep saving up."���Louisville Courier-
1 Journal,
scheme, which brought the blessiuf
of thousands on his he.nl. The Chancellorship of the' Exchequer, with a
deficit of over $75,000,000 to meet,
was a lest. Mr. Lloyd George rose M
meet it worthily. He proposed iht
super-tax, by which taxation yvai
placed most heavily where there wat
mosl wealth. It yvon liim the lasting
admiration oi thc bold and Ihe pooi|
but the long and bitter revilings of
tin   richer classes
The present war Drought out agai��
the strong and virile in Mr. Llofd
George. He alone has had tl.e r.oU-��
age to tell the people Cully what tht
sacrifices must bc. He it -vas wh*
first shocked us by saving tbat mort
"ammunition was used at the OM
battle of Ncuve Chapclle than Hi
consumed in the whole Boer vat.*
He told first of all thc demand of
conscription in Britain.
Too Severe
Doctor: Vour husband needs soaM
good exercise to restore him.
Mrs.  X:  Like playing golf?
Doctor: More violent than that.
Mrs. X: I have it! I'll send bin
down to make a few purchases at the
bargain counter during the rt_��
hours. ._
Doctor: Oh, I didn't mean to kfll
Saleswoman:    Don't
talking-machine    in
want a
He: My dear, this is M foddtal
\ .THE   REVIEW,   '.(Hi'TM'V.    m   r
uuHiifitia" uuieki. Cured w""
iin im if lir AU iwkHi
B*0*U���_�� * CO..   ��-l*��-H��.   NapSMSe-. OB*.
When the Arabia Went Down
j Soldier* Have Clothes
Made.rom Paper
Is  i Light  Weight. Warm and In
lun cards in his band,
order, when thc life-
he had taken refuge
. a.  from   '���'v sink! ��� ;���
One  Man  on  n  Raft   Sang  Comic
Songs as He Drifted Away
Willi a paddle, for a banjo, one man
���ang comic songs and thumped
against ihc wood with his finger-
itor ar. accompaniment nr. he. mil on
is raft, and drilled away Irom the
Arabia, sunk by a submarine In ihe
Mediterranean, November 6. In the
smoking rooit a moment before in<
��hoi from the submarine Jlruck, an-
itithei had in:i declared "No trumps.
He slill held
���pread out in
fcoai in whlcl
���_, rowed, a
Ter, sei.
Such is the wav people acl these
���__.:,   when   they  are   forced   to  lake
to ihe open sea io; their lives, Ihere
wan no panic
Whet llu- Arabia yvas lilt tlir iex\
VU ar, snioull as gla8��, A man was
trailing ovei the rail jurd above the|
���pot where the torpedo -truck, Hc|
called lu his companions, "Come and
look at this silver Btreali." The nest
Instant ihe concussion came, a mass
sf wale: splashed on deck, and llie
man was thrown against the wall of
the smoking roonl and stunned.
'.('lie passengers Quietly and quicklj
put on lifebelis and took their
K>l_i:er. betide the boats in which
they were to leave llie ship. One or
two boals were smashed in bein.
lowered, and llie women and children yvcre ushered to other boats by
the men. When the boats were
safely riding on ihe water the men
mud women srid down ropes into
them. The only mishaps yvcre a
twisted ankle and lhe women's tender hands burned in the slide.
A nurse and a child were iu a cu-
tiiu dote to tire side where the torpedo struck, ihc explosion smashed ihc cabin, but the nurse crawled
eul of the rains yiith the Gild. _olh
were unhurt, The ship's doctor Was
in his cabin iitul yvas covered wbh
Splintered glass, lie, too, was uninjured. Ir. thirty minute,, thc vessel
���r.'as abandoned.
The Arabia sank gently, There yvns
no great explosion, only tyro big
puffs of smoke and soot. As the
inclination of the hull increased all
loose objects slid down the decks toward the stern, The Arabia dived
quietly. Pieces oi limber, chairs ar.d
many light articles, including a cradle, shol vertically'out of the yvatcr.
Then the only trace of the ship yvas
an oily, soot;, patch of cater v.-'.tli
two platiiib floating in the middle.
Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.
Light Weight. Warm a.id
pensive Garment
On* of lhe big paper mills i
Pram i recently completed a scries i
experiments undertaken under the
auspices of lhc Freiu ll Academy of
Silence wiih lhc object of producing
a paper which should he suitable for
malting underwear, Alter patient research tli.ir efforts yvtte crowned
with success in the form of a pape-
not only soft ami pliable, but so
water-tight, antiseptic, lough and
durable a.s to be excellently lilled for
making vests and plastrons for soldiers, I" fact, ii is predicted lhat
llu basis of ii new industry has thus
been laid and lhal these warm, light
weight, Inexpensive garments will be
in gnat demand !-i times of peace.
The plastron is a garni cm general ���
Iv worn over ihc shin and beneath
lhe suspenders, which hold it iu position, lis weight is not moro ihan
2,6 ounces, and when folded it takes
very little, space, a great advantage
in a soldier's kit,    ll can bc .voni fur
about a month, The gllct plastron,
or combination vesl and plastron, is
fuller and heavier, It is specially
designed for sentinels and men on
duty im Ion;: hours iu thc trenches.
li i.. lufted with a sort of cellulose
fell, iv h i c li makes it exceedingly
warm, Al lhe same lime ils com
position is such that vermin find no
shelter in ils folds, a matter of vital
importance to lhe men io whom the
bile of a parasite may mean Infection
with  the dreaded  typhus fever.
Then there, is the gilet, :ri waistcoat, without the plastron, a garment
Intended for general use by sportsmen ��� - hunters, fishermen, motorists
and aviators,
The Born Writer
l.ilerrny Gill   I:, O
Not Acquired
Thc death of .lad, I .oniloi
sketches of his career occiur
Ids dcaili present  lhc i ii I
young man    who sav
ment ihe i caniy Bidi ol lid ,
adventurous side,   and    wro t
I tainingly about what he saw
.Vimh  is
There is no more effective vermifuge ou lhe market than Miller's
Worm Powders. They will nol only
clear the stomach and bowels of
worms, but will prove a very serviceable medicine for children iu regular.-1 the _ blind
Ing the infantile syslem and maintaining it in u healthy condition.
There is nothing in their composition
that will injure the. most delicate stomach when directions are followed,
and they can be given lo children in
the full assurance that the. will utterly destroy all worms,
[.���ndonetT. Forced to Grope
A  Fog 8o Dense and Black There
Tbat People Became Lost
London,   recently experienced   iis
first dense fug since the war lighting, in rather darkening, ordci came
Into force, It was, per!'.!'', one oi
tin- worst fogs thai ever enveloped
the metropolis,
It was thick and bind; and grimy,
and a peculiar Icatttrc was its
warmth, ll clung to wayfarers Wee
a fluffy overall. There were also
damp patches, and then it felt a3
though one were running Into a
newly washed blankcl banging out
to dry,
No one has ever seen London r-o
dark and looking so weird. Vehicular trafiic yyas entirely suspended so
far as the ordinary services were
concerned. The dimmed lights of the
street lamps could scarcely be seen
a yard away. Trains were held -p,
Taxicabs were as rare as butterflies
in December.
In tbe west end, theatregoers left
the theatres and restaurants, plunged
into the black fog, and instantly lost
themselves, There yvcre no oniui
buses or taxicabs to take t'ucm home,
and it yvas next to impossible to find
one's way to the tube stations with
out direction. 4u most cases it was
leading thc blind. One
rould not see even a few feet ahead.
In Trafalgar Square policemen act-
pilots to the feu motor cuuni-
 1 bravely
Don't Have Catarrh
One efficient way to remove
nasal catarrh is to trral itscau ll
wliicli in most cases is physical
weakness. The system needs
more oil and easily digested
liauid-food, and you should
take u spoonful ot
after each meal to enrich your
blood and help heal the sensi*
tiye membranes witli its ptirt
oil-food properties.
The results of this Scoff'.
Emulsion treatment will
surprise those who have usea
irritating snuffs and vapors.
Difficult for Letters
To Follow Wounded
"Explanation cf Delay in Postal Service to Canadians in Europe
A letter appears in The London
Times from Rev. Frank 1.eight, of
Hcspclcr, Ou-... complaining of delay
in delivering letters to Canadian
���wounded from friend:, in Canada.
*X)ne of my sous was yvounded at
Ypres in June and tbe othei at the
Somme in September. Th.; latter
bad no word from home from mid-
September to mid-November, though
fcimself able to yy-ffle weekly, He
was at Etaples a month, ;-.'. Nottingham about a monlh. Though we
wrote at fir&t through the army post
office and afterwards directly to liim,
be got nol a word from home; and
the other for nearly two months yy-a:.
without letters, though a note yvas
gent to England."
Tbe Canadian Press inquiries reveal that when a man i.s wounded,
letters for him are .sent to the Postal
Department at the Canadian Record
Office. Their difficulties are considerable in following the migrations of
wounded from one hospital to another. For instance, lhcy vcill rc-
niain but one day at a certain hospital, two days at another, :md sc. on.
Every effort is made to deal expeditiously with mail in such cases.
Correspondents in Canada, however,
send letters h, the hundred with such
���ddresse. as "John Smith, care of
Army Post Office, London," whereas
the Army Posl Office so far as England is concerned, is non-existent
and applies only to the army in fie
field. The greatest care should be
taken to have the man's regimental
number plainly indicated. The extraordinary congestion in nil branches of the main service, civil and military, ought also io bc borne in mind.
"Miss Norab, if it wasn't for Tir-
f-ricf O'Brien that.do be coot-tin' ye,
I'd be after bavin' somethiu' to say
to yc mesilf tb' night/,' ,
, "it's very considerate ye nre, Mr.
Mulligan, bul did yc liiver hear that
prisinl company is always accipted
When Your Eyes Need Care
Om Murine Rje Medicine. NoH-i-rting-FceH
_1_e ���Aetn Onl-hl... Try It lor Red, Wenl.
���tor. E. ea.ndGraoulatea Kyelida. Murine Is
���omponnded ty our Oi'iili.tn -not a "Patent
Medicine"���but. a ed in miccem/nl Physician,'
_"r_Ptlire for man/ j-curs. (lowdedicated to
ike Public and noid 11. Di uggl.ti at Mo per
Bottle. Murine I'i. e .siilve in Aseptic Tulien,
He and 50c. Write for bonlt ot tlm My* Free.
Marin* Ef��� Remedy Company Chicago, ai it
U.       1139
Reinvesting Prolits
Modern  Dairying  Need  No  Longer
Mean Drudgery
If tlie dairy has been profitable
during the last season, and it probably has, a portion at leant of the
gains should be reinvested in the
equipment of the plant and the complement of cattle, unless tbe. busir.es
is already one hundred per cent, per
feet in this regard, Dairying need
no longer mean drudgery, for the
drudgery par! of il can ('radically
all bc done by machine. Aud il need,
no longer be guess work, for modern method?, coupled yvith common
sense, have reduced the production
of profit to a uierc matter of applied
arithmetic. The common knowledge
of scientific feeding and thc availability of practical information along
this line ha? made possible the maximum of production at the minimum
cost, and the Babcock test and thc
milk scales can or yyill eliminate the
unprofitable animal. The constantly
increasing urban population provider!
a sure marl-el at pood prices for
years to conic for the ureal essential
food commodities, mill; and its products-, and there is every reason to
feel that noyv, more than ever before,
the dairy industry must thrive. For
this reason the reinvestment of profits in the rchabiliment of the herd
and the bringing up to date of the
equipment is the wisest plan the
dairyman can make. --" Successful
Fanning. s
Mrs. (;. |J, Stilwell. Wiuthrope,
Sash., w.ritesi "I ha-.c' used Baby's
Own Tablets for thc past ten years
aud have found them so good for my
little ones that 1 always heen a box in
lhe bouse." Mrs. Stilyyell is nc cf
thousands of mothers who always
beep the Tablets on hand. Once a
-.nolhcr has used them for her little
cues she would use nothing else.
.Ihey are absolutely free from opiates
and injurious drugs and cannoj Possibly do barm lo the youngest child.
They arc sold by medicine dealers or
by mail at 2. cents a bo--, from The
Dr. Williams Medicine Co.. Brock-
vilic, Ont.
buses and taxicabs that tr
to make headway.
The fog yvas no Ics dense ii thc
suburb:! than iu centra! London. An
Enfield resident spent half-an hour
crossing to bis home from lhat of n
friend, a distance of two hundred
yards. A Stamford Hill resident.
who reached home safely, failed for
and ihel
ned I
c oi
and the
hitc O. Hern's litcrarj  product  ��: ���
���a result oi his Ten li"'i lo condition ���
he   encountered    when   hi    lei
clerk's walk oi life aud thrusl  bin
self amid more colorful surroundings,
Such live,'' as those    of J..-I.     I o I
don and 0, Henry incline observers
lo the view that a writer still is called by writing, and thai lhc man
who sets out deliberately la prepare
himself to inal writing hi. calling,
selecting it as another man selects
law cr medicine or ntcrcai till llfi.
because of lhc opportunities it oifci*,
as judged by the result il tallied by
its successful exponents, i likcl lo
prove a stodgy writer,
Laurence Sterne wai
bookish coin iv ial, obscure country
parson at '17 when a sin, 1 book
drew liim up to llie heights of fame
and made him a man awaited by
diii'iei engagements a (ortuiglitl
deep" wherever be went (n Luropc,
The book so flagrantly violated the
onventions of narrative writing that
Horace VValpole called It a book
written backwards, Digression had
been called a distasteful, if not disqualifying, fault, Sterne became
Known as a master of digression, He
trilled vy it ti his readers, .unl mocked1,
learning aud its laws.    He yvas able   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
to do so because [[cuius i.- not aineu-     An emphasis ou the Importance ot
able to law. _ the mining industry in Canada was
Mark Tvain, as everyone knows, laid by Mr. Arthur A. Cole, i resident
received a poor education und was 0( the Canadian Mining Institute, ia
apprenticed lo a painter, afterward an address before thc Empire Club
becoming steamboat pilot, a private 0f Toronto, "Only a small portion.
secretary. a_ miner, a provincial 0f Northern Ontario has b-cu . ros-
journalisl, before his flame ol genius pected," lie said, "b'rom Cobalt to
burned through thc coating ol cir- the Arctic there is ottered belter
cumstanccs which bad made him a chances of obtaining valuabli miner*
jack-of-all-trades, and revealed hilll at deposits than in ;���:��������� otl r cour.
as a great humorist, try in the world."
There i.s n growing army of men     Mr t.'ole   quoted figures ��
and women of good education    audi thai  lhe railroads of Can
comfortable financial situation    w-ho the United State, carried   more -liu-
select writingaas a polite occupation eral  products  than  agricult   al
promising   fair   monetary   reyvards,| ducts,    In Canada fi
The Mineral Wealth
Of Northern Canada
Better Chances There Than In An.;
Other Country, Says Mining
Au emphasis on th
more than au hour to
���London Express.
int. hi
Those who pe.tr away at it long
enough and hard enough manage, as
a rule, to get into the magazines, if
not to get a publisher of book.: i ,
discover them; but there remains the
pleasing view, and il hardly is illusion, that writers who command a
large audience, through thc medium
"Tricks in All Trades"
Thc   Agricultural   Department   is
out   yvith   a   warning   agaiast   the
"veneered" bale of hay:
Veneering consists in feeding to
lhe baling machine an occasional
forkful of bay that is of higher grade
than the bulk of the lot being baled
and manipulating the forkful In such
a way that the high grade hay covers the outside of thc halo, making
the bale appear to contain better hayj
than it actually docs contain.
This is as bad as the StOVC-plped
apple barrel, the sawdu.st sausage
and the. basswood ham. .heir human imitation is the pious and "benevolent" old rascal who tries to sell
you a gold brick.   Watch them all.
Love is like a came of poi.cr ��� a
Dread of Asthma makes countless
thousands miserable. Night after
night the attacks return, and even
yviien brief respite'is given the mind
i.s still in torment from continual anticipation. Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma
Remedy changes all ihis. l'elicl
comes, and at once, while future ;: ���-
tacks are warded off, leavin;; thc afflicted one iu a state of peace and
happiness he once believed hc could
never.enjoy Inexpensive and sold
almost everywhere.
"I understand that your daughter
Is (t'oinr; to take music lcsso.t?."
"Not exactly," replied Farmer
Corptossel, "We haven't the heart
to tell her that her voice sounds terrible, so we're goin' to hire a regular teacher to do It."���Washington
Oft to Old Country for Domestics
Miss Francis A. Biden has returned
from a western trip covering Hie
principal prairie cities, where slur
met many ladies and received applications for domestic help. Miss
Bidcn is a born Canadian and has
spent all ber life in Western Canada,
It is ber intention immediately arrangements are completed in connection with her Winnipeg business
to leave for Great Britain early 'in
January, returning with a large party
of selected domestic servants. These
of course.^ yyill all have been placed
before arriving. Miss Bidcn's citv address is care of the Grand Trunk Pacific city ticket office, -ii" Poilnge
avenue,  Winnipeg, Man.
Bird Statistics
For tv.-o years lhe numbers cd birds
on certain farms in different parts of
the country have been counted. A
summary now shows that in the
Northeastern States the average tarn
of 108 acres protects a total of 1_*1
pairs of domestic birds. These
birds of the sorts that farmers should
piotect. Five acres in Maryland af-
! forded n home for 193 pairs, of sixt
' species. This bird count yvas made
for the purpose of getting definite figures on the value of bird protection
on farms, and the importance of providing feed and protection for tbe in.
Bird lovers can figure out ihc bene-
fits.���The Country Gentleman.
young man
cannot  gel.
often  wants n hand be
of the genius of a Sterne, a demons,] inhibition,
an O, Henry, or the talent of a Jack
London, will bc always bom to write
rather llian made in college and finished by special courses iu writing.
to 1913 the freight fron
country    more    than    doubled    die
fi eight from thc laud, and wa
Hiring product:, wcrc     ��� �� ���
Germany had gained   io  far is
yrav thc Belgian    coalfield    a-'!  ~_e"
iron mines in Lorraine, and the
f both of lire: . would mean ' ���    _
Nearly .ill children are subject to
worms, aud many arc boiu with
them. Spare Ihcrii suffering by using Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator, the best remedy of ihc kind
that can be had.
"Destroy the Whole Government"
Among a batch of correspondence
found among lhc German dead on
the Somme are some letters which)
show an altered tone toward the war.'
Here is a sample:
"The yvar is a low, scoundrelly affair," yvritcs a member of the 3rd I
Ersatz Regiment. "The German!
Government deceives the people. One'
sees it very clearly iu this wholesale
murder. One can hardly help being
ashamed of being a German since we
put up yvith tllis, Wc must turn our |
rifles round and destroy the n-hoie,
government. That gang have caused
uj to be killed. Remember this if 1'
don't come back, dear Greta. It is
already quite clear that Germany is]
losing, and getting inlo a horrible
I'.r 15 days In tire nrorit'.i ol January t .-.us
Buffering with lmin of rheumatism i'i the toot.
I tried al! l.irnir oi remedies but nothing lii'J
me anv _nod. Cine person told arc snout
UINAKD'S l/IMMKNT; air noon ai I liicd
it thc Saturday night, thc ne.-.t morning 1
-A-.r feeling very good; I tell you Uris remedy is very good; 1 coirld gire von a good
certificate any time that yoa -.'.-ould tike to
!ia-c one. If any time 1 come to hc-ir aliout
any person sick oi rheumatism, t could tell
then about  this  remedy.
-fours truly,
ERNEST EE\_n.t,l*.
,:.;ii Kiie Ontario  East, Montreal,
I'd'. H,.l908,
Canada lead i tin    rorld :r pro
duction of coal. ., bestos,      kel, talc,
feldspar, mica, graphite,
gold.   "With such -a riel   ml eritafl  i
we would be delinquent i:
give, it all the attention it deserves.'
dchired Mr. Cole.    In the  - -  ���
had been too little cg-opcrarioi be
tyycen manufacturers: and mitrei-l
Mining was one of the bask industries, and entered more or less tola
thc lives of everyone. It costs ���������������sen
millions per annum to run .a.!
camp, aud most of that money can t
to Toronto. And Cobal
one of a group of mines,
$100 Reward. S100
The readers of this paper .iii be ,.e*..-d
to learn that ihr-- is at lean ene areaiii*-
disease that science ha, been able :. cure us
all its stages, and that _ catarrh, Catarrti
being greatly influenced ty conslirnrto-as
conditions requires coaatittfUo-al tr-a.-ntene.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is 's;.*.-. internal:.- irvl
acta through tl.e Blood on liie Mucous .ur-
(aces or the System, thereby destro-oag t_��
foundation of thc disease, giving the ?.t; .-'.-
strength by building up Uie constitution aaS
assisting nature in doing its work. The fre-
prietorfi hase    ->  much  faith  in  the crirativ*
rowers of llali's Catarrh Cure that they ���*���_
>ce Hundred lloi'ars for any case that I;
fa,is lo cure.    Send (or list of te3t:sa__ial_
Address:  F. J.  CHENEY  i  CO.,
Ohio.   Sold by all Druggists, /'_
He Was Short
onc evening a frail little gir!
a candy store and asked for
a cake of chocolate. After she bad
the candy she put four pennies on
the counter and started out. The
storekeeper, though averse >o frightening the lillle thing, called after her.
in a gentle voice:
"You're a penny short."
"No, you're a penny short," she
called back as she disappeared.���Loudon  Illustrated Sunday Magazine
Minard's  Liniment Cures  Garget in
DecUned to Worry
"So my daughter has consented
become your wife.    Have you lithe day of the wedding?"
"I  will leave that to her."
'Will you have a churcli
or a pri
vatc yvedding?"
"Her mother can decide that.'
"What have you to live on?"
"I  will leave that entirely to
sir."���Boston Globe.
"How did Deeds make his reputation as a lawyer?"
"He was so well-to-do he could decline cases be knew he couldn't win."
Meaning of Service
Tbe Extent of Each "One's Duty Depends on His Ability to
In Canada the war has done more
than anything else to teach us the
meaning of service. Wc arc coming
to realize as wc have not done in the
past that every citizen has responsibilities to the state, and that the extent of each one's duty of service depends upon his ability to serve. If
the lesson be well learned it will
mean much for the future of this
country. It yvill also result in an
electorate trained to select men for
public office on the basis of ability
and integrity. It yvill also meet the
difficulties of public ownership by
providing in the public service generally a continuous supply oi men as
able and as devoted to their work as
those available for private enterprise
If the idea of service grips the citizens of this counlry Canada may easily lead the world In working out a
solution for most of the problems
which noyv beset society. ��� Toronto
His Executor
A couple of Kcnluckians, meeting
in a feud district, according to an c_
change, one asked the other:
"Look here. Hill, what did you
shoot at me for. I ain't goi no c|u_;-
rcl with you."
"Vou had a feud with Ben Walker,
didn't you'"
"Hut Den's dead."
"Well, I'm l.i- executor.'1 -- New
Vork Tribune.
The Courtenay Review
Vlid I'oiuns '' ���: , v Advocate
\   W '.-ny   New! i ,',* i,   I'lihisheil   al
Coiirteuuv, I!  0,
N   11. BouitN, loIn, i nnd I'roprl  y" i
Suh icrlptlon ai.fiO pei  V" ii  in Advance
THURSDAY I ' ' .  I, I'll/'
I!,- force   "'   ' ��� 11
Un ii il Kl iti h ;;
1 .
I til,. (1 fl Itl
li.-    : ill I  IB   ' II
Dipl 1111 ilr    i
pend -'I niul the   n ������
atidors ;���.i'.i��� 11 'ii ir
:��� ��� in ���  in I n ' ���>.              ��� Ml ih liw '1
nud woi;. ir. I) i I   on
ninl il iv Oil lh ler   I     'I'
construction,    U;
words are in print,   tin Ii' -1  shot
may hnve bei u fired, ! lie Stales
at'tu Ily ut  wai in my
The effect of tli motion
will In- to influent _   tli i un lining
iu minis, niul even Sweden  has nl*
i ady stiffened up in   lier   altitude
towards the Hun's.
Our persistent optimism has been
a stumbling; block to many of our
critics, but week by week it is being
justified, ll.ink clearings, railroad
i-Hirus, and other i \ idem es of re
rival are proofs that "the man in
llic street" hardly realiy.ee. livery-
one knows yybiit the milling resources mean to Britisii Go umbin
rand the figures for 191(1, just issued
show that the output was valued at
542.070,555, an increase of 3:1-2
per cent on the record year of 1912
nnd 45 percent better than 1915.
This is the earl,' singe of revival
iu all directions, and the new provincial government lias entered
office on the turn of the tide inwards.
This habit of sending out of town
for supplies ''gels one's goat."
During the past month yve received
mir stall up nt , f nccouttl fooni
twelvi business houses in ihis riisi
riot anil upon but two of them were
1I1 ��� accounts rendered upon station
Mi sup plii d li- us We nsk, i;
this fair? For loin yi urs we have
pi isistently au I con ,i ,i, ntly advo-
1 1 il buying frmn In inc di uli is,
Nol our' dollar have ive sen 1 to .1
iu iii "i del lion: e 5 1 ten ou] of
1 ��� I vi ! iillu ad ��� 1 il bj 0111 '!| il-
1     ime fi om "U si le ofiic ��� . ' ; n
llf .llL'ltl   1     111U      I        11 Vll     r  ' 11 I I
,1 1     iheir   stt|
1 1
Id   soon
pi'in' ninny   1
��� 1 illy yyi"li the il in   this
,    1    i    Imi    f ui r
llllll tl III Illll   no "'(I    us    1    ���
j   i.i f p'.-iiiii  g their slnl 1 iiieiy
We 1 .in do it 1 i|ti' ' ���"' 11   anil
quite  1     - lieai Ij    is thc   eristci 11
-_>.���*������*. .*.
The I louiinion f'ovci inneul hnve
appointed a boiird nl I'cn: ion Com
inissioners for Canada with offices
in Ottawa, As lhe Hoard wish In
cause ns little- delay as possible in
dealing witli communications with
regard to pensions, they wish Ihc
public to correspond direct,y wilh
the Board of Pension Comniission-
ers, Otiatva, A great deal of cl day
may be caused l>- coniniiinicalions
being sent through other Departments of the- Government,
The Patriotic Fund Association
and the Military Hospitals Commission have kindly consented to give
information und assist nee to those
wishing to write direct to the Hoard
of Pension Com inissioners, These
societies have offices in certain lo-
calities throughout Canada,
In addition, in ordei to f-iciliate
the granting of pensions, the Board
is opening branch pension offices iu
Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton Regina Winnipeg London, Hamilton
Toronto, It nti", Kingston, < Itt lyvn
Montreal, Qui bee, St, John's and
1 l,:Ii:,i.\, .\ II iufoi nml ion with re
gate] to pension in 1. lie 0 il iin ������': I
irom these ofii ���..-
���������   ..."
t - i
.:,/:/    '   . :. j
���':. ri ?
Flannelettes, Gin--hams,
Shirtings, Ducks, Percales
Prints, Indian Head Suitings, Lawn, Nainsook,
Dress Goods, 5'ieetings,
Towels and Towelling
On and after  Wednesday,  Feb.
7II1, our store  will close every
Wednesday al one o'clock instead
of Tuesday ns here-to-fore,
Skirts, House Dresses,
Middy Waists, Wash
Skirts, Whitewear, Reps.
Piques, Mualins, Hosiery
Li -oleum,    Rugs     and
. _q*_ares
IP, Sift
f. m avm
raSy.ys'3 ua    lbi--L_;.'_LJ.-_
$  25.00    FOR    $21.50
50.00        '- 43.00
100.00      " 36.00
JAN.  9,  1917
Finance   Departmeni
Esquimalt   &   Nanaimo   Railway
Through Passenger Trains eave Cointe-
nay 11:35 on Monday, Wednesday and
Friday for Victoria  and  Way Stations
RHTURNSNG-Armes at Courtenay at
16:10, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
Steamship tickets ou alljlines to. all parts
of the world. For particulars etc., address
Dill, Piiiinger Agent, Victoria
Agent Courtenay, Phone R 60
The department of Miliiia and
Defence reports that considerable
delay and confusion frequently results tlirougli improperly address-
sing in ' ure of tiie War Office, Lon-
dun, cable messages intended for
officers aud men .serving; -with the
t'linndi ur Expeditionary Forces in
'���'ranee. No arrangements exist
for the forwarding of such messages by telegraph from Loudon,
and it is therefore necessary in all
such eases to send them on by post
All cable messages intended for
members of the Canadian Expeditionary Force in France may (iike
telegrams for others) be sent from
Cm ada addressed directly to F'-ance
the address of such messages, iu
addition to stating regimental number, name, unit, etc,, (o bear the
words,''Canadians, France." These
messages, however, even if paid for
at full rates, are not necessarily forwarded by telegraph iu the final
stages of their transmission in
France, and may be subject to some
The fore-going does not apply to
messages wliicli inriy be sent at the
special Jliotl-iuillimum Week-end
letter rates, to soldiers, sailors and
nurses serving with the Canadian
Expeditionary force in France.
Such messages, which should bc
fully addressed in all cases, ure for
warded by posl from Kngland by
the Telegraph Co and should not
therefoie, be directed in care of the
War Office, London.
.V..1 '   .
k ��� j
.':  1   ���
" The Flo*.!* With 'the Guarantee"
Your money refunded if not
the equal of any other flour
manufactured,     irrespective
,        ���
,'ta.o    v��   ii    11^J\kj i JLI\
Crown  and   Bridge
Painless Extraction
Fees Moderate All Work Guaranteed
Office Open Tuesday, January 9th
Help Us Give Even Better 'Phone Service
Many complaints Hint you do not benr when you telephone, or Hint
otbers ilo not bear you, are possibly due to improper methods of speaking into tlle niotitlipiece,
Engineers, alter exhaustive tests, have made the following conclusions :
" Tbe lust results are obtained when llie lips nre very close to the
telephone. Removing tbe lips from the telephone bus the same effect
as lengthening the line then in use.
" I'or instance, one inch ayvay lengthens tbe line six miles. You
have to speak one-third louder for Hie party listening to hear yon than
,1 your lips were very close to the telephone, When your lips are tyvo
inches away from the telephone, the line is lengthened ten miles ; three
inches 16 miles ; four inches, 18 miles."
You call readily see bow care ill this matter will make telephoning
easier and more satisfactory.
British   Columbia   Telephone Co.
Touring $495 ;   Runabout $475
F. O. B. Ford, Ont.
E. C. __mde, Dealer for Comox District
Auto, Launch,  Motor Cycle,  Gas  Engine and
Bicycle Supplies,   Repairing, etc.
Phone L46 Courtenay
John Duncan has recently enlisted with tlie 51I1 Re^t at Victoria for overseas service This
corps i.s constantly called upon lo
supply drafts lo reinforce the artillery at the front, A picture of the
draft noyv awaiting orders at the
Willoivs Camp appeared in the Co
lonist of Jand, 28, one of the members being Gunner R. B. Pender-
gast, of Sandwiek- who is shown
in the second rank from the from
the front, It would appear that
this centre yvill have a credible Roll
of Honor before the war is over.
Practical Shoemaker slid Repair
Next to ltruilv & Biseoe
When  In Doubt
Play  Trumps
Have Goard Tune Your Piano
Factory Experience
Recommends  from   Leading Musicians
from the Atlantic to the Pacific,    Copies
of same furnished on request
W, J, Goard  will ne   in this city  about
Oct.     1.     Leave orders at this  Office,
or write direct to
845 .lb  Ave., W,    .   Vancouver
Willard's Harness Emporium
Fine Showing of   Horse   Blankets,   blip
Rugs, Gloves, Trunks, Suit Cases, Ktc.
Harness Repaired Neatly
Cumberland and Courtenay
Ice Cream
Swan's Old Stand, Courtenay THE COURTENAY REVIEW
J yi \j u _.JW -w  n   '***_. ���  . .. '-__���
'.  - r .&.:\, irv&s^Jy^i-'-c.sj;},-?    ���   ��� -���- j-.       i
" ��� '        I the a       t
i i   can   .. trp.
Principal repayable 1st Octobor, 1919.
Inlorost payablo half-yearly, 1st April and 1st Octobnr by choquo ffroo of nxchanno at
any cbarlorod Bank In Canada) al tho rate of five pur ce-nt por annum from tho dalo of
l-loldora of this stock will havo tlio privilege of surrendering at par and accrued Interest,
aa lho oqulvalent of ooeh, In payment of any allotment made under any future war loan issuo
in Canada other than an issuo of Treasury Bills or olhor like short dato socurity.
Prococuls of this stock aro for war purposes only.
A commission of one-quarter of ono por cent will bo allowed to rooognlzed bond and
slock brokers on allotments made In reaped of applications for this stock which boar thoir
For application forms apply to tho Deputy Ministor of Finance, Ottawa.
OCTOBER 71h, 1010.
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" ?^sni'_n_*i___r'***';.i"__ ;_; '.i'*; st. .
il ew his job.   I
ivhy it carries my guarantee as well
e i th ........ ,
For sal s by C. H. Tarbell & Son, Courtenay
beg In now
"Produce more!   '. 17"   Hon. Martin Bnrrell, Dominion Min'uler ol Finarce.
I    _-_
'a. Jit
WE are i'.:i "I'iri : our already extensive field seed business for
1917. ll ir tlie desire, of tlle Cn nail inn Government tbat tlie
people produce a* much as possible during llie ensuing year,
and. we are arranging witli tlie leading dealers throughout British
Columbia and Alberto to carry u complete line of ROYAL,
STANDARD -.KLD Slili'DS. Tbese seeds are tbe choicest it is
possible to secure III the World's Markets. They ure Government
inspected and carefully selected for purity.
Seeds should be purchased early as prices inevitably advance as
the Season progresses. In all probability the market will be short
and it will be difficult Inter in- the year to make purchases.
Order ROYAI, STANDARD Field Seeds NOW. If your dealer
cannot supply you write us ami we will ship to vou direct,
Vancouver Milling & Grain Co. Ltd.
I beg to'announce that I have opened a Flour and
Fe-d Store on Mill Street, Courtenay, and will b
pleased to supply your needs in
Wheat and Flour, Bran, Shorts
Hay, Straw, etc.
Frank   flovitz.
Cereal Map
When tiie "Piping times of
peace" re. urn to this fair Dominion
the old cry of -'Hack lo the Land"
which was so often hern, be.
fur- thej wir, will be renewed
with tenfold vigor. Therefore the
present is pei haps an opportune
time for Canada to set forth to the
world the advantages of settlement
within her boundaries. As a mean?
to lhis end the Department of the
Interior has issued a new edition
of tlie Cereal map which indicates
graphically to the prospective settler interested in Western Canada
the various species of grains which
are being successfully cultivated in
each township or district.
Simplicity has been the key note
in placing tlii���** information in concise form. Por example���taking
the four principal grains' ���wheat is
indicated on the map by a red circle���oats bv a green���barley bv a
yellow -and flax bv a blue, Numerals in each circle- indicate the
number of thousand acres of the
particular grain under crop, The
advantages of such a map, emanating from an official source, are obvious.
Copies of the publication may
be obtained free, upon application
to the Superintendent of the Railway Lands Branch, Department of
the Interior. Ottawa.
Mr O, J Ua dy sold io acres
of land on tbe Little River Road
last week for Mr, A. 15, Ball to Mr.
Burchnll, of Comox.
The Blncksmithing 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.Jf|
L.ditor Ci urteuav l.i view
Sir: [n yi in pnper dated Pel -
: nary tsl there up; ears a very misleading and ttnwai runt' d stalenn ul
in connection with tiie Courtenay
Pos! office. As 'me of the lixe-
ctltive p eseiit at the meeting I wish
to pri tj-rt nga'nst sucn such an untrue statement the matter ol distinction in suggesting the name of
Canadian of Old Country returned
soldier was not brought up at this
meeting and 1 feel sure that the
majority of Conservatives do nol
care whether this position is given
lo one who is English, Irish, Scotch
or Canadian, piaviding be is one
of the many who have offered their
a\l for their country, Tbe present
i s n e y is uo time fo s rli petty
jealousies, rather let ua remember
that the Old Country and Canada
are bolh pulling tcgether and both
doing their besl against a common
foe and in the matter of appoint-)
ments let us at home remember
only that thc ones to receive po* i
Mtions as they become vacant, I
should be those who have offered
their services to their country, no
matter what their politic.*! or win re
they come Irom,
Edward 11.  Hicks Beach.
Reciprocity with Australia is
beiug mooted-, arid should be sup
ported by the west, both hearl and
soul. The war is binding the British dominions closer legether, and
il is only right thai they should
have the first call upon one another
for trade privileges. If American
reciprocity found many supporters
and more opponents, Australian
reciprocity should command more
supporters and but few to oppose.
The manufacturing interests of the
Eas.t may oppose tlie measure, especially as Ihey have been pap-fed
by a high tariff for years. But
higher feelings and imperial interests will overcome all narrow protestations, we feel sure.
The twenty-seventh annual meet-
fng of the B, C. Fruit Glowers'
Association will be held at Victo.ia
February 13 and 14. 1017, in the
Convention Hall, I) partment of
Agriculture' un :cr tha auspices of
the Provincial Department of Agriculture. This Association is Pro*
viicial in scope and Membership.
Its aim is to develop the horticultural interests of the entire province
Addresses will be made during the
sessions by Hon. H. C, Brewster,
Hon. J, Oliver, W. 12, Scott, Deputy Minister. B. McKenzie. Secretary, Canalian Council of Agriculture, Winnipeg, Man,, H. W.
Wood, President, United Farmers
of Alberta, Cardston, Alta.
Presbyterian Church
St- Andrews'  Sandv
Sei vice 2 p.m.     Sunday  School
and Bible Class 3 p. 111.
Sunday  School and   Bible Cla*
10:30 a. in.   Evening; service 7:30
p. 111. All welcome
Tuvvn    PF4RSF
I  Os.J_-.lJ' X    fat-fl _.>JJ_J
Barrister and Solicitor,   Notary
Phone 6 Courtenay
Cumberland Hole!
Good Accomodation       Cusine BxceUen
Wm. Merryfield
Palace Livepy
Horses  und   Bu     es ,1 -
Terms cash.
We  also attend   to
Courtenay Phone 2$
Courtenay  Tailor
Ladies and Gents Suits
Suits $27 up        Pants $7 up
-.tarr.ir.  1
> .75
Suits           $1.25
Dresses           1
.1 ���
Overcoats        1
Rep .irin... Etc.
Gents e
often kei
t iu onler by tbe
A ccounts Audited and
Books Kept
Office with Hicks  Beach  & Field
Haney   I.  Kushida
Store, I'tiion St., Courtenay
First-Class Plumbing
Hot Water and Steamfittitig
Jackson & Whittle
Phone 0. Courtenay
I have just iustatled a cider mill
and am prepated to make cider
every day. Bring your apples aud
cider vessels.
Sand and Gravel
Rates Reasonable
Buggies and Express Wagons
All Ritfs Guaranteed and Sold at the Lowest Possible Price
Blacksmith ard Carriage Builder^'^; COURTENAY THE   REVIEW.   COURTNEY.   W. C_
This Ointment Possesses
Power to Heal the Skin
Two Cases Which Prove the Extraordinary Healing
Power of Dr. Chase's Ointment
Tin. i ae ol I u Chase's Ointment
is wonderfully sali factor; because
you can actual!) sec the results accomplished, It is surprising what
change    can bc brought    about in n
lingle   night b-   this   great healing
Mi George Beavia, J19 'antes
Itroct, Petcrboro, Ont., -"x-rites: "As
a healing ointment, I considci Dr,
Chase's the best obtainable. 1 had u
large running -ore on my If., and
although I had tried all the prescriptions oi two doctors l was unable to
get any relief Irom Ihe pain or to get
the sore healed, < tne day raj driij.
R-ist handed mc a sample box ol Dr.
Chase's Ointment, and 1 used it with
such good results (bat 1 decided to
Rive tbe ointment a fair trial. Altogether I used lour boxes, and am
glad to be able to ray thai llic sore
on my Ir;; is entirely healed up, Sine.
this    experience    with Dr,    Chase's
< linliiieiit 1 have Iei oi   uended   i   lo
many people."
Mr?. W. VV. Oliver, Po I Gc< je,
Annapolis Co., N. S., writes: "I am
going to lell you my experience with,
Dr, Chase's Ointment, There wan a
spot came on my due something like
a mole, but it kept getting worse,
and several doctors whom I consult
cd said it was skin cancer, and Iii.it
it would have lo I"' CUl I r burned
out. 1 Intended having this done, but
changed my mind when my brother
recommended I'r. Chase's Ointment,
Before .1 bad finished one bos of thc
ointment this skin troubh hud gone,
and lias not bothered me 'lince. I
cannol praise Dr, Chase's Ointment
too much, and you arc, al liberty to
publish ibis letter."
if you have ncvei used Dr, Chase's
Ointment, .-end a two-cent stamp for
.-. sample box, and mention ibis pa-
pcr, Price sixty cents a COX all
dealers, or Edmansoi, Bates & Co.,
Limited, Toronto,
High Grain Prices Should
Not Drive Hogs from Farm
Pork   Certain   to   Command   Good
Prices for Some Time to Come.
Tbe high .rices paid for pork dining lhe. past season have, induced
Hian\ farmers to part wilh more of
their stock of swine than they can
rightly afford. This is a mistake in
every respect, l'ven though tbe price
of feed has been bigh and promises
to bc higher, the price of tlie fattened
animal ha?, and will, rise in proportion, and even without au increase in
price tin demand is so sure to bold
out that at a reasonable profit every
farmer should i.e satisfied to maintain a sufficient herd of tbese animals,
which besides bringing in direct car-h
returns, do so much toward keeping
lip the fertility of tlie soil.
Pigs need something besides grain
or meal to keep them in pood condition, am! where roots and milk arc
available may be fed to excellent advantage. To ensure the health of the
pigs in winter, access to unfrozen
earth should be allowed, U' the animal*' need a taste of the S'.iil lo keep
them from becoming constipated. Another important poinl in pig-keeping
is to have them dry at all times that
there is any danger of cold. To keep
his pigs through to better times, a
farmer can afford to have them a
little on lln thin side, but t'.iey must
bc kept dry to be safe, and it is surprising what odds and ends tht pigs
will clean up if driven to it.
Minard's  Liniment Cures Diphtheria.
"I say. keeper! I'm sure 1 hit that
bird. Didn't you see lhe feathers llyr"
Keeper: Ves, sir, and they look the
bird   ..ilh iheiii.
it Takes "a Whole Week to
Say -'-Tank" in German
One Abbreviation Is "Schuent.engra.
What is a "schciitzcngrabenan-
griffs-tnaschine?" Don't you know?
ft is the same tiling as a schuctren-
grsibcnvern!ghtungsauto_iobil." What
beaten arrain? Then learn lhat lhc
t-.vo above words arc. German abbre.
viations for "tank."
If thcsi: words give any id;:- of Ihe
impression our "tanks" have made
upon the 'German mind, it is small
wonder thai Fritz trembles at their
Another remarkable word invented
by the Germans is "jtisquabot-lisl "
Lloyd George, they say, is a "jusqtta-
boutist." The word is derived from
General Gallioni'a declaration that hc
would defend Paris "jusqu'au bout"
���"till the finish."
The Germans are. not the only
people, by any means, to coin queer
words. .Probably they have some
special name for the Gurkha, but,
whatever it is, il can hardly be belter
than Tommy's "cut-and-comc-again."
"Coal boxes," "Woolly Marias,"
"Whistling Willies" and "lack Johnsons" are, of course, household words
by now. But we do not all know the
term "haricot bean," which means
a bullet, or '���.spider's web," which is
often used to denote a barbed wire
French sulphur matches possess
one of tbe queerest nicknames. They
are called "Asquiths," since after
they arc struck one has to "wait and
see" the result!
Made in America
li, S, .(-'biding They Can Gei Along
Without Made-in-Germany
i h ',���:.. lias cost us dearly ir. the
advanced cosl ol living, bul it has its
tecompence. We have become na
tionally independent of Europe In finance and in thc manufacture oi
many things . e never made b.fore,
aud should become as much a fashion centre as Paris. In fact, ..-lauy so
called Paris bats and gowns are made
in America, but bear a Paris prirc
marl; just lo please thi fancies ol the
: tyllsh set,
Never before hair we bren Compelled to recognize the hct that
American made toys, r.utlciy,
watches, musical instruments, leather goods, and many other items of
manufacture, arc even better tho'i
Ihose which we have been getting
iron, ill ro:-:- thc sr,,.
We. arc getting over- 1'ie embtti-
rasstnent thai at first alarmed us
when our foreign supply was cut off
and wc were unprepared to mak'.
substitutes, We are now standing on
our own feet financially m.l Indu-tri
ally and can bold our position if wc
recognise lhe brand "Made in
America" witli as much co-vfid'ncc
ar. we have heretofore put :ri "Made
in Germany" or some foreign country.-   Successful Farming,
Although somewhat increased iu price owing to
the continued high prices
of Potash, Okie, and other
raw material, are of the
usual high standard of
quality which liar, made
them famous for two
third* of a century.
Always Ask for
Eddy's Matches
Germany's Great Feai
The wastage in the military man
power of Germany' is eloquently admitted by the drastic measures that
have been' adopted by the Reichstag,
Under a new "Home Army" Bill
every German male from 17 years to
60, not serving the colors or intra, ed
on munitions, will be compelled to
enroll for service. The selection will
be subject to several exemptions, but
these are few. The organization will
bc in the hands of the heads of military districts, although thev will bc
assisted by representatives of the
people. Contraventions will be pun.
ished by imprisonment or by a fine
u(i to lfi/iOO marks. There is cr.ir-
siderahle opposition to the measure.
Him: Darling, I would ask you to
he my wife, but I'm afraid my income of nnly $-,(10(1 a year would nol
be sufficient for us to set alone on.
f ler: < 111, yes, il would. 1 can dress
on $l,5iii) a year and we would race
all the rost for our living and household expenses.���Indianapolis Star
Try This ou Hubby
"What  do you  suppose  bas  come
over Mr, Blank this morning
Mrs. Blank astonished. "I never
him so happy. He started out oi
house whistling like a bird.''
"Maybe I'm to blame, ma'am,"
plied the new maid. "I got thc p.
apes mixed Up and gave hii.i bird:
instead of his breakfast food."
When Hred and Nervous
if tiie end of the day finds you weaiy or irri-
table,with aching headand frayed nerves,youneed
something to tone and strengthen the system.
arc a remedy which quickly helps in restoring normal
conditions. They act on the' stomach, I iver and bowels,
and so renew the strength, and steady the nerves.
A few doses of these world - famed family pills will
Bring Welcome Relief
��� rep-reil o.lr hy T_o_*_l Beecliam, Sl. Helens, Lancashire. _n.l��n_,
Soli ever .where io t anaila -it- U. S. America.   Jn boxes, _o cent*.
/. Crime Dressinij for Wounds.
In some factories and w.orkships ���::������;'
bolic acid is' kept for use iii eanlcriz
ing wounds ami cuts sustained by lhc
workmen, bar better to keep cur
hand a bottle of Dr. Thomas' Eclcc*
trie Oil. It is just as quick in ..clion
and dors not scar the skin or burr'
lhc Ib'.-I . 'I here is no other Oil that
ha: its curative qualities.
Manoeuvring With the
Forces of the Universe
Wild American Scheme Which  Has
Received Some Credence
It lias been reliably reported that
two New England men are about to
startle the world with an entirely
new power supply. One of these men
is said to be a consulting mechanical
engineer, the other all rrsironom'-r,
both in very pood standing, Tiie
itory is that these Iwo men havc
gone so far iu the. realm of infinitive
formula that they havc been able to
develop a method that will enable
thcuvto stop the earth al will for ]-3_'
of a second of time and io bottle Up
the energy necessary    to    slop    lhc   	
earth in its rotation for this interval-1 able    for corn
store the product sr, created and sell i Manitoba    doc
it commercially to the world. It is to I able to grow corn to such an extent
be hoped that before the plan is actu- and with such success as they do, it
ally put into commission Iwo other I Is making rapid progress .long this
men of equal abilities  will be found I Iim*.
who will be willing to collaborate The introduction of suitable vari-
witb them to the end thai thi earth eties bar* paved the way for a hope-
can be started promptly in its revolu-]ful future in corn growing, 1906
Manitoba Boasts
. Of Grain Acreage
Deputy  Minister ol  Agriculture   le
Proud of High Per Capita
'the. output of grain pei capita I v
lhe Manitoba farmers is claimed by
J. II. Evans, acting deputy minisicr
ot agriculture, lo be greater than that
of any other known agricultural
Rural population in the province
bas increased in the. pasl ten years,
hui owing to advanced methods lhe
yield ol grain has increased in great-
et proportion, This has been possible
through the use of larger implements,
one man bring able to perform lhe
work required on a half section un
dec favorable circumstances.
In 1906 Manitoba haiV a population
of 250,000 with 2,141,537 acres under
wheat, 1,155,961 acres under oats and
474,242 acres under barley, as compared wilh 2,994,529 acres' in wheat,
-,('(,.'.111 acres in oats and 1,153,660
acres in  barley during 1916.
These figures fail to take inlo account the much larger acreage sum--
incrfallowcd of recent year*, compared with the acreage thus lilled say
ten years ago, when the land was
newer and freer from weed*.
bias was grown ou 18,7v>0 acres in
1906, as against 55,608 acres iu 1916.
While flax has increased il has never
been a popular crop iu Manitoba.
Rye, on the other baud, has gained
popularity quite rapidly of recent
years. Particularly is this true of
winter rye, the chief reason for this
being ils value as a crop to combat
weeds: in general and wild oats in
particular. Ten years ago 4,195 acres
were seeded to rye. while the most
recent  figures  represent 32,^59 acres.
Until   quite lately   eastern friends
and neighbors to the south wcrc of
the opinion that they enjoyed a natural monopoly of thc conditions suit-
growing, ami    while
not presume    to be
8,000 acres in alfalfa dining the presenl season, making- a Ir.
tal area of 250,000 acre: hi I'odih-
v. . i atural outcome of the trend
of events there is con-tldcrablc
giowth of thc dairy ividu.itiy. '.the
growth of population, erection ol
comfortable farm homes, production
of succulent feeds and a splendid
home market, were factor:; demand
ing the expansion of the dairy .mlus
try. "ll has to grow, it will grow and
we can't slop il," is the way one far
1.11*1- accounts for the increased pro
duction in dairy product-).
Some lire years ago butter was being Imported in carloads to VViuni
peg, 'Ihi. year sixty carloads have
been exported already. Creamery
butter made in 1905 amounted lo 1,
249,967 pounds, iu 1915 to 5,839,6..
pounds, The growth of ihe butter -
making has largely occurred throUull
butter factories. Manitoba has in the
neighborhood of forty creameries
and twentj live cheese factories.
(1 was to be expected thai r'.ie live
Stock industry would develop rapidly,
This has been the history of lhe
commencement of farm operations in
every country, Our geographical nil
nation entails long hauls to seaboard,
and therefore our exports must bc in
as concentrated a form as possible,
The facl thai Ontario farmers have
been able, in yearn gone by to pur
chase feeders from the West and also
purchase grain grown in our western
provinces; to finish these steers on
higher priced land has taught us a
valuable lesson.
Minard's Liniment Cures Colds. Ac.
Minnie: So sorry la luur ot you
motor accident!
Lionel:   Ob, thanks; it's   nothing,
Expect to live through many more
Minnie: Oh, but I hope not.���--Cincinnati Commercial Tribune.
"And bov,- are you, Robinson?"
"Like the weather report."
"No, dry, with little or no change,'
tions after il is utice stopped, other
wise there v ill hc a painful absence
of market   for this   novel power ���
Cooper   in    tl:
rum inn:
A Pill That is Prized. -I in:
bee;, many pills pui upon the market and pressed upon oublic attention, bill none has endured so long
or mel with so much favor as Par-
melee's Vegetable I'ills. Widespread
use of them lias attested llieir great
value, and thej need no further advertisement than this. Having finely
established themselves in pablic es-
teem, lhcy now rank without a peer
tbe list of standard vegi
The Value of the Blockade
1 ct us nol iind_.-esl.matc the value
of ihe blockade, ll is strangling (.cr-
many and her partners, while it is
preserving the freedom of the scac-
for us and our allies. We and our
friends arc going about our business
subject only to the illegal and inhumane operations of submarines.
Those under-water craft have not inflicted on us as much injury proportionately as did Ihr frigates of lasl
.. during the ten years which
ted Trafalgar from Waterloo,
ive, moreover, placed our grip
��� enemy without drawing into
"na in opposition to us a single
1 power.   Thru i-. a great ach-
We h,
the ar
ii vemi
Irafiic si"
���cised bcfi
repealed i
exercised   with
a vigilance over
i     as  has  neve
I loth
A v
bC  IS
icki d
id hn
the   SO
cd Iiis
isitor to an 1
was greatly slu
ice of the men.
,  black  ryes  ai
asloiiishingh   frc
rat'.* been thr trot:
d    a row   with    Ihc
that's all."
in lhc
when hi.
liscd faces
���ni among
i about?"
ihe beggar
heir   towel
and    wc
-    Si'l
u Idle
fell    i
1    llClllrj
it   wa.*
nil future iu corn growing
6,246 acres in com, while 1916
vested 34.960 acres, and there is
reason to believe that next s
will enable this' acreage to be g
I orn measuring tight to nine feet
in height is quite common this year,
and some stakes have measured over
ten feci sis. inches. With lite adoption
of more intensified systems of farming, embodying well thought oul crop
rota lions, com, root crops aud potatoes will naturally increase i". importance,
Manitoba has passed through the
experimental stage iu the us" of farm
tractors. While this experience has
proven cosily in many instances, the
average farmer throughout (he province bas a fairly definite idea in his
mind as to uses to which a tractor
can br put with profit. This is another instance in connection with fain:
management where success cr failure
is largely dependent upon the human
factor, aud the nature of tlie. farm
being operated.
Iu 1905, 2,465 threshing machines
were operated ou Manitoba farms.
Increased acreage under tillage demanded more fall plowing. It was
difficult to continue a member of a
threshing rig ami still carry oil tillage operations on the home farm.
There is also a well-founded belief
that stock threshing' tends to scatter
weeds from farm to farm. The result
ir that many smaller machines now
overate and the number has been increased to 4,102.
Thc awakening to lhe opportunities
Iii, thc live slock industry confronted
the farmer with the need for pasture
and bay. Ten years ago the western
rye grass, while known iu many parls
of the province, was not receiving tile
support of agricultural experts.
Kenneth "dehor of Virdcn doubtless was the warmest advocate oi
western rye grass. The tables have
turned, and it is recognized today as
one of our most valuable grasses,
and is grown ou close to 3,000 acres
of laud, while bronie grass aud tiru-
olhy arc much better understood,
nearly 30,000 acres of lhc former and
140,000 acres of the laltei being
grown in Ihe province the present
I Inc can
ago there
clover and
cur cxperii
duction   of
with lhe knowledge gained
tural..- methods, have broi
valuable fodder crops to ar
, to n�� more ntcewtf?
than Smallpox.  Army
I riper.eice hat; demodstwlrJ
tlie almost mlrscuiouB efficacy, laihsrruJKiBess, of A��:lt*fphoId Vaccination.
Be vaccinated NOW by yo-.tr phy-ildan, you and
your family.   I*. la more vita, than house Insurance,
A*k your pbrslcl&s, dnif gist, er tend foi uivt
you had l>?hu:_," tclltag of Typhoid t-_-_-eio_,
results fioat i__ , and duget 'torn Typhoid Curlers,
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The Son. of a Piano ii tht
Action.   Iarist oa tht
Otto Higel Piano Action
l-'lubdub: '
have. Guzzler
thing for it?
Guzzler: Tl
care ir' I do.
I lull's
.       A IT
a bad    ,
you talc
tie an
old man,   I do
safely say that leu years
was comparatively little
alfalfa grown outside of
iienlal farms. The iutro-
hardy varieties, together
,s to cul-
fli t these
���. . - lier prominence, lhc we. of nitro culture or
sonic other medium for inoculation
has also accounted in no small measure for tiie success attained in the
production of clover and alfalfa; ai<-
proximately there are /,;)()() ceres in
. nJS.
r~eala*__e,,,_.Hrc7i_o���ici"'__��N__sTl,.st viooa
viu r.tDuav a.Aiinr.r.. ni:.i:s.i::,. m.ooD puiao-.
pilp.s p.nriian ii, uaur,i,i3T!,erw��_|i POIT 4 OT-
roeop.au �� ��"?M4KM iif.v,0!!ii<,r_Yu��niP0l
jpaoiito   wans POR PUtt noon to Dr Li* c_-_i
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rncKAriuN -a.'*iii_c--_,
Mir. govt _;���,_! ar.iiiD io all uinem pacum
Taught la .Unpin) -\a|H_!i dtiriag
���pair tltoc Diploma (ranted.
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year-, irradiate- arsi'rtecl In inaa*.
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Ocpt. 59   Loa-alaa, Oaoatia, Caaw
And How to Feed
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W,      N,      U.
Mobilization oi the Brain  Power of the English Universities
Proven to He a Most Important Factor in Accomplishing
Nceessarj' Investigation Along Scientific Lines
... o ���	
Ai i
in.* bookish I f~lritr.ii
tsc scientific I ii-oiis ,
���tela. ,
i Vi ar
��� mcri-
a flairs
.iu.*. and submarine cons'
bei u vitally affected _ by
discoveries' of English university professors during il"' war, The ministry
of munitions has given the Drooklyn
Eagle's London correspondent sonic
splendid examples Of
in.-n, di voting their intense s
knowledge to llu tlevelopn
iiiaiil.illiiK' devices, have
S'liiii- brilllanl result-:.
I I-i. mobilization of dn
power of English universities
accomplished withoul idui
unl confusion, for llu llriti
��� iflic.c had not. cucotiragi d l'
tiling of professors with tin
of fighting, The German
ment, on the contrary, had encouraged since I8.il the closest intimacy
between scientific research and lhc
manufacture of munitions of war. It
hum Irf' said ihai ever) German lech-
nicnal school was potentially and actually an arm of the war office.
\! the outbreak of thc war, coin,
plicated problems of construction immediately presented themselves to
thc Hriiish Government, The staffs
of ihe four technical uuiv rrsilies of
Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds nml
Sheffield placed themselves unreservedly al llic disposal of tha war office and the admiralty, and, acting
under suggestions from tin: heads of
departments, began to work along
certain definite lines. The two most
important weapons of modern warfare, about which least was known,
were the aeroplane and the submarine,    .Attention  was largely concen-
departmeut has given information
and advice to ihe clothing depart-
mcnl of ihr war oflicc *.\ >.71 -i ;ard
in military leathers, and has made
it indirectly possible to provide the
bonis needed by lhe armies if ' Ire .1
and lier allies without dlsas-
During ibr critical m riod hnnicdi-
alely  following the otilbreak of thc
war, llu1 dyeing
dun rally  placed  Ils
mini   and pcrsonr
of ih,  British Gov
remembered that
gcrous shortage of
dm' in the cutting c
man supply.     During
months t_i liulcal hives
been in progress   on
processes for dyesluffs
Icpartment of Leedi
i ntire
���I ai the
rniuent. I
(here wa
Isposnl i
will be
a  d,iu-
I products
IT   if lhe tier-
thc past , ighl
ligations havc
and raw ma-
icrials not hitherto made in England,
These investigations, which arc kept
secret, are shown to hav. been suc-
Duchess ol Connaught
Thanks Canadian Women
Much Pleased and Touched at Iheir
Farewell Gift lo Her Fund
Through Miss Dorothy York.:,
lady-in-waiting to her Royal i Ugliness the Duchess of Connaught,
Lady Borden bas received a message
of thanks to the women of Canada
for ibe splendid farewell gift to her
Royal Highness, which has becn ,ip-
I plied to the    Duchess' Prisoners of
War Fund.    The leller read':
"Clarence House, St. James, S.W.,
I omlon.
1 "My Dear Lady Borden,���Her
Royal Highness has asked me to
write lo you Informally and to express io you how very much delighted ami pleased she was to receive
the cable announcing that the splendid sum ,,i $55,585 hnd been placed
to her I'li.ilit at the Ban!- 'f Montreal in London. This . underfill
farewell gift of the women of Canada has touched her very deeply, md
she hopes yon will cour,'.' to .nl
those who worked so bar! in collecting the money her very great appreciation of their kindness. She feels
especially grateful to you for all the
trouble you have taken in ihc matter.
The sum has been placed on deposit
Interest iu the Social  Service Movement is Manifested  by al*
Classes, and llie Scries of Congresses Recently Held Have
Aroused Great Enthusiasm
Forest Fire Laws
ccssful, although llie exact degree
,u' success will not bc apparent until
German and English dyesttlffs hike
their place in the open market,
Commercial experiments in the
cultivation of flax, owing to the stoppage of ih.' Belgian llax supply, were
trated upon
s, met-
try be
Professors of botany, textile
alhtrgy, geography and chemii
gan to conduct difficult series oi ex-l
, pcrimenls. The composition of high
explosives In aeroplane   bombs   was'
studied, and. Dr. Lang, professor    of
botany    at    Manchester,    conducted!
most important researches   into   the j
causes of the  deterioration   of   linen |
aeroplane    wings,      The
department    found   new methods ofl
testing gauges for height and depres-,
sion, while tbe chemical department
regularly inspected   and tested various explosives made by the ministry
of munitions.
The question of wireless telegraphy from aeroplanes was undertaken by a Manchester professor, who
made an important discovery. These
discoveries were of the utmost importance in bringing the British aeroplane tb the present stale of efficiency so wonderfully demonstrated on
the Sominc fronl. Thc Eagle's correspondent has been given access to the
official records of what Ihese Man-
i bestir professors actually accomplished, and although the ministry
of munitions has requested a certain
discreet amount of vagueness in the
description, the correspondent may
.state that when the exact results arc
published after the 'war (if then)
professors iu .American technical
schools will be astonished at ,-.hat
has been done within a brief two
years' experimenting,
The submarine question presented
two    aspects.    Thc offensive aspect,
embracing the questions of concealment, propulsion and offensive armament, and the defensive aspect, deal-|
ing almost    rntircly with    the delec-!
tion and capture of German submarines.   The Daily Express stated that
onc of the. men who invented steel
nets for catching submarines  was a I
university professor.
The distillation of various import-:
ant substances from    coal    tar*   has
been  continuously carried on  it:  tliel
Manchester laboratories, as likewise
the  continuous   testing  and   analysis
of samples    of    sleek      I'rot.    .Miles
Walker,   of the engineering   depart- j
ment, lias invented a portable shield,
bullet-proof   ut   point-blank   range'
the war ollice recently adopted some '
of the  essential  features.  Inventions
have been made for lhe manufacture
of shrapnel and for important  p.uts
of munitions-making tools.    S. Lees,
a fellow of St. John's College; Cambridge, and a member of the median-,
ical engineering department of Manchester University, has   been   given1
leave of absence to enable him to ai
cept a commission as engineer Men
tenant in the Britisii navy, where li
is    responsible    for    all    the    short
courses _ of    instruction on
combustion engines    which
given to naval    officers serving
submarines or iu the rival naval
Liverpool    University has   conceit- \
trated on the manufacture of drugs, |
work ou high    explosives, ,'iianutac-
turc of gauges for munitions workeisl
and pathological and bacteriological
work for the war oflicc.
One of the most important discoveries has been made at Leeds University with regard to the tanning of
leather. The work of Prof. Procter,
head of the leather industries department, reads more like romance than
Iso conducted, The textile industries department has organized entirely new combinations of machinery to produce yarns and fabrics of a
type hitherto imported from the con-
lincnt. The staff of lhis department
has helped in testing khaki for British uniforms and has given valuable
advice lo the war office in procuring
yarn for ammunition belt fabric.
Professors of chemistry have engaged in the preparations of antitoxins
for new wounds.
Members of the staff of Sheffield 1
University have conducted geogra-j
pliical and geological investigations
for the admiralty, and the metallurgical laboratories have similarly been
lent to the admiralty for lhe purpose
of chemical analysis of certain materials/ Prof. J. ii. Arnold, l-'.K'.S.,
! who holds the chair of metallurgy
"J|at Sheffield, has been for the last 20
years confidential adviser to the admiralty and of lhe leading Sheffield
armament linns Until comparaticcly
recent years the science of sleel had
been a neglected study, bat Prof.
Arnold gave an immense impetus lithe study by his important researches, Of the 32 discoveries relative to
the constituents of sleel, 29 have been
made in the laboratories of Sheffield
University. "Sheffield steel" i.s a byword in America.
Previous to the outbreak of the
war a growing dissatisfaction was
apparent in England with llic traditional academic methods of 'xford
und Cambridge. It was felt that these
Iwo pre-eminent universities should
contribute something more definite
and practical to English life than
the development of a languid manner
and^ an exclusive accent, with the
ability of quoting Latin, and Greek
tags. Although Oxford and Catn-
bridgc have given their last undergraduates to the new- armies and
have suffered heavily in casualties,
their record, based on actual result,
will scarcely stand comparison today with the four northern universities,
at the bank, so the interest upon il
will add substantially until thc money
is needed.
"Yours very sincerely,
"Dorothy  Vorke."
Distribution of Food
Supplies Britain's Problem
Pood   Controller   Says   Each   Individual Must Have Just His
Fair Share
Baron Devonport, speaking iu die
House of I ords, said the solution oi
the food question resolved itself into
one of a system of rationing. It was
not enough to maintain tlio food supplies, but it was overwhelmingly essential that lhcy be distributed fairly.
The food controller said iris fust
duly would bc to ascertain the quantity of food stocks available and the
slocks visible. There were many unpatriotic people, he said, Irving to get
hold of supplies in excess of their
"My remedy," said Baron Devon-
port, "will bc to adjust lhc supplies
coming into lhe country so that everybody will have an equal chanc: of
getting a fair share���no more and uo
lc<s. On account of many people
buying up supplies, sugar cannot be
got at all. A remedy must be found
for that. Possibly lhc only way will
be by a system of rationing.''
It was obvious, Baron Dcvonpoit
added, that a general diminution in
tbe consumption of staple food was
necessary. At present tllis diminution could only be brought about by
voluntary abstinence, but if voluntary abstinence was not successful it
would be necessary to mak: abstinence compulsory.
Scope of Manitoba Laws Extended
A campaign of considerable vigor
has becn waged in Ihc province of
Manitoba for some lime past under
thc inspiration of the Canadian Forestry Association to have thc provincial legislature adopt means to slop
thc great limber waste in tho northern section of the province caused by
forest fires. .Most of these fires originated on settlers' lauds win re clearing operations are carelessly conducted and very frequently result in dangerous conflagrations. The catastrophe in Ontario last summer was due
entirely to settlers' tiros.
It has been discovered that Manitoba already has committed i l self to
the principle of issuing permits for
the setting out of fires in the northern forested districts. This is contained in the Fires Prevention Act of
1913, but the scope of li": Act is
wholly municipal, and it has no application to the districts where tire prevention is most needed, namely thc
unorganized municipalities.
Thc Manitoba Governnieni is now
being asked to make thc \ct apply
to unorganized municipalities, and it
is suggested that the issuing of permits and the supervision .if the fires,
so as to prevent them doing damage,
might be entrusted to thc rangers of
the Dominion Forestry Branch, thus
relieving the province of the administration costs. I'he Domini,di Government is willing to undertake the
additional duties.
Democracy Among- Royalty
Tribute to Canada's Women
From   General   Sir   William    Robertson
Upon learning of lhc work which
i.s being done by Canadian women
in munition plants, General Sir William Robertson wrote the following
letter, under date of Nov. '.'. This
letter has been received by the department of labor of lhe imperial
munitions board:
"It is most gratifying to bear of
the splendid work hiring done by
tin- women of Canada in lhc pr>*
duction of munitions, It does not,
however, cause ine any surprise,
for thc way in which Canadian
women have mi freely offered
their manhood���husbands, sons and
bMthcrs ���- is a clear proof of the-r
determination to support the Empire, and of their readiness lo bear
the sacrifices thereby entailed. I
" | entertain the highest confidence In
the power of our women, not only to
e I render great assistance in ihc actual
performance of work, but also to in���
internal, vigorate and stimulate a spirit of de*
ire nowiyoiiou and    determination    on    thc
'.'��� i pari of the men."
l Keen Disappointment
Gregory, aged six,-was being driven from lhe station on his lirst visil
to Yorkshire. llis mother, noticing
a troubled look on his face as he
glanced about, said, "What's the matter, dear? Don't you like the beautiful country?"
"Yes, mother; but ou my map
Yorkshire is brown!"
Ge-man    Reigning    Hotii*.-
Without the Modern Son
Human Equality
It is probably much  more
be a democrat in a roy:
than in the  family    of an
citizen,   Scarcely any royal
Europe has been successful
exception of the British, in
nocrats.    The Danish ro;
Sample Grain Markets
Minister of Public Works Ts Pushing
His Ideas to Early Completion
Hon. Robert Rogers, minister of
public works, states that sample markets will be established at all buying
points in Western Canada at the earliest possible date. Tbe cabinet council decided upon it prior to the departure of Sir lieorge Foster for Eng��
land. Mr. Rogers is particularly urging that the system be put into force
without delay. Provision already has
been made by proclamation confirming clauses ol" lhc Dominion Grain
Act. It only remains for the government and the grain commission to
make the provisions operative. The
order-in-council and proclamation approving of sample markets won:
passcd-as far back as November of
1912. N
It is expected lhat the new system
will be ill force early enough lo affect
the marketing of a large part of the
present season's still unmarketed
Mr. Rogers stales lhat in his opinion sample markets will hi-, of large
benefit to the farmers.
Under the present system, he contends, there is a wide divergence of
price for various grades. Even in normal limes lhc spread between No. 1
and No. 2 Northern is at least five
cent*. The farmer might have an
extra No. - Northern, which, however, did not grade exactly up to No.
1, But he was compelled lo lake th
No. 2 Northern price, Hy the samp)
market he would receive lhe benefit
ui lhc quality aud the resultant benefit of price.
s a young man
war reality.    He has been the chief, little things count."
originator of the chrome leather tan-     "How docs he do it?"
ning process, which accelerates tan-1    "Teaches arithmetic in the infants'
ring from 10 weeks to )6 bours. 'JTiis school!''
Prayer to Be Heard
Dick and Jimmy were spending
few days wiih their grandmother,
who spoils them, as grandmothers
will. Onc night Ihey were saying
their prayers, and little Jimmy vociferated, his petitions to the heavenly
throne in a voice that could iic heard
a mile. He was telling tlu: Divine
Providence what he wanted for
Christmas and his enthusiasm in the
cause got on his brother's nerves.
"What arc you praying for Christmas presents so loud for?" Interrupt
ed Dick.   "The Lord ain't deal."
"No,"     whispered     Jimmy,     "but
grandma is."
>e of
1 family
amily iu
with the
. al house
has been trained in excellently simple style, and the Queen-Mother is a
testimony to the success oi llic method, and so arc her children! Bul
King Constantino of Greece is only
the second generation away from thc
Danish simplicity and hc has not es-
caped the German taint. Perhaps his
wife is io blame. The father of the
present King of Sweden was a good
democrat, but ihere nre dotibls about
the present monarch, and chiefly on
account of his pro-German fenden-
:ies. The King of Italy is democratic, and so is lho Serbian ruler. King
Albert of Belgium promises lo bc one
the great figures of history, and
u be should bc, it will be. due. to his
democracy. The Czar is far more democratic than the autocratic form
and methods of thc Russian Government might lead one to i-xpi-ci.
Queen Willielminn of Holland, and
King Haakon of Norway follow the
modern tendencies. It-is only in Germany, and in the countries allied
with her that (lie reigning houses are
wholly without thc modern sense of
human equality. Canada has been
fortunate iu haiii: g in thc Duke of
Connaught a living testimony lo the
real democracy of llu: Brirish royal
family.- -Toronto World.
Rumania's Long Frontier
The trouble was lhat Rumania had
much too long a frontier for ihe
number of men she could muster.
The most surprising thing- about Rumanian affairs is that th" country
ever consented or was permitted to
enter the war uniil a strong Russian
army had been mobilized on her
borders ready to take over the entire southern or lhc entire western
half of her frontier from the very be
ginning. It is plain now thai Russia
was not ready to give Rumania ad
quate assistance. This lends plausi
bility     to  the  story     that
her into the war much sooner thai
she had intended lo enter. If that
is thc case; the Rumanian debacle is
even stronger evidence of thc foresight aud energy of the German government than has been recognized.���
Buffalo Express.
The new community spirit hal
gripped Western Canada. The era of
individualism is gone, ihc people
are facing their difficulties nnd working out their problems together, conscious that llieir inlcrcsls are our.
The policy of drift in public affair;
is renounced. A careful study of social conditions and a firm grasp in
dealing with ihem is demanded of the
leaders iu Church and State. This
spirit lias just received striking expression in the series of Social Service Congresses held in the middl;
West. The president and secretaries
of the Social Service Council of
Canada, Rev. Dr. G. C. Pidgeon, Rev,
Dr. J. G. Shearer and Rev. Dr. T.
Albert Moore, have returned from
these Congresses, and report then
as successful from every point of
view. Thc Congresses were held in
Calgary, Regina and Winnipeg. During thc winter months similar gatherings will be held in British Columbia and the eastern provinces.
Deep interest is laken in the Social Service movement by all classes.
In Alberta the government was te-
prcscntcd by four delegates, whose
contributions to thc discussions
most valuable. Three members cf
the Saskatchewan* government wet':
on the program, and a similar number of the Manitoba government assisted iu the conference in Winn:;' :.
In each of the three provinces tie
Lieutenant-Governor presided at "
of ihc evening meetings and gavt Use
movement his cordial support, lhe
churches, lhc labor organizations, 'he
W.C.T.U. and Women's Councils and
other organizations were fully represented, The whole course of the discussions showed the people'; int.- it
in their social problems and their dfc-
termination to deal with, them i i i
practical way.
Vigorous attacks were ma le in tli !
whole patronage system in. politics.
The governments of Manitoba and
British Columbia are both pie:.-: 1
to the abolition of patronage. I"::
congresses iu Alberta and Saskatchewan raised the whole issue, and resolved to appoint committees for
carrying on thc agitation and sea-ring government action on the matter. Thc addresses of Pri_c-pa] Job..
Mackay, of Vancouver, led thc
thought of the delegates on this subject, and he was ably supported by
prominent public- men in e ich province. All the West has suffered Severely from this pernicious rystem '���-.
the public service, and is determined
lhat patronage must go.
The mral problem, the labor question, immigration, the various phases
of the social evil, the rights aa '.
needs of the children ar.d ���:icial reconstruction after the war arere
among thc questions considered. Bui
what struck the obser/c-r .yas net
so much thc practical character ::
the subjects studied as the determination of all classes to meet the needs
thus revealed. One nun remarked:
"The West will lead all Canada in
social experiment and reform. They
are not satisfied with what they s-:_
in the East, and are resolved to introduce a better order."
The new community spirit is ia*.
Ilucncing life in many ways. One of
the provinces, in endeavoring to
make tbe school a social :-:ntre, offers the teacher and his family a
house and ten acres ol land. The
work on lhat land is to bc done by
the boys under the teacher's supervision, as part of their school training. The work in the home is lo be
done by lhc girls, under the direction ,,f the teacher's wife, as part of
their training. This means that the
teacher needs a working knowledge
of scientific agriculture. But the
value of such a school as a community centre, especially among our
non-English - speaking immigrants,
cannot be over-estimated.
The address of .Mr. Raymond
Robins, of Chicago, sounded the keynote for all the conferences. Mr.
Robins is a wealthy American, who
iving his life to Social Service,
ligious convictions, a pracii-
to the story    that Germany I ig
forced  Rumania's  hand aud  brought  yeiTp
n ''"   '    cal bent    of mind    and remarkable
powers of expression    make him    a
Another Scotticism
McTavish   and   Macpherson   are
adrift at sea in an open  boat.
McTavish (on his knees): O, I.ord,
I ken I've broken maist o' thy commandments. And I've been a hard
drinker all my days But, O Lord,
if we're spared this time, I
Macpherson: I wldna commit myself ower far, Donald. I think I sec
land.���Life. '
Teacher:   Well,   Henry,
learning anything?
Henry:  Please, no, sir.
tciiin' to you,
He Knew
Teacher: A notrfnd is a person who
moves about a great deal���never remains   long   in   one   place,     Johnny,
marked man in any gathering. He
has a message for Canada in i the
present crisis that the whole country
ought to hear.���Toronto Globe.
A Receptive Mood
"Do you favor protection or
"Well, I like whal protection has
accomplished in the past. But I
must admit it isn't anything compared to what thc free traders believe
they can bring about in the course
of time." ��� Washington Evening
name  some  tribe
Johnny: Cooks,
of nomads
"He travels in the most exclusive
"He doesn't look Ifke a soefci/
"He's a polar explorer; there's
nothing com mon about tht Antwttic
circle." --sufi-lo E-prcia, THE COURTENAY REVIEW
Editor Courtenav Review
Dear Mr. Boden; 1 uui writing
to you to you to tell you that I run
receiving the'Review Fairly regular
and Hint I thoroughly enjoy reading the local news away oul here,
I can assure you 1 shall not be
.sorry when the day comes on which
I shall be abb' t,, read it once again
ill the town of its birth,
I suppose vou have already heard
that Pte, Home, of the linn of
Doyle & Home, Painters and Decorators of Courtenay, is wilh this
unit, and bus just recently been
awarded the Military Medal. We
have with us a few other Courtenay boys, Dickie Williams, Pte.
Everett, .Sergt. Billings, and of
course Capt- Montgomery. We
are a happy little unit and have re
Committee, to fill the chair. After
enjoying a hearty repast the chairman called on Majoi Andersou to
propose "The King." which toasl
was heartily drunk in coffee, Pol-
lowing this 'Our Quests" was
proposed in ileal and eloquent
terms bv Pte. W, Williams. Replying, Major Anderson ^expressed
the regret ol' all that Lieut-Col. J-
I,. Biggar was unable to be present
owing to sickness, In llis own
sparkling manner the Major praised the work of lhis field ambulance
the second to which he bus been
attached since the wur broke out.
Sergt, Major J. Turner, on rising
to reply for lhe Sergeant's mess
was greeted with n spontaneous
outburst of "He's a jolly good fellow."    His brief, pointed remarks
ceived great praise for the work we ! expressed his appreciation  of the
have done from higher authorities
On New Year's day we had quite
a time, an account of which I will
give vou in the words of L,ce,-CpL
J, Craig, one of our X. C. O's.
This country is poetically called
"Sunnv Erance," but the prosiac
experience of most Canucks in
kabki has been that 'muddy
France" would be more truthful-
Sir Douglas Hays despatches have
told you all about that for his
"Wilderness of mud" was no idle i
talk. Sunshine however does pre- j
vail in many a heart through the
kindly remembrances of our friends
in every part of our wide empire, I
It is also created bv the unbounded
optimism of the boys who are dally
doing their best to brush away the
(lurk clouds and bring to view the
silver lining, Even amid wars
alarms and nerve wrecking experiences wit and humor abound in tbe
rest stations, the abundance of
musical and other talent makes one
think that Canada lias sent her best
entertainers   to   the   front.   iThi
confidence placed him, and the de
sire for even greater harmony between the N. C, O's, and men
A humorously worded toasl wns
proposed by Pte A Hirkett. to
"Our Transport section.11 The
invaluable services rendered by
both the horse and motor transport
gave the speaker a good field for
his caustic wit, Sergt.-Major E.
Boosey of the Horse Transport was
greeted with ''Sic llilll smiling."
He acknowledged lhe co operation
ar.d good treatment he and his men
had received in their arduous duty,
Cpl, heaver for the Mechanical
transport was as brief as the motor
ambulances are fastin gelling to
their destination. A fight of ora
tory was heard when Pte. Christian
"Our comrades in arms" coupling
our Allies with our comrades on
land and sea and in the air, Pte.
Christian eloquently extolled the
courage and unanimity of spirit of
every man engaged in the titanic
struggle. Those unable to pass
the medical tests  for  fitness,   but
Field Ambulance, although a very I who were giving their best to fur-
young unit in the field, lias earned , lliL'-' lhe cause, gave the speaker a
laurels for itself in every sphere of broader topic than is usually as-
vhere it has done duty, sociated with this toast. As onc
u.t only by its maguificient work who was not an original member
ut the firing line aud dressing sta- , 0l *-lis unit, Sergt, Birkenhead re-
tions, but also for the sunshine its Plied and sn.vved how greatly he
members have   brought   to   manv ! esteemed the honor of having  Ins
November Report of Supplies
Comtnitte, 1916
The Red Cross Headquarters has
shipped during the past month 54
cases of Field Comforts, 122 casus of
Hospital Supplies, also 11 cases ol Field
Comforts for the Japanese sodiers now
in France: and three cases of old kid
gloves for the lining of winter waistcoats, collected by the Women's Canadian Club, and shipped through the
courtesy ol the Red Cross to Loudon,
free of charge,
Some of the contents ot these cases
were as follows; 4,332 pairs of hand
knitted sox, an Increase ol 1,517 pairs
over the corresponding mouth of hist
year. 614 comfort bags, containing7,778
articles, and approximating in vilue,
JI.7U0; 600 lbs. Homemade cake, candy.
Oxo, fluid beef, and B. C, Salmon, the
value of tlie whole consignment amounting to $9,367.36. It was tin excellent
shipment and represented a vast deal of
hard work and long hours for the Cent-
nil Depot Committee,
According to the new bulletin and
various letters received from Headquarters during the past week, Red Cross
supplies are diminishing, nud the women
of Canada are asked "if they will cut
down llieir gifts at the moment they are
must needed, or will thev increase iheir
giving to.meet tlie increasing demand,"
A letter from Toronto this week says;
"Our slocks in Etuglaud are very low,
Please get all the women to slop making
dressinga and baiitln
on the socks, Day_h
for wliiiii we have ,i
from lhe t'ri neh hos
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 see 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
and concentr
I '\ jamas,   et
:.'j     .\^'~Hrf;3
liu pi
till is nn
., as there
who come under its care.
At present wc ure enjoying the
luxury of light duly at u rest sta-
stalion, or sick hospital and here,
as at other places the sunshine policy is bein)? carried out. I" the
past, entertainments by the members have been givt i I i men from
the firing line in camps, V M C A
hut and hospital,
New Year's day offered n splen-
opportunity for our own first social i
gathering. It was lobe regretted
that through sickness and duty
several officers and fully forty men
were absent from 'he festivities.
In the evening the men invited the
officers iniii members of the Sergeants mess to join them at supper
and afterwards to a unique concert
esteemed th
name coupled with tbe heroes of
the other branches of the service.
''Our folks at home" was feelingly
i proposed by Pte. Herdinan, The
mothers, lathers, sisters, wives and
sweethearts hud ;i hard fight, much
| harder than ours, watching and
waiting for news of their loved
ones in kabki. ll i.s our duty
never to forget them, and always
keep ourselves fit by acting in such
a manner as would never make
them ashamed of us.
Gipl. R, C. Home, the local superintendent of the V. . i. C. A. increased his
popularity by his thanks for the assist-
ance given him in the prist and the promise of friendly aid to every man who
needed it.
Amid respectful attention Capt, J. E.
Wright in beautiful words proposed a
silent toast to " Our  Fallen Con
" of the new
appeal for more Comfort
"are not enough to ninl
and these bags are so prized by the in...
iu the hospital that after having written
and not receiving one, they write n second time lo ask, when they are received
may they be remembered." One man,
when writing his thanks for ti parcel
says; "When arriving in hospital wounded, a man hns nothing; in the way ol
shaving kit, tooth brush, handkerchief,
etc., these are in Ids pack, left in the
trenches. All we own at the time is a
dirty uui form, some superflous pieces ol
iron, and a tremendous grin." hence
the great demand for comfort bags,
The Central Depot will gladly receive
and .hip as many bags as tlle Red Cross
Auxiliaries will make, and will promise
to supply handkerchiefs, towels and face
cloths for the same, if the hags are
otherwise tilted, orsufficient money sent
in lor th: t purpose, *_.5P being required
to iill a comfortable bag with the various
The Branches and Auxiliaries are ask.
ed to co,operate with the wishes of tlle
Red Cross Headquarters and concentrate
their energies only ou sox, Daysbirtsaud
suits, and to a limited extent on the
various other articles mentioned in the
Winter War Work.
In view of these important facts, and
also thut Vancouver wiil soon have a
niiiiury hospital, whose officers can indent upon the Red Cross headquarters,
for any supplies they may require for
wounded soldiers, and which supplies we
sha.l count it a privilege as well as a
pleasure to he aide to gfve, Tiie Supplies committee calls upon all circles and
auxiliaries doing Red Cross work and
and sending the same to the Central
Depot at 207 Hastings street west, to re.
double their efforts iu order that our
supplies may not fall short and we may
not fail lo do our duty both to the
overseas and tlu- men at home.
Latest Red Cross Wants.
1.    .Smaller size   flannel   shirts
i_i_i_       L___     !:_. *-____o_i>��'
Why sell hides lo foreign manufacturers when they
are needed al eoine ? We pay higher prices than American and other foreign manufacturers AND SPOT CASH.
Send us your next shipment. HIGHEST CASH
Absolutely no delay.
210 Northwest Building
Vancouver, B. C.
collars, size 15 1-2 to 16 In. neck.
2. Comfort bags, containing toilet
articles, and shaving outfits, special ones
to li.ve also, chocolate, spearmint, pipe
tobacco and cigarettes, which are greatly
.*. Any number of both safety and
plain razors are most welcome.
���I. Something every child can do-
coutplete stories taken out of magazines
and stiched up to form little pamphlets
to use iu cases where men cannot hold
heavy books, or in infectious wards,
For such eases, scrap hooks are also welcome. Rudyard Kipling asks for these
made of four sheets, ,S pages, of brown
paper- Outside, paste a bright colored
picture. Pill both sides of each slteet
with pictures, very short stories, jokes,
anecdotes, little poems, perhaps a text
or verve of n hymn might find a place
Extract from the Meteorlogicaf
Register, I/a/.o Station, II. Bayley,
Week ending J.tn 23rd, 1917
Jan. 23       Max, 39,0       Mm, 24..0
"    37.S "   32.0
"    38-0 " 33-0
"    44.0 " 31.2
"    39'S " 30.1
"   40.5 " '8,0
"    31-8 " 13.3
Total precipitation, 0.82 in, bright
sunshine 13 his.
Total rain 0.77 in,
Total snowfall 0.5 iu.
At 5.30 p. 1:1. the happy gathering   n' this unit,   They who had giyeuthem-
-���   - ��� I selves in sacrifice for justice and freedom
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assembled in a hospital Hut which
had been transformed into a ban-
Miieting hall with the tables all set.
Each man on entering received a
gift   from   the   various   Montreal
Impli : tiie daughters of the
Major VV. II. K. Anderson, Acting 0. C, then invited Lee.-Cpl.
I. Craig chairman of the   supper
nationally Advertised
Tlie Oroalir.it Wall Paper Inven.
Uon ef tbe :,.c.
Ho  kniru,   oclsnors  or  BtralsMi
cfigo required,
li -    mtSo     easy,
. and better.
n 1 , rr.tcd in
this lo r
solicit 1. ������'... .com In
Hand! md sample .oolcfl
elusive    patterns    aro    furl  _
a.euts froi.
Over  .too  ngouta  ara making
largo profits.
Applicants please state ocrupa.
ticn, age, aud rii rrolinctii ; villages
can canvass, wlieu lull particulars
���rill le furnished.
wiKKip-o    2mm
would never be far from us in thought.
To conclude an hour of brilliant oratory Major Anderson rose to call on the
officers nnd Sergeants to drink to . ''Our
Hosts" which was heartily responded to
showing the splendid spirit existing between all ranks.
An aujouriimcnt was made to the V.
IM. C. A. entertainment burn where a
stage had been creeled and the old farm
building decorated to . look like a city
concer! ball.
Iiiiirlb.oiM.ii the ' energies of Stage
Manager Kent, the mosl enjoyable and
original programme wns curried out amid
scenes m wild merriment nnd enthusiasm
Songs by C. Gray, "Daddy" Lea with
which eloctitiom tj efforts by Driver 1-'.
Willsie ion! I'le. Christian. The Coon
i In, Courcelette (J. Hough, proven a
1 winner in inonology, Very select dance s
I executed by Prof, and .Mrs. Revelstoke
Castle (Ptes. Virkery and Dare ) A very
awkward squad trained iv Sergt.Major
I*:, 1 ��� in anil an 1 ^position nt greal hyp
notic power by Dr. [Centos, liaeb called
forth loud approval, 'lhe show concluded with n dug-out scene in which a
party of stretcher bearers finishing a
day's work snl around ihe stove in
"Creightou's dug-out" for a sing-song
mil pli iitv of li.inter.
It is unanimously hoped that thi*.
gathering will be but the first of many
sueh social gatherings,
bred H. Bates.
Last week Mr. Broughtou received a letter from his friend Mr. I'
111 of Ibe 67th Halt, in Erance
[Ii 1 >ke very highly of the spleji-
fi nnauce of liie 102nd, and
says Iher' have made a gnat repit-
tation lor tin niselvesoiit there with
their I'm:' \y'��i'-. They have lost
heavily through holding captured
ground. When Lieut, Bird was
wounded be was true to himselt,
and asked in ujlucid outburst of bad
language, while shaking his face
in the direction of Fritz, what he
meant by it.
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