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Can not lie done any I etter,   and |
not iinite ao  well anywhere  elite *
hereabouts.   Our type anil inauliiii- }
ery is complete and The Review !
prices ire ri_ht J
Gei.ts'  Furnishings
nnd Halters
^VOL. 5
Monday, October 22, at 1.0 p.m.
Por Mariiva at his ranch, Royston Road, near Cumberland, 14 head of
cattle, Including 6 milking cows, 2 just fresh, 7 two-year old Heifers,
Hull, 4 Morses, barge quantity of Farm Produce, including May, Roots,
Apples, i te. which wiil he sold in suitable lots, also Farm Implements,
Tools, ami numerous other useful artlolcs,   No Reserve,
Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 1,30 p. m.
Important sale of 22 lirst class grade Jersey entile for Mr.
Thomas Pearse, al bis ranch, Happy Valley, including 13
young dairy cows in full milk or in calf, three fresh, 9 bend
of'grand young stock. No reserve, Tortus: 1.2 mouths on
approved joint note, nt 8 per cent.
Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 1.30 p. m.
ale of superior Household furniture aud effects in the   Agri-
ttltural Hall, Courtenay, of Mr. Masters, who is leaving the
district     Also about 200 lots of general slock for   Mr, C,  J.
Moore, removed from store, Comox, for eoiiveiiier.ee of   sale.
No Reserve,    For full particulars of above sales see posters,
Gents' Furnishing Store
.��� Have you seen the IT. S. & M. fall samples of clothes ?
If not be sure and see them before placing your order for a
suit or overcoat elsewhere.
the best shoe in the west for men, boys and children
We also handle the   famous Sanfield Underwear in all
sizes and our prices arc right.
We have just received  a shipment of Stetson  Hats in
various shades. Come in and try one on. They are ' 'The Hat''
Courtenay Gent's Furnishings Store
Opposite Shepherds' W. Sutliff, Troii.
Do   You  Remember
that delicious cup of coffee you had at the fall fair?
Well, you can have that sort of coffee
every morning for breakfast
Just Phone " 40 " and ask for a tin of
Empress Coffee
We will grind it for you if you wish
Price 50c per lb
Consider Carefully
If you need Eyeglasses and if not
quite sure consult
Qualified Optician
Courtenay, B. C.
No charge for sight testing
Local Lines
Mr. nml Mrs, Stevens have returned to town,
Horn ���At St. Joseph's Hospital
on Friday, Oet. io, to Mr. nud Mrs
1-', C. Brock, a daughter,
Wm. Wain nnd Stanley Piercy
have joined the Aviation Corps and
leave otj Friday for Vancouver,
The chairs for the new picture
theatre nre here and will be put into place this week-
Mr, Merle Halliday, who hns
been confined to bis bed for upwards of a week i.s able to be about'
again, |
Miss Lizzie McQuillan, of the
Brink of Commerce, returned on
Thursday from a visit to Vaticou-
yer and the Sound cities.
The annual Harvest Thanksgiving
service of the Presbyterian Churcli wiil
In-belli nextSuiulay evening The Rev
John McNeal of Vancouver will conduct j
the service anil special music will bd
rendered by the choir. Atiytbiug sulk
able for decorating if left at tlie churcli !
on Saturday will be much  appreciated
Owing to the great  demand  on |
our space tin's mouth,   many   items!
of niuie   or   less   importance  are]
greatly condensen. or left   over altogether,
74 _,ots I-'or Sale in choicest part ol
Courtenay at from 5100 up. Must In-
.sold lo wind up a soldier's business
Tilt's, originally sold from $300 to .*00
Sale begins Oct. 22. See plans and
pieces in down town window.
Call and see the new i-2 and i
Ion auto Trailers at S120 and $140
each, at the Ford oarage.
For Sale���New Player Piano,
cheap for cash or on terms 5 li, p,
gas engine, with hoist attachment.
will pull stumps, grind grain, cut
ensilage, etc.; also a quantitv nf
vegetables and apples, Will sell
cheap for cash, Apply Box A. Re
view Office.
Cheque protectograph. Never
used. For Sale. See William Doug
Lost���On Wednesday evening
i of last week between R. c.iieve's
' store and Mrs. Ferris' residence.
, Lake Trail, a gold earring with a
, pearl setting, Finder please com-
municate with Mrs. Ferris.
For Sale���Pigs aud Heifers.   8
young pigs,  and several  head of i
! young stock 3 months   to 2  years
lold.    Apply Colin Jackson.   Grantham, Sandwick P. O., Phone 6.
Nobby tread Ford tires are now
,'$24 each, and Ford chain tires are
i $22 each at the Ford Garage.
j    Butter   wrappers,    printed    or
I plain, at the Review Office.
Children's Shoes All the best and
most sensible styles, tit Sutlili's.
New two horse power Fairbanks
gasoline engine for sale cheap at
the Ford   arage.
Hats -All the latest shades and styles
at Sutliff's.
For highest prices in hides, scrap
metal and old rubbers see Wm.
Douglas, Courtenay,
Cleveland Bicycles and bicycle
supplies at the Ford (image,
Go to McBryde's for quality
Mr,. Hen Moorino-is home  from)    Do.i'l forget  the   il-rs'        ���u
the-Vancouver  General   Ho^ittal   Bail Club's Jlatli.u   ��,   ,i . u   ou
,,.    ,, ., . '   Weduesdri. . Oct. 31.
Miss Gregg,  Supervisor of  the-
B, C  Telephone pnil a visit to lhe      Mr   Chas. Siiaiuiuii   1   1      froi 1
local effice litis week, Vancouver this   week   vi.-ri'i  ..-   his
Mr, Mm 11. ,11-ni.i,  ".minium,  acconi-  ,!'! "- ' cr. .Us. W.  U     .
panied In her  son  and   daught. r  nnd       ,.,, .      .-     ,      ,    ,
Mis  Wright, spent the week  end  with      Hie cam] iltfn loi fuu.N I  1
Mr, nul Mrs. C. Harris. : Y. M. C.    ., las   b'li I :������ liar,; I
Mrs. John Grieve is home   from  ��.vei * *'  '';' ".
Rochester. Allvrta   where .1* lias  tIul   "'*''   '' >5��   ""'    '*   :""'   ;
b-en visiting her   daughter.   Mrs.   ���vhtn H* returns are ail in.
\ ictor Shopland. Ilnickmnn ,V Ker have let the co I
,,,,.    m.i   t     r ���, 1 ������   1    ' for their . ew wharf ami   warehouse   to
I be Maple Leaf llic-atie Will   be   Mr, John Tuoui. sou and v   rk will com-
opened On .Saturday, Ocl    27, with   mencc at once.   The warehouse  wi!
11    ne f.atitre film    particulars   of'*t 1'and tbe   ivbarl
\\ hicb will be given laler,
.a Mrs, l.ewis :
w 111    r
r wi I lie   -::.:
Pte. Richard Pie  s, according Id a  lla'rIver "*x' *�� "'"' bri*-B''
letter received by  g ' 1    Mar,!'-  i. ,,    ,,      ,     ���         .            -.   ,-
.... .   ,      ., , c    ,.    ,    J     -. Mr. Goard, piano   tuter,   is  iu
..till.... hospitalIm  England  suffer- the t|i,trjct 0;. his annual tour. He
lug from a brolcen leg. lhe result of has recenll   1)lljk ��� victrola whi ,
a kick bv a horse. ,    , ,  , r ;, .
he bus with lum. aim it is   ou   ex-
Baii-hmau George T-Sra'-s  was  up  iiibilion ai    Mr.   C.   Brown's.
I , Cumberland from Nanaimo over wi" Pla'' i,n> record, ;111! tue Pf
Sunday.    While he was  unable to is less tlian.half   the   price  asktd
get into Oourtenaj'lo see his Mends' for fcilllilar   instruments by   otli
he called some of then, up just  to, "takers,
sav 'hello!'
Anglican Services
The annua! genera!   meeting of
tbe Cootuox Agricultural  and   In.
tlustrial Associlflioti will be held in
Ibe'Agricultural Hall on Thursday     20lh Sunday after Trinity, Oct   -'���.
Oct. 25th. for the purpose of rend-.    8.U0n. 111. Holy   Com i-tit'on
ing tiie annual report, and election I John's Courtenay,
���p ���n-.  r    II a, 111. Malms and Holy e >
t St. Andrew's, Sandwick,
of officers for next year.
11 a. 111. Matin.- aili
Peter's, Comox.
On Sunday afternoon the ceremony of
the dedication of a beautiful foul,   made,
and pre-etited to the churcli bv   Mr,   (. I .    p' '"' ��mn
frwni was observed by   the  veil,  Arcfi- Courtenay.
deacon Collison at   St.    fobn's  cliureh.   ,,'. '!; '"'.'lve."
The ceremony was followed by the clinf   ���<���'���'���-"���
tening of Mr. and Mrs. I,, r,. llaniill m's
litile sou, Gordon,
Archdeacon Collison is making
arrangements for a Junior Badming
ton Club this winter, i_ud all the
voung people are invited to join.
Paiticulars may be had from Mrs
L. Cokeley or Archdeacon Collison.
The ladies of the Presbyterian
church will hold a novel concert
and entertainment iu the basement
o: tiie elmrth on Friday evening,
Oct. 26, at 8 o'clock, Refreshment., will be served during the
evening, Admission, adults 35c,
children 25c,
To day i.s Red Cross Day, the
day on which everyone is requested
to make a donation to the British
Red Cross Society. Owing to th.e
great amount of work the Ladies
of Courtenay and Comox had in
hand last week it was found impossible to mak��s arrangements for
a systematic canvass today, but it
has been arranged to hold a tag
dov on Saturday afternoon and
evening. This is the first time in
upwards of six mouths tnat the
ladies have made any appeal for
for Red Cro-s Funds, and it is hoped that a very liberal response will
be made to their efforts ou Saturday.
7.30 p, ui.   'vena
St, John's, Coiirtem
Drug Store
Just Arrived:
Nyoltis Talcums
Rose,  Baby,
Lilac, Violet
Perfumes :
Locust Blossom,
Mygracia, Mayflour
and Wood Violet
Courtenay Drug Store
_ Safety  First
Go to
For Fresh   Tobacco, Cigars
Confectionery  and
Soft Drinks.
Isabel St.    Next Royal Bank
at The Shoe Store
Palmer's Noted
Waterproof Shoepack Shoe
High Top
This Shoe is made from selected Leather and
is absolutely waterproof, Made en a regular
good fitting last with heavy sole suitable for
caulks. Much lighter and cheaper than the
regular high top shoe
Comox Creamery
60c per lb. this week
Phone 48
Next the Drug Store
***tm\a'VFm**Vtmft*J *.*.����.������-. THE   REVIEW.   COURTNEY.   1. CL
The Squire's
i, _Mt__w. .��!  ',**
CCoiitiiine.il. 1
Omens and Portents
Tlie letter tbat lay beside
____________________________ Hilary;
Strangways' plate om- morning about
a fortnight after Dolly Egcrton's:
disappearance was from Mr. Langton. Tlie address was the Hotel dc
la Marine in a fishing village on the
north coast of France.
"My dear Strangways,���I feel that
1 have been treating you badly keeping you in suspense. You know
what bas happened���I was obliged
to tell Margaret, How I bated it.
But it had to be done I She took it
like a heroine. They have disappeared for the present, even from
you; from me, unless I am needed.
Margaret was wild to get her mother away���where she would hoar
nothing. We have found what we
believe to be a safe place, What
will happen afterwards, I do not
know.    Wc  have    taken    the    first
step.    Afterwards Who    knows
but tbe world may end tonight?
Yours faithfully,
"Gervase Langton."
Hilary's reply, as anyone might
have anticipated who was aware of
his disposition, was to take the Continental express. Luckily be had
plenty of lime for it���and to arrive
at the Hotel de la Marine, Audigiiac,
sometime, in the early afternoon.
Hc was met by a white-aproned
patron with a manner of beaming
affectlonateness, who welcomed him
warmly and informed him that Moti.
sietir Langton was absent and not
expected till the hour of dinner.
Madame, sitting behind a range
ol many-colored bottles, knitting
industriously, lifted her olivc-hueu
face, which thc long, blue car rings
became amazingly, and reminded
Gustave that Monsieur bad walked
to Marquette to see the church.
"It is possible that after Monsieur
has refreshed himself lie may wish
to walk across the dunes to meet
Monsieur Langton, who always returns the same way."
Monsieur refreshed himself, and
was shown his bedroom, which was
In lhc Chateau du Bois, just across
the road from the Hotel dc la Marine. His host and hostess both accompanied hini to make a selection
of his room. Tlicy were obviously
proud of their possession of a Chateau du Bois which they used as an
annex when the hotel was full lo
overflowing, as it had been up to thc
first week in September. The Hotel
de la Marine had little room for
guests. Monsieur should have the
Chateau du Bois to himself. He
would not feci too solitary. Why, the
Chateau grounds were alive with
birds. It was just such a green sol-
ilude as Monsieur and Madame bad
pictured to themselves when they
had lived In Paris, before tlicy bad
come to tins villainous place. Presently Monsieur and Madame wcrc
going to retire on a modest competence and live in the Chateau du
Hois in company with the blue-eyed
black-gowned daughter whose pic-
tun- they had pointed out to Hilary
while he refreshed himself; was at 1
present, poor -fegcl, a widow In Paris
with   four  small  angels of children.
Audlgnac he had a mind to stay a
bit, unless events brought him back
to England sooner than he expected.
As lie went down the village street
he nii'l a cure, a brisk, red faced Utile man, with _ mop of red curls,
who greeted liim with a beaming
smile, and would have passed on his
way if Hilary had not slopped him.
Hilary bad a gift of tongues which
had been very useful to liim in thc
career he had chosen for himself.
lie explained easily to Monsieur
Ic Cure that be was to be housed in
ihc Chateau du Bois, but that he did
not wish to sleep llicrc Iill the floor
of his room had been scrubbed, tlle
draperies and carpets turned out of
doors, and the windows cleaned.
M. le Cure understood perfectly,
lie shrugged bis shoulders over
Monsieur nud Madame and the Chateau du Bois. Would .Mansicur like
to go elsewhere. There was a widow���an excellent creature���-whose
rooms were of a cleanliness. True,
she followed the business of washerwoman, which might not be altogether agreeable to Monsieur. Still
for llis part be would prefer that to
the Chateau du Bois, which was
closed in by trees.
Good-natured Hilary preferred lo
stay at the Chateau, fearing lest he
should offend Monsieur and Madame
Dufour, whom lie found an interesting couple, true Parisians cast away
in this Ultima Tliule, far from artists
thc theatres, the boulevards, all that
made  life worlh  living.
Well then, the Cure would send
him at once a woman who could
be trusted to clean. If Monsieur
would but indicate the room he
should find all done before he went
to bed. He could trust poor Margot. She was deaf and dumb, but
she understood wonderfully; and
Monsieur le Cure had learned the
finger alphabet so that lie might
communicate with ber. Margot
would bring her scrubbing brush,
her pail, her soap. Would it not be
well if Monsieur bad a fire in his
room so that the floor should dry
after being washed and not. run tlie
risk of giving Monsieur cold? Max
got would bc home by this time.
She worked for an English Monsieur
who lived ovcr there���thc Cure indicated the swelling line of the dimes
against the sky���but she came home
to her little liouse at five o'clock in
the afternoon. M. le Cure would
give her all instructions. Poor Margot! She was a pitiful creature of
the  good  God���a  saint,    almost,    a
They parted with compliments on
either side; and Hilary following the
instructions he had received turned
off across the sand dunes. He found
the upward sloping road and took
it, passing on his right the old
Church of St. Pierre, which stood
solitary amid ils graves out on the
lonely dunes. He bad seen the
church from the village of Audigiiac
and had thought it very near. It
was in reality more than n mile.
The old iwelfih century church,
squat and strong, supported on its
great arches, had au air of being
pressed into the earth. The graveyard, full of wooden crosses blown
one way by the sea wind was desolate behind ils embankment, tlie
tops of crosses peering ovcr at the
living who passed that way down
to the cheerful village. Many of
the dead of Audigiiac wcrc not in
the churchj-ard, but in thc gray sea,
by which the village lived, by which
the men of it so often died.
Up and up the road went, between
the dunes covered with coarse grasses on which the sheep cropped. At
the top of the bill there was a farmhouse, or Hilary conjectured it to be
a farm bouse, hidden away behind a
blank space of eyeless wall, He
went on and met a shepherd keeping his sheep, wearing a smock-frock
and carrying a crook. 'lhe, shepherd's amiable dog came forward
and fawned on Hilary, who stooped
to  pat  il,  ami  had  to listen  lo    lhe
Three Years
Too Late
Peace Proposals Might Have Had
More Weight Three Years Ago
If lhc pope, immediately after his
election "in September, 191-1, bad issued the appeal for peace which he
now makes, ifc would have been an
act of Christian statesmanship
Jtoi'thy of the great organization
which he heads. At that time peace
on ihc basis of the status quo ante
without reparation, with an agreement for general disarmament, on
the broad principle of forgive and
forget might have been possible, so
far as the allies arc concerned. It
would have failed probably through
lhc scornful rejection by Germany,
who was then looking forward to an
easy and early triumph and lhe mastery of the world, but it would have
established the Influence of the Vatican in the right quarter.
Three years of war, however, wilh
its experiences of every form of
^rightfulness and savagery, have
made it quite impossible for the civilized world to place ihe confidence
in Germany which ii might have
given then or lo feel lhal il can
again trust its security to any promises of the. present German government. More than that, the world ol
civilization cannot consent that any
of thc principles which are at tlie
base of German policy and ambition
shall bc further recognized.
The matter of reparation is not
merely one of justice, but primarily
of future security. Unless Germany
pays a heavy penally for what she
lias done, she will never take, to heart
tbe lesson that she must nol do it
again.. The penalty imist bc heavy
enough to convince the German people'to a man that they cannot afford
a government representing the ideas
and principles for which lhe present
German and Austrian governments
stand in this war; that they must
win back their place among men by
accepting the modern ideas of liberty
and democracy and repudiating
wholly the ancient barbarisni of race
domination by force. It is three
years too late to talk of peace oil
the old status quo. The pope should
have proposed that when Germany
was winning, instead of wailing till
Germany has abandoned hope of the
world conquest and is oil the verge
of collapse.���Buffalo  Express.
British Aviator Fell Into
Jungle Amid Wild Beasts
When  Engine  Stopped,   Aviator   on
African Front Spent Days
in Jungle
Terrible  experiences of a    British I
airmail  in  the   East African    jungle |
are lold by llilll  in a  letter  received
by a relative.    J he aviator, Lt, G.
Garrood, of the Royal Flying Corps,
went up to bomb a German ambush
on lhc  Rufiji river, but tlirougli engine  trouble  had  to  descend in  tin
hush, tho machine landing with brok
Cil  propeller in  a bog.    It  took  llilll
four  days  to  make  his   way    lo    a
place of safely llirougli the bush, in-
Ic'led wiih niiil animals
He tells how ill lhc. dusk lie wa:
confronted with an ugly black ani-
in-1 about (our feet high, wilh vicious lur.lis. I le climbed a irec and
prepared lo put in lhc night then.-.
Later be opened his eyes and saw
something like, two green eieclric
bulbs aboul thirty feet from lhc tree.
They moved round it in a circle, This
continued for forty-live. mintttCS, lie
goes on.
"Tiie tension was unbearable. 1
wanted lo scream, shout and yell all
in one, hut instead I burst out with
"The Admiral's Broom," and with a
full throated bass I roared out the
three verses. No applause, but a reward���the leopard slunk nwuy. Why
had I not tlioughl of ii before?
"1 wenl through my repcrtcire, I
l.ughcil as I'finished "Two Lyes uf
Gray." It seemed so ridiculous. When
1 got to hymns 1 remembered four
verses of "O Cod, Our Help iu Ages
Fast," and sang the "Amen," loo.
Hie whole thing bad its ludicrous
Next morning while swimming a
river be passed seven yards from a
crocodile s mouth, and just reach
the bank in time. Without fooi
arms���his only weapon of defense
his nail sissors���his progress through
the awful bush was about one hundred yards an hour. llis clothing
was in ribbons, and his flesh exposed to the thorns, sword grass
and flies.
He swam seven more rivers that
...lay and sank down exhausted
against a tree. Hc could hear a lion
roaring about live hundred yards
away, and, somewhat nearer, the
grunting of a hippopotamus.
"Being exhausted,  J   more or    lc-rs
Cruel Von Biasing
Hilary,   albcil   very   lillle   troubled I history of the creature and its fan.
ith impressions of lhe sort,    found | JJy,  from  the  shepherd,  who  led    a
up  here  and  had  tin-
yes of one who pcrpct-
ll-.c   Chateau  du     l'.ois    melancholy. I lonesome  life
'the  trees  were  almost  up  to    the (j0ok In h
Belgium's Hard Master Had Reputation Even Among Prussians
An Englishman writes: Yon Hissing, the Slavcmastci- of Belgium,
was notorious ill the Germany army
for years before tlie. war as a creel
martinet. He had been in retirement for some time before 1914���in
consequence of cavaliei treatment of
the kaiser on a certain occasion���
but be was considered the right
man to bully the Belgians because.
of his reputation for brutality in Germany.
No man, of course, was so directly
responsible for the murder of Nurse
Cavell as Bissing. and lfuiis at, hoir-
may rest assured that no one could
havc carried out the deportation outrage more ruthlessly than he.
Thc enslavement of poor Belgium's
men is, I suppose, in furtherance of
Governor-General von Hissing's oft-
proclaimed ambition lo rule the conquered kingdom by "love."
Beginning Early
"Pad," said the little maid of
twelve summers, "every mowing
when I am going to school the boys
catch hold of me and kiss me."
"Well, Ethel." replied dad, looking
over his newspaper, "why didn't you
run a,vay from them?"
label fidgeted and casl her eyes
down  on  the carpet.
"I did onc morning," she said hesitatingly, "and thev���they didn't chase
mel"���Chicago Herald.
lost consciousness for perhaps halt
an hour or so. Nothing shorl of a
hippo charging could have made mc
climb a tree. Am afraid life had lii-
tle to offer about thai  time"
It was while lying here that the
lieutenant "had lhe. annoying experience of surveying two large baboons,
the size of a small man. quarreling
over my trousers, now in threads, and
among the tops of -10-foot  trees."
It was not uniil he passed another
horrible day ami equally .crrible
night in lhe bush that he at lasl
was picked up bv some natives.
"Their eyes seldom left mc," lie
adds. "Undoubtedly I was a strange
sight���my legs hare, and bleeding, my
short vest sodden, dirty and torn,
no trousers of course, just a dirty
sun helmet, a short slick in my right
hand and with four days' growth of
beard on my dirty  face."
Death-Blow to
Belgian Industry
German Plundering of Every Line of
Trade and Commerce
The Germans arc continuing to
"keep in baud" with vigor and inin
utia the interests of the Belgian population anil, il must be admitted, their
"solicitude" is especially noticeable In
[���'landers, which is not at nil surprising, since they have gained them ��
separate Administration,
On June 18 the frontier correspondent  of  lhe    Amsterdam    Telegraaf
, sent to Iiis paper the following infor-
! uialion   wliicli   was  published    under
the  heading of "The.   Belgian   Indus
! try's Death  Blow":
"We have mentioned some Unit
ago tiie requisitioning by the Germans of till articles ironsiliug 111 copper and of all precious metals. Sat
in day the hnrgomasters of all the
communes in the military aven ill the
eastern and western l-'lnuiljis and ir,
a section of the Hainaiil, have been
compelled to make a declaration of
a certain portion oi the full existing
supply of taw iron, of flat iron, of
sleel, of tin and of machinery,
"According to au ordinance of the
chief commander of the fourth army,
van Arinin, all this material is requisitioned. This wretched rcqulsl
lion, which gives the. death blow to
lhe Belgian indiislry, comprises tlm
following articles: Raw iron of all
kinds, bar iron, tin and steel of every thickness and dimensions, slice!
iron and steel, comprising all casl
pieces, all lhe fixtures, both on windows and doors, locks of all kinds
as well as padlocks, for every quantity exceeding twenty-four pieces belonging to any and the same owner.
I every kind of small wares, such as
' | nails, screws, brackets, for every
��* | quantity exceeding the total weight
of five kilos, belonging lo tin: same
owner; tools of every description,
such as gimlets, awls, axes, tiles,
pincers hammers, wimbles, cocks and
pump fixtures, building tools of all
kinds for carpenters, locksmiths, farriers, coach-makers, fitters, terrace-
makers, masons, stone cutlers, coppersmiths, glaziers, building painters
and decorators for every quantity exceeding six pieces, belonging to the
same proprietor. Besides, they requisition also steel of every: kind in.
i bars or in ingots and sheet iron of
windows of lhc bouse, which was
slill further darkened by a mass of
flowering shrubs that had grown lo
a great thickness. The house was
dusty and fusty; the furniture, although much carved and gilt, craved
for clean upholstery, heavy drapitlgs
everywhere to exclude the dreaded
courant d'air, shabby old rugs and
carpets that suggested all kinds of
horrors underfoot,
Hilary was too amiable to betray
to the excellent couple how lillle he
was prepossessed by the Chateau and
lis furniture. He. resolved mentally
lhat lhe carpels and drapery should
go during hii. tenancy of the room,
and that the windows should bc
opened. Already, although lhc day
was still September's, lhe dark was
in the house, up lo the windows of
which crowded the sinister-looking
lie resolved to make what changes
lie desired in his room wilhout
troubling M. Dufotir or Madame,
who would, he felt sure, be grieved
and hurt by any dissatisfaction on
Iiis part.   Now that he was come to
ually  has  the  sea  wind    blowing
llis  face,  a  clean  austere  look,
(To Bc Continued.)
Future for Canadian Fisheries
"I preiict a wonderful future for
the Canadian fisheries," said Major
Hugh Green, officer in charge of the
fish supplies for the overseas Canadian army, and the imperial board of
trade. "If the war wcrc to end tomorrow the British fish trade would
not be reorganized for at least five
years. The Canadian fisheries should
produce $100,000,000 annually instead
of Ihe $3-1,000,000 produced today."
Is "Alright" Alwrong?
A  father writes  that his  son  has
been severly  scolded  by Iiis schoolmaster for using    the   phrase    "all
right" in its amalgamated  form "alright," and asks if ihe latter is not
an abbreviated modern form as legitimate  as.  say. "already."    Far   from
being a modern upstart, "alright" is,
as a matter of fact, of very hoary antiquity, being used by English  writ
ers of a  very  early  day.     ll   may  bei
anathema   lo   llle   pedant,   but   il   ha> |
iis niche in ilu- "Oxford Dictionary"
 London Daily  News.
all description.
"It is, therefore, a methodical plundering of every line of trade and
commerce. No indemnity has, as yet,
been mentioned. The oppressor only
states thai the requisitioned articles
shall be removed by the local kom-
niaiidatui' against remittance for the
goods received. The delinquencies
j shall be punished by a maximum imprisonment for live years, by a fine
not exceeding 30,000 marks and by
the forfeiture of all goods not declared or withdrawn from the re.ui
silion of building implements,
"The division inspector, von
Scbickfus, notifies all llic inhabitants
of Flanders that it is forbidden tu
continue the construction of houses
manufacturers or other buildings for
the civilian population. All tbs
building material now in the hands
ot building contractors, in ware
houses or iu lhe builders' houses,
sueh as cement, Iiine, sand, grave).
brick, clny and fuller's , artli, cement
and drain pipes as well as iron of
every description, are ri uuisitioiied.
"They likewise requisition all the
, wool proceeding from the sheep
shearing, within the biuuo area lim-
I its. The list of all the present tup-
I ply must be delivered io tlie kom
! inandatiircn on or before July 21.
I Raw wool is paid _ francs or 2 fr,
1 73 centimes,"
If a man loves a women he
give up smoking for her sake,
iK.slie loves him  she  won't ask
Her Only Reason
"Did Bin   give any  n ason  for
jeciing your"
"Reason?    No.That's  the w��
uf   il.    Simply   said   she   didn't
me,"���Boston Transcript.
iiii    a    n   '/a
Wooden Cars Disappearing
Wooden passenger cars will some,
day be as scarce as woodburning locomotives. On January 1 of this year
there were in use in this country 15-
7.v| all-steel cars and 1,136 with steel
undernames, although in 1909 there
were frwer than 700 of either kind.
���Youth's Companion,
Under the new regime in Russia
women will be permitted lo act on
2 and 5 Ib. Cartons���
10,20, 50 and 100 lb. Bags.
is made in one grade only���the highest. So there is
no danger of getting "seconds" when you buy
Redpath in the original Cartons or Bags.
"Let Redpath Sweeten it." i*,
Canada Sugar Refining Co., Limited, Montreal.    _ ���THE   REVIEW.   COTJT.TY...Y.   w. r.
fcr Preserving
Use one-third "Lily White", and
two-thirds sugar by weight. This
prevents Jellies from candying antl
protects preserves of all kinds against
fermentation and mould.
At all dealers in 2, 5,
10 and 20 pound tins.
Write for free Cook Book.
Taste !
You will heartily
enjoy the taste and aroma of
Cowan's Perfection Cocoa ��� and
further, it is the most wholesome
nourishing Canadian beverage.
Germans Talk of
* The Next War
A Paean for Sea Food
"\ldea Has Taken Hold in Minds   of
Gen. von 1 icbert, in i speech at
Rathcnow, Prussia, is quoted by thc
Deutsche Pages Zcitung as saying;
"Wc cannot sign a peace before
we have the Flanders coast, a colonial empire and maritime bases.
Should we not realize this now we
must prepare to work for it after the
war in view of the next war."
Gen. liebert's speech was loudly
cheered by his bearers, but it was
criticised by the German press. The
Vorwarrts declared:
"This may prolong the war until
Germany has been so beaten that
even our pan-Germans cannot think
of a 'nest lime.'
Worms, by the irritation that they
cause in the stomach and intestines,
deprive infants of tlie nourishment
that tlicy should derive from food,
and nial-nutrilion is the result. Miller's Worm Powders destroy worms
and correct the morbid conditions in
thc stomach and bowels that are favorable to worms, so that the full
nutriment of the child is assured and
development ill every way encouraged.
.   A Problem Solved
Pa���At last I've found a way to
make that young scamp of ours stop
winking his eyes.
Ma���Really ?
Pa���Yes; I'll show him the articles
In this science magazine where it
says that every time we wink wc
give tlie eye a bath.���Buffalo Express.
Blnks���Shafer, do you know that
woman across the street?
Shafer���She certainly looks familiar. Let me scc. It's my wife's
new dress, my daughter's hat and
my mother-in-law's parasol���sure!
It's our cook.���Philadelphia  Ledger.
Supply of Fish the Only Food That
Is Inexhaustable
It Is estimated that tbe fish consumption is about twenty pounds to
the person a year. The consumption
of meat is about one hundred and
seventy pounds per capita a year;
these are averages, of course, but
they arc approximately correct. The
price of meat is about double that of
fish. It would make a great difference in the cosl of living if people
ate more fish  and  less meat.
The supply of fish is the only
food supply that is inexhaustible, lithe vast resources of neglected seafood now almost untouched were
utilized, the result would bc a great
saving of meat and a great reduction
in the family living expenses.
Fish is delicious and nourishing
food, and it seems remarkable that
so little of it is consumed, The food
controller appears lo have as one of
his main objects the conservation of
the meat supply. One of the most
practical ways of doing this would
be to educate the people to make
greater use of fish. One way to obtain a greater appreciation of fish
would be to supply the public with
information about its food value, and
recipes for its preparation. A great
many people do not understand bow
to prepare fish for the table. Many-
people have an unfavorable opinion
of fish as food because they have
never eaten it properly cooked.
Minard's Liniment Relieves   Neuralgia.
Prussian Means "Spy"
Spying is just as essential an ingredient of Prussian character as
conceit, indifference to the feelings
of others, jealousy, envy, self-satisfaction, industry, inquisitiveness,
cruelty, veneration for officialdom,
imitativeness, materialism and the
other national attributes that will occur to those who know Prussia, as
distinct from the other German
Heroes Learn Trades
How Canada Cares for Her Disabled
Soldiers���A  New Chance  for
Every Defender
A corner of the cobblers' room lu
one of Canada's military convalescent hospitals lias been turned into
a barber's shop. The barber, of
course, is a soldier, but, unable to
fight, lie lias exchanged the bayonet
for the razor. The cobblers, too,
are soldiers in the same situation
who have exchanged the rille a id
bomb for the hammer and last.
That busy room, with cobblers
and barber side by side, is a good
illustration of Ibe astonishing variety of methods employed by thc
military hospitals commission, to
equip Canada's disabled defenders
for active service in lhe. field of
peaceful industry wlien forced lo
quit the field of battle. If a man is
found unsuitable for one occupation,
there is always another lo try; and
one of the main objects of lhe commission is to discover what each
man is suited for.
The barber was a difficult man to
suit; but he was suited al last. Thc
record docs not slate lhe. number of
fresh woltnds inflicted on his wounded comrades by Ids preliminary operations; but they cannot have been
very serious, for Ids chair became
quite a popular resort, ll is a self-
supporting business, loo. The chair
and mirror were loaned by a patriotic
firm; but the oilier requisites of tlie
trade are paid for b-y the soldiers'
five-cent shaves.
It is also an educational institution, .this barber's corner, like the
rest of the room. Ex-soldicrs learn
to shave the faces and cut thc hair
of their fellow-citizens as tlicy learn
to mend their slioes, or lo act as
carpenters and metal workers,
draughtsmen/and typewriters, bookkeepers and beekeepers, gardeners
and engineers.
A few, quite unfitted for their old
trades, will need special training for
new occupations, and will receive it
freely, as well as money allowances
for their families' support while tlicy
arc being trained. But nearly every
man is able to cam a good living
when be comes out of the convalescent hospital, it remains for his fortunate fellow-countrymen, for whom
he offered his life, to see that he always gets the work lie is best able
to do.
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When  Masculine Constancy   Turned
a Sudden  Somersault
A .story about I.ord Kitchener, who
was often spoken ol as "the most
distinguished bachelor in the world,"
is being lold. A young member of
his stall when be. was in India asked
for a furlough in order lo go homo
and be married. Kitchener listened
to him patiently, then be said;
"Kcnilvvorth, you're not yet twenty-five. Wait a year. If then you still
desire to do this thing you shall have
The year passed. The officer once
more proffered his request.
'After thinking it ovcr for twelve
months," said Kitchener, "you still
wish to marryf"
"Yes, sir."
"Very well, jiou shall have your
furlough. And frankly, my boy," 1
scarcely thought there was so milch
constancy in the masculine world."
Kcnilvvorth the. slory concludes,
marched to the door, hut turned to
say as be was leaving: "Thank you,
sir, only it's not Ihc same woman."
���The Argonaut.
Minard's Liniment Cures   Dandruff.
Emphasize Your
Your photograph does not look like the photograph of
any one else in the world. Make your handwriting
just as individual. The surest way is to use
The Pen For School and College
Illuin.led (older lent on request
At Be_tStore_���$2.50to$50. In a great variety.
L E. W-Urnui Company, Limited, Montreal
Mothers who keep a brrx of Baby's
Own Tablets in the house may feci
thai the lives of their little "ones arc
reasonably safe during the hot weather. , Stomach, troubles, cholera infantum and diarrhoea carry off thousands of little ones every summer, in
most cases because the mother does
not have a safe medicine at hand to
give promptly. Baby's Own Tablets
cure these troubles, or if given occasionally lo the well' child will prevent their coming on. The Tablets
are guaranteed by a government analyst to be absolutely harmless even
lo, the newborn babe. They are especially good in summer because
they regulate, the bowels and keep
the Stomach sweet and pure. Tlicy
arc sold by medicine dealers or by
mail at 25 cents a box from Thc Dr.
Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvillc,
Hard on the Lions
The Rcven-d Charles II, Spur-
geon's keen wit was always based on
sterling common sense. One day he
remarked to one of his sous:
"Can you tell me the reason why
the lions didn't cat Daniel?"
"No, sir.    Why was it?"
"Because thc most of him was
backbone and the rest was grit."���
' it-Bits.
All Night with Asthma. Everyone
knows how attacks of asthma often
keep their victim awake the whole
night long. Morning finds him
wholly unfitted for a day of business
and yet, business must still be carried through. All this night suffering and lack of rest can be avoided
by tin- prompt use of Dr. ). D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy, which positively docs drive away tiie attacks.
Animals Under Fire
Cats Do Not Mind Machine Guns or
Different animals will act differently under heavy bombardment, thc
same as different men wll. act difTci-
uitly. Dogs, as a rule, have shovvi
greal distress when shells burst near
ihem and howl pitcously. On the
other hand tlicy have been known to
dash along the front of a trench during infantry fire, barking and apparently enjoying the noise. Cats don't
seem to care whether they are shelled or machine guns arc trained on
them, as long as they have a dry
corner and food when they are hungry. There havc been instances of
lost dogs and cats actually venturing Into Britisii trenches during an
engagement. Some of them lived in
cottages near the firing line, others
strayed a long distance, A west
county yeomanry contingent was
adopted in the thick of a fight by a
black cat, which survived a bombardment that killed many men, and has
since lived sumptuously in billets
with an Identification disc around its
Want To Know Why
Under  Democracy We   Will   Know
the Reason
In Germany, under autocracy, lhcy
say "Verboten" and that ends it. Nobody dares ask why. In a democracy
lhc multitude is accustomed to ask
vhy when anyone says "Verboten."
The kaiser can kick a premier
around the block and the plain people may say nothing. Tlie autocrat
may decree foodless days if he wishes
and woe betide him who asks questions. Under democracy we will
know the reason. W'e have the right
to ask why! Onc of the first things
American children learn is to ask
why. Onc of the first things Gtrrnian
children learn is to obey! And so all
lhc children of the earth may have
their chance to ask why the democracies of the world arc going (o kick
the last "verboten" sign off the planet. The eternal desire to ask and
learn and reason is goin-. to bc enthroned as the supremest thing on
earth. And that, in a very plain,
simple way, is what it's all about.
Did you ever stop to think why
there arc so many Germans iu America? Well���Germany is the answer.
���Wisconsin Stale Journal.
There is no poisonous ingredient
in Holloway's Corn Cure, and it can
bc used without danger of injury.
Sunflowers Useful
Russia averages in normal times a
yearly export of nearly 150,000 tons
of linseed, 30,000 tons of rapesced,
and 30,001) tons of hemp, poppy,
sunflower and other seeds. Thc oil
obtained from sunflower seeds is
suitable for margarine manufacture,
and the cake is a good food for live
stock. The unrefined oil would
compete with nut oil and cotton oil,
and the refined product would make
a good substitute for olive oil. Sunflower seed is largely produced and
crushed  for ils oil in  Russia.
Do you ever have
That discouraged feeling often
comes from a disordered stom
ach, or an inactive liver. Get
your digestion in shape and
the bile acting properly then
the "blues" will disappear. You
will soon be cheerful, if you take
the people's remedy lur life'*
common ailments. They act
thoroughly on the stomach.
liver and bowels, and soon reg
ulate and strengthen these important organs. Purely vege-
��� table���contain no harmful
drugs. Whenever you feel
despondent a few doses will
Make Things
look Brighter
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A Confession
To evacuate Belgium is impossible:
argues the Berlin Tageszeitiiiig, because Belgium \yould henceforth ba
an irreconcilable enemy of Germain-.
Unintentionally this newspaper doc.
its part to roiilirin the worst that bas
been said ol" the conduct of the Get
mans in Belgium. Other countriei
have been invaded and have been
reconciled, Austria ivas invaded by
Prussia-" and a feu- years later became an ally. Why, then, should
Germans, who were in favor of Belgium in 1914, have become objects ol
such detestation that Germany will
henceforth have to rule ihe Belgians
with an iron hand? Outside of Germany it needs Utile explaining; with-
it, Germany explanations are auk.
ward.���From the Springfield Repub
W.    N.    U.    WS
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THURSDAY OCT. 18,  1917
Note and Comment
'Plie dail) press
cons,ani advice to
ns in the proper <
when   tin,   procali
In-- been
nil n in e
ourse to
Illation   i
KiSS     I,
i  made
calling up this class, Only fouls
will ignore the .summons. The rest
will proceed befoie the nieoical
board, then make- ivlinlcver chiinis
t> exemption they feel like asking,
cr report foi seivice on the cards
supplied nt every post < ffice for
each seivice, Already the iiiunber
ul men who have thus responded
has Imen gratifying and i.i mte
proof '.hat the manhood of Cai ada
is prepared to answer the highest
call to National Service
With a I'liion G< vernment formed at Ottawa, the Cabinet consisting of twelve Conservatives and
nine Liberals, Canada is given a
unity that is in line with that ex
isting in the Old Country and in
the other dominions of the British
Empire, Since the Liberals have.
in common with the Conservatives,
sunk partizabsliip for lite common
good, why need there be anv contested elections save those precipitated by Little Canadians, pacifists
socialists and other people still at
large with d sorted visions? Ii
would be a reflection on W. VV. li.
Mclnnis to assu ie that be will do
anything at ihe present juncture
than promptly resign bis candid
ature. There cm be but one Unionist candidate, ar.d -f a second
persists in muni ig, be is necessarily au anti union and au auti-wiu-
the-war spokesman for whom this
electoral district can have no use
to whom tbe loyals can give no
support, and whose very presence
as a candidate for tbe Federal par
iiament is a reflection upon this
constituency, We feel sure that
Mr, Mcrnnes can ITnd work of a
more useful and constructive nature than remain in tie position he
has assumed as a bidder for voti s
in Comox-Alberni.
���rr,    niul
unit of Hu
isti llll��' -11
iMe soi: ol w..v. nnd
li advocai v. liul I lie
road i- r.i i i nileil. rather dies it
exlett I -till further before us, u
splendid and entrancing, highway,
l-'or there i.s much to be done, and
much nm,I to be trodden yet,
Canadian women have to go far
>et in tiie emulations of their sis-
le thing
place of
11; a large
no con-
war, im--
Fall Goods
Mow being Shown
Newest. Creations in Millinery
..:;d Millinery Accessories
Ladies and   M;3es Tweeds,
Beaverc oth and Astrachan
Coals at popular prices
Ladies   and   Misses Sweater
Coaly and Sweater Sets
^���3 8*31 MM9M^9-?9-*&ii_��iigu
nrted all  FallDreps Goods & Coa'ings
iitinibei .
tri billion
ipe    that is oi
ot i  king   the
thev should il
l,e absolutely
iviiiniii. 'lie
f.-iir ^ i at her to ci incize those who
dc coi'tiI'-itte. including the wives
i.i men nl ihe front, nud binder
rufil obstruct generally by childish
prattle find venomous gossip, The
next -l- p to be taken here is for
tin- won.en of Canada to mobolize
for n. i, Tlnn since hundreds of
ni. ii .nt about lobe called up, whnt
is to 1 e (lone to keep things going?
Thor,i iv bo are not called have got
to fill the breech, and see to it that
food production does not .suffer,
for one thing, also do what can be
done for tiie homes that lose a fa-
Iber. a son or a brother, Here is
a splendid held for 'working bees"
of ;ill kinds, and if politicians can
sink differences and unite, then
wily can not the people do the
e i 111111
pi iill   rill
light sim
inu.   wen
lies nml Iti-i
Novelty weavett
Iriiicv   Voiles,    Mm
-irtl       Sil'l       I'l-oi'llc
���s Riiitalilc   for  even
in   costume:   I'-ii.. li
in 5-1 inch widths in Ulankcl
Cloths, CliiiichillnM, HporlChecks
in MkIiIiukI dark shades lit :-���'..-"i
per yard ; also Shepherd's
I'lai I.s in small and large cheeks
from _ I 7.* pt r i'ii to $3.5(1
C. C. a la Grace Corsets
ifort, good style, perfcri
tinri dn -ti bi li t v emplin^
very pair. Complete ��� n
ew models now beiny nln
(the lies
in   Light   Grey    and   Chamois
colored cloth tops,  witli   Patent
due in Iiirlctiis Slmes
good sho-. for ii.-ui'-n)
and Vici Kid  Vinips.  and
ban and Louis Heels
The Rev. G, W. Fortune, B- A.
11. D.i Secretary of the Prohibition
move ment. will give an address in
the City Hal!, Courtenay, on'flies-
day, the 23n'. in it, at 8 p. ill., subject. 'Law Enforcement," Ad-
nilmission free.    All welcome,
Auctioneer  Hardv  will  have a
busy time next   week   conducting
three large aue'ioii sales.    On Mon '
day, Oct. 22, lie will sell   the farm
-lock, etc. for Mr. I, Mayura. Roys j
on  road,   near   Cumberland,   on;
Tuesday, tbe 23rd. he will sell  22 I
choice dairy cattle for Mr, T Pearse |
Happy Valley, and on Wednesday
al the Agricultural Hall, Courteuay
he will sell for Mr. Masters, who is
leaving tbe district, all  bis  household effects,   also   a   quantity   of
store goodr for Mr. C. j. Moore.
Proh biton. Conscription
Three vears ag 1 each   was   a   1
t  nt i I -nl; im! iv,   enHi   ���-  ���>   fi
Thus our f.ir dominion   tie ids
The Annual General  Meeting ol the
Comox Agricultural and   Industrial   Association will be held in the Agricultural
Hall, Courtenay, 011 Thursday evening,
I (let  Jo, 191". at S o'clock, for the   pur-
Hliioi '   ,'ose ��' receiving tlie annual report, and
a   dis
New Ship;rr --* cf
Chiiu>   , ,
Curl CIcth Coats
2 to 6 3is, $4.50
in black and navy
Ladies' Jap Silk Waists
36 to 42, $1.25
Boys Cashmere Jerseys
Brown, Navy,  Saxe, Gream.
("animal, $1.25 up
Seabrook Young
623-5 Johnson St.
Victoria, B. C.
" I love  ROVAL   STANDARD  FLOUR because I
know just what il will do.    Every baking is the same,"
" My loaves are large, close knitted, pure and whole-
SDIllC and as sweet as a nut.'1
" I never hud a failure,
never known a better flour
could be belter."
In all my experience I have
and do not know bow a llotir
r^^<V*^-S��V'��-.��_rV��^-W*'V   **t\**t+l****r*f******\**^
We have an Exhibit of a Large
Assortment of New Patterns
Store Between Bridges
is the money back flour
Vancouver,    Victoria,     New WeflLininstcr      Nuiiafuio
Royal Standard Grain Products Agency
Phone 33, [-.nd of Brutjfc
B. Towler,  Mgr.
B. & K.
Flour, Feed, Grain, Farm & Garden Seeds
and Fertilizers
Puriy Flour B. & K. Bread Flour
B & K, Rolled Oats and  Oatmeals,   Wheat Flakes,   Cracked
Wheat, Split Peas,  Pearl Barley and Corn Meal
B. & K. Chicken Chop will  increase the egg  production of
your poultry flock.    $300 per sack
Every artitle bearing the B.&K. brand is guaranteed.   Money
back if vou are not entirely satisfied
Building Lime, $1.60 per bbl.
The   Brackman-Ker   Milling Co., Ltd.
Temporary warehonse, Mpvit/.'s old stand
the election of officers  for the ensuing
WM  WAIN. President,
(_BO, ,'. HARDY, Secretary,
Esqi.in.alt   &   Nanaimo   Railway
For   Victoria���11.35    Monday,  Wednesday    and
Friday, connectin-*- at Parksville Junction with train
for Port Alberni,
From   Victoria���9.00   Tuesday,     Thursday,   and
Saturday, connecting at Parksville Junction jwith
train from   Port   Alberni, and arriving at Courtenay at 16.10.
Phone R 60
A(Ml Courte-tjr,
Comox   Livery   Stable
Phone 84 L
Auto Truck Meets all Boats
and Courtenay Trains
Autos and Teams for Hire
at reasonab'e rates
. ���.: i i i  t s Audited and
Books Kept
Office with Hicks  Beach   J_   Field
Tuning and Repairing
Here about Oct. 1
Leave orders at Review office
Telephoning is
Face to Face Conversation
When a person speaks over the Telephone, tbe tones and
accent of the voice are verv distinct; each talker recognizes
instantly the voice of tbe other.
That's what makes Long Distance telephoning so satisfactory, You know whom you are talking to, you know your
message is being received, nnd you get your answer.
Every telephone is a Long Distance telephone.
British   Columbia  Telephone Co.
tt,    .....  .���. .GRAND DISPLAY
1 he costot Living is High 5t
Still There's Nothing Like Leather   Willard's Harness Emporium
Practical Shoemaker and Repair
Next to Hardv & Biseoe
Fine Showing ol  Horse Blankets,   Lap
Rugs, Gloves, Trunks, Suit Cases, Etc.
Harness Repaired Neatly
Cumberland and Cosrtcray 15?
fcr Preserving
Use one-third "Lily White", and
two-thirds sugar by weight. This
prevent-) Jellies from candying and
protects preserves of all kinds against
fermentation and mould. /**..
At all dealers in 2, 5,
10 and 20 pound tins.
Write for free Cook Book.
You will heartily
enjoy the taste and aroma of
Cowan's Perfection Cocoa ��� and
further, it is the most wholesome
nourishing Canadian beverage.
-Germans Talk of
The Next War
Idea Has Taken Hold in Minds  of
Gen. von Licbert, in n speech   at
kiitliinoiv, Prussia, is quoted by the
Deutsche Tagcs Zcitung as saying:
"Wc cannot sign a peace before
ive havc the Flanders coast, a colonial empire nnd maritime bases.
.Should wc not realize ibis now ive
must prepare lo work for it after the
war in vieiv of thc next war."
.Gen. llebert's speech was loudly
cheered by his bearers, but it i-.-as
criticised by tlie German press. The
Vorwii its declared;
"This may prolong thc war until
Germany has been so beaten that
even our pan-Germans cannot think
of a 'next time.'
Worms, liy the Irritation that they
cause in the stomach and intestines,
deprive infiints of the nourishment
that they should derive from food,
and inal-iiulrition is the result. Miller's Worm 1'owders destroy worms
and correct the morbid conditions in
the stomach and bowels that are fav-
.orablc to worms, so that the full
nutriment of the child is assured and
development iu every way eiicourag-
A Problem Solved
Pa���At lasl I've found a way lo
make that young scamp of ours slop
winking hif eyes.
Pa���Yes; i'll show him thr articles
In Ibis science magazine where it
jays that every time we wink we
give the eye a bath.���Bulfalo F.x-
Blnks���Shafer, do you know that
woman .across the street?
Shafer���She certainly looks familiar. Let uie see. It's my wife's
new dress, my daughter's hat and
my mother ill-law's parasol���sure!
Its our cook.���Philadelphia Ledger,
A Paean for Sea Food
Supply of Fish the Only Food That
Is Inexhaustable
It is estimated that the fish consumption is about twenty pounds to
the person a year. The consumption
of meat is about one hundred and
seventy pounds per capita a year;
these arc averages, of course, but
they are approximately correct. The
price of meat is about double that of
fish. It would make a great dilTcr-
ciicc in the cost of living if people
ate more fish and less meat.
The supply of fish is the only
food supply that is inexhaustible. If
the vast resources of neglected seafood now almost untouched were
utilized, the result would be a great
saving of meat and a great reduction
in the family living expenses.
Fish is delicious and nourishing
food, and it seems remarkable that
so little of it is consumed. The food
controller appears lo have as one of
his main objects the conservation of
the meat supply, One of the most
practical ways of doing this would
be to educate the people to make
greater use. of fish. One way to obtain a greater appreciation of fish
would be to supply the public with
information about its food value, and
recipes for its preparation. A great
many people do not understand how-
to prepare fish for the table. Many
people have an unfavorable opinion
of fish as food because, they have
never eaten it properly cooked.
Heroes Learn Trades
How Canada Cares for Her Disabled
Soldiers���A New Chance  lor
Every Defender
A corner of the cobblers' room In
one of Canada's military convalescent hospitals has been turned into
a barber ��� shop. The barber, of
course, is a soldier, but, unable to
fight, he lias exchanged the bayonet
for the razor. The cobblers, too,
are soldiers in the same situation,
who have exchanged the rillc and
bomb for the hammer and last.
That busy _ room, with cobblers
and barber side by side, is a good
illustration of the astonishing variety of methods employed by the
military hospitals commission, to
equip Canada i disabled defenders
for active service in the field of
peaceful Industry when forced to
quit the field of battle, if a man is
found unsuitable for one occupation,
there is always another to try; and
one of the main objects of the commission is to discover what each
man is suited for.
The barber was a difficult man to
Stilt; but he was suited al last. The
record does not state the number of
fresh wounds indicted on llis wounded comrades by his preliminary operations; but lhcy cannot have been
very serious, for his chair became
quite a popular resort. If is a self-
supporting business, too. Tlie chair
and mirror were loaned by a patriotic
firm; but the other requisites of the
trade are paid for by the soldiers'
five-cent shaves.
It is also an educational institution, this barber's corner, like the
rest of the room. Ex-soldiers learn
to shave the faces and cut the hair
of their fellow-citizens a.s lhcy learn
to iiirnd their shoes, or to act as
carpenters and metal workers,
draughtsmen and typewriters, bookkeepers and beekeepers, gardeners
and engineers.
A few, qui tc unfitted for their old
trades, will need special training for
new occupations, and will receive it
freely, as well as money allowances
for their families' support while Ihey
are bring trained. But nearly every
man is able to cam a good living
when he comes out of the convalescent hospital. It remains for his fortunate fellow-countrymen, for whom
kc offered his life, lo see that he always gels the work he is best able
to do.
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I Jas. Richardson & Sons, Ltd. i
l.,'���l,li licit   1857
Minard's Liniment Relieves   Neuralgia.
Prussian Means "Spy"
Spying is just as essential ail ingredient of Prussian character as
conceit, indifference lo the. feelings
of others, jealousy, envy, self-satisfaction, industry, inxjuisltlvcness,
cruelly, veneration for officialdom,
imitativrness, materialism and' the
other national attributes that will occur to thosr* who know Prussia, as
distinct from the other German
Emphasize Your
Your photograph does not look like the photograph of
any one else in the world. Make wur handwriting
just as individual. The surest way is to use
The Pen For School and College
lllusti.ted (older seat on rrquett
AtBestStore-���#2.50to$50. Inagreatvariety.
L E. W.Urm-n Company, Limited, Montreal
Top Prices, Careful Checking of Grades,    Liberal   Advances   an ii
Prompt Adjustment"" We are Big Buyers of
1 Oats, Barley, Flax and Rye |
Phone   or   Wire   Our Nearest Office  for  Prices Any   Time   Aftci r
Yr.nn   (Jr.on  Is  Shipped. ��
Grain K.xchan_e, Winnipeg
Grain I'xchance,  Calgary
Canada   Builtlin.,   Saskatoon
Main  SS.'J
Mnin   2_6��
When Masculine Constancy   Turned
a Sudden  Somersault
A story about Lord Kitchener, who
uns often spoken of as "the most
distinguished bachelor in the world,"
is being told. A young member of
his staff when he was ill-India asked
for a furlough in order to go home
and be married. Kitchener listened
to him patiently, then lie said:
"lvenilwortli, you're not yet twenty-five. Wait a year. If then you still
desire to do this thing you shall have
The year passed. The officer once
more proffered his request.
'After thinking it over for twelve
months," said Kitchener, "you slill
wish to marry?"
"Yes, sir."
"Very well, you shall have your
furlough. Anil frankly, my boy, I
scarcely thought there was so much
constancy in the masculine world."
Kcilihvorth the slory concludes,
marched to the door, but turned to
say as lie was leaving: "Thank you,
sir. only it's not the same woman."
���The Argonaut.
Minard's Liniment Cures   Dandruff.
Mothers who keep a box of Baby's
Own Tablets iu the house may feel
that the lives of their little ones arc
reasonably safe during the hot weather. Stomach troubles,' cholera infantum and diarrhoea carry off thousands of litlle ones every summer, in
most cases because the mother docs
not have a safe, medicine at hand to
give promptly, llaby's Own Tablets
cure these troubles, or if given occasionally to the well child will prevent their coming on. The Tablets
arc guaranteed by a government analyst to br absolutely harmless even
to the newborn babe. They arc especially good in summer because
lhcy regulate the bowels and keep
the stomach sweet and pure. They
arc sold by medicine dealers or by
mail at 25 cents a box from The Dr.
Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,
Hard on the Lions
The Revered Charles H. Spur-
gcon's keen wit was always based on
sterling common sense. One day he
remarked to one of his sons:
"Can you tell me lhe reason why
the lions didn't eat Daniel?"
"No, sir.    Why was itr"
"Because the most of him was
backbone and the rest was grit,"���
All Night with Asthma. Everyone
knows how attacks of asthma often
keep their victim awake, the whole
night long. Morning finds liim
wholly unfitted for a day of business
and yel. business must still bc carried through. All this night suffering and hick of rest can be avoided
by llu- prompt use of Dr, J. D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy, which positively dins drive away the attacks.
Animals Under Fire
Cats Do Not Mind Machine Guns or
Different animals will act differently under heavy bombardment, the
same as different men will act difTci-
cntly. Dogs, as a rule, have showl
great distress when shells burst near
them and howl piteously. On the
other hand they have been known to
dash along the front of a trench during infantry fire, barking and apparently enjoying the noise. Cats don't
stem to care whether they are shelled or machine guns are trained on
them, as long as they have a dry
corner and food when they are hungry, There have been instances of
lost dogs and cats actually venturing into Britisii trenches during an
engagement. Some of them lived in
cottages near the firing line, others
strayed a long distance. A west
county yeomanry contingent was
adopted in the thick of a fight by a
black cat, which survived a bombardment that killed many men, and has
since lived sumptuously in billets
with an identification disc around its
Want To Know Why
Under Democracy We   Will   Know
the Reason
In Germany, under autocracy, Ihey
say "Verboten and that ends it. Nobody dares ask why. In a democracy
the multitude is accustomed to ask
.hy when anyone says "Verboten."
The kaiser can kick a premier
around the block and the plain people may say nothing. The autocrat
may decree foodless days if he wishes
and iioe betide him who asks questions. Under democracy we will
know the reason. Wc have the right
to ask why! One of the first things
American children learn is to ask
why. One of the first things German
children learn is to obey! And so all
tlm children of the earth may have
their chance to ask why the democracies of thc world are going to kick
lire last "verboten" sign off the planet. The eternal desire to ask and
learn and reason is goin-r to bc enthroned as the sup rem est thing on
earth. And that, in a very plain,
simple way, is what it's all about.
Did you ever slop to think why
there are so many Germans iu America? Well���Germany is lhe answer.
���Wisconsin State Journal.
There is no poisonous ingredient
in Holloway's Corn Cure, and it can
be used wilhout danger of injury.
Sunflowers Useful
Kussia averages iu normal times a
yearly export of nearly 150,000 tons
of linseed, 30,000 tons of rapesccd,
and 30,000 tons of hemp, poppy,
sunflower and other seeds, The oil
obtained from sunflower seeds is
suitable for margarine manufacture,
and lhe cake is a good food for live
stock. The unrefined oil would
compete with nut oil and cotton oil,
and the refined product would make
a good substitute for olive oil. Sunflower seed is largely produced and
crushed for its oil in Kussia.
Do you ever have
That discouraged feeling often
comes from a disordered stomach, or an inactive liver. Get
your digestion in shape and
the bile acting properly then
the "blues" will disappear. Yon
will soon be cheerful, if you take
the people'- remedy for life ������:
common ailments. They act
thoroughly on the stomach.
liver and bowels, and soon regulate and strengthen these important organs. Purely vegetable���contain no harmful
drugs. Whenever you feel
despondent a few doses wi!'
Make Things
look Brighter
LaVge*t Sale of Any Medic.no fal th* War'. J
Sold ���vciTwhert.  In boxes, 25*:.
cook's cotfon root compound
A life, reliable regtitotlng -Wi
elite. Sold in three degrtjtt d
atren.th. No. I. I: .Vo. I tl.
No. *. I* per box. Sold br all
dniftlati. or lent oreuttd In
plain prick.fe on receipt ol
price. Free pamphlet aefdma
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Creat.uc.f_i, cures chronic wkaxness u ir vmoi
ft Vl.., KtOHSY, RLADDt.lt. DI5E\5E3. BLOOD FOIiOi
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A Confession
To evacuate Belgium is impossible
argues the Berlin Tageszeitung, be-
cause Belgium would henceforth' be
an irreconcilable enemy of Germany.
Unintentionally this newspaper docs
its part to confirm the worst that has
been said of the conduct of the Germans in Belgium! Other countries
have been invaded and have been
reconciled, Austria was invaded by
I'russia, and a few years later became an ally. Why, then, should
Germans, who were in favor of Bel
glum in 1914, have become .objects ot
sueh detestation that Germany will
henceforth have to rule the Belgians
with an iron hand? Outside of Gei
many it needs litlle explaining] with-
it. Germany explanations are __.!<���
ward,���From the Springfield Repub
W.    N.    U.    117S
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"THATS THE POLISH"1    ' ���
F. F. Dalley Co. of Canada, Ltd.
H*niilt->n,   Cm.
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t Me Help You Carry the
Burden, Mother"
'If Canada fails us in October, we must curtail many activities,"���Sir Arthur Stanley, Chairman Ex. Gom, British Red Cross
It now costs $300,000.00 a week to carry on the work of the
British Red Cross, or $16,000,000.00 a year.
Every minute of the day and night it costs $30 to minister to
the sick and wounded and dying.
Last year Canada's magnificent contribution paid for the entire
work of the British Red Cross for nearly seven weeks.
This year, in view of the greater need, it is earnestly and
confidently hoped that Canada's contributions will be as
great proportionately as the magnificent offering of
last year.
Our trust is, that the Citizens of Canada will give generously
1 o this noble cause on���
A Few Nets about British Red
Cross Work.
The Britisii Red Cross Society is the
only institution which carries voluntary
���id to the hick and Wounded of the
British forces on land and sea in every
region of tho War.
Its work i-r therefore the concern of all
classes of llritish subjects, whether living
in the British Isles, in the Dominions and
Colonies beyond tlie teas, or in foreign
57,000 Hospital Beds found in the
United  Kingdom.
30,001!   of   these   provided   with
Nursing Staff.
2,000 Trained Nurses working st
home and abroad.
7,500 V, A. D.'s helping In Array
$220,000 spent on equipment of King
George Hospital (1,850 beds) and
$130,000 a year contributed to cost of
its maintenance.
$225,000 spent on building and equipping Nctlcy Red Cross Hospital
(1,000 beds); and
$625,000 spent on maintenance.
$175,000 for Orthopaedic Curative
Workshops  and  Training Fund.
$185,000 for Facial Injury Hospitals.
Senfl Contribution to Jt.csl Treasurer ot Seer:
Farming Weet Not Troubled
No Fear Ex| itn-etl 'nf  1 i.-.u-ificd
Shortage ot Lulim   -Mur The
Dmfi is in Operation,
Ottawn, O.1/15 Reports reaching
here from tlle agricultural districts
in We_lein"Cauada [.indicate that
no trouble is anticipated from intensified IhI'oi problems as a result
of the rpeiuliou of the Military
Service Act, Experience at the
time of the ImiVcht tllis.year, when
sufficient labor was supplied through
lhe co-Opetalion ol man) uiilriotic
forces in addition to the regular
supply has caused the fanners to
view llie pios| eet'with complacence
In the li s1 uui'  i l   lite  war:  ��
large liliuiln i of   I it I'M   left   the
land to join 1'ie niiuv. The i xodtis
wa.u led by lhe large number of
men from the Old Counlry who had
taken ip farms ii. the Wtsi. The
opeiati.ili of the Exemption lit aids
under the Military Service Act will
tend to prevent nm serious withdrawn of ftn mos in llieir assistants
in lutiire, us agiicnlinre is one of
the iiitllisllk-.. which will he given
pailit uim i;m
Sii.ce Western Canada is so
muii'clv democratic in ils po-
litir-.'il views, the sharing of military
burdens under tbe Militarv Service
Ael meets Willi wide npprovla there
The scope permitted Exemption
Boards in their dealings with individual eases i.s nevertheless admitted
to he necessiiry in the highest, interests of lhe country,
���__���_>__�� ���    ���
The man who wants a referendum on conscription is opposed to
He who says conscription should
be referred to the people hopes lhe
people will defeat it.
"Conscription���but conscription
of wealth too" is another excuse.
The ma.i who says that is against
Conscription is Mie proper thing,
That is why its opponents dare not
onpose it openly That is why
they talk of a referiidum and of
conscription of wealth,
A referendum on conscription is
illogical. Why ask a man if he is
willing to be forced? If he is willing he need not be forced.
If Germany wins we shall have
conscription as a peace policy.
How will Ihe antis like that?
There are thousands of people in
Canada winning ti e .war by these
days by passing resolutions and
signing petitions, We could have
saved thousands ot lives if we had
known three years ago that the
war could lie won by the tongue
and pen,
Agitators in Quebec sav they
would fight only it Canada is threatened, litil if an invading a my
should land in Quebec n would be
repelled only by troops front other
Those who are opposed to conscription are also opposed to volttn
tary enlistmefit,
We cannot win the war with a
The survivors of the first contingent who have to slay at the
front because they are needed are
the only men who have reason to
complain about compulsory service
Quebec is against conscription,
btu if Quebec haa done, it's share
we would not need conscription.
A Field For Favors
The Globe is in  favor of Conscription and Laurier.    That opens,
a vast field for  its  favors,    Why
not include
Bryan and Militarism.
Roo.evelt and Pacificism
Carson and Home Rule
Germany and Humanity
The Globe and Political Fairness
. IU4 C.'.-s Apycal, Roger* UuiUiug, Vaucouver, B. C.
The Fec'le Critic
"Conscription is all right."Fsay
some critics, "but it should have
come long ago." They deliver
judgment without stopping to think
how difficult it is even now, how-
more difficult il would have been
before t,.e United States came into
the war aud adopted conscription.
They do uol think how difficult it
was in England, Australia, New
Zealand, islands which cannot be
left except bv bonts,. and how much
more esily the skeedaddler could
leave Canada by boat, auto, bicycle, :?���!���*'-*��� ci oa foot, I'Jt_.J_i   UUUAXAl*lilX   _v-.v-._j v.
Ideal For Wash-Day
The Kootenay Range accommodates
the wash boiler and still leaves four
holes free for cooking. This allows
you to serve wash-day dinners that are
just as good as other days and doesn't
interfere with your laundering. Ask
our dealer or write for booklet.
For Sale by C. H. Tarbell & Son, Courtenay
Change in Busine
We beg to announce that we have acquired the
business of Mr. Frank Cross at the McPhee &
Morrison General Store, Courtenay, and extend
to our friends and patrons a cordial invitation to
visit us. By greater efficiency in service we will
strive to make this store the most popular in the
Comox  Valley.
T. Booth & Sons
Telephone No. 1.
. :>
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The Joy of Motoring
1ET the Ford car introduce you to the beauties
. of Nature and the outside world.   Let it
i take you into the country, or along the
lakes where the air is fresh and sweet.
A Ford car will open up new fields of pleasant
possibilities for you and your family and at the
same time serve you faithfully in business.
No doubt you have felt the need of a car���
your wife has often said, "I wish we had a car,"
so why not buy one now ? There is no other car
that gives such good value for the money invested as a Ford. This is why the Ford car is
so popular everywhere.
The Ford is powerful, easy to drive, economical, enduring.  It is the car you need.
Runabout   ���   $475
Touring    -   ��� $495
Coupelet     ���   $695
��� $890
F. 0. fl. FORD, ONT.
E. CEmde, Dealer, Courtenay
P. McBryde's
Bakery and Tea Rooms
Brown's Block, Courtenay
The Bestjand cheapest bread in the district
14 Loaves,for $1, 7 for 50 cts, 4 for 30cts, 2 tor 15cts
We invite anyone to dispute the above advertisement
The baker ol Better Bread
Opposite the city hal'
Send in The News
livery editor of a count)y news-
paper I'kt-s to receive int.resting
news from hisdistrict, ICvi rybod\
cannot write grammatically, but the
editors take nil kinds uf liberties
wiili nrllclessent I'or ptiblicntibi!
1 le will "lis up" vour copy il you
ive liim facts     It is g I practise
ni llie young folk to write lor tlie
local paper- nol inert bosli or gos
sip or jibes al some neighbor's boy
who goes to see iiiioLlier*** girl.
Siii-li trifles iiniv be subjects for con
versRliou in social circles but not
for publication iu lite family newspaper. Tli'- proper presentation of
il i important happenings of every
st-clioti within reasonable distance
of litis town will In il a welci me al
the office *-f litis journal, Send in
ivhiit you llii.nk would be accptable
.unl it mi item or iwo slu ulil not
appear do not feel badly,
Fulfills Every Clasm
No furnace can do more than satisfy���
but the "Sunshine " furnace absolutely
and invariably dors satisfy fully and
completely when properly installed.
Ask our local dealer to show you this
good furnace, or write for free booklet.
Forsale by C. H. Tarbell &. Son, Courtenay
A pinch of salt   in  the len  cup
brings out the full flavor of lhe tea
Cooking three me-��ls  a day  over  a hot
stove. There's no longer any need for it
An Electric Kitchen
is Cool
Make Hubby order an
Electric Range
He uses the most up-to-date and efficient machines in his business
You, his wife, are entitled to the same
gup-to-date equipment for your kitchen
Meat Market
Equipped   with  Modern Re-
frigerating plant
Highest Price paid  for Beef
and Veal
Courteiinv   ami   Qui  b   .....
For Sale by
Light Heat and Power
Company Limited
Presbyterian Church
St. Andrew.-,'  Sandwick
Service 2 p.m.     Sunday  School
and Bible Class .* p. in.
Sunday School and   Bible Clas
I 10:30 a, til,    Evening service 7: JO
; p. in. All welcome
Ice Cream
-  Pipes,
General Blacksmiths
Beg to announce that they are prepare,!
to ilo all kinds o( repairs at moderat
Horseshoeing  a   Special ty
Ladies and Gent's Tailor
New Spring Goods Now on Hand
McPhee Block    -    Courtenay
Barrister ami  Solicitor,   Notary
Phone 6 Courtenay
Do You
The  Courtenav  Review
Family Herald and Weekly S:ir
and the Daily Province
fo: one year
for $6
The following were registered at the
Riverside last week,
l-'roin Vancouver: J. Hartley, M Mnr-
ton, V. Alio. A. Kiimmas, P. Keyser,
A, Paiikhurst, E. Koller, C. Anderson,
E. Johnston, W, McLeod, M. Deiiison,
J, McKenzie, M. Grieve, H. Brooks, A,
Donald. A. Warner, J. James, V.', Proctor, W. Williams, A. Green, J. Daley,
G. Mathe., R. Flagg. From Victoria,
H, Irwin, I/. Duckitt, Miss L. Gregg,
G. Edwards, W. Fraser, C. Bloom, J.
Anderson, W. Macki, R. Reitl. From
Nanaimo, G. Fletcher, J. Husland, W.
Rae' C. Bate, H. Maurer. From Camp
bell River, D, Kerr, J. McCarthy, A.
Overgaard; H. Pearson. Toronto; H.
Drew, Union Bay, H. Ryder, Qualicum
Beach; W. Walkem, ladysmith, Ei,
Phillips. Calgary; H. Stevens and wil*.
Mr. E. Fletcher is at Vancouver 'hi*
Sand and Gravel
Kates Reasonable
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All Rigs Guaranteed and Sold at the Lowest Possible Price
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For Bulk Grain Shipments
Orders to Stencil Inches on Railway
The railway boaril has acceded to
the reqm-.t of the Alberta Pacific
Grain company, ami others, asking
(or an.order requiring railway companies to stencil inches in box cars
suitable for shipments of bulk grain
in the prattle provinces, thereby establishing a load line, ihe order
states that with existing conditions
of traffic and the demand on railway
equipment it is Impossible to fix a
time limit for llic completion of this
work. The cars aro to be stenciled
from time lo lime as they arc shop-
on! for repairs and the new cars
which are being put inlo the grain
traffic rue to bc so equipped, The
board points out that its orth r cannot apply lo foreign cars, which arc
estimated io represent from twelve
io fifteen per cent, of the
stock in use at a given lime
Youthful G, nnan
Soldiers Blamed
(Hermans Claim Thai Boys Cans';
Regiments to Become
I'll.' , xamitialion of Gcrmai^ pits
oners taken b) 'lie Britisii continues,
and oul of SMO questioned more than
25 per cent, were found to belong to
the l'M8 class. Non-commissioned
German officers ri late how tlicy are
hampered by the demoralization of
the younger recruits with whom they
��ic supplied. I hey say they cannot
rely upon these youngsters, and similar complaints arc heard nboul the
Inefficiency of the young German officers in the battle oi Flanders. The
demoralization of certain German
regiments at I. ngeinarck and Polygon Wood was complete; and this
was due, according to captured noncommissioned officers, to the preponderance of cightccn-ycar-old youths
In the! ranks.
Minard's Liniment
for   Sale,   Every-
Hun Critic Says Britain
Must Bc Beaten On Land
nn  Hones, Cattle, Stc,  qutclcly cured hy
For Sale hy All Dealers
Douglas &  Co.,   Prop'rs,  Napanee,  Ont
(Free  Sample on   1.en. ties t)
Queer Scotch Saw Mill
Canadian Bushmen-soldiers   Amazed
at Miniature Outfit
A Canadian foresler describes the
mills used in Scotland by the 244th
Forestry battalion: Tho Canadian
mills in use are semi.portable ones,
cutting from -0 lo 30 thousand feet
II.M. per day. A Scotch mill, with a
capacity of from 3 to 5 thousand feet
B.M, per day, is utilized on some
Operations These Scotch mills arc a
source of amusing Interest lo llu-
Canadian lumber jack, Tlir engine
sits on top of the boiler, and the mill
is driven by a Ily wheel, I lie logs aro.
fed to ihe saw on o platform which
lies on rollers. Tin ae rollers are
forced to turn by ii man turning a
crank, and the platform is pushed
forward, thus causing the log to go
forward against  the saw, Sonic  mill I
Will Relieve Monotony
Moving Pictures Prove Popular
British Warships
The latest films, and good ones al
that, instead of the fliekery, eye-
straining kind, will be shown to the.
British sailors in their long, arduous
wait for the German fleet to come out
and fight, Liverpool citizens established a fund which they placed at
the disposal of Admiral Bcalty for
any purpose he might name and the
admiral wrote back:
"1 can serve lhis Intention in no
belter way than by indicating the
work of the newly-formed Fleet Cln-
i-iua Committee, organizing moving
picture entertainments on each ship.
The benefit to the man will be. real
and ladling and I know of no better
means by which their minds can be
temporarily withdrawn from the
monotony of their surroundings and
thereby become refreshed and rein-
vlgoratctl  to  renew  their  work."
Worms feed upon the vitality of
children and endanger Iheir lives. A
simple and effective cure is Mother
Graves' Worm Exterminator,
Ol    I
er i
li as
Eeases Pain. Ask any drug, isl
learlcr in medicines what is the
t popular of the medicinal oils
pains in  the joints, in  the nilis-
or in rvi -��� or for neuralgia and
matism, and he will tell you that
Thomas' Klcctric (>il is in great-
k'lnatlil than any oilier, The
on for this is that it possesses
ler healing  qualities    than    any
I-   oil.
Science and the War
Canada Will  Meed to  Use All   Experts When Peace Comes
Addressing the Empire Club of
Toronto, Prof. McLennan, head ot
the physics department oi the. University of Toronto, and member of
one of lhc English war inventions
boanl.-, urged similar devotion of
scientific energy in Canada for war
purposes. Alii ution e.as paid by lhc
speaker lo conditions afler the war,
when, In- said, the national debt
Mould be veil large. He advised
that the scientists turn their attention to the di lopnn ui of agricul-
luri as the surest way iu ivliich the
export imluslri of Canada mighi bc
made to exceed the import industry.
To il,, ihis hi advocated the further
developnieni of the natural stands of
Potash for fertilization found in
Britisii Columbia, and the utilization
of our water power to make this
Into fertilizer. Prof. McLennan
asked the business men aud manufacturers of lire city to co-operate
with the Royal Canadian Institute, of
winch he was ihc president, to fur-
thcr ihe practical use of science both
in llie war and ill the business life
of  tl"-  nation.
Otherwise Hope Must Be Abandoned
for "Honorable"  Peace
(ietu von Ardenne, military critic
of the Berlin Tageblatt, warns the
German army leaders that they must
bestir themselves to find some strategic or tactical means of winning a
decisive victory on the western front,
and of defeating England, thc soul
of thc hostile coalition, on land; olh-
erwi.se, he says, there is no hope, of
bringing the war lo an honorable
end for Germany,
German leadership, Gen. Ardenne
maintains, always has been able to
direct the campaign into nnv courses
when stagnation threatened, and he
adds that the Germans are entitled
lo believe mollioils will be found to
force mighty England through batiks on land lo seek peace, The military critic intimates this might be
done by an attempt to overwhelm
lhc French army, which, he assumes
i.s weakened and discouraged, before
the arrival of American assistance,
which, hc says, would leave England
To every woman belongs llic right
lo enjoy a healthy, active, happy life,
yet nine out of every ten suffer vear
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Vou say to the   ding   sl
The .nierir.an corn crop is reported favorable from a majority of the
bin surplus producing states.
ol agony, usually from some form
of bloodlessncss. That is why one
sees on every side pale thin cheeks,
tlull eyes and drooping figures���sure
signs of headaches, weak backs, aching limbs and uncertain health. All
weak, suffering women should win
the right lo be well by refreshing
llieir weary bodies with the new. rich,
red blood ihal promptly transforms
them into healthy attractive women.
'lhis new, rich, red blood is supplied
in abundance by Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills which reaches even organ and
every lien c in  lhc body.
Through the use of these pills
thousands of women have found a
prompt cure when suffering from
anaemia, indigestion, heart palpitation, rheumatism, general weakness,
and those ailments from which women alone suffer. There is no pari
ol Iiii- broad Dominion in which you
will not find some former sufferer
v,ho lias regained health antl strength
through the use of Dr, Williams'
Pink Pills and this is the reason why
ihese pills have been a favorite
household remedy for more than a
generation. If you arc ailing and will
give lhc pills a fair trial you will
find renewed health and happiness in
their use.
Yon can get Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills llirougli any medicine dealer, oi
y to llie   drug    slon-    man,
"Give inc a small botlle of freezone"!
This will cost very litlle    but
positively remove every hard or
corn or callus from one's fed,
A few drops of this new ether compound applied directly upon a tender, aching corn relieves the soreness
instantly, and soon lhe entire corn or
callus, root and all, dries up and can
be.lifted   off  with   the.  fingers.
Tllis new way to rid one's feet ol
corns was introduced by a Cincinnati
man, who says that freezone dries in
a moment, and simply shrivels up the
corn or callus without irritating ihe
surrounding skin.
Don't let father die of infection or
lockjaw from whittling at his corns,
but clip this out and make him trv
If you druggist hasn't any free-
zone tell liim to order a small botlle
from   his   wholesale   drug   house   for
Eat Less Bread
The Dutch Potato Puzzle
German   Pressure  on   Holland   Has
the Desired Effect
The mystery surrounding the. trouble over potatoes in Holland has
been cleared up. Under the commercial agreement between Great
Britain and Holland, which has been
carried out with a fair degree ol
impartiality, Holland agreed to supply England with so many bushels of
potatoes a month.
All went well till Germany, hearing thai 12,000 tons wcrc to be ship-
will ped to England, demanded 1000 ions
soft: at once, 'ihis was complied with.
Delay ensued in the shipping of the
English supplies, and once more the.
Dutch government pave way lo
German pressure, and shipped what
was intended and required, under
agreement, by England,
(hi the Britisii ambassador declaring lhat the consequences would
he grave if lhe English supplies
were nol made good, the- people
caught up lo llle intrigue, and
knowing thai Germany would slill
demand her share, and would look
upon tho 12,000 tons as an extra,
they started the agitation wliicli ended in riots.
It is an interesting slory, and
shows how easily certain interests
eau be squeezed even in a country
lhal has apparently tried to be
scrupulously neutral like Holland,
(irint Britain insists upon the fulfilment of the. agreement.
nail at 30 cents a box or six
���s for $.'.=11 from The Hr. Wil
s Medicine Co,,  Brockvillc, Out.
An Unwilling Tribute
Campaign in   England   Reduces   the
Consumption of Wheat
A decrease of twenty per cent, in
llic wheat consumption of England
lor lhe month of July, comparer!
with the month of February is
shown by a statement received by
the  footl  administration.
lire "Eat Less Bread" campaign
was inaugurated in England about
March first, and the decrease in food
consumption for the month of March I
ivas iwo per cent., for the month of
April four per ccnl., for the month
May nearly ten per cent, and for the
month of June fifteen per cent,
An additional conservation of
wheat amounting to nearly" ten per
cent has been reached by the establishing of new rules regarding niill-
The saving now being obtained is
largely accredited lo the intelligent
co-operation of women in their
hoiiics. 'The compulsory saving policy, however, was applied to the pub-
li-' eating houses.
The Bowels Must Act Healthily.���
In   mosl   ailments  the   lirst  care    of
the medical man is lo see. that   the
bowels arc  open  and   fully  performing llieir functions.   Parmelee's Veg-
! viable Pills are so compounded  that
| certain ingredients  in  them  act    on
i the  bouels  solely  and   ihey  arc  the
i very best medicine available to produce  healthy action  of  the    bowels.
I Indeed, there is no other specific so
i serviceable  in  keeping  the  digestive
I organs  in  healthful action,
This is lo certify that  I have used
MINARD'S LINIMENT in my family   for years, and consider    it    the
Enemy Now Forced to Admit That| best liniment on the market. I have
British Prisoners
Not Depressed
Are Bearing Themselves   Splendidly
Under Trying Conditions
'The correspondent learns from a
neutral traveler recently in Ghent
that the German stories of depressed British prisoners dragging llicin-
selvcs through the streets are absolutely without foundation. The traveler witnessed a detachment of
Brilish prisoners recently arrived
from the Flanders front. They
marched through the streets, heads
up, at a swinging pace, shouting:
".Are we down-hearted J No!" Tltey
were splendid he said. Ihe traveler
also witnessed the constant arrival
of long trains of German wounded,
'ihe   Germans  pile    llieir    wounded
A wholesome
table beverage
with   winning
Used everywhere by folks
who find that
tea or coffee
"There's a Reason"
Cioatlian r.^trim Cereal Co., I.itl,
Windsor, Oat.
Britain Controls the Seas
A third year ,,f thr naval war has
passed, N'o single event has occured so far as lhc main forces either
ni lhis countrj and the allii s on lhc
ine 'land, in- of the central powers
on lhe oiini. arc concerned. Contrast the comparative silence and apparent iria,li.il- oi tin- big ships al
��� ca wiih lhc scries of stirring events
which havi happened on the western
front, in Egypt, in Mesopotamia and
in East \frica In the past 12 months,
Is there any occasion foi disappointment? In truth, history is repealing
itself under our eyes. Kate according
io iis .i degree of favor with whi,'.
our forefathers a century or so ago
niie unfamiliar. Por Jl or 22 years
lhcy were confronted wilh au liidu-
bltablc and embarrassing fact���the
| command of lire sea wa. in dispute.
I Afler the battle of Trafalgar the
I character of the struggle changed,
I but it did not end, for it was in the
succeeding ten years that, under the
! pressure, of events, the cost of the
n,ny ami iis strength iu ships and
men were forced up stage by stage.
The past year's silence al sea. except for destroyer -raids and piracy,
is tlrr unwilling tribute paid by lhc
i-1101111 io the efficiency of the grand
fleet and its auxiliary sen ices.���London Daily Telegraph.
found  il
for  horse  flcSh,
"W Hands
\V. .s.
iften into open trucks, nii'l
s declares lhe evidence of
ssal   losses is overwhehn-
W.     N.     U,     1175
"I dreamed last nlghl thai
posed to a beautiful girl," he
"And whal diil I saj i" she
hreathtcssly,   Tiger,
Argosy of the Aii
i- of victory i-> enormous
Un salvation of a world's civilization; lhe extirpation of a world's lyr-
anu) heavier than tin- yoke of the
I haraohs, In lhis mailer "l air predominance, let England look to uo
other resources than her own. America is coining quickly; but ive cannot
vail for her, Pel every breath of
skilled energy, every ounce of requisite material, be devoted forthwith to lhis single, central, overwhelming objecl, the creation of a
thrusting argosy of the air so overmastering that it will annihilate the
icsistaiice of the Bochc vultures in
Flanders and in Erance, and drive
them, (leaking despair and defeat,
batik to llie shamed and sullen Fatherland.���London Pally  Express.
'liter,' is jnoir Callirrll in lliis section of
the country than rill otlirr diseases Jiitt to-
Retli.r, .m,l for- vi'.ii- ii ivaa supposed to be
Incurable, Doctor* prescribed local remedies,
unci b> cotmatitly tailing to i lire uiili tuciii
treatment, pronounced ii incurable, Catarrh
i.- ,i locnl disease, greatly Influenced by con-
litutioiial coudilioiif and therefore ic.mires
ronstiutionat treatment. Uali'a Catarrh
Cure, iiianufactuied by I". j. Cheney Sr Co.,
I'ul-i!.. Ohio, is a constitutional remedy, is
lal cn internally nnd acts tbron. b iin* Wood
ia llio Mini,i, Surfaces of tlie System. One
Hundred HrlUr. reward i, offered for any
case thai Hall's Cntarrli Cure fail, lo euro.
Scud foi circulars and testimonials,
I--. .1. CHENEY ei (.'ti,  Toledo, Olrio.
Sold by Druggists, 75c.
It.ti'. Family  Pilla for constipation,
Minimize The Fire
Peril By Umg
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"Silent 500s"
The Matches With "TV��
EDDY ii the only Canadian
maker of these matches, every
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with a chemical solution which
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becoming dead wood once It
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Look for the words "Chemically self-extinguishing" on the
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experience has demonstrated
the almost miraculous effi-
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Be vaccinated NOW by ynur physician, you and
your family. It Is more vital than house Imuran---.
Ask your physician, druggist, or send fof Hav-.
you had Typhoid?" telling of Typhoid *-_ednr\
results from ua , and danger frost Typhoid Carriers.
raoDucma vaccinis a uauM um�� u. a. #���*. ucaisa
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Insist oa baying o
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~~V*\y your out^^wn a_Vbun.���~ ETy'lTo'mlH'
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costs three cents.
*J plain and light selling at home.
Whole or spare time. Good pay
Work sent any distance, Charges
paid. Send stamp fori particulars.
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In Good Taste
"Can any little hoy," asked tlm
new teacher, "tell ine the diflertncn
between a lake and an ocean?"
"I can," replied Edward, whose
wisdom had been learned from experience. "Lakes are much pleas
anter to swallow when you full in_"
Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.
Disappointing the Doctors
While walking along the street an
epileptic dropped iu a fit and was
quickly rushed to the hospital. Upon
removing his coat one of tlie nurses
found a piece of paper pinned to the
lining, on t.hich was written;
"This is to inform the house lur-
gcbtl thai this is just n plain fit���not
appendicitis. My appendix has al
ready been removed twice."���New
York Times.
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i HM ill 11 IIHillimillhlttiril IMIJ1I,IHIIIIH���)i,ii lillli
He Won
Aii Irishman, passing a shop
v here a notice was displayed saying
ihai everything was sold by the yard
thought he would play a joke on
lhe shopman, so he entered the shop
and asked for a yard of milk. The.
shopman, not in lhe least taken
aback, dipped Iiis fingers in a bowl of
milk and drew a line a yard long on
the counter. Pat, noi. wishing to bc
caught in bin own trap, asked the
"Sixpence,1 'said ihe shopman,
"Al  right, sorr," said Pat, "Roll it
up;  I'll  take it."
The Usual Way
"My dear, 1 saved ten dolla
Buying wli-tf"
-" DODO'S '
"���" *��_i.s p'5l��rS:.
___________ THE   REVIEW.   t-OUHINKY.   9. C.
German Espionage
The  United  States  Swarming   Wilh
German Spies
"There are 100,000 German spies on
United   Stales  soil,"  said  Mr,  Over
Britain Has Food and Ships to Last Uniil 1919, If Necessary, and
Figures Show that Shipping Losses ate Steadily Growing
Smaller, and the Submarines are Doomed to Failure
issago of
nld  have
well  if lull    dozen
A message of hope and quiet confidence in the future was recently
given lo the British nation in tlu
house of commons by Premier Lloyd
George. The people of the Brilish
Isles cannot be starved, despite' the
German submarine campaign, he declared, and the military situation
emus more hopeful. The difficulties
of the Allies will grow less and their
troubles of Germany will Increase
und her power fall away.
"This is lh" supreme hour for pa-
llcnce," the Premier declared, lu conclusion, "for courage, for endurance,
for hope, [or unity. Lei us go
through this hour with a temper
thai will enable us to destroy a greal
military    despotism.       Let    ns    go
tlirougli this hour with ll hi tern
per ol our race, su thai next year wc
shnll begin, and the world shall be.
Kin, to reap the fruits of our valor,"
The Premier said he agreed lhal
the people of the country wire all
lhc better for being told even unpalatable trilllr��, but they also must
he told the truth, even if il was palatable. 'Ihey could not exercise
reasonable judgment or come to delirious regarding facts unless both
llie cherry and discouraging sides
were presented to Ihein,
I'he Premier said he. proposed to
deal with the food situation and sub
marines, because special efforts were
being made to create an impression
noi justified in flic least by the fads,
Earlier in the year he had cailed attention to the very anxious condition
of the food supply. Since, then, owing
largely to the .energetic efforts of
Baron Devonpon, the. former food
controller, and organization bv the
shipping controller, the situation
hail improved considerably.
This time last year the wheat in
this country amounted to 6,480,000
quarters and now it is 8,500,000. The
slock of both oiits and barley, the
Premier added, also was higher.
There has been a considerable saving
in bread consumption and, owing to
closer milling and food economy,
there has becn an addition to lhc
wheat stock of 70,000,000 quarters
per week.
lie still urged economy in view of
the general wheat position. The more
the counlry economized, thc less it
would have to draw upon the reser
voirs of the United States and Can
ada, from which Italy and France al
so have to draw. There had been an
increase also' in the reserve of sugar.
The necessary labor for the harvest
was forthcoming and, by spring,
there will be 8,000 tractors. The
Premier added: "With reasonable
economy there is no chance of starving out the people of these islands."
Dealing with the shipping situation, the Premier said that the Germans had been busy circulating
figures regarding the destruction of
shipping. J hey were doing it in
Germany to cheer up their own peo-
. pie, and were circulating a set of
figures throughout Germany and
Austria, on thc authority "of the German admiralty, with lhe object- of
creating the impression that England
could not  last  much  longer.
The unrestricted submarine campaign began in February, and by
April, the Premier said, England had
lost 560,000 Ions of shipping in one
month. The German official figures,
he added, claimed that England was
losing between 450,000 and 500,000
monthly, after allowing for new construction. The figures of 560,000 tons
for April was gross. In Tunc the
losses had fallen to .-0,0-0 tons
This announcement vas cheered
Iri addition, the Premier said, he
had taken step; for quickening shipbuilding and had ordered a good
many ships abroad In 1915 the new
tonnage built was 688,000 tons. In
1916 it was 533,000 Ions. For the
first six months of this year it was
480.000 tons. The tonnage acquired
during the lasl six months of the
year, the Premier added, would be
1,430,000 of which 1,0(10,0(10 was being
built in Great Britain. 'The tolal for
the year would be 1,900,000 tons.
The Premier declared lhat the net
shipping losses were far from being
whal the Germans claimed. They
were 250,000 (uns monthly, and if
the present improvement was maintained the net loss for Julv and August will be 175,000 tons each,
The figures showed that the admiralty was meeting with considerable success in combatting the submarines. ^ The shipping controller
had organized shipping by means of
better loading and discharging of
ships more, quickly, and by taking
ships off longer voyages, so that, although the tonnage was diminished,
they were carrying more tons. Till;
was in addition to the large naval
Premier Lloyd George said he he
lieved the losses would grow small
er. He was sure construction would
increase if more ships were still
needed. If the United States pu
forward her full capacity, as he had
no doubt she was preparing lo do in
ter own thorough way, there would
be sufficient tonnage not only foi
whole of 1.18, bin, if necessary
"1 do not think," the Premier said,
"lhe lime has come for a full review
of the military situation, 'I'he main
fuels are well known to llie house
and the country. I had anticipated
this year a great converging movement   againsl   our   foe.     Russia,   was
equipped fur lhal part as she nevei
before bad been equipped, t, venture
In say lhal the nippers were begin-
ujllg lo grip, but  to  be quite  frank,
s claw of the nippers is out of repair for the 'moment, and therefore
WC havo not gol that same coin
ing pressure wc had anticipated.
'Hut things are mending, The sli
nation in Kussia is a very difficult
me, and 1 should be sorry lo say
uiyltliiig which would make it more
difficult,  because  it is  quite obvious
u cannot rven state facts without
embarrassing  those  who  are  trying
restoro the situation in that country. But while they arc doing il
bravely, with great courage, and. I
think, with great thoroughness, the
brunt of the fighting must fall upon
olhcr counlries. And considering all
the difficulties with which we are
confronted _ our armies have won
very conspicuous successes.
"It is difficult even to dwell upon
the difference which the temporary
collapse of the Russian military
power has made in the task with
which  our soldiers are confronted."
Mr. Lloyd George said that Brilish
d visions which have been fighting
and temporarily are exhausted pass
behind the lines uniil they are reformed, but that the German divisions in the same condition go to
Russia and hold a front which "docs
not impose severe military obligation, while fresh divisions from Russia come to the western front. That
increased the number of Germans on
the western front.
Under those conditions, what hail
been achieved was one of the most
brilliant episodes in the hist
the^ British army.
"The best Germany can-do now,"
Mr. Lloyd George continued, "when
what practically was her most powerful opponent at the beginning of
the war is paralyzed by internal difficulties, is to hold her own against
the attacks of the Britisii and
French. And she is not quite doing
ii. On the contrary, in this year she
has been beaten iu several great battles with severe losses, and with
hundreds of her guns captured
which is not a bad test of winning
or losing a battle.
"With Russia recovered and America really in, with those fine
troops of which wc saw a specimen
yesterday, and which were a symbol
of America, coming iikp this worltl
struggle with a virile'swing���Ihosc
are the things the Germans and their
allies will have to think about."
A Record Breaker
Russ    Watchmakers     Win     Unique
Rights in Recent Strike
The watch repairers of Petrograd
have won a slrike that is record
breaking in its demands.
Every watch repairer who received
200 roubles a month has been raiser,
to 300. Those who received over .00
have had an increase of 50 per ccnl.
These increases are retroactive and
go back lo January 1, 1917, Every
watch repairer in Petrograd, there
fore, has received, in cold cash  re-
ntly, at least 600 roubles.
Every watch repairer from hriu
forth will receive a month's
on  full pay.   Every year his
wages will be increased the
a month's pay.    Winn    he    is    siek
he will receive full  wages lor Ihrcc
months.   If he is called to    war h
will    receive a  month's  wages    and
also a bonus of one month's v iiti
man, on  the floor of lhe
other day, in  urging  lhe
the  espionage  bill,    lie  w
proved  his  point  just   as
had   said   there   were   half
really  clever spies  iu   the  country.
It may do us no harm, one writer
points out, if there are. 100,000 spies
in our midst, but onc wireless plant
concealed in the heart of the Cat-
skifls or in that most obscure place
of all, the roof of a city building,
would do  harm  enough.
There arc two kinds of German
spies who may be called "military"
and "psychological," lor example,
Germany had spies all over Ireland
before the war. They told Prince
Licknowsky, the German ambassador li London, lhal Ireland would.
iise in revolution the moment England declared war. Si> ihe prince
lold the kaiser thai he could count
on England's being unable in take
a huge part in a general war. lorn
as sin- would he by internal dissension.
Licknowsky had a waiter anil a
governess working in county Cork,
They reported '.hat Southern Ireland was a network of revolutionary
plots. But the Irisli, alter the identification of the spies, showed lhal
waiter and governess had "loafed on
the job."
They were paid for sending reports
lo the German embassy, and tlicy
had to send something. If they had
said Ihere was no plot, there would
have been no more work for them
to do. Ami their superior, thc German agent who directly employed
Ihem, thought he would have lost
his job if hc had nothing to tell the
ambassador, So that by the time
the reports were assembled in the
Berlin intelligence office lhcy were
magnified beyond recognition.
Thus psychology 'double crossed"
tlie psychologists, and when the
prince went back to Berlin he was
disgraced for not having foreseen
that the Irisli problem would nol
tear the  British empire asunder.
British Successes
Greatly Exceed Enemy in Number ol
Prisoners Taken
"Remember," says an aeule student of the war, Mr. Frank Simonds,
"that the Britisii now have to their
credit a long series of local successes.
They have in the lasl year captured
at least 75,000 German prisoners,
probably nearer 100,0111), with a loss
of less than 10,000 prisoners themselves. They have taken between
400 and 500 guns without losing ii
single piece and they have driven the
Germans back at all points when they
have attacked. 'I'hey have established an artillery superiority frankly
conceded by the Germans.
"And here," for llle present, it
would seem the western situation
must stand. It is v.ailing, I believe,
for the arrival of sufficient American
troops to give thc allies in the we^t
that numerical superiority in reserve
necessary to hear the great losses
incident lo a general, sustained of
fensive like tiie Somme, which cosl
lhc British and ihe French not less
than 750,000 killed and wounded, and
the Germans between 600,000 and
Hungary's Future
Appointment of    New    Premier    Is
Step Toward Independence
The appointment of Dr. Alexander
Wekcrle as Hungarian premier
marks a step of the inmost importance toward real democratization
end complete independence from
both Austrian and German influence.
Count Julius Andrassy was impossible because he is'pro-German and
the. anti-German element has gained
the tipper hand in Hungary. On the
other hand, Hungarism of the new
premier is above reproach, He is
I Known to be no friend of Germany.
Harold Frederic, Famous Novelist and Correspondent, Correctly
Estimated thc War-Like Characteristics of the Kaiser, and
Foretold the Present Day Catastrophe
English Jockey in Berlin
Tells of Movies Shown   in    Enemy
Country Depicting "Victories"
Aylin, the English tockcy who
rode for the kaiser's horses, and who
has been in Berlin for some time,
has managed, with ease, to gel out
of Berlin, and travel, via lb,Hand,
to London without i li.iiap or adventure,
lie talks of "life." in Berlin from
the view point of a man "i the
world; after stating that no Germans now believe that ihe war can
end iu a victory lor lhe path .land,
he proceeds:
"llie Germans have
of    demonstrating    tli
victories   on   land   and
weeks ago  1  saw  a  in
picture  (from  the German point    ot
view) of the      entrance    of German
troops into Bucharest.     It    wns   a
high-colored     affair,    but    it     went
down  all  right,    and    was    heartily
cheered.      Large    numbers  "i    Rumanian and  Russian  prisoners   were
also shown  on   the screen, and   the
audience were   particularly    requested  lo   note    the   look  of  happiness
and con len ur, eul    ou ilu-    faces    of
the captives-.
"Another interesting movie
that in which units of the I
fleet wcrc supposed to I
starching the North Sea f
miral Realty's ship-. The
I'-submarines   were   rilso    i
I  way
ir    numerous
si a.     Some
st impressive
eh eh
d, and ihese c-vok
The boats wi nr seen leavin
bases, but. the deluded spi
were never lold what hiippei
some of  these  U-ships."
r Ad-
I atest
,1    to
"Thanks" Not Enough
The  Kaiser  Will  Have to  Pay    for
These Eggs
Germany will have a lot ni bills to
pay when lln- war i> over ami "ue ol
thc most important of them i^ a Wll
for a basket ni fish and eggs. Ihere
is today "at an English port," as the
censor  makes us  say    nowadays,
fisherman who is mighty anxious for
the war to come to an end. lie is a
poor man and therefore the hill he
holds-ligaiiist the kaiser is all the
more important lo him. This certificate of indebtedness will br- handed to the German emperor personally
if the fisherman has his way. It so
happened that one peaceful afternoon in the early days uf the war,
while alone in his boat, within rifie
shot of the harbor, a submarine sud-
ritnlv emerged alongside. Before the
man had time to inli overboard from
fright an officer stuck his head out of
the conning lower, and in perfect
English asked if In- could have some
fish. "Sun-," said lhe excited lishe.-
man, as he turned over a basketful.
''Can you get us som^eggs?" asked
liie German. "Sure," said lhe man In
the boat, and promptly pulled I'm- llie
shore, disappeared inlo his hill and
reappeared with several dozen eggs,
which he brought out to ilu hungry
submarine crew. Then instead of offering to pay, ihe crew said
"Thanks," and closing down the
hatch, disappeared from view The
fisherman explains that he thought
they were English, otherwise he
would not have supplied Ihein.
The fact that the kaiser was destined to play the role of the modern
Attlla and become the scourge of
Europe was prophesied nearly thirty
years ago iu a remarkable article
published in the New Vork Times in
April 1888 by Harold Frederic, the
iamous novelist and correspondent
At that date, of course, the kaiser
was still crown prince of Prussia,
and Mr. Frederic, who was in Berlin
on behalf of his newspaper, had
many opportunities of coming in contact with him.
"One shudders," Mr. Harold Frederic wrote, "as one pals the mild,
contemplative head of the bloodhound solely because lhe stories that
have been told of the terrible ferocity which.lurks under this sleek and
gentle exterior. In the same way you
look into ihc face of this young heir
of the Hohenzollerns and remember
with wondering reservations the malignant tales wliicli ha-.e been told
of his inner nature by those who
knew it best.
"Their dislike for him is based on
a general conception of his character. This view is that he is utterly"
cold, entirely selfish, wantonly cruel,
a young man without conscience or
compassion, lie is saturated with al!
the instincts and ideas which havc
., I raised this parvenu Prussia to i.-
, present eminence, and his character
is the crown and flower of two centuries of might with ruthlessness and
spoliation  exalted  Into a  creed.
"On the other hand, his mother is
the best royal product of a tntally
and fundamentally different civiliza-
tioii. Prince William habitually
speaks of his mother to his associates, and familiars as 'the Englishwoman,' He ostentatiously addresses
her 'in German, although he know?
English perfectly, and she has always made a point of having her
children sjieak English iu Ure n__d_.
"We ail know that it is a mer*
matter of months before he will be
lhc autocratic master of 2,000,000
armed men. The question is, what
will he do? The most common answer is that he will overrun Europe.
It seems very probable that some future Taine, a century hence, pcrhapi.
will write to show that William II.
of Prussia and the German empire
was a mysterious belated survival of
the ante-mediaeval Goths and Vandals���an Attila born a thousand and
more years after his time.
"Nobody with eyes in his head
could have passed the week just
ended in Berlin without recognizing
that if a fire-brand comes to thc
throne the materials are close-
crowded upon him for a terrible conflagration.
"Even now, when I go downstairs
in this hotel to cat my dinner, one-
half the men at thc tables are officers in uniform. The elevator boy
touches his cap to me with a military salute. The waiters when they
rccelve my order turn on their heels
like fusiliers under the eye of a
drill sergeant. The military spirit
pervades everything and everybody.
"-What this means is that the army
ly.re in Germany will utterly swamp
what organized pacific instincts there
are in the empire the moment a
young fighling kaiser draws his
sword and cries out: "Who will  foh
Food Prices in
Enemy Country
acnlionl l-Je is onc of the most popular ...
annual Hungarian statesmen, noted for his
size of I democratic spirit.      ���
'lhc   Hungarian   national   spirit    i-.:
fasl  approaching  high   tide,    as   tin I j '!'";,
l|l prospect opens of at lasl  being able||j   },'
lo rculizn a centuries-long dream  of   '
Hens Are Now Worth $3.32 in Germany
nation concerning foe
any received at the 0
d administration sim
libics, particularly tin
tats, are selling ill
prices.     Fat for
In fun
i i Germ
lire   fun
ces of
r   i-oii-
i prong    is
for each year he has worked with
lhe firm.
li the jeweler who employs him
decides to go out of business he must
pay each watch maker a year's
'The workmen will havc a board
tlirougli which they will make all
contracts with their cmpii vers. Any
workman who is circled to this
board will receive full wages from
his employer, without being called
upon  to do any work,
The last clause is that, in case of
strike, the employers must pay the
full wages of the strikers for at least
six weeks. Beyond that lime the
workmen ran strike without pay,
' Vacant lot, back yard and school
gardens have produced $350,000,000
worth of vegetables lhis summer in
the United States. In Canada, by
the same proportion, the increased
production of vegetables in cities
and towns amounts to about $28,000-
j absolute Independence from Austrian
1 domination.   King Karl is iii
harmony with the bulk of the
ill  Its  desire  for a great den
national  Hungarian stale.
| bringing  more  than    $-1    a      [
''  a $5.3fi
arc   hi
Tlie Spanish government lias approved the establishment of a bank
of agriculture with a capital of $J,-
Germany's History Is One of War
One sometimes wonders    whether
the Germans ever read German iris
lory. War antl aggressive war has
been the national industry of Prussia since the days of Frederick the
Great, in the half century thai preceded the present struggle Prussia
first isolated and then struck clown
Denmark, Austria, and France in
succession; and now a Prussianized
Germany is making a bigger and yet
bloodier bid for the mastery of all
Europe, What a record for a power
that today boasts of its pacific purposes, declares that it is against all
aggrandisement, and whines that it
has no dearer wish than "Ine lasting
reconciliation of all peoples."���London Daily Mail.
Vicarious Treatment
Caller���Doctor,    have     you    ever
treated a patient for loss of memory!'
Doctor���Oh, yes, indeed. I employ
a bill collector quite often.
to 8(
fat is  sold
Is generally
bring  $1,10    a  pound,    !
breast $2.08, salted goosi
its, young country laying
each, wcU fed geese $11 I
The egg ration at Hat
n- ue> k was one egg for
���-.'���s  arc  in   great    denial;
anil horseflesh sells at (n
nuts a pound. Rabbits
nl S2 each. Cheese is <
in 30 lo 86 cents a  pouu
o $19
"The military class is all-powerful
in all the upper and middle and higher grades of society. Little of provocation, of thc popular appeals to
national feeling, would make it master of nine-tenths of tho German
people. Kaiser William IL, In the
glamour of his youthful distinction
of face and figure, of hij deep Teutonic prejudices, of hi] all-controlling belief in himself and hii race and
his destiny, could burl a practically
united Germany cast, west or south
a month after he has ascended th��
Hohcnzollern throne.
"This is not a pleasant or humane
conclusion, hui it is a necessary one.
'ihe lesson taught by Prussia's sue-
ciss, by the rise of the Hohenzollern
dynasty, is an object-lesson In blood
and iron which has not been losl on
any German mind."
Ships Will Be Supplied
Ships and more ships, will bc
needed, and tlicy will bc supplied.
Germany, gloating ovcr the foul
work of her submarines, should consider the evidence that all the carriers required will be available. Our
soldiers and food for them, railroad
materia! for onr new- lines in France,
trucks, hospital supplies, food and
munitions for our allies must lie
transported across the Atlantic. For
all this freight there will be sufficient
merchant tonnage from American
shipyards or the coast and othc.'
fleets now under the American flag.
���New   Vork Times.
Deuteronomy V. Prussia
The destruction of fruit-bearing
trees is inadmissablc as an act of
war, and was condemned by thc Jewish code more than 3,000 years ago.
A correspondent of the Spectator
t.itolrs these ancient lines:���
"When thou shalt besiege a city a
long time in making war against it
to lake it, thou shalt not destroy the
trees thereof by wielding an axe
against them; for thou mayst eat of
them, and thou shalt not cut them
down; for is the tree of the field
man, that it should be besieged of
thee? Only the trees which thou
knowest that they be not trees for
meat thou shalt destroy and cut them
down."���Deuteronomy xx, 19, 2 (Revised Version).
Dining the last six months Norway exported to Great Britain 60,000
tons ol fish Sa*
GEORGE the FIFTH, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom
of Great Britain and Ireland &ml of the British ! dominions beyond the Seas, King, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India.
To all to whom these presents shall come, or whom the same may in anywise
A Proclamation calling out the men comprised in Class I as described by the
Military Service Act, 1917.
The Deputy Minister of Just
__ _-.. ,_,_.AS ltfa pro-
��� ', I v... ri : 11,1 - : [i 1| ia
" w Act of Canada, 'Ae.
vised Statutes of Cam a,1906,
chapter li, Section 69, that
our Govi rnor-Gent i al of Canada in Council may place our
Militia of I. an d I, or any jir-rt
thereof, on active service anywhere in Canada, and also beyond Canada for the defence there,-f, at any time when it appears
advisable so to do by reason of emergency;
A nr) "\A7"hr��t-f��QC 'hflt Part of our militia of Canada known
__.11U VV llClCcit) a8the Canadian Expeditionary Force ir;
now engaged in active service overseas for the defence and security of
Canada, the preservation of our Empire and of human liberty ; and
it is necessary owing to the emergencies of the war to provide re-
enforcements for our said Expeditionary Force in addition lo Lhorie
whose inclination or circumstances have permitted them to {volunteer ;
A t-ir. XftTr-tF-re.'^ci hy reason of the large number cf men who
_-J.ua V . Us,'.G_.;_ have already left agricultural and industrial pursuits in our Dominion of Canada in order to join our Expeditionary Force as volunteers, and by reason cf the necessity of: in-
taining under these conditions the productiveness or output of agriculture and industry in our said Dominion, wc have determined by
and with the advice and consent of our Senate and House cf Commons of Canada that it is expedient to secure the men so required,
not by ballot as provided by our said Militia Act, but by selective
draft ; such re-enforcement, under the provisions of the Military
Service Act, 1917, hereinafter referred to, not to exceed one hundred
thousand men ;
A nrl *W/1-iprf--"aci '' 's accordingly enacted in and by the
__.-������_. YVllU-ctS provisions of an Act of our Parliament of
Canada, holden in the 7th and 8th years of our rei_u, and known
as the Military Service Act, 1917, that every one of our male subjects
who comes within one of the classes described and intended by the
said Act shall be liable to be called out on activt service in our
Canadian Expeditionary Force for the defence of Canada, cither
within or beyond Canada; and [that his service shall be for the
duration of the present war and demobilization after thc conclusion
of the war;
A nrl Wr-iPi-paa the men who are, under the provisions of
.__._������_. VV noiGctfe, the said last menti0ned Act, liable to be
called out, are comprised in six classes of which Class 1 ia, by the
provisions of the said Act, defined to consist of all our male subjects,
ordinarily, or at any time since the 4th day of August, 1914, resident
in Canada, who have attained the age of twenty years, who were born
not earlier than the year 1S33, and were on the 6th day of July, 1917,
unmarried, or are widowers but have no child, and who are not within
any of the following enumerated
1. Members of our regular, or reserve, or auxiliary forces, as defined
by our Army Act.
2. Members of our military forces raised by the Governments of
any of our other dominions or by our Government of India.
3. Men serving in our Royal Navy, or in our Royal Marines, or in
our Naval Service of Canada, and members of our Canadian
Expeditionary Force.
4. Men who have since August 4th, 1914, served In our Military
or Naval Forces, or in those of our allies, in any theatre of actual
war, and have becn honourably discharged therefrom.
5. Clergy, including members of any recognized order of an exclusively religious character, and ministers of all religious denominations existing in Canada at the date of the passing of our said
Military Service Act.
6. Those persons exempted from military service by Order in
Council of August 13th, 1873, and by Order in Council of Decern-
ber 6th, 1898;
A nrl \KTYiP-rPcs o ���'is moreover provided by our said Military
---.nu VV 1I*_ 1 Cd.. Servic��� Act that our Governor-General of
Canada in Council may from time to time by proclamation call out
on active service as aforesaid any class of men in the said Act described,
and that all men within the class so called cut shall, from the date
of such proclamation, be deemed to be soldiers enlisted in the military
service of Canada and subject to military law, save as in the said
Act otherwise provided ; and that the men so called out shall report
and shall be placed on active service in the Canadian Expeditionary
Force as may be set out in such proclamation or in regulations; but
that they shall, until so placed on active service, bc deemed to be
on leave of absence without pay ;
A ��rl   \l\T\v#��. pac   >tis also provided by the said Act that at
Anu   vv norcas any time bjfo-j a date t0 be fixed by
proclamation an application may be made, by or in respect of any
man in thc class to be called out, to one of our local tribunals,
established in the manner provided by the said Act in the province in
which such man ordinarily resides, for a certificate of exemption
from service upon any of the following
(a) That it is expedient in the national interest that the man should;
instead of being employed in military service, be engaged in other
work in which he is habitually engaged ;
(6) That it is expedient in the national interest that the man should;
instead of being employed in military service, be engaged in other
work in which he wishes to be engaged and for which he hat
special qualifications ;
(c) That it is expedient in the national interest that, instead of
being employed in military servicc, he should continue to be
educated or trained for any work for which he is then being
educated or trained ;
(if) That serious hardship would ensue, if the man were placed on
active service, owing to his exceptional financial or busin.m
obligations or domestic position ;
(fi) 111 health or infirmity ;
(/) That he conscientiously objects to thc undertaking of combatant
service, and is prohibited from so doing by the tenets and articles
of faith in effect on the sixth day of July, 1917, of any organized
religious denomination existing and well recognized in Canada at
such date, and to which he in good faith belongs ;
And that if any of the grounds of such application be established'
a certificate of c::cmp'.ion shall be granted to such man.
A ,~.A Xi\Tr\fs.rr.r\et moreover It is enacted in and by the pro-
--���.-iu vv -lO'Cc-. vialons of an . of oui Parliament of
Cant !;r holden In the 7th nnd i'-Lli years of our reign and known as
the IV ir Time Elections Act that cei I iin pui ions th reby disqualified
from voting with srreh if llieir sons:.-, on polling day are not of legal
age, .shall be exempt from combatant military and naval service ;
A nrl ~\r\rhe*-r>p'ie >' is furthi r provided by our said Military
-_..u VVXlCIOetSS Service Act th��t npplic lions for exemption
from service rr::..'' be di termincd by our said local tribunals, subject
to appeal ns iri t'.,o r..,i,l Act provided, and that any man, by or in
respect of whom an application fur exern] tion from service is made,
shall, so long as r.ir.-h application or any appeal in connection therewith it pending, and during the cui-ren y of . ny exemption granted
him, bc deemed to be u.. leave of absence without p ty ;
if Canada In Council
A Hfi \A;"i-ir r-'TT' our Governor-General of
__.au vv ncrcas hM determined t0 call
service as aforesaid the men included in Class 1, as in the said Acl:
end hereinbefore defined or described ;
Now Therefore Know Ye ^t'S'e��id,c___.c,i!
comprising the men in our said Military Servicc Ac',, 1917, and
hereinbefore defined or described ns to the .aid class belonging, on
active service in our Canadian Expeditionary Force for the defence
of Canada, either within or beyond Canada, as we may, in the
command or direction of our Military Forces, hereafter order or
And we do hereby strictly command, require and enjoin that each
man who is a member of thc said class shah, on oi' before the 10th day
of November, 1917, in the prescribed form and manner, report himself
for military service, unless application tor his exemption shall then
have been made by him or by another person entitled to apply on his
behalf ; wherein our loving subjects, members of the said class, age
especially charged not to fail since not only do their loyalty and
allc_iance require and impose the obligation of careful and implicit
obedience to these* our strict commands and injunctions, but moreover, lest our loving subjects should bc ignorant of the consequences
which will ensue if they fail to report within the time limited as aforesaid, we do hereby forewarn and admonish them that any one who is
hereby called out, nnd who without reasonable excuse fails to report
as aforesaid, shall thereby coram t an offence, for which he shall be
liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for any term not
exceeding five years with hard labour, and he shall nevertheless, if we
so require, be compelled to serve immediately in our said Expeditionary
And we do hereby proclaim and announce that for the greater
convenience of our subjects, we have directed that prescribed forms,
for reporting for service, and for application for exemption from service, may, at nny time on or before the said 10th day of November,
1917, bc obtained at any post office in our Dominion of Canada; and
that reports for service and applications for exemption from service,
if obtained at any of our said post offices and properly executed, shall
be forwarded by our postmaster at the post office from which the same
are obtained to their proper destinations as by our regulations prescribed, free of postage or any other charge.
And we do further inform and notify our loving subjects that local
tribunals have been established in convenient localities throughout
our Dominion of Canada for the hearing of applications for exemption
from service upon any of the statutory grounds, as hereinbefore set
out; that these our local tribunals so established will begin to sit in
the discharge of their duties on the 8th day of November, 191?, and
that they will continue to sit from day to day thereafter, as may be
necessary or convenient, at such times and places as shall be duly
notified, until all applications for exemption from service shall have
been heard and disposed of; also that men belonging to the class
hereby called out who have not previously to the said 8th day of
November, 1917, reported for service, or forwarded applications for
exemption through any of our post offices as aforesaid, may make
applications in person for exemption from service to any of our said
tribunals on the 8th, 9th or 10th day of November, 1917.
And we do hereby moreover notify and inform our loving subjects
who are within the class hereby called out, that if, on or before tin
10th day of November, 1917, they report themselves for military
service, or if, on or before that day, application for exemption from
service be made by them or on their behalf, they will not be required
to report for duty, or be placed upon active service as aforesaid, until
a day, not earlier than the 10th day of December, 1917, which wilt,
by our registrar for the province in which they reported or applied;
be notified to them in writing by registered post at their respective
addresses as given in their reports for service, or applications for exemption from service, or at such substituted addresses as they may
have respectively signified to our said registrar; and we do hereby
inform, forewarn and admonish the men belonging to the class hereby
called out that if any of them shall, without just and sufficient cause,
fail to report for duty at the time and place required by notice in
writing so posted, or shall fail to report for duty as otherwise
by law required, he shall be subject to the procedure, pains and
penalties by law prescribed as against military deserters.
Of all of which our loving subjects, and all others whom these
presents may concern, are hereby required to take notice, rendering
atrict obedience to and compliance with all these our commands,
directions and requirements, and governing themselves accordingly.
In Testimony Whereof Efirrtf ___?��
ent, and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed. WITNESS: Our Right Trusty and Right Entirely Beloved Cousin
���nd Counsellor, Victor Christian William, Duke of Devonshire,
Marquess of Harrington, Earl of Devonshire, Earl of Burlington,
Baron Cavendish of Hardwicke, Baron Cavendish of Keighley;
Knight of Our Most Noble Order of the Garter; One of Our-Most
Honourable Privy Council; Knight Grand Cross of Our Most
Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George; Knight
Grand Cross of Our Royal Victorian Order; Governor-General
and Commander-in-Chief of Our Dominion of Canada.
At Our Government House, in Our City of OTTAWA; this
TWELFTH day of OCTOBER, in the year of Our Lord one
thousand nine hundred and seventeen, and in the eighth year
of Out Reign.
By Command*
Under-Secretary of State.
The new Maple Leaf Theatre
will be opened on Tueiday even,
ing next witli a grand wiuthe-war
bali ond supper, The proceeds,
alter paying expenses will be tle-
voiul to sending cotnfpria to tlie
buys nt the 1-lotit. Tlle Ilo-Ho'S
orchestra liu- been engaged for the
occasion, The new theatre has a
lieiiutil.il floor newly Waxed, the
dimensions of wliicli are 38' by .Su'
with .1 balcony for noii.dancers and
spectators. A sumptuous repast
will ho served ,it the Riverside hotel at 1-: o'clock, The price of
the tickets is $2,00 per couple.
The visit of Mr 1 Itilli p's nud
Capt, P irvon lo Courtenay .-11 ���
Coniox .-ii initiated in r grand can-
vtissou I", .-l.iv In si when $600.00
was rei iyerl for lhe V M . C, A .
work ovi rsc is, flie c itiipat jn
was well org uV.ed b,- Mr. Phillips
vim secured ] !��� - ' opi 1 it imi of
the 1 OL) I. and . i. the ' workeis"
hereabouts, Tllis, coupled wilh
the good cause thej are working
f<ir was responsible for the very
lin.iul.oine . tun being ;-e ilized
Cnpi Pearson's address lo lhe men
nt the Imiiqiu 1, and .11 tli ��� public
one subsequently was eiitcrtainitig
und conviiu ing, I Ie tokl in plain
latiguii -<��� whal he hud seen and
what the "Y" was doing for our
fighting men. At the conclusion
he was given a most hearty reception.
James Aslon recently had 11
commuuicatiou from Charlie Her.
ra'per, who. it will be remembered,
left here to undergo a serious operation for Cancer n'. the Vancouver
General Hospital over two years
ago, and had a portion of one jaw
ami on. side of his tongue taken
out. After his discharge Irom the
hospital lie joined the engineers
for overseas, ami was present at
Ypres; and saw Jack Milligan at
Algers. He is now in Orpington
Hosaital, England, where he says
the surgeons are going to "stick a
piece of silver with some teeth on
it into his jaw," then he,II be a.s
good as ever. Charlie savs he will
be back when the war i.s over as
there are still some houses in Courtenay for him to paint. Mr, Aston,
also had a letter from Pte. Win.
Saunders who enlisted with the
Bantams, He had been wounded
at the Battle of Loos, and is now
is now iu Grosvener Square Hospital, Eng. and is progressing nicely. He expects to be out in about
a month.
Last week was a busy one for
ladies ol the I, O. D. E. All week
they had been making up Christmas
boxes for the boys at the Front.
These were in the form of cans donated by Mr, Bubar, in which a
cake was baked, half filling the can
the remaining space being filled
with homemade candy, and after
the can had been sealed by Mr.
Bubar, at the Condensory, cigarettes and tobacco were added, then
the ladies had a bee on Tuesday
and Wednesday wrapping and sewing up the parcels. 111 a couple of
weeks parcels will be sent to the
boys in England, the ones mailed
last week having b.-en sent to the
boys al the front. The I. O, D, E.
had al.-o decided to assist Mr.
Phillips, organizer for the Y, M,
C. A. in his campaign for funds
for the "Y" by giving a banquet
011 Thursday evening in honor of
Capt. Pearson, the speaker of the
evening. The ladies have every
reason to be proud of their efforts
Seldom in the history ot Courteuay
has a better dinner been served.
The tables were fairly groaning
with well-cooked viands, and were
prettily decorated with flowers aud
fruit, all the product of the Comox
Valley. In .he evening after Capt
Pearson's address, the ladies gave
a dance, and sold refreshments, the
receipts fiom which were over ��56
All the money the I. O. D. E. collect is spent in buying material tc
make comforts for the boys who
have gone overseas, and all their
endeavors are worthy of our heartiest support.
Since the inception of the I, O. D. E.
1 the ladies have been uidefatiguable in
their labors, the lotal receipts of the
102nd Regina Trench Csapter from Tuly
27th to Oct. 15th being $717.44. The
expeukiture lo date has been, wool for
knitting sox for. the bovs at the Front,
$400! flannel for shirts, $20.00; for
smokes fur Xmas boxes $20; donation to
the V, M, C, A. $20; donation to the
Returned Soldiers Club at Qualicum Jib.
A substantial balance is still in the treas


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