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VOL. 3
NO. 12
Auction Sale
at Agricultural Grounds Courtenay
Tuesday, February 23rd
of 5 head of Cow Stock, Horse and Buggy, 50 pure
bred Leghorn Chickens, Household Furniture, etc.,
for Mr, William Robb, of the McDonald Ranch, who
is leaving for England. For particulars see posters
Sale at 2 o'clock
Phone 10
Where  everybody goes  for  choice
Candies, Cigars, Tobacco, Fruit,
Vegetables, Groceries, 'Etc.
Phone 40
For North-West Client
Particulars of'any small Five to Ten  Acre  Farms For Rent, within
three miles of Courtenay.   With option of purchase preferred
For Campbell River Client
Particulars of small  improved  Acreage  Tract, Jclose in to Courtenay.
Owner of which is willing to accept as whole or part payment, a four
roomed house in Vancouver
For Victoria Client
Particulars of an Al Farm in  Comox  District that can   be leased for a
term of years.    Must have around 80 acres under cultivation
$6.00 Per Ton
Delivered in Courtenay
All Orders'Will Recieve Prompt Attention
Phone 43 Courtenay
Sand and Gravel
Rates Reasonable
Cobblestone and
Septic Tank Work
All Work Guaranteed
A. Beveridge, Coarteuy Hotel
Local Lines
Wm. Leighton is confined to the
house with an attack of pneumonia.
The Whist Drive which the
Knights of Pythias pospoued will
bs held on Monday evening next
Feb   and.
. Mr, J. B, Morgn i, of Victoria,
manager of the Oreat West Uie
l Insurance Company,  is  in   town
.this week.
Wi's. Kirkwood and family in-
[ tend leaving for Davidson, Sask.,
where Mr, Kirkwood has a large
ranch of n*arly 500 acres.
The people of Courtenay and
district have askeJ for cheap inent,
now they can get it at Cooke &
Mathewson's, Phone 48, next to
Brown's Furniture store.
The annual meeting of the
Courtenay Conservative Association
will be held in the 0{lera house on
Thursday Feb. 25th at 8 p. ui. All
Conservatives are invited to be
Mr. F. H. Haynes, who has
been with J. Urquhart for the past
five years has purchased a half interest in a mill at Brent's crossing,
and left for that place last week.
His many friends here wish him
luck in his new venture
A grand Basket Ball match, Cumberland vs. Comox, will take place
on Monday evening, Feb, 2_nd,
in the West Cumberland Hall commencing at 8 o'clock sharp A
dance will be held in the West
Cumberland hall after the Basket
Ball game, starting at 9 p. m.
Music by the West Cumberland
Strayed or Stolen���Irish setter,
bitch thoroughbred. Apply A,
Coal oil 25c per gallon or $\ per tin at
Courtenav Oil & Supply co. Bring your
own tin.
Coal Oil, by the gallon, tin or
drum, Ford Garage, Union Bay
Coal Oil���$1.10 per. tin at the
Courtenay Garage, Union Bay
Coal oil 35c per gallon or $1 per
tin at McKean's. Bring your own
Found��� A gold ring, owner can
have same by proving property at
Review office.
Farm to rent���About 35 acres
under cultivation. Apply Box 15
Review Office.
Good dry wood���14, 16, 18, and
24 in., $250 per load. Cordwood,
$2 per cord, cash.   A. D. Cudmore.
One hundred dollars cash bins
the best car in Courtenay, balance
arranged. Apply Palace Livery
To Let���Small chicken ranch,
clase to town. Good buildings.
Low rent to good tenant. Apply
Box 8, Review Office.
Wanted���Heavy general purpose
horse, light harness, plough, cultivator, single horse rake, separator,
Must be bargain for cash. White
Wyandotte pullets for sale. Appy,
Box 9 Review Office.
Employers living anywhere in
Comox District requiring hired help
and all persons out of worK living
within the limits of Courtenay
municipality are requested to enquire at Tarbell's store for further
particulars. The terms and conditions are that any employer
securing help from the bureau is
requested to deduct 5 per cent out
of thf first week's wages and pay
same to the officer in charge of the
Large tract of good farming land
now open for free settlement in
Oregon. Over 200,000 acres in all.
Cood climate, rich soil, and does
not require irrigation to raise finest
crops of grain, fruit and garden
truck. For large map, full instructions and information, and a
plan of several sections- of exceptionally good claims, send $3.40 to
John Keefe, Oregon City, Oregon.
Three years as a U. S. Surveyor
and timbermau. An opportunity
to get a good fertile free homestead
near town and market.
Coal oil 25c per gallon or 51 per tin at
Courtenay Oil .V Supply co. Bring your
own tin.
Jack Milligan is going "off to the
War," His Masonic friends will
hold a smoker in his honor ou
Friday evening.
Mayor A. H. Plauta of Nanaimo
was a visitor In tn\ -u on Tuesday
evening. He re orts times very
good in his city.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Robinson
left on Monday morning's train for
Alberni, where Mr. Roilnisou will
t.ike charge of the Uiinlier yards
there for a time.
Be sure and keep the 17th of
March open. The Ladies' Aid of
the Presbyterian Church intend
holding an Irish Concert that evening in the Opera House.
T'e approach to the bridge across
the slough is in a bad condition.
It is not safe for cars to drive over
at a speed exceeding 4 miles per
hour. An intelligent man with a.
pick ana shovel could fix it in ar
hour's time, or less.
Having received complaints from
Mr, G. Ritchie, Hornby Island,
with >_gard to a loss of some 30
sheep out of a flock of 100, Game
Warden H, B. Dawley, accompanied by Gamewarden 0. Holts, from
Campbell River, proceeded tkere
m the government launch "Walla"
to investigate the matter. While
on their way there thev heard a
shot about t 1-2 miles off and saw
a boat with two men in it. They
headed for them and found a Hollander, J. Caljoun, aud a Swede
named Felix Holm. The former,
who had his Holland papers was
arnud with a Mauser automatic
pistol, rifle stock attached, but
could produce no license, aud con-
sequ;ntly the game wardens confiscated the weapon pending further
enquiries. On reaching Mr.
Richie's ranch on Hornby Island,
Game Wardens Dawley and Holts
examined the ground and discovered the remains of eight sheep with
in a radius of 200 yards from a
spring. From the marks ou the
bodies they came to the conclusion
that the animals had apparently
been werried to death by dogs. At
the same time they were of the
opinion that several sheep had beeu
stolen, the thefts having been
probably committed by men going
to the Island in boats from the
mainland. The Gamewardens having done everything in tlieir power
to assist him informed Mr. Richie
that it was a matter for the police
to handle. It is to be hoped that
further enouiries will be prosecuted
as this is not the only complaint
that has beeu made by ranchers on
the neighboring Islands, and they
should be protected as much as
Presbyterian Church
St. Andrews' Sandwick
Service 2 p.m.    Sunday School
and Bible Class 3p.m.
Sunday School and Bible Class
10:30 a. m.   Service 11:30-   Evening service 7:30 p. m. All welcome
The annual general meetiu ��� <if
the Courtenav Conservative A ,_-
ciation will be held iu the Opera
house on Thursday, Feb. 251 i.
] Election of officers an 1 othet important busin is-: will be transact 11,
The date of the Scotch come t
has been fixed for Thursday, M irch
nth, lhe "proceeds are tube given
in aid of the Belgian (und, Che
programme will be a varied aud
excellent o.ie. Look out for lan
MacOomish, the Scotch comedian.
A dance will be held immediately
after the concert, the West Cumberland Band will furnish the music
and will also give selections during
the evening,
In a letter to Harry Loggie, from
Woolwich, W. D. Stoker says: I
am now iu Woolwich and down to
business. There are a lot of men
here, nearly all young soldiers. I
am starting to get in shap. -o instruct Ihem I :nay go o,' , ?the
firing line at auy time, but 'I db uot
expect to go for two months, but I
might be taken at any time. They
are taking draft after draft from
this depot, we supply 11: _ from
here to the firing line, As s_ _?��� as
they are fit, away they go, .'We
are also getting lots of wounded,
some of the poor fellows have very
nasty wounds, they get sent out of
the hospital and come down here
to the depot to rest for a while aud
away they go again to the firing
line. They say things are very
tough out there. Artillery is being
used the most at the Front, the
Infantry is not doing very much,
but the poor chaps have to stay iu
the wet trenches. The drafts all
go cheerfully, and they get a right
royal send off, I can tell vou. I
am quartered in barracks but a few
milts from here there are 2,000
Territorials quartered iu tents.
They are up to their knees in mud,
and uow it has suowed for one day
They are all cheerful, aud put up
with their bad luck. The weather
has turned cold, aud it freezes
every night.
I had a letter from the wife iu
Virden. She seems to be getting-
used to the cold uow, but I think
she will be glad to get back to
Courtenav again, You will see me
back when this war is over.
There is lots of excitement here
I looking out for a visit from the
Kaiser. We have two ante-air
craft guns here already for them.
I would like to see them come, and
I think there are enough guns here
to look after the Kaiser's air fleet,
We ate having a real Loudon fog
on at present. This is the first
one I have ever seen, you cannot
see ten yards in front of yourself.
The weather is cold, also it freezes
every night.
Coal oil 25c pet gallon or SI per tin at
Courtenay Oil & Supply co. Bring your
own tin.
Comox Creamery
45c per lb. this week
The  Courtenay  Jewellery  Store
You Cannot Afford To Neglect Your Eyes
Those Headaches Are Quite Unnecessary
Has Made Eye Trouble His Special Study
Consultations Free 1T0 Delay Is Dangerous
The  Courtenay  Jewellery  Store THE   REVIEW,   COURTNEY,   B. C.
Dr. Morse's
Indian Root Pills
exactly meet the need which so often
arises in every family (or a medicine
to open up and regulate the bowels,
Not only are they effective in all
canes of Constipation, but they help
greatly in breaking up a Cold or La
Grippe hy cleaning out the system
and purifying the blood. In the same
way they relieve or cure Hilioiisness,
Indigestion, Sick Headaches, Rheumatism and oilier common ailments.
In the fullest sense of the words Dr.
Morse's Indian Koot Pills are       47
A Household  Remedy
"Bobs" Had Warm Place in the Heart
ol the Soldier
Tho last visit or Lord lloborla to the
army In the Held is described iu a
communique Ispued by the Press
Bureau. The aged Held marshal paid
visits to headquarters ol divisions ana
those ot ihe cavalry, "At each plaoe
two men i'rom each unit, British and
Indian, wero drawn up for Inspection,
and llie Held marshal paused here ana
there with 11 kindly Question, lu Hindustani, which was keenly appreciated
by those who had the honor lo represent their corps. Nearly every mau
had come stralRlil from ilie trenches;
but in spite of the severe strain
which they have undergone they looked keen, hard and soldierly, At each
hall Lord Roberts said a few words of
welcome and encouragement to the of-
llcers assembled to meet him, bidding
them as their colonel in chief to remember thai the Indian corps, the first
Imperial contribution to the empire's
armies iu the field, would be joined
by other contingent!) ono and all determined to bring the struggle against
a powerful and relentless enemy to the
only possible conclusion."
Tho news of Lord Roberts' death
was received everywhere with expressions of profound grief, aud spread so
quickly among the Indian officers and
rank and file tliat there were few who
had not heard it at the extreme flank
of the corps lino before the day was
far advanced. Only one other Englishman has attained to anything near
the place which Lord Roberts filled in
the heart of the Indian soldier, and
that was John Nicholson. But it is safe
to say that the devotion to Lord
Roberts has had a measure of human
affection In it which no other English
man has been able to command.
Dr. Blomfield, a former Bishop of
London, was a widower with children.
He married a widow with children,
and he had a family by his second
wife. Ono day this lady rushed into
the library and said in an excited
tone: "Do come to the nursery; your
children and my children are endeavoring lo kill our children."
Aulomohlling has improved my ap-
jetlte tremendously.
That's good!
Yes, but now I can't afford to eat,
Lessons Come
IP the child has a
big, generous
light to study by.'
lamp saves eye
strain. It is kerosene light at its best
��� clear, mellow,
and unflickering.
The RAYO does not
smoke or smell. It Is
easy to light, easy, to,
clean, and easy to re-
wick. Th. i$Ayo
costs little, ^jbwTyou
cannot' get Al better
lamp at any prise.
Canadians are Thanked
Tons of Foodstuffs Will be Required
to Feed the Starving Belgians
Herbert C. Hoover, chairman of the
American commission which is taking
Oharge of tho Belgian relief in Holland, has forwarded to Canada the
following statement of lhe urgent
needs of the famine-stricken people:
The American commission for relief
work in Belgium, which is composed
ot representatives ot the United
States, Italy and Spain, acting under
the authority of all belligerent governments, deslro to express their appreciation of Canada's magnificent response
In Belgium's cry of distress. 'He gives
twice who gives quickly,' was never
better proven than it was by Canada,
from which Dominion assistance was
quickly rendered.
"The difficulty ot procuring food
Btipplies in Europe and the necessities ot the people in Belgium increase
almost proportionately, until tlu hope
of help is gradually being narrowed
to reliance upon tlm generosity of
those who live on the North American continent,    Thousands of tons of
supplies, including, those brought by
the Nova Bootian 'ship Tremorvah,
havo ben distributed, yet Ihere aro
pitiful requests for assistance from
small and large Belgian villages.
"To supply the aciua! necessities
of the seven million people remaining ln Belgium, reliable authorities
estimate that 80,000-tons of foodstuffs
will be required throughout the winter.
What is most needed is wheat, flour,
corn, eornmeal, beans, peas, potatoes,
biscuits bacon and money.
"The freight nnd all shipping expenses 011 every cargo ot such supplies will gladly he paid by the commission for relief, who will also pay
all expenses Incurred in the actual
distribution of the supplies in Belgium.
"Canada, with her great resou__s,
is in a splendid position to help. Sho
has already done much, but we do
not hesitate in these appalling circumstances to ask her to do more.
Atrocities by Germans Told
Belgians Now Breaking Silence���Were
Afraid of Huns to Talk
Belgians, who formerly were afraid
to talk ot German atrocities, are gradually breaking their silence.
At Aiidennc, which was practically
destroyed, according to Alfred Lens, a
Belgian, the Germans killed 400 civilians, many of whom we:: business
"The chief of police told ilie," said
Mr. Lens, "that C5 civilians were
locked in a church and told that they
would be shot within 30 minutes.
Every five minutes a soldier would
enter to remind the unfortunate that
they liad so many minutes left to live.
When the half hour had expired, all
were brought out led before a file of
soldiers and lined up in a row.
"Some wished to cover their eyes,
but the soldiers forced down their
arms with bayonets. They were kept
in this agony ot suspense for another
half an hour, before tha order was
given to lire. So fierce were the repeated volleys that the dead were
hardly recognizable. Any who showed signs of life were promptly despatched either with the butt end of a
rifle, or a bayonet.
"The town was thoroughly looted,
the soldiers sparing not even the
homes of the poor, while the jewelery
shops were stripped of their stocks.
Two hundred and eight houses were
set on fire.
"I counted in n ditch _.'iS civilians
who had been shot.
"In Dinant, civilians, as the world
has already heard, perished by the
hundreds. Perhaps 1,000 were killed.
The men were shot, in the presence
of their wives and children. They
were first riddled with rifle bullets
and then cut Into shreds by machine
gun lire.
"The commander adopted a lofty
tone in regard to the whole matter,
asserting that thesi methods were
necessary in order that the Belgian
nation might be properly impressed.
Ile was to retrain from acts calculated to prolong the horrors of war. He
said that the Belgians had killed
enough Germans in Liege _n"d 'sniped'
enough unsuspecting soldiers to warrant 'any sort nf retribution whatever.' "
Mlnard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.
W.N. U. 1035
Exciting Sport With Aeroplane and
Motor Cars
A vivid story of a chase of Uhlans
is given by an officer of ihe Army
Medical Corps, in a letter to friends iu
Birmingham. He says: One of our
naval aviators dropped in to breakfast the other day. He has been having, a topping time in conjunction with
the armoured cars. When we got
here the district was overrun by
small parties of Uhlans, who were a
nuisance, so the naval man collected
a few good English motor cars, put
bits of steel plate round ihem, and
followed the aeroplane round the country.
"When the aviator spotted a party
of Uhlans he signalled down to the
cars where they were. One of the
cars waited and the others went
round, and, having fixed a time, they
came on the beggars from all sides
and potted them with Maxims. The
whole district was clear in a fortnight."
In the Dark Ages
When Rastus Johnsing's son arrived,
He looked just like his poppy.
In fact, the doctah done declared,
He waB a carbon copy,
World's Record For Tunnel-Boring Is
Broken on tl e  C.P.R.  Rogers'
Pass Tunnel
World's   records   for   tunnel-boring
havo  been  established    by    Messrs.
Foley Bros., Widen and Stewart, cou-j
tractors 011 tho C.P.R. Rogers' Pass
tunnel  schuuie.     Last  month,   states
Mr. a. 0. Dennis, superintendent ot'
construction for the contractors, 817 j
feet   of  the  "pioneer"   heading -the
preliminary shaft running parallel to
the main passage, from whicli operations are directed at several points���
was excavated. The American recu-d'
for a month's tunnel boring was 8in
feet and this feat was Accomplished In
til   days,   while   Ihere   was   only   lit)
days Inst month.
The maximum amount of excavation
on  a  tunnel  heading   for  a  day  was
formerly :to feet this projection being
accomplished <>u tl.e . implon tunnel
through the Alps. This record was.
eclipsed one day last month on the
tunnel througb the Selkirks when 87
feet wns excavated. The world's record
was beaten also for a wee!;, 22 feet
of rock being bored.
As 11 result of the rapid progress
now being made with the tunneling
operations,   tho contractors are now
eonlldent. that Ihey will put Hie Kegel's' I'asa tunnel through several
months  earlier  than   their    contract
wiih the Canadian Paclflo calls   for.
The live mile, double tracked passage
though the base of .Mount Macdonald
is to he ready, according to the terms
of the linn's agreement by the end
of 1910, At the. present rate of projection it is estimated that the tunnel
will he completed in the summer of
There remains 10,000 feet ot the
"pioneer" shaft yet to be driven, 10,-
840 feet hnvlug already been bored.
At the west end of construction 81.7
feet of the preliminary shaft ,and 010
feet of the main passage was excavated last month. From lhe eastern portal 527 feet of the former and 688 feet
of the latter was projected.
Although tho work has been well
advanced the hardest art of the actual
boring bas yet 90 be done. Mr. Dennis states that the next two miles
through the heart ot the mountain
will have to be dug out of a particularly hard kind of rook.
Relief at Once
Cure Certain
Can be handled very easily. The sick are owed, and al1
iillit'is In snine Hliililc, no matter how "exposed," kept
from Having  the disease,  i>y    using s. OHN's liquid
DISTEMPER  COMPOUND. 01.6 on the  (nngue or In  1 1.
A"Ih mi the iiiiiiiil iiiiiI expels germs of nil forms of dts-
ii'inper. Beat remedy over known for inures in foal, Druggists and harnesfl dealers. Our free Booklet gives everything, l.iiigcsi selling iier.se remedy In existence. ;o vein's
Distributors ALL WHOL8_8A__ DBTJQCIISTS, spohn
medical   CO.,   Chemists   iiiiiI   Bacteriologists,   Ooslion,
Ind.,  U.S.A.
Can always make sure of getting tht hlgheat prlcea for WHEAT, OATS.
BARLEY and FLAX, by shipping their car lota to FORT WILLIAM
AND PORT ARTHUR and having them aold on commission by
Conclusive Evidence That Dr. Chase's
Ointment Cures  Itching   Piles
Mr. John tl. McDonald, Pletou,
M.S., writes: "1 used Dr. Chase's Ointment for itching piles, and found that
the lirst application gave relief. After
using a few boxes of the ointment l
was. completely cured, and can recommend it highly to all sufferers from
this disease. You I ave my permission
to use tliis letter for the benefit of
Mr. James M. Douglass, Superior
Junction, Out., writes: "For about
six years 1 suffered from piles, and
often could nol work for two or three
days at a time, so great was tlie suffering from pain and itching, Doctors
treated nie in vain, and I tried many
treatments before 1 came across Dr.
Chase's Ointment, Two boxes of Dr.
Chase's Ointment cured me, and for
several months I have had no return
of this annoying ailment."
There enn be no doubt that Dr.
Chase's Ointment is the most effective
treatment obtainable for every form
of piles. GO cents a box, all dealers,
or Bdmanson, Hates & Co., Limited,
Why She Decided to Leave
Mr3. Allen's new servant came to
her the morning after her arrival and
"I'm going to lave yez, mum, today.    I'll not stay any longer."
"Uoing to leave?" cried Mrs. Allen,
in amazement. "Why in the world
are you going to leave so soon?"
"Well, muni,'' said the girl, "when I
came yesterday mornln', you gave me
the keys to yer trunks and drawers
aud jewel cases to kape for yez."
"Why, yes, so 1 did,*' said the mistress. "That showed that I trusted
you. What is the matter?"
"Well, yer see, mum," said llie s.''
vant, "they don't one of 'em tu."���Chicago Newf.
Child Prodigies a Danger
Precocity Indicates One-Sided Development
Says Lewis M. Terniau In Ihe
Kuril in:
All writers on the precocity of genius havo noted the fre(|Uoney with
which it Is confined to particular lines,
while iu other respects Ihere may bo
Do unusual promise. Tho mathematical prodigies, for example aro, as a
class, notoriously one-sided In tlieir
ability, as aro also the wonder children ot music and the s'ngo. The pro-
ooclty of tho latter la confined chiefly
to   their  emotional   development.
The narrowing o" InterestH and talents Is always nn event to bo deplored, and against its premature appearance, parents and teachers should religiously stnnd guard. Sometimes
children who could bo fitted for quiet
nnd useful lives an "staged" on account of some Insignificant gift ot nature, such as ability to perform feats
of memory or ot nrllhmetica) calculation, with the result that all tho
other Interests atrophy and tho personality dries up. The emotions become distorted, and nothing remains
but a caricature of what a human being should bo. Under this kind of
treatment even the rudiments of common sense sometimes disappear, leaving the person practically an Imbecile
In all respects except his particular
All mothers can put away anxiety
regarding tlieir suffering children
when they have Mother Graves' Worm
Exterminator to give relief. Its effects
are sure and lasting.
Here is a prescription which has
obtained circulation in England:
Mix some Woolwich Powders witli
Tinct of Iron or Essence of Lead, and
nister in pills (or shellB). Have
ready a little British Army (a little
goes a long way), some Brussels
Sprouts and, 1.enctt Mistered. Add
a little Canadian Cheese and Australian Lamb and season with tlie
best Indian Curry. Set lt on a Kitchener and keep stirring until quite
���' If this does not make the patient
perspire freely, rub the best Russian
Bears' Crease on. his chest and wrap
in Berlin Wdol.
Dr. Cannon's Prescription.
P.S.���The patient must on no account have any Peace-Soup until the
swellng iu tho head ha.i quite disappeared.
Wo publish simple, straight testimonials, not press agents' interviews,
from well known people.
From all over America they testify
to  the  merits  of  MINARD'S    LINIMENT, the best of Household Remedies.
A Powerful Medicine.���The healing
properties in six essential oils are
concentrated In every bottle of Dr.
Thomas' Eclectrio Oil, forming ono of
the most, beneficial liniments ever offered to Ihe use of man. Thousands
enn testify us to its power in allaying
pain, and many thousands more cull
crtlfy Unit they owe their health to
it. Hs wonderful power is not expressed by ils cheapness.
Street Railway Conductor���How
Scotchman���Twa, twa!
Conductor���Twa twa yourself.
(And the light was on).���Williams
Purple Cow.
Need of Belgium
Before the people of this country is
a double duty towards the suffering in
Belgium and tho hardships that face
the unemployed at home, 'ihere are
7,000,000 war wrecked Belgians, with
many thousands of them starving.
Despatches from the American relief
commission in Belgium tells us that
a million and a half of people are now
dependent upon soup kitchens for
dally sustenance. A bread line of a
few hundred iu our cities stirs all
hearts. What, would be the answer
if we could see with our own eyes
hundreds of thousands standing for
hours to get the bare necessaries of
life? Those able to give must make
the necessary sacrifice and give both
here and iu Belgium.���New Vork
_ d. am _
the Children's favorite
All Flavors
Packed in Gold
Lined Tins
Can be had from
your Grocer
Complete course of Instruction, $1.00
postpaid. Canadian Playwrights' Association, 1002 Union Trust Bldg.,
Soldier was Starving
Officer Devoured Chunk of Bread Lying in the Road
"Wo liad a nightmare walk for niuo
days and nights, wtlh hardly a rest,"
says a British officer.
"I don't think we ever had three
hours all told to eat or sleep. As for
eating, lt was seldom we could boil
water for tea, and our meat had to be
thrown away because we could not
arrange to cook it. For several days
together I, at least, never had any
meat, and walked my boots off. I
sometimes fell on my knees from
sheer exhaustion, but after a little
rest began the eternal tramp again.
"For the last two days I had practically if not literally, nothing to eat
and no sleep. And then I saw u
chunk of bread lying by the roadside. I rushed at it, and a chauffeur
in a motor car a little further on asked me, 'Are you hungry, sir?' I replied
that I thought I was, and he produce;!
a pot of apricot jam and threw it to
me. If you believe me, 1 actually
cried for hunger, and the tears burs!
out as I devoured that blessed lout
and jam."
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"She insists that children should be
seen and not heard, but thinks it cruel
to muzzle a pet bull dog."���Detroit
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For painting or flirting?���Meggen-
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, History of the Slavic Race From the
Beginning of the Middle Ages
"The great  plains of Eastern  Europe, extending from the Oder river
to the Ural mountains, have been inhabited,   from   tlie   beginning  of  the
__    __     i     <   i     _>       u   a ��_���      .  .      i ������ i Middle Ages, by people ot Slavic orlg-
The Morale of the French Army was not Anected by  Initial I in.  The Slavs arc a white race, from
i-v  _     ��       i        a1_/~> aj i        n    ��� i.i- tlie same stock as the other people of
Defeats when the Germans Advanced on Pans, and their       . i,-,,,,,,,,.. tgeir language like the Latin,
the Oreelt, and the German, is from
Valiant Resistance won Tributes from the Enemy
For various reasons, France has with tlie French people hav
teemed during the past two months
to have partially dropped out ot
American thought and sympathies.
Throughout August and the llrst part
of September, her apparently Impend-
I-' ing tragic fate was ever present to
our minds.    Next after Belgium, she
I most appealed. Uut Binco lhu staying
of the tide of invasion north of Paris,
we have somehow given less attention
to the place or the French in the tor-
rlblfl coil of war. Doth the pathos
and the crisis of the struggle have appeared to be located elsewhere. And
the great qualities displayed by lho
French people, during all this time of
tlio trying of tbelr souls, have not
Impressed themselves upon our con-
iclousncm. and .our imagination so
powerfully as Ihey might have been
expected to do, At least, so it might
tie judged from cu cut talk aud the
drift of discussion and the perspective of thi war new*. ' .
Hut few words need he spent upon
the military aspects of lhe matter.
That the French army surprised the
world, is g< rally admitted.   And it
ls worth while noting upon what
point admiration of It hns focused.
This was Its splendid recovery of
spirit afler Initial defeats. That was
scarcely looked for. When German
army afler German army drove back
the French in August, when there
were evidences of uncertainty and
confusion in tlie French military
plans, when more than one French
general ln command was guilty ol incompetence or worse, it looked as if
the boasts of the German bulletins
might be better justified than we like
to admit, and that "Gen. Joffre's army
was incapable of further resistance."
But all this was soon proved false.
The morale of tlie French army reasserted itself promptly; and the valiant and determined and inexpugnable front which it has since opposed to the Germans has wrung tributes from even the enemy. The
transformation of tlie dashing French
trooper Into the soldier with a bulldog grip has been described by the
president of the French republic. "As
the course of the hostilities lias gone
Us way," wrote M. Polncare to the
minister of war, "the French soldier,
wliile losing nothing of his impetuosity and callage, bas learned by experience to adapt his natural qualities
to the demands of the military operations. He maintains an unequalled
power on the offensive and at the
same time schools himself In patience
and ln tenacity." The known facts
bear out the assertion.
It ls, however, mainly the manifestation of French national character
away from the actual lighting that
kindles admiration. Even the ardent
lovers of France could hardly have
counted upon so fine an exhibition.
Most of the traits which we proverbially and all   too   lightly   associate
An Official Memorandum gives a Comprehensive Review of
Plans of the Government in the rising and'Equipment
of Further Expeditionary Forces-
the  Aryan.    This  Slav  race,"  which
Charies Selgnobes tells us is "the most i   a comprehensive review of the plan
by   their   absence.   There was little j numerous 0r all the western races, is  of (in. government  which are being
that  looked   like unbalancing excite- divided into several nationalities; to carried  o t ln the raising, equipment
ment or panic 0t' soul. Nor was there the west are the Poles and the Czechs, and despatch of further expeditionary
much posturing or rhetoric. In tho of Bohemia, lo ihe south Uie Croates, forces i�� set forth in an official mem
face of wbat was certainly a fearful the Servians and the Bulgarians, cs- oramluui. While no new policy is in
danger, and what might easily result j lablislicil in the lly/.niitiiio empire j dleated, the allocation of corps to dl
in a national catastrophe, Franee was
calm.   The people summoned all their
reserves of Blreugth and capacity  to  century,  They  cultivated    the
endure, nnd gave the world mi inspir-   iind   livid   In   villages     rompo:
houses of wood; tbelr towns were only
enclousuros surrounded bj a wall of
earth  and  a  ditch.     Here   ihey  took
The Slavs of the  east  had  remained i visional areas Is more specilie than iu
divided into tribes down to ibe ninth,the previous   provisional   announce-
d  of
Ing example of a  nation prepared  to
drain tho bitterest cup without whim-1
poring.   Tlie   Indomitable spirit   wllh
which men and women iu France j refuge in lime of war. It was Ihe war-
made ready to go ihrough inevitable like Northmen, coming from Sweden,
sufferings und misery, together wllh ' Who gathered these tribes into one million- energy in resisting the thrust of tlon; ll was called the Itussian nation,
disaster at every point possible, their; as that was the name of the country
fertility of resource, and of hope in the I from which came their clik.s."
dark days ,and Ihe line resilience witli i     "This old Russia," he goes on in a i satisfactory result..
Which   Iliey bent back like   tempered   subsequent  paragraph,  "included   thej     The   nn -nudum
steel to tlieir assigned tasks, will com-; country of the lakes and the region of i has
pel many a hasty critic to revise his j tli<- Dnieper; Unit is, llie western part
opinion of French   lightness   and fo
ment, Four extra regiments of
mounted rilles have been added. The
detail of infantry is substantially as
indicated before.
lt Is now announced officially that
of the two new infantry corps assigned lo the province of Quebec,
one is lo be French-speaking. The
organization-of all the units is well
under way, while in most, of tbem
recruiting  is  proceeding  with  wholly
one at Kingston, Ont., Montreal,
Freilerickton, N.B. The heavy ba;
i.s mobilizing at Halifax, and tin
visional ammunition  column  In
stability.    Never did France rise lo a j
higher stature.
To the altitude of lier men of'
science, her writers, lier professors,
separate reference nitty be made.
Amid the devastation of war, France
lias clung with pathetic eagerness to
her art, her literature, lier nlversltles,
The University of France opened its
doors as usual. What though hundreds of its students were with the
army and many of its professors were
doing military service? It was for
the university to go on witli its work
in dignity and serenity, Tlie great
tradition must me maintained. As it
ls expressed by Rene Doumic, who
himself passed his first year at college in a besieged Paris, in 1870, "tlie
university does not admit that a single
one of those who have the honor to
belong to it ls not at liis post"���
whether that post be in a trench or
in a classroom. Either wny, the magnificent union of French hearts is
shown, as is also the "nobly humane"
nature of the culture for whicli France
stands steadfast.
All that we have said can he admitted by even those most scrupulous
In guarding against unneutral conduct during this war. If the German
crown prince, if the kaiser himself,
can pause in the midst of conflict to
bestow praise upon the high qualities exhibited by the French, Americans need not feel it necessary to
stint their applause. For it is a kind
of addition to the moral assets of the
world which France has been making
In the course of these terrible months.
In being forced to think better tilings
of the French nature, we shall be
prevented from ever thinking meanly
of human nature In general. France
has unlocked her soul for the nations
to see; aud, so doing, helps us to understand of what depths and what
heights, what tragedies, and what
splendors, mankind is capable.���New-
York Evening Post.
indicati S   what,
been  done so  far  in  regard  to
enlistment  and  the    further    enrol-
of modern Hussia,   known   as   i.ittie' nient which  is porposed.    It    ampli-
Russia," but this Hussia did not sue-   lies the intention of the government
ceed in forming   a permanent   state,  enlistment   and    the further   enrolls he explains, "In the thirteenth I ment   which   is   proposed,   lt   ampli-
i lies  the intention  of
to hi ep under arms
the government
U all times
century    there    were    72  principalities.    An  army    of    300,000    Tartar
horsemen came from Asia and des- Canada a force, of 60,000 men.
troyed all these small states, and from In regard to the Infantry, there are
the thirteenth to the fifteenth century three brigades���the 4th, 5th and 6th.
the whole of Hussia was subject to r. The 4th Brigade is now on Salisbury
Mongol prince, the Great Khan of Plain. The Fifth Brigade consists
the Horde d'Or, who dwelt in a vil- of the 21st, 22nd (French-Canadian),
the Volga." 24th and 26th Battalions, which are
mobilizing respectively at Kingston,
Out.: St. Johns, Que.;  Montreal, and
lage on the shores of
During this time, Mr. Seignobos
shows us, the "Russians of the west
had colonized gradually the desert like
forests in the east and liad created a
new Itussian nation. Tlie princes of
Moscow, in assuming the burden cf
collecting the tribute paid to tbe Tartar Khans, had become ihe most powerful sovereigns of the country. For
two centuries they, aided hy the Tartar armies, labored to subdue Ihe principalities." Finally, "in the sixteenth
century the great princes of Moscow
became free from the Tartar dominion
and Ivan IV. took the title of czar,
that is king (1547). The true Russia henceforth is at the east, the
country of the Volga river, Greater
Russia. The village of Moscow, built
at tbe foot of the citadel of the Kremlin, became the capital of the new
St. John, N.B. Tbe (ith infantry brigade consists of the 18th, lath, 27th,
and 29th Battalions, which are mobilizing respectively at. London, Ont.,
Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver.
Of the three artillery brigades.
one Is mobilizing at Toronto and
London,  Out.,   one  in   tlie   west,  and
directions al alllifax, Toronto, Winnipeg,
and Montreal. Two held companies
of engineers are being organized at
Tbe line of communication units
Included in the second contingent
are provided by tlio Army Service
Corps, witli Ihe exception of a general hospital section drawn from
McGill University.
The allocation of mounted infantry,
of .vliicli there Is to be thirteen regiments, ls to be as follows: First regiment, Manitoba and Saskatchewan;
second, BritiBh Columbia; third, Alberta; fourth, Ontario; fifth, Quebec; and sixth. Maritime provinces.-
The following are provisionally allotted: 7th and 8th regiments to Ontario, mil and 10th to Manitoba and
Saskatchewan, 11th to British Columbia, and 12th and 13th to Alberta.
Under the heading of extra divisional Infantry, there are seven regiments, the mobilization of which has
been in progress for some time.
These are the 20th battalion, Toronto;
2:ird, Montreal and Quebec; 25th. Halifax; 28th and 32nd, Winnipeg; 30th,
Victoria, and 31st, Calgary.
In addition to theso the nineteen
extra battalions recently arranged for
are being raised as follows: Ontario
"3rd and 34th in the first divisional
area; 35th, 36th and 7th in the second area, and 28th aud 38th iu the
third area. Quebec���10th and 41st
l French-Canadian), and the 42nd in
the Maritime provinces.
There are -also four regiment., in
Manitoba and Saskatchewan, two in
British Columbia, and one in Alberta.
Indians Much Changed
Hospital is Well Equipped
Building Which is Being Prepared to
Receive Wounded Will be Up-
to-date  in  Every  Detail
High above tlie smoky, crowded
streets of London, on one of those
hills that mount to the wide playgrounds of Hampstead Heath stands
the hospital where, unless plans are
changed, the Canadian wounded will
be brought. Throughout the building
now echoes the hammer of the carpenter. There is a strong odor of fresh
paint and from' the cellar comes a
clatter and clang of metal that tells
of work being done.
Everything that can be done to
make Mount Vernon Hospital as comfortable as possible for the men from
Canada whom bullet or shrapnel may
shatter is planned. The entire building, not an ancient one, is being renovated. And when the work is completed the institution will be one of
the hest for surgical work in Great
Britain. ^
Tlio hospital was originally built
for consumptives. The site was chosen
that the patients might enjoy rresh
air and sunlight.   It Is an ideal spot.
But a hospital for consumptives Is
not exactly the place to put wounded
men. Ma'ny changes have to De
made. So the carpenters and the
painters were called in, and a contract was given for the installation
of a central heating plant, to replace the grate fires which used to
glow in every ward.
The building has been disinfected
from cella. to roof. The walls are
losing their greyness under the
brushfes of the painters and more
cheerful tints light up the corridorB
and rooms. Partitions are being
knocked down and others are going
up. Operating rooms where the invading germ may be fought successfully back are being equipped. When
the Canadians go to the front all will
be ready.
Priyate Frank Preston, of D Com-
Eany 2nd Manchester Regiment, has
een killed ln action. Only eighteen
years old, and known as "the baby of
the company," he was recommended
tor distinction for gallantry in leading
n bayonet charge after all the officers
of his company had been shot down,
this was less Chan a week before he
met his death.
To Death in Droves
British Praise For Bravery of German
Whatever deterioration there maybe in the material now being drafted
into the ranks of our enemy, it must
be admitted, says "Eye Witness" in a
report from headquarters, that tbe
Prussian war machine ..a. obtained
the" most remarkable results. The
Germans have up tc the present been
able to make good their ;osses, to
continue to deliver repeated blows
with fresh men waen inquired and
where required, and to concentrate
largo forces In different directions. It
is true that a considerable proportion
of the masses recently thrown into
the field against the British has consisted of easily trained and Immature men; but the great fact remain,
that these ill assorted levies have nol
hesitated to advance against highly
trained troops.
In spite of lack of officers, in spi:e
of inexperience, boys of sixteen and
seventeen have faced our guns, niarcn-
ed steadily up '.o the muzzles of our
rifles, and have met death in droves,
without flinching.
Indian Princes all Anxious
How Germans Shine In Work of Destruction
A remarkable picture of the destruction wrought by the Germans ifl Poland to delay the Russian advance is
given in an official statement from
Petrograd.   The enemy (it says) be-
Vast Armies Can be Recruited in Far
East If Britain Will Only Give
the Word
If our Emperor King George V. of
England, requires an army larger than
that of Russia, we will undertake to
supply it and we will be proud to do
so," sa_. his highness the Maharaja of
Ldar, Dhiraj Shri Dolat Singh, when
he passed through Cairo on his -way
ot join the British general sta." at the
front in France.
To illustrate the present mariial
ardor of tlie Indian the Maharaja told
the pathetic story of his own military
secretary. After bidding farewell to
his master, this secretary assembled
his family and close friends. He said
good bye to them and then shot himself dead, overcome with anguish that
he could not accompany his master to
the field of battle.
The Maharaja is the filth of tlie
Indian princes who have left. India on
active military service. He is the
adopted son of the celebrated Sir
Pertah Singh.
All peoples and creeds in India are
united today in enthusiasm for the
cause of the empire, lie said.
"Every Indian, old and young, would
most gladly respond to the King-Emperor's call. As only a comparatively
small number of men may go to the
| battlefield at present, many officers
and Indians of high birth ai'3 going in
ihe ranks. You will probably, be surprised to learn Hint my two saices, or
grooms, arc captains. My valet Is very
well to do. They came with ine in
these circumstances because it was
the only way they could.come. Even
the grooms who came to Bombay with
our horses and iben had to return
home went away dejectedly and in
He said the Maharaja of .lodpur,
seventeen years old, was anxious, despite his youth, to get into the fighting. His mother supported him in this
desire. Finally he wrote to the viceroy saying: "Why am I not allowed to
go? I have three brothers, so if I
am killed in battle it does not matter."
The Maharaja said the presence of
Turkey on the other side of the conflict is a football ot the Germans. She
gan to retreat towards his frontier,
destroying the railways and roads i cannot pretend to represent Moham-
wholesale. All along the railways the ! medanism. All sections of India are
Germans blew up and burned the sta- j proud to be on the side of the empire,
tion buildings and completely destroy-1 For instance, Rajputana has an army
ed the water towers and mains and '��� of 30,000 men, but no fewer than half
the signals. On some of the lines I a million men have offered themselves
the enemy destroyed the railways I and are eager to nerve. Nepal has put
where poiUs were laid, thus necessit- i her whole   force,   80,000 men, at the
atlng the laying of new rails,
The Germans blew up all the
bridges and aqueaiicts���even the
smallest���so thoroughly ' that they
could not be repaired and had to be
entirely rebuilt. On the roads, too, aU
the bridges were destroyed and the
roads themselves systematically dug
or blown up from both sides like a
cheese board. The enemy overthrew
the telegraph posts, broke the insulators and cut the wires everywhere.
emperor's disposal.
"If the battlefield were nearer and
not separated from India by sea, the
Indians would go even without orders
to fight.
Canadian   Indians   Are   Influenced   by
Modern Surroundings
The number o' Indians in Canada
remains approximately at one hundred
thousand, according to the annual report of the Department of Indian Affairs. The actual population, including Eskimos, is placed at 107,221. an
apparent decrease of 2,718 as compared with lhe previous year. This,
however, does not mark an actual decrease in numbers by death or emigration, but Is due to the fact that it is
difficult to secure accurate statistics
for the interior of the far north, and
it was thought hest to eliminate from
the census returns that were merely
In Manitoba for tlu1.year there was
a decrease of 532, in New Brunswick
11, and In Prince Edward l_and 4. In
Ontario the Indian population increased by 312, BritiBh Columbia 10S,
Yukon 138, Quebec 1)2, Saskatchewan
80, Alberta 52, an ! Nova Scotia 32.
The report states that, the general
health of the Indians was good
throughout the year.
Owing to the steadily increasing
measures adopted for providing medical attendance for the red men the
increase oT the native medicine man
is now restricted. As years go by
there is a marked change in the manner in which many of tlie Indians are
living. Modern influences are becoming very noticeable on llie reserves,
ind it is now by no means uncommon to find Indian homes decently
furnished aud comfortable. The total
value of grain and root crops raised
by the Indians during the year was
$1,856,42-1, an increase of $208,608 as
compared  with  the  previous  year.
The resources of the Kingdom and
the Empire, which look large upon
paper, are slill larger than they may
Postal Facilities
At the  Front
Indian Troops  Have Special  Stamp-
Series of Field Post Offices
Handle Mails
Everything lias to be provided for
tlie use of the troops when a lar. a
army takes tlie field and ?, post office,
sometimes within sound of the guns,
ls not forgotten. The soldiers of the
army of India, who are now fighting
with the allied forces in France and
Belgium, are to have special stamps
to frank their letters home to their
friends and relations in the "shiay
land." Current Indian stamps have
been over-printed I. E. F.���Indian Expeditionary Force���and these, especially on the' oriental envelopes will ba
interesting souvenirs of the great
Stamp collectors will recall that Indian stamps were over-printed C.E.F.
���China Expeditionary Force���for the
use of the troops forming part of the
armies which crossed the border into
China. In 1900, 10 values, hearing
the portrait ol Queen Victoria, were
supplied over-printed in this way, and
these were used by the soldier; who
served under General Sir Alfred Gas-
elee. It may be of interest to recall
that on this occasion British and German troops fought side by side, and
the supreme command was held by a
distinguished German officer, Field
Marshal the Count Waldersee.
Some four years later nine value of
the Indian stamps bearing the head of
King Edward, were similarly overprinted, and again in ll>13, three ot
the Georgian issue.
Tl o cancellation used are very interesting and usually bear the date
alone and F.P.O. No 1���-Field Post Office No. 1. A special staff is appointed
have looked lo some of our rivals, lie- to deal with the army correspondence
cause we have been in llie habit of os- and this usually comprises a subal-
timating and using our real assets, tern officer at the army headquarters,
much more conservatively than they. | and at each of the held post offices
We have also an advantage over all there is a sergeant or corporal with
tlie other belligerents in that naval! from one lo five assistants, the num-
power (which must always be our; hor, of course, varying according as
main contribution to tlie war), though
its money cost is higher in peace time
than that of a huge conscript land
army, adds much less to its cost when
war'hreaks oul, and interferes enormously less with tlie economic life of
the nation.���London Chronicle.
The provincial government of Saskatchewan has just issued a new map
of the province in (wo large sheets,
four feet by iwo and a..: all", showing
all the townships sections, and particularly the location of every municipality. The rivers and railways nre well
shown. The map is accompanied with
a list of the municipalities, giving for
each die name of the reeve, secretary
and councilors. This is for sale by
the provincial government at fifty
cents a copy.
"Husband and wife cannot, by the
nature ot things, be equal. There must
in every family be a strong, Command,
ing, dominating personality."
"Yes; but that one Is generally th.   the ironwork  on  the  bridges    you'll
cook." ' uay for lt"
The lanky youth who occupied a
seat in a passenger coach persisted
In sticking his head and shoulders out
of the window. Tli brakeman was
passing through the coach and he
touched tlie youth on the back.
"Better keep your head inside the
window," advised I'te brakeman.
"I kin look out of the winder if I
want to," advised the youth.
"I know you can," warned the
brakeman.   "Hut if you damage any of
to whether tlie office is attached to a
division or a brigade.
The French army have always taken
particular care of their postal arrangements, while serving in the field, and
tbe system appears to have been introduced during the Spanish war of
1823. This was before the introduction of postage stamps but it affords
an interesting parallel. The officer in
charge was called a commissary, and
there was au inspector wiih ?acli army
Then, there were postmasters, and
quite a small army of couriers and
postillions���called sous employees. All
were uniform, but were ranked as non-
ornbatants. After the Crimean
campaign the commissary was called a
paymaster-general, and his assistants,
tresoriers payeurs, so that tlie functions of postmaster and director of
posts were undertaken by the pay department.
What's in a Name?
Smith���Hello, Jones, old man! 1 suppose you are going to name that new
youngster after tha rich old uncle of
.Trnes���I don't think we will.
Smith���Great Scott, man! Why not?
Jones���Because the wife has decided
to name it after that rich old aunt
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We do wish the school board
would pay their male teacher salary
enough or find hi iii work enough
to keep him busy. It's an old add-
age that ".Satan finds sonic mischief still for idle hands to do,"
and is proving true in his case.
We refrain from mentioning some
of the mischief he has been into
lately. His latest calumny is to
try to make us believe that because
he says the council did not waste
%600 it is so. The Editor of The
HeraTd takes himself too seriously
altogether. He may be a nice
little man, but he must be good,
and he must not think that because he lias to call the neighbors
in to help that we do likewise.
to ridicule anyone through the
columns of The Review. Their
public action;, have been criticized
with some levity it is true; but
with justice, even The Herald rul-
mits theie is "some petty squabbling which Isbecoming frequent."
The Review is goodnatured however, and some one has to be the
goat, so The Ik-raid shies itsslmtts
at us- Well, let Itiin keep ou
shooting, Some day we will get
right up on our hind legs and butt
him out of business.
The Herald goes a long way out
of its way to question Mayor Kil-
patrick's ripht to ask any of the
ratepayers present at a council
meeting to speak their mind on
questions affecting their interests.
W.e would remind the Editor of
The Herald that he is not a ratepayer, and it is none of his business what the Mayor and Aldermen of this City do, and furthermore, the Mayor has a perfect right
to ask anyone to speak on any
question at any time, whether he
be an Alderman or not. The Mayor committed no breach of ete-
quette The Aldermen had "spoken" their views and committed
them to writing before the Mayor
asked anyone else's opinion whatever .
The   Herald   again  exposes its
I ignorance   when    it    claims   its
charges ate "Union  Rates."   We
I have been a member of the Union
I for upwards of twenty-five years,
and have our " Honorable " Card.
I Two others of our  staff have the
1 same; and wc have the union label
in our office.
W- have never heard of " Union
Rates" until last week. Our
charges were fixed by the B. C.
Government for legal advertising.
Our job work charges are the same
as used bv the Printers' Board of
Trade of Vancouver and Victoria
and is quite correct.
The Herald boasts of its large
number of readers '' which so
greatly outnumber those of The
Reviec." Now, just to make it
interesting we will wager that Tlie
Review's paid subscribers outnumber The Herald's four to one; and
we will also go one better aud give
a barrel of flour to the poor if we
did not print and sell over five hundred and fifty copies more than
The Herald did last week.
No clear, you don .[have to say
it. No one will believe it even if
you swore to it.
Lets see, didn't one or two of the
applicants for the position of City
Clerk offer the free use of safe and
typewriter? How will the "Economy" section of the Council view
the proposal to purchase a safe and
a typewriter? Verily, the ratepayer are going to pay dearly for
their "Economy" Aldermen this
It is quite true that the Editor
of The Review, out of the largness
of his heart (I mean purse) gave
sundry advertisements to The Herald���but sorry to say we got
absolutely no results from them.
Therefore as an advertising medium
cannot speak very highly of The
Herald. We might mention the
fact that all the successful election
candidates had their cards in The
The Herald man had a bad attack
of ''Review" last week, or else
his bitters didn't agree with him.
He says there is an organized attempt being made to ridicule Aid.
Johnston and other members of the
council. Such a thought as that
could only orginate in a beft'ddled
mind. No one, either anonymously   or   otherwise,   has   attempted
We would call the attention of
our readers to the stem necessity
of increasing production this year
and for many reasons; first of all
from the point of view of patriotism
to make the Empire more self-supporting and less dependent upon
outside sources; secondly from the
economic standpoint, to make up
for the absence from the land of
those who have gone forth to fight,
and thirdly because it is certain
that food production this year will
be more profitable than ever it was.
It may be argued that the prices
of such things as potatoes and eggs
at present are extremely low as
compared with past vears, bnt this
is due to local industrial depression
and the fact that a large number
of those who are now in the fighting ranks were not food producers
but food consumers. We have it
upon the authority Of Lord Kitchener that Britaiii will begin to fight
in deadly earnest about the beginning of May, by wh'ch time the
bulk of her troops will be in the
field, requiring to be fed together
with those of France, Belgium aud
Russia, which countries will have
drawn deeply upon their own food
stocks. The reduced cost of labor
should enable more land to be
cleared as should the smaller amount
of roadwork this year, and the individual who places under cultivation land previously idle, or plants
to greater intensity, will be congratulating himself before the close
of this year of grace. The astute
prairie farmers have taken this matter to heart and Western Canada
will have something to show next
harvest. Why should not the
people of B. C. also rise to the occasion?   We leave it with you.
Ladies', Misses and Children's  Pattern and Ready-
To-Wear Hats
Newest Creations in Shapes
and   French   Sailors with
Military Effects
A large assortment of Imported Novelties in Childrens and Infants Hats and
Bonnets. This being a
sample lot there are no
two alike; ranging in price
from 50c to $3
Specialties in Childrens and
Infants   Silk   Embroidery,
Muslin and Cambric
Frocks and Pinafores from
75c to $2.50
Other Spring Goods to arrive Shortly
Coal oil 25c per gallon or $1 per
tin at McKean's. Bring your own
General Merchant
Men's, Women's and   Children's
��. AT
Friday, February 19
AU New Goods See Our Windows
Don't Miss This j Opportunity
General Merchant
IN THE MATTER of an application for
a Fresh Certificate of Indefeasible
Title to .ots 2, 109, 120 (excepting
thereout Blocks 17 and 24, Map
507 A) and Lot 26 (excepting thereout a strip 1 chain in width measured from High Water Mark) all in
Sayward District, in the Province of
British Columbia.
intention at the expiration of one
calender month from the first publication
hereof to issue fresh certificates of
Indefeasible Title Issued to Richard
Thomas Elliott on the 29th day of
December 1910, the 7th day of October
1910, the 12th day of October 1910. and
the 5th dav of February 1912, and numbered 2458, 2213, 2216 and 4638 respectively, which have been lost.
Dated at the Land Registry Office, at
Victoria, B. C, this 25ta dav of January
Registrar General of Titles
When In Doubt
Play Trumps
Have Goard Tune Your Piano
Factory Experience
Recommends  from  Leading Musicians
from the Atlantic to the Pacific.   Copies
of same furnished on request
W. J. Goard  will be  in this city  about
April 1st,   Leave orders at this Office,
or write direct to
845, 8th Ave., W.   -   Vancouver
Manufactured by
The Art Tailoring Co.
We have received our new
outfit of Spring and Summer
Suit Samples and Showcards.
Over 400 samples in all shades
latest patterns and styles.
Fit, quality and workmanship
guaranteed. Our first misfit
has yet to come. See our
Show Windows
Telephone 34
Next Royal Bank
Shoes! Shoes! Shoes!
A Genuine Bargain Sale
Lady's, Misses, Children's,  Boys'  and
Men's Shoes to go at Big Reductions
All New Stock
A fine line of Boys and Men's Sweaters at cost price
Parkin Bros.
Telephone 4 SANDWICK
Barrister   and JSolicitor,   Notary  Public
P. O. Box 209
Phone 24
Bar supplied Jwith the finest brands of
Liquors and Cigars
JOS. WALKER       -      -      Proprietor
Cumberland Hotel
Good Accomodation      Cusine Excellent
Wm. Merryfield
Pearse's Pool Room
Best Tables In Town
Palaee Livery
H.rses and Buggies for Hire lu
Terms cash.
We slso attend to wood hauling
Courtenay Phone as
To Bake
Not to Bake?
The former is really unnecessary when Bread from the
Courtenay Bakery is available
andby reason of quality has so
many votaries. Get the A B
habit and satisfaction
W. Aitken    -    Frop.
Opposite new Presbyterian Church
Plastering Contractor
Estimates Furnished   Work Guaranteed
First Class Plumbing:
Hot Water and Steamfitting
Jackson & Whittle
Phone 9 Courtenay
General Blacksmiths
olicit Your Patronage.   Caroful Attention
Given to Horses Feet
Well then here's
a shopping suggestion  for you.
Stop in and see
our new line of
Toilet Articles.
And while here,
be sure and see
Fashion's latest
fancies in colorings in our splendid assortment of
They sell for 10 cents a package,
SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.,_L.n., D.C.L, President
ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager JOHN AIRD, Aaa't General
CAPITAL, $15,000,000    RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000
Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits of $1 and
apwards. Careful attention is given to every account. Small accounts
are welcomed.   Accounts may be opened and operated by mail.
Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, withdrawals to be made by any one of them or by the survivor. S21
F. C. BROCK, Manager, Courtenay Brarch
The City Couucil met on Monday evening. The Mayor was in
the chair and all members present
when the proceedings started.
After the reading and adoption of
the minutes, communications were
read from C. G Callin, re lease, in
which he stated that he could not
consider the allowing of any other
business to lie carried on in the
council chamber except the business
of the city.
Alfred M. Jones wrote asking
for the position of Pound-keeper,
and enclosed a number of references
as to ability, character etc. The
letter was filed for future consideration .
A letter from the Attorney
General was r;ad in answer to the
Council's recommendation that C.
G. Callin be appointed Police
Magistrate, which pointed out that
as tlie Government had to shoulder
all the responsibility of the incumbent of the position, the Government would have to select the appointee.
E. H. Peterson wrote that the
street lighting committee had
enough monev on hand to light
the streets for another two months
and wanted the Council to take
over the lighting after that date,
otherwise they onlv had enough
money for one mouth, and guarantee one dollar per mouth light for
balance of year. Referred to
utilities committee.
J. Aitken wrote that the-proposed tax of $50 was too high for the
Express Company, and if it was
insisted upon the Company would
likely withdraw from the city. Reduced to $5.
An account from A.  W.   Brown
for $43.30 for chairs and table was Aid. McDonald  put it
referred to the Finance Committee,  advised the Aldermen to
���ome unnecessary work had been
done. The Majcr stated that the
Board of Works had power to expend not more t! nn fifty dollars.
A motion to restrict this committee was made, 1 nd the Mayor refused to put the motion.
Aid. Johnston said he could produce a .elegram Irom a K. C. stating that the mot'on had to be put.
The matter will come up again
at a future meeting,
After K. H. Peterson's communication had beeu referred to
the Utilities Ccmmittee. Alderman Johnston wi nted to know if it
was the intention of the Committee
to execute any bargain or to make
a report. The Mayor said thev
would make a report.
Aid. Robertson said a committee
could make a bargaiu,
Aid. Johnston, "Well your worship, I protest against any committee doing anything in defiance of
this council."
Aid. Leighton said Aid. Johnston
apparently had something to say,
and wished he would say it.
Aid. Johnston retorted "I have
said it,"
Another motion was then put.
that Mr. Peterson's letter be placed
on file until a lighting by-law was
Aid. Robertson brought up the
matter of a safe and typewriter,
The Mayor said it was a little too
soon to bring these matters up,
1 The Mavor then introduced
Mayor Parnham and the Couucil of
Cumberland, who said they hsd
just come down to see the street
lights, and incidently to to pay a
faternal visit to the Council, They
congratulated the city upon haying
such a splendid lighting system.
It beats Cumberland all hollow, and
is a credit to Courtenay, is the way
He also
work   to-
civic chair, as he was one of Cumberland's first Aldermen, and made
a good record for himself.
Aldermen Cook, Hanks, and
Henderson also made a few feli
citous remarks.
Aid. Kirkwood, seconded by Aid
Leighton, moyed a hearty vote of
thanks to the members of the Cumberland Council for tlieir visit, to
which Mayor Parnham replied.
The Council then went iuto committee of the whole to discuss the
Trade by-law, clause by clause.
The first clause to go by the
board was the Saloon license clause,
none will be issued.
The bottle license clause will
have to stand over because some of
the Aldermen were not sure of how
much more than a pint bottle a
licenser could sell.
The Hotel license fee stands at
one hundred and twenty five dollars every six months, although
Aid. Johnston was strongly of the
opinion that it should be $250,
Aldermen Robertson and Crompton thought that 125 was enough
now, but if times improve the
hotels might be asked to pay more.
Automobiles will be added to the
cabs, etc.
The banks tax was reduced to
$25 half yearlv.
Express Company's tax was reduced to $5 per year.
The Telephone Company license
was reduced to $20 every 6 months.
The Electric Light clause stands
over until the council meets the
Company ou lm___uy ati_ruouu
when tin.* Real Estate men will be
asked to state their views.
The committee rose and reported
The by-law to borrow $500 from
the Bank of Commerce was then
read a thiid time and passed.
New business
Aid. Johnston gave notice that
at the next meeting he would submit for approval of the Council, a
by-law to deal with certain standing committees, which would prevent them from spending any uoney
without first getting permission of
the Council.   Aid. Kirkwood said
gether if they wish to  accomplish
City Clerk McKinnon advised
the Aldermen not to talk too much
or they would overwork the City
Clerk, and leave a lot of useless
records on the books.
Aid. Carey was pleased  to   see
) Mayor Kilpatrick  occupying   the
Now'1 the time to prepare for next year's harvest
Your larvest will be bigger, better next year if
you put in more time on the farm. Drive a Ford���
and reduce from a matter of hours to a matter of
minutes, time spent in those necessary trips to
town during the busy season. Seventeen thousand Canadian farmers drive the Ford because it's
a time-saver���money-saver���and pleasure-giver.
Ford Touring Car $590. Ford Runabout $540. Ford
Coupelet f 850.   Ford Sedan $1150.   Ford Town Car $840
(All cars aold fully equipped (. o. b. Ford, Ont)
Buyers of these practical can will share ln profits if we sell
90,000 new Ford cars between August 1,1911 and August 1,1915
K. C. EMDE     ���     COURTENAY
hi n  .vimi t mX
COMOX    '
Thj moat enthusiastic Liberal meetifg held
in Cotuux for manyyears took place < 11  b_i.
day uigllt when about fifty pei'sous who pro- j
fe  ed tlieimelve* a* ilU.-.utisii.M with    re Rent
.tiditlons got together und elected officers as
fo 'own Ohm. Matnews'n, president; A. B,;
n.il, vice-pi_ident; Geo.  ArdlpV   .. e -l,'e__. '
Speeches w rs made by J. W.  McKenzie, P.
U Aiukrion and .1,  A.-t'ii.   Tlitiv  \v_l Lo '
another meetlt.; Bhortl_   Most of the speak*
era sp__ well nt Mr.   ,.latison, lug  thought
that he was in bad lompany.
The next meeting will be held next
Wednesday evening.
CondinW Fletcher has rented Mr, A, H.
Kirkwcod _ pi ce, Mr. K rkwnod is leaving
fnr ^Saskatchewan.
'lhe children of the lower division of the
Comox school gave a very interesting entertainment fnr the seniors and parents.
A. Kii:pon hi.s excoungtd four acres of land
for a Jaut ch.
Kev. Vr_.klii_W"ataon returned from attending the Sti.o.I at ViUo ia very ill, and
hus beeu ordered to keep ito his be 1 for some
time by his physician.
Mr. W. 11, Kobb is at the West End Hospital undergoing an operation,
Jack Martin has 1 .tn at Vancouver and
Victoria for the past week.
Bom-At the Wireless Station, on Saturday, to Mr and Mrs. It. Ainslie, a daughter.
The play "Revenge and The Law" given by
the Comox 1 .ainatic Society, a _l_ed by the
Happy Valley Minstrels, last Wednesday
evening was a very successful affair. The net
proceeds were $ . which will be given to the
poor of the disti iel, Much credit is due the
stage manager Mr. Webster and Mrs. Piercy
for their efforts in getting the member! drilled so well. They were letter perfect but
lacked somewhat in expression. The stage
was nicely decorated for the occasion; also the
work of Mr. Webster.
The first scene was Mr. Gilder's ofiice, 2nd
Mary Turner's room on her return from prison
3rd Gilder's private home, 4th Police Inspector's effice.
The cast of characters: Mr. Gilder. Geo.
Cliffe ; Dick Gilder, Mr. Webster; Stenographer Kathleen Duggan: Mary Turner,
Katie Grant; Aggie. Miss Wilson ; Greggs,
G. Cliffe ; Bed, It. Grant; Gaston, C. Piercy;
Policeman Cassidy, J. Pritchard ; Detective,
A. Grant: Barrister, N. Pritchard.
Mayor Kilpatrick of Courtenay and Geo.
Clinton of Cumberland were visitors in town
on Tuesday.
The basket ball team intends going to Cumberland ou Monday evening.
The heavy cut through Nob hill is about
finished aid is a job highly cr.ditable to road-
master Ryan.
Coal oil 26c per gallon or $1 per tin at
Courtenay Oil & Supply Co. Bring your
own tin,
Letter to The Editor
Dear Sir:���After the eighty had
partaken somewhat freely, it was
gratifying to observe there was
still more than fragments left,
and many of the Blues who came
there duly prepared by previous
abstinence felt fully recompensed
before leaving the table.
You surely surpassed our highest
expectations as entertainers, and
our hope is that we may again have
the privilege of sitting down at
your table.
Consistency, thou art a
Coal oil 25c per gallon or $1 per tin at
Courtenay Oil & Supply Co. Bring your
owa tin.
General Blacksmith
COMOX      .      B. C.
Telephone M 92
Canadiau Pair-auks-Morse l'n-
gines ami Pmi \
a Specialty
Try o u   .xce. or TI<iof
A Work Guaranteed
* of the
Courtenay Conservative Asso'n
will be held in the
Courtenay Opera House
Thursday,   February  25,   1915
at 8:00 p. m. sharp ., t*\\
Samuel Calhoun,
Frank D. Cameron,
Hon. Secretary
Comox    Co-Operative   Society
Dealers in all kinds of Meats,
Butter, Eggs and Farmer's
Produce, Cooked Meats a
Specialty. We tell ouly the
best. Prices are always low
and satisfactory. We pay
best prices for produce
Phone No. 2
Do You Know
That Yon Can
with Electricity
cheaper than you
can do it any
other way
If you doubt this come in and make us prove it
The Courtenay Electric Light, Heat & Power Co.
���Phones, Office 35,Res. 65
Office, Mill Street
The Courtenay Hotel
Every Convenience for Guests
The Central Hotel for Sportsmen
None but the BEST WINES an
LIQUORS at the Bar
Try an Ad. in The Review
Comox, B. C.
Best Meals North of Nanlamo
Choicest Liquors ���__ Cigars
C. A. Martin, Prop.
Comox, B. C.
First-class   Accommodation.   Best
Quality Wines Liquors and Cigars
R, McCuish, Prop. GTHE   REVIEW.   COURTNEY,   B. C.
By L. T. Meade
Ward,   Lock  &  Co.,   Limited
London,  Melbourne and Toronto
Mil-While, Mrs. Jolmsou, liaviug
done everything, as she Celt, to the
best advantage, took a 'bus into the
city;' there she parted with certain
.cms, brooches, bracelets, etc., to the
woman who expected a parcel from
her almost dally, Shu wns au well
known in this woman, thai she got
very good U _ins tor her spoils. She
told the woman she would nol be with
hor again for some little time, and
managed to extract a hundred pounds
from her for what she hail stolen. She
then went glibly back and marched
past one of the detectives wbo was
eagerly looking tor Florence Dunbar
In her purple dress and musquash
coat-to tne blind alley where she always bad a couple of rooms when she
really wished to bide from the police,
All day Ions poor litlle Barbara had
been alone, all during that long and
terrible day. The fog had lilted towards evening, which made matters a
trifle better. The door was locked;
onee a woman, who had, in tlie poor
child's eyes, a dreadful face, tapped
at the door, aud after waiting for Barbara's reply, unlocked it and brought
ln a coarse meal of meat and vegetables. She gave this to the girl and
"I'd heat ef I was you; the more
strength you 'ave the better. You'll
come to no 'arm���you're a pretty little
Then she laughed in a harsh, discordant way, and turned to leave the
room; but before she reached the
door Barbara heard ber say:
"Eh; but it's a weary life."
The next moment the girl sprang to
her,feet, caught the woman's hand,
just as she was preparing to let her-
Belt out of the room, kissed the dirty
hand, and said:
"Ob, give me my liberty, and I will
pay you hundreds of pounds! 1 know
my dear, dear uncle will givo the
money to you. Oh, let nie be free!
let mo be free! let me be free!"
Barbara uow fell on her knees; she
claspd tlie woman round the waist.
"Look ye 'ere, child���of you was to
keep in that position till Ihis time tomorrow, l could no more let yer free
than 1 could Ily; so ..list you get up;
heat your vittles, keep yer strength,
and no 'arm will come to yer. .Mrs.
Johnson ain't a bad sort, wheu all's
Baid and done, but interfere with her
���my word! 1 might as well give up
my life. Even my life wouldn't be
worth an hour's purchase. No, kiddie,
I can't '(dp yer, I'm sorry for yer, that
I be. Perhaps she could, but I can't."
Then sbe went out: of the room and
locked the door behind. Barbara, having recovered from her lirst frantic
terror and fright, determined to eat
her food. Not that she was in the
least hungry, but she knew that there
was senes in keeping up lier strength,
and with all her sweetness and her
pure angelic nature, she had a real
fund of commonsense, which never deserted her at any crisis in her life.
She therefore sat down, having first
carefully examined the room, whicli
was very dirty. There was a large
double bed in one corner, which looked
most uninviting, and which made Barbara shiver . even to glance at���so
dark were tbe blankets, so almost
black tho counterpane, so revolting
the whole appearance of the bed. Then
the poor cliild thought of her sweet little room In Dean's Yard, and tears
tilled her eyes; but she would not suffer herself to cry for long.
"I think, somehow, Ralph will save
me," she murmured; "I think, somehow, he and my dear Uncle Horace
will save me." Then she fell on her
knees and began to pray very earnestly. This prayer comforted her, and
for several hours she sat in a half-
stupifled state, hardly thinking, but
thankful to be alone.
The short day had come to a close,
and the poor cliild was in the dark.
By now, ��� the house had become
strangely, horribly noisy; men and
women tramped iip and down the
stairs; oaths tilled the air; coarse
laughter rang from one lloor to another. Barbara trembled all over.
Suppose one of these women���suppose the woman wbo had brought her
food today���came into the room! But
oo one came near her. Once she distinctly heard the voice of a man say:
"It's In here she's put her, I lien-
pore kid!"
Barbara had a sort of idea tbat she
recognized the man's voice, but was
not sure.   She trembled violently:
"Oh! God! God! help me!" murmured the poor little thing.
The room had a window very high
In the wall���there was no possible
means of escaping. The fire���a tiny
one, which had been in the grate wheu
Barbara was first brought in���had long
died out. Fortunately, however, it
was a moonlight night, and there was
r faint gas jet In the miserable street
blewo. . She went and stood by the
below. She went and stood by the
praying. Was she not the daughter of
a clergyman? Had she not always
been trained to fear God and not to
fear man? Certain comforting convictions came over her; she felt assured
that, somehow, she would be saved in
the end.
At last, Bteps were, heard on the
stairs; she almost gave a scream.. The
door was opened; a woman, very quiet-
W.N.U. 1035
]ly dressed, entered.
I    ".My word! Bui there's not a scrap
\ ui light," sbe said.    "Are you there,
; Barbara?"
I     "Oh, Mrs. Dunbar!' said Barbara.
She   was  relieved  at  this  moment
��� that ii should be Mrs. Dunbar and no
oue else.
"Stay a moment, and I will make
ithings ctieery," said the woman.
She basiled about; she lit lhe gas,
I and soon had the lire mended and
(roaring merrily up ihe chimney; she
: pulled down lhe broken Venetian
blind and placed on llie table a little
j meal which she had purchased just
I before she entered the cul-de-sac
where Barbara was in hiding. She had
j got half a eold chicken, some slices of
I ham. two rolls of bread, some butter,
| lea, milk and sugar.
j "Now, my child," said Mrs. Dunbar.
I "Aren't yon hungry?"
"Oh!" said Barbara���she looked at
ihis quiet respectably dressed woman
| in  aiiia/.enieut.
"You are not .Mrs.  Dunbar!"
"Oh, Lor', child!
Tlie woman tossed off her little hon-
i net, pulled out her abundant hair, and
' said with a laugh:
"1 have twenty names, my dear. For
the lime, 1 am Clara Johnson, a widow
j who lias lately lost her husband���that
is true enough, isn't it, Barbara��� and
! when you speak to me before others,
you will call me mother, if you please
���1 really don't much care what you
do call uie, but. mother would be best
and simplest, besides, it is true; and
when one can get a spark of honest,
dowu right truth into a dirty job, why,
1 hold to it. The main thing for me
is that 1. have been hungering for you
for seventeen years; I have been down
into hell lire, "but I have never forgotten you. I have got you at last, and
1 am not likely to let you go. Do you
know that there are at this moment
at least twenty detectives after me,
but not one of theni shall catch either you or me. Now then, cliild, cheer
up���smile at. your mother���why do
you mm from me?"
"I���want to go back," pleaded
Barbara.    "Mother!     it you are my
mother -"
"Didn't I say so, child? And, what is
more, I will no: let you go back."
"Ob, mother, 1 will send you -you
know you like money���I will send
you plenty of money, if you will let
me go!"
"I know all about, that," said Mrs.
Johnson, with a laugh. "You want to
go to Dean's Yard���a very snug, respectable place for a little girl���but
she is better oft with ber mother now
that her father is dead. No more
words, my dear. You will be surprised at the change in my appearance by and by; 1 have at least half a
dozen disguises in the next room; I
shall put on quite a fresh one before
we start for Paris, where we are going tonight."
"Oh!" said Barbara. She gave a
fearful .cry. "How awful! Won't you
be satislled with money and give me
up? You bave done without me all
these years!"
"That is true, but 1 was hungering
for you all the time. Barbara, 1 don't
want your money. See what 1 have
got today."
Here the woman put her band into
an inner pocket and drew out a fat
purse. Sbe took from it gold and
"You see, little Barbara, that money
does not tempt me���not by any
means. But 1 am disposed by and
by, It you nre very good and patient,
to bargain for a large sum to give you
back to these people, but I must have
'you for a little. My starved heart
must be fed for a little! Cliild! you
don't know tlie longing I had for you.
I'm a bad lot���there never was worse
���and your poor, good father knew it
to his cost; but in my best moments
1 thought of my little child! You
have never lived through what I have
Hved; you have never been in an Italian prison! Even the remembrance of
that place makes me shudder! Oh!
what I lived through, day after day,
night after night! No peace, no comfort, no hope! Nothing! Nothing! Nothing! The world a blank, and 1 so
restless, so eager to be up and doing,
my fingers trembling to��� Oh! child!
it's a disease; but It's on me! It's on
me! I can't help it! 1 think 1 could
steal from you, if I bad the chance!
However, I lived through that lime in
prison. I vowed then, that when I
came out I would be a straight woman! And do you know why 1 made
that vow? Because of you���because
of my baby child! 1 thought of her
little face, and���child! I am your
mother. Don't be too bard on me.
Then I returned to England; 1 broke
my word to your poor father, but 1
never troubled htm while he lived."
"Oh! Poor, poor father," murmured Barbara. She was sobbing bitterly.
"Why, do you care for me?"
"He was a good man���he has gone
to his place. Haven't you a word of
sympathy for your mother?"
"i have! I have! I am awfully sorry for you. I wish so earnestly that
you would turn round and be���be
good. Then 1 would���1 would call
you mother. We might go and live
somewhere out of Kngland and be together. If only you would keep good
���you don't know how I would love
you, I would be your child indeed."
"My child, indeed!" The woman
gave a sneering laugh. "There's no
use talking in that strain to me, Barbara. Do "you happen to know?���
well, if you don't, I'll tell you���what
the fact of goodness now would mean
to me? Well, ten years' penal servitude���ten years in prison. Do you
suppose for a moment that I am likely to go through that thorny path to
be good at the end of the time? How
old are you, Barbara? Why, of course,
I know���you are nearly twenty���you
don't look the age. My gracious, what
a life I've led! and yet the excitement
of it, the way I have slipped through
the hands of tlie police. Five years of
my time ln Kngland have been spent
In penal servitude, but all the rest of
the time I've bad my fun���yes, my
fun. There, we must stop talking,
there's some one coming up. Keep
quiet���1 can soon make you, If you
don'l obey me."
There was a bump on the stairs and
someone knocked.
"Now I have a surprise foil you, little Barbara; I'm going to be really
good to you."
Barbara looked up her heart for a
moment almost stopped heating. The
next minute the door was opened, and
Kate Jessop appeared. Barbara, with
a strangled cry, flung herself into
Kate's arms.
"Kate, Kate, Kale! you have come
lo save mc! You will save me, won't
"Of course, she will save you, my
dear, that's what she has come for.
She eau do what 1 can't. But first of
all you must bear with nie for a time.
We are, all three of us, going to Paris
tonight. 1 know lhat you haven'l
enough clothes, and you can't travel
without luggage; so 1 have got Kale
to buy you this very neat little trunk,
Let nie see what you have chosen.
Tbe clothes, Unsuitable according
to Barbara's dainty ideas, were produced, but the girl was now so sunk
in misery, that she hardly knew what
was put before her. She sank down
speechless, dull, almost stupid, on her
chair. Mrs. Johnson bustled about;
Kate said:
"Well, ma'am, if we are  to get off
tonight,  I'd  Hest  go  to  my  digs and
bring my bits o' duds along."
(To be Continued I
Two Leaders in Finance
British    Soldier   Died   as  Bravely   as
Brave  Man Should
How a straggling British soldier
was captured and shot by Germans
unjustly as a spy is narrated by a
United States war correspondent.
who witnessed the execution.
"It happened at a village near
Nieuport, lie says. 1 was in my
quarters when I heard the soldiers
outside the door crying out 'Eng-
lisch! Englisch!' 1 ran oul and saw
some Chlans bringing in a man
dressed in civilian clothes but wearing a khaki shirt. He was unmistakably a British soldier. He was
a big, blonde fellow, woefully dirty,
unshaven, his hair all matted.
"Some of the German soldiers who
knew English pointed at him, shouting to me, 'Spy! Spy!' I followed
the little procession as far as a
farmhouse where the headquarters
of this German outpost were. I
knew the fellow was English, you
know, and I wanted to see fair.
"They told me they had caught
him spying, and had taken a lot. of
plans and notes away from him. I
didn't know anything about the
man myself, not even the name of
his regiment, except that I could
tell by his appearance that he was
not an officer���for all I know he
may simply have been one of the
English who were cut off in the retreat from Antwerp and was trying
to make the British or Belgian lines.
"They were in the house about an
hour. Then they brought him out,
just four men with loaded rifles and
an officer. He was not bound, but
walked quite free between his
guards, very straight and calm and
quite unmoved.
"At the sight of that Englishman
going to his ' death with eyes shining, head up and shoulders squared,
the tears fairly came into my eyes.
I forgot all about being a neutral, all
about being an American, and all
about the Germans and and just felt
I couldn't bear to see what was going
to come. As he passed me I said
aloud���I felt I had to speak���'Goodbye, old chap, and good luck!' He just
turned his head and looked at me and
smiled a little smile as if to thank me
and to say he did not mind.    .
"They stood him up in the middle
of the road. Away in the distance,
down the road a German regiment
was coming along with noisy drums
and fifes. As the firing squad���just
the four guards���stood back to take
up their positioa the Englishman
drew himself up at attention with a
click of the heels, braced his shoulders and threw up bis head, game
and brave to the last. It was all
over in a second.
Five New Vessels Mean an Outlay of
Over $7,500,000
The London Daily Telegraph's Belfast correspondent states that the
Canadian Pacific Hailway has purchased live new vessels on the stocks
in Irish and Scotch shipyards to replace the wastage caused by the war.
Three of the vessels are being constructed in Belfast and two on the
Clyde. The transaction is said to
involve considerably over _ 1,500,000
Mrs. Newlyrich, having come into a
fortune through a lucky strike, set up
a country home near a big city, where
she lived in style. One day while she
was showing some of her old time
friends about the place they came to
the poultry yard. "What beautiful
chickens!" the visitors exclaimed.
"All prize fowl!" haughtily explained the hostess.
"Do they lay every day?" was the
next question.
"Oh, they could, of course, but in
our position it is not necessary for
them to do so."
Old Enough
"I understand Miss Whatyoumaycall
is going to have a birthday party this
evening," tlie fat plumber observed.
"Yep," answered the thin chapent-
er.   "I've been invited."
"Did she keep her last birthday?"
"Y es, and I'll tell you In confidence
I don't believe she ever intends to let
go of lt."
President, Bank of Montreal.
General  Manager  Bank  of  Montreal.
Tommy Atkins War Bread
Part of the  Durable  Rations Carried
by  Soldiers  While on the
Every army in time of war carries
what is called war bread, which
tonus a part of the durable rations,
and is intended to he eaten if necessary while on the march. The Ger
man soldier receives for his war
bread a zwieback, in which are mixed together too grammes of raised
dough and 10'grammes of cooked rice
together with salt. Beaten eggs and
sugar are added to the dou_.li lu order to improve its flavor, and to increase the nourishing power. The
proportion is 500 eggs to lt'O kilogrammes of flour. Finally, potato
flou,' is used, it is said, to prevent
the bread from growing stale too
easily, and caraway seed gives it the
necessary spic.iness.
The Austro-Hungarian soldiers
carry tlieir durable ration of bread
packed in small cotton bags. This
bread is shaped like a sausage, and
consists of wheat flour, potato flour,
eggs, .unskimmed milk, malt, cinnamon, nutmeg and yeast.
ln France each soldier receives as
his durable ration ten loaves of
bread, each of whicli is 70 millimetres long, 65 millimetres broad,
and 25 millimetres thick. In any
case, this bread does not taste as
good, nor is it as nourishing as the
Austrian bread, for the "piou-piou,"
as the French infantry man is called,
must be satisfied with a loaf which
is made only of flour, yeast and water.
The war bread of the Italians and
Roumanians is very similar to that
of France. It is, thougS, somewhat
darker and has a uniformly smooth
The Swiss soldier carries his war
bread with him in a small pasteboard box. Each of thes3 little packages contains five small loaves,
which weigh altogether only 250
The light colored war bread of the I
English is kept in good condition :n
small soldered tin boxes.
The Belgians give their soldiers a
war bread made of flour, sugar and
eggs, each loaf having forty punctures. Holes are also pierced through
the Turkish war bread, which is
made in round disks, having a diameter of 150 millimetres, and a very
thick brown crust. ���
"What a life!" sighed the agent for
the dead-and-dry encyclopedia, as
he turned in at the gate of a country
cottage. But his natural qualities
soon asserted themselves as lie espied
a probable buyer.
"Warm day, sir," he said affably to
the old boy busying himself with the
A grunt was his only answer.
"I've something here that will interest you and your good lady," he
pursued unabashed, displaying a copy
of the encyclopaedia.
"Ain't got no good lady, and don't
read," crudely observed the O.B.
"But if you have children, this���"
"But there ain't no children, either.
No one here but me and the cat!"
"Well, then," persisted the agent
desperately, "this is just the book
you're looking for. Don't you ever
want to throw something really substantial at the eat?"
Le Dansant
In grandma's day, when dancing art
Was not amiss,
The partners held each other off,
1 H
But now with trot and grizzly hear,
The dip and kiss,
Eacli gets a double strangle-hold,
K 1
���Pennsylvania Punch Bowl.
"Isn't that hotel clerk a trifle supercilious?"   /
"Why shouldn't he be? He ig permitted to remain in this hotel indefin-
iately. He is no mere transient guest."
���Washington Star.
A wearied young lady hastened-the
departure of a tediouB caller by remarking as she looked out of the window, "I think we are going to have
a beautiful -linrisc."
Contributed  by  Dr.  Heber Jamieson,
Professor of Bacteriology in the
University of Alberta
Fresh air is an absolute essential
to good health. The lung takes from
the atmosphere one of its gases���
oxygen, which is used to keep the
system in its normal state. Every
breath we take in carries the neces-'
sary oxygen to the small air cells ia
the lungs. Every breath we send out
is charged with another gas which Is
thrown off by the body cells as waste
material. *
The transfer of these Iwo i-ases is
made between the lungs and the small
cells of whicli the whole body is made
by means of red corpuscles of the
blood. These little messengers must
be healthy in order to do tlieir work
well and sufficient numbers must be
maintained to give the best service.
If a person becomes anaemic there is
a falling oft in the numbersof the
red cells. As each one of these can
carry only a. certain amount of oxygen at a time the body suffers in consequence of the diminished supply.
Every room contains a certain
amount of oxygen and wdien that is
exhausted the body suffers. The air
inhaled now contains the waste gas
whicli we have just disposed of and we
must therefore take it into our lungs
again and try to impose this on the
blood cells. They are not to be deluded and if the imposition is persisted in the person faints for lack ot the
.ife sustaining oxygen.
The more people there are breathing the same air the sooner it is vitiated. In the country the atmosphere
is more pure. It has been said that it
is kept pure by the farmers keeping
the foul air shut up in tlieir houses.
What truth there may have been in
this statement, as to the conservation
of impure air in the rural districts, tha
reader can judge for himself. The
dweller in cities is no less a sinner
when he sleeps in a room wllh the
windows closed "because the night
air is bad" forgetting that, night air
was designed for night breathing and
is  preferable   to   stale   day   air.
War Tourist's Friend
Baedeker, One of tne War's Victim*
Was Guide Book Man
Tourists all the world over read
with sympathetic interest the report
that Herr Karl Baedeker, the publisher of the famous guide books, had
been killed in action. This member
of the Baedeker family was one ot
the grandsons of old Karl Baedeker,
who was born at Er-sen in 1801, where
Ills father bad carried on a business
of printer and bookseller, and who
himself started in business in 1827 at
Coblentz, where ho died just over
fifty years ago. His grave in that
town ls often visited by tourists.
It was old Karl Baedeker who first
hit upon the idea of publishing a
series of guide books for the different
countries. Tlie first guide book published by Baedeker was a small book
on the Rhine, of which in 1839 he produced a third edition entirely re-written by himself. Since then guide
books for Belgium, Holland, Germany,
Austria, Switzerland, the United
States, etc., have been published In
the principal languages of Europe,
until today the word "Baedeker" has
become almost a synonym for guide
Increase Force of Mounted Police
The establishment of the Northwest
Mounted Police has been increased to
1,27. the largest in its history. Over
500 have been added since the war
broke out, and the force is doing excellent work in patrolling the western
country, especially those parts where
foreign elements predominate. A
great many of them have been anxious
to go to the front, but have been discouraged as lt has been considered
that their services are : ore needed
where they are. So far, however, there
has been no trouble with the foreigners and none is anticipated.
"Won't your wife sing for us?"
"Sure!    1 Just asked her not to."���
Philadelphia Ledgtr. THE   REVIEW.   COURTNEY.   B. C.
Make the liver
Do ito Duty
Nine times in ten when the liver a right the
ttoraich and bowel, tie right.
gently bul (irmly com
6el ��� l__y liver lo
do lit duty
Cures Con
Headache, and Distress after Eatinp.
Small Pill, Small Dose, Small Price.
Genuine must bear Signature
Death of a Brave Man
"Get Cover, Boye;  They Are Firing
at You."
"Fancy being sholled by a heavy
battery for six weeks i ud only one
man killed. They have fired almost
a thousand shells. Last night they
attacked us here, but were driven
back with a loss of 600 killed and
wounded. 1 suppose you rend ln the
papers about one of our oulcers being killed. This was Lord Arthur
Hay. I was next him when he lost
his life. The Irish Guards were ordered to attack a hill on which a
party of Qermans had been posted.
The hill was covered with thick woods
and there were German snipers up
the trees and anywhere they could
post themselves.
"We came lu contact witli Lord
Arthur Hay and a company of men.
Ho asked what company 1 belonged
to. I replied, 'No. 1, sir!' 'Well,' ho
remarked, 'get off to your left.' No
sooner did I move nway than a bullet,
Skimming my arm, struck Lord Arthur
In tlio stomach. He foil like a log.
I lay down a few foot from bim, and
after several minutes another follow
Came crawling to\vards.ine, and togotli-
er we tried to remove Lord Arthur.
"When wo touched htm he opened
his eyes and said, 'Get cover, boys;
Ihey arc firing at you.' Wo took him
from tho ground, nnd, as wo were
raising him, a second ballot cume
between myself and my companion
und struck Lord Arthur in lho back.
II. passed Ihrough his chest, tearing
Ills coat as it came out. A minute
later a bravo man had died.���Private
John Brady, 1st Irish Guards.
Christmas time you have a
little extra money. Why not
make the home a present of an
Eddy Washboard and an Eddy
Indurated Fibreware Tub ?
You will feel the benefit every
washday in the year, for the
Indurated Tub keeps the
water hot for so long that it
saves much lifting and carrying of water���and the washboards have a special crimp
which without tearing the
clothes, loosens the dirt very
i    Buy   your home   a  Xmas
j present, Mrs.   Housekeeper.
but be sure they are EDDY'S
Children Teething
Mrs. Winslow's
Soothing Syrup
Jet .Mat. NA
Used in French
_    _        _ _ Hospitals with
Kid.Co, Haver stock Rd, Ham pstk ad, London, bho.
THERAPION K5_.ss_.__.
ng that in*.- Marked word 'them, ion* it oh
i_ather.stoi_lia.igl_ _ Co., head office,
Xing street east, Toronto, Canada.
Mlnard's Liniment Cures Distemper.
Coaxed German Out
Things here are rather warm at the
present moment, iu fact have been
tor nearly a fortnight, writes Corporal W. Cray, of the R.F.A. We
average two or three hundred rounds
a day, and some days more than
One day we fired over 900 rounds;
and the German infantry lost thousands. We let them have lt hot for
Some of (he Seaforlh Highlanders,
whose trenches are iu front of ours,
coaxed the Germans to make a
charge. They 'started an attack,
when suddenly the Jocks hopped out
of their trenches and began to retire.
The Germans at once began
charge, and when they were nearly
on the Jocks three machine guns on
either side, which were cunningly
concealed, enfiladed them. Then the
Seaforths had  their charge.
Not many Germans returned to
their trenches.
may bring sickness, doctors bills'and
loss of work; you know that serious
sickness usually starts with a cold, and
a cold only exists where weakness
exists.   Remember that.
Overcome the weakness and nature
cures the cold���thnt is the law of
reason. Carefully avoid drugged pills,
syrups or stimulants; they are only
props and braces and whips.
It is the pure medicinal nourishment
in Scott's Emulsion that quickly enriches the blood, strengthens the lungs
and helps heal the air passages.
And mark this well���Scott's Emulsion generates body-heat as protection
against winter sickness. Get Scott's
at your drug store to-day. Lt always
strengthens and builds up,
14-51      Scott & Bowne, Toronto, Ontario.
Protecting Implements From Rust
A correspondent or the Breeders'
Magazine gives this advice on this subject:
Housing fails because it does not
keep the noisture laden atmosphere
from contact with the surface of the
steel. There arc many cheap gummy
or oily substances that will protect a
bright plough or hoe or other farm
tool. 1 havo found heavy unrefined
oil effective and easily applied. Axle
grease is used so .(qnerally for waggons that many farmers apply that. It
ls more expensive and more difficult to
spread so as to cover the entire surface of the tool. Unrefined cottonseed
oil and the low grade catsor oil spread
readily and carry gum and oil enough
to dry slowly and cover well, and they
do not dry so hard as linseed oil,
whicli prevents the plough or hoe from
scouring readily.
A barrel of heavy lubricating oil on
tlie farm will save any further outlay
frr axle grease or machine oil. It is
good for killing vermin on animals
and for protecting tools from rust���
If o. lyewe get the men to app'y it.
Beware  of  Ointments  lor  Catarrh  That
Contain Mercury
as mercury will surely destroy the senso
of smell and completely derange the
whole system when entering tt through
the mucous surfaces. Such articles should
never be used except on prescriptions
from reputable physicians, as the damage
they will do is ten fold to the good vou
can possibly derive from them. Hall's
Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. J.
Cheney __ Co., Toledo, O., contains no
mercury, and is taken internally, acting
directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. In buying Hall's
Catarrh Cure be sure you get tho genuine, lt is taken Internally and made
in Toledo. Ohio, by 1. J. Cheney & Co.
Testimonials  free.
Sold by Druggists.  Price. 75c. per bottle.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.
A British soldier in Belgium was
me morning wending his way to camp
',1th a Hue rooster in his arms, when
ie was stopped by his colonel to know
( he had been stealing chickens.
"No, Colonel," was lhe reply. "I saw
he old fellow sitting on the wall, and
I ordered hlni to crow for Kngland,
tnd he wouldn't���so I just took him
The most obstinate corns and warts
���.�� resist Holloway's Corn Cure.   Try
English Newsie (selling extras)���
Setter 'ave one and read- about it
tow, sir; it might be contrad'eted in
_e morning.���Punch.
She���How do you suppose the apes
.���rack the hard shells of the nuts they
lick up?
He���With a monkey wrench, of
CLr__._* Granulated Eyelids,
__PUl V **" inflamed by expo*
_^ ��ur-to Sao, Dust and Win*
Pi/At! quickly relieved by Marine
L_ _Y f?3_ C����B��Mdy. No Smarting,
. __ . . iu,t EJ. Comfort. At
^___._IS_P,, i i6e P" Bo��le. MnrlM Ey��
>*��bTu_ej25c. ForBtok.l.beEyeFreea.k
-i-fgtai or Millie Eye Seariy Cs ��� C_lci|_
Nev; Year's Maid in Yellow Brocade
A trim New Year's maid,
Iu her yellow brocade,
Comes tripping along down the middle
'Tween dancers a-row,
How her flasning eyes glow,
As she treads to the tune of the fiddle!
Ab, pert little flirt
Of the witchery skirt,
Your wiles so alluringly tender
Send- wine to the head
Of the rustics who tread
Spellbound by your ankles so slender!
With lips in a curve,
As you posture and swerve,
You smile on each gallant entrancing.
With coquettish art
You are playing your part
And  treading on hearts  with    your
dancing. r
Ah, sweet New Year's maid,
In the yellow brocade,
Tonight you are dancing as sprightly
In the firelight glow
���As you did long ago���
And you tread on the hearts, ah, as
���Horace Seymour Keller, in Judge.
There is nothing repulsive in Miller's Worm Powders, and they are as
pleasant to take as sugar, so that few
children will refuse them. In some
cases they cause vomiting through
their action in an unsound stomach
but tills is only a manifestation of
their cleansing power, no indication
that they are hurtful. They can be
thoroughly depended upon to clear
all worms from the system.
The Unlucky Belgian      PALE AND SICKLY
Will  ba  Done  With  Refuy.es
Prom Belgium?
The question of tho repatriation of
tiie Boigian refugees in Kngiund has Need All the Strength That Good Red
been under consideration   for   some]
time. Thore haB been a certain division on tbls subject ln the Belgian
cabinet Itself, one view being thut the
people should be sent back to tlie big J
cities like Antwerp, and ordinary commercial life resumed.
There are others who hold the view
that if the people do return it ts impossible that commercial and business
life can resume Its normal courses
under present circumstances, and,
moreover, that it would bo extremely
undesirable to bave the ruined cities
and villages re-populated at present,
as they are likely to suffer greatly
wnen once again they become the
sceo6 of sanguinary lighting, as the
allks advance to drive the Germans
out of Belgium. This ls the predominant view of Belgian ministers
and municipal authorities.
Minard's Liniment Cures Garget In
In a Barber Shop
It was In a suburban barber shop,
and a farmer with a week's growth
of stubby beard liad seated himself
in a chair to have his whiskers cropped.
"Guess you'll have a time gittin'
them off," he remarked, as tlie barber
began rubbing on the lather.
"Oh, I don't'know," said the barber
carelessly. "All beards look alike to
"Wunst I went into a barber shop to
git shaved," resumed the farmer, "and
after the barber was done and I was
payin' him, he remarked, 'Say, old
man, if all beards was like yourn, I'd
quit the barber business.' I sez to
him, I sez, 'Well, you haven't got anything on me, old man. If all barbers
was like you, I'd let my bean1, grow."
���Columbus Dispatch.
Warts  Removed Without Pain
Putnam's Painless Wart and Corn
Extractor never fails to remove
Warts, C--is or Bunions, without
pain, iu a fow hours. Give Putnam's
a trial.
Women as Soldiers
Germans Try Steel Jacketj Against
British Rifles
For the first time in modern warfare the Germans made use near
Armentieres of armoured jackets for
infantry: heavy steel cuirasses
reaching from the shoulders nearly
down to the knee.
In these they march slowly forward till they reach the very edge of
a trench, "looking like blooming tortoises," said a Tommy AUins, "But
we have the bayonet ready for 'em
when they get to us," he went on,
"and we sha'n't have anything to
fear from 'shelly-bellies,' unless perhaps in a night attack."
Tills modern revival of the old
Roman armed foot soldier marks an
epoch in modern warfare.
Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.
A fledging dentist was glad of the
opportunity to fill the practice of a
friend in a country town for a few
weeks while the latter enjoyed a vacation at the seaside. One day a farmer came in���a big, muscular chap,
full blooded���one of the sort whose
teeth come like the roots of oak trees.
As he sat in the chair he asked,
"Will it hurt?"
_ eeling in a rather jocular mood,
the fledging answered,
"Well, if it doesn't it shan't cost
you anything."
Then he fell to wor. The tooth
came even harder than he expected
so as the man got up from the chair
and pulled himself together���he had
not uttered a sound���the dentist saitl:
"Well, did it hurt?"
"Not a bit," answered the countryman, and strode out of the office,
leaving the dentist minus a fee.
listed and fought in South Poland, and
it was not until after the battle of
Lublin-Krasnick that her sex was discovered and she was discharged.
A girl named Liuba Uglicki was
present at four engagements in East
^Prussia and West Poland, and was
wounded slightly. She says that during long range fighting she. liad no
fear, but had a Horror of crossing
bayonets with the enemy.
Two daughters of a land proprietor
at Kursk have been arrested on their
way to join the colors, one of them
posing as "Prince Adrianoff," and tho
other as her servant.
A peasant woman, who was killed at
Cumblnnen, bad donned her husband's
clothes and impersonated him when
he shirked the summons. She did not
want her family to be shamed.
Two schoolgirls of the capital, aged
14, wrote the Grand Duke Nicholas,
begging to be accepted as volunteers.
The grand duke wrote them personally, praising their patriotism, but recommending that they find scope for
their service in caring l'or the wounded adding: "I am convinced if ever
you had the occasion you would uphold the glory and might of the emperor and the honor of your country.
First Business Man���To what do
you attribute your success?
Second B.M.���To the fact that I was
always first at the office. For seventeen years I caught the six-fifteen into
First B.M.���Ah, I see! All due to
your early training.
First Lawyer���Old Bullion's heirs
are not going to contest the will.
Second Lawyer���Well they're _ fine
bunch of hogs. I hope the money
chokes 'em!
Varsity Wit -
Hotel Clerk���1 found that 'Not. to be
used except in case of fire' placard
which those college boys stole out of
the corridor.
Manager���Where did you find it?
Clerk���They'd nailed it up over the
coal bin.���Penn State Froth.
Man���I want you to paint me a life-
size picture of the "muskie" I caught
on my vacation. He was about two feet
in length.
Artist���How/ long?
Man���Better make it five    feet.    I
don't want to exaggerate too much.
Chicago News.
Russian  Women   Are   Very   Eager to
Get Into Battle Line
The army authorities are having
their troubles discovering and sending
back to tlieir homes women who have
volunteered ln the ranks disguised as
men. There have been numerous instances of the kind since the war
started, especially among the masculine looking peasant women ot the
northern provinces.
One of these was Nadezhda Ormits-
ky, a muscular, well educated peasant
woman from the province of Archangel. She had posed as a man
througli the second part of the Man-
churiau campaign, and was praised for
lier courage by   General   Grippenbeg.
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should have plenty of pure, red blood
and strong nerves. With thin, impure
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too great to win success and happiness. Pure, red blood means healthful growth, strong nerves, a clear
brain and a good digestion. In a word,
pure blood is the foundation of health.
Tlie signs of thin, impure blood _re
many and unmistakable. The pale, irritable boy or girl, who has no appetite or ambition, is always tired out,
melancholy, short of breath, and who
does not grow strong, is the victim ��of
anaemia, or bloodlessncss���the greatest enemy of youth.
There is Just one thing to do for
these boys and girls���build up the
blood with Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for
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there must be no guesswork in the
treatment of anaemia. Through neglect or wrong treatment anaemia
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form which is practically incurable.
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills work directly
on the blood, giving lt just the elements which it lacks. In this way
these Pills build up every organ and
nerve in the body, thus developing
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Anna Loseke, Grand Forks, B.C., says:
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the headaches have gone, my appe'lte
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Back at Them
Labor  unions   were  strong  iu  his
city.   On Hallowe'en the boys pulled
a lot of pickets oft' the fence of the
union barber and  made  a bonfire ot
them.    Tlie    barber    bought    some
pickets and nailed them onto his fence
himself.   Whereupon lie was promptly
lined $..( I by the council for doing carpenter work whicli should have been
done by a union carpenter,
i    The  barber  thought this  over  for
I sonic time. Then he presented the car-
! penters' union with a hill for $t..7...
|    "What's this for?" asked the chief
of the carpenters' union.
I    "Why," the barter replied,   "that's
what's  due the barbers  because the
carpenters shave themselves."
His line was remitted.���Pittsburgh
A Mild Pill for  Delicate Women.-
Early in the present war she re-en-  The most (ll_11(,ate ���-oman can untie
go a course of Parmelee's Vegetable
Pills without fear of tinpleas.nt'consequences. Their e. tion, while wholly
effective, is mild and agreeable. \o
violent pains or purgings follow their
use, as thousands of women who have
used them can testify. They are.
therefore, strongly recommended to
women, who are more prone to disorders of the digestive organs than
If it is true that a Britisher's house
is his castle, it is even truer of a
flat. A flat has only one entrance, if it
is not on the ground floor, and can be
held against almost any odds. But
there are some things you can't keep
out, and one of them is sound���especially from tlie flat below.
Young Tutpipple lived in solitary
state in a flat., Below him another |
hermit named Quarter, who was
struggling hard and painfully to mas-
ter the cornet. Up to now the cornet
has had decidedly the best of It. j
Everybody    residing within a mile!
and a half of the persevering Quarter
suffered untold agonies eighteen hours
of  the  twenty-four;     but  Tutpipple
came off much the worst of it.
Some hint of the general feeling
of brooding discontent must have
reached Quarter, for he called on Tutpipple last Friday.
"Do you find that my constant practising makes you nervous?" he asked
"Oh, no," answered the sufferer. "At
least, not now. I used to he very nervous. Now I don't care a sJiaw what
tho neighbors do to you or how soon
they do it!"
. Irate Diner���Hey, waiter, there's not
a drop of real coffee in thin mixture!
Fresh Waiter���Some little bird told
you, 1 suppose?
Lrate Diner���Yes; a swallow!���
Princeton Tiger.
Much Inflamed. Child Not Recognizable, Troubled with Itching.
Used Cuticura Soap and Ointment.   Free from Trouble.    .
DODD'S   /
n*      L.HT'S   DI5V _._:,;
Albert was restless over his studies,
and vaguely disturbed the quiet family circle seated at their different
evening occupations.
"For goodness' sake, boy, sit still!"
grumbled pa, looking up irately from
the war news. Mother lifted her eyes
from her knitting, and noted ter sixteen-year-old with his eye on the
"Mother," he s;.id, following her
from the room. "I think I made a
mistake in taking up electricity as a
study. But it Isn't too late to change.
D'you know, I'd much prefer astronomy."   -
But that good latiy had been over
this ground before with other sons.
"Oh, no, old boy!" she said, with
a quiet nod. "You'll have lo think
of some better excuse for staying cut
at night!"
I had a boiled egg served me for
breakfast with tlie name Genevieve
on it.
Now, isn't that romantic?
It didn't strike me as being so
romantic. There was also the Auto,
Stanfold, Quo.���"A year ago my littlo
boy, threo years old, was affected wit It
ringworm on the chin. It did not appear
to make hhn suffer and I
paid no attention lo It. Hut
what was my surprise when
after a time the. eruption increased by half aud wa. much
inflamed. I commenced to
use a remedy, but the breaking out only spread so tha.
it covered the whole of his
face. He was not recognizable. Ho scratched the
eruption often, which made it
red. What troubled him
was the itching. .
" I had taken care of it for a year without
doing him any good. Then I sent for some
Cuticura Soap and Ointment. I washed
his face morning and evening with the Cuticura Soap and warm water 1 _fore applying
tho Cuticura Ointment. At the end of a
month he was completely free from the
trouble." (Signed) Mrs. Alfred Trepanier.
Mar. 10, 1911.
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finger-ends with shapeless nails, a one-night
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hands on retiring, in hot water and Cuticura
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and wear soft bandages or old, loose glove,
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For some days it had been noised
abroad thai tb : Mi lattalion, Canadian
Rilles, was shortlj I leave Victoria for
��� iu unknown destination, a destination
which was given many names, liy the
way' ranging from Hong (Cong to Egypt
and from   Bermuda  to  Flauders,   but
rumor became fact when OU Sunday last
the citi/ens of Victoria assembled in their
thousands to bid farewell to one thousand officers and men on their departure
tor one ol the destinations, via Vancouver, The day was warm ami bright, ami
it was no hardship t>> wait in a position
of vantage for an hour or so until the
splendid strains of ilie baud nl tlu- 5th
Regiment playing '"Tippernry" as it led
the bo Idlers down Government Street,
betokened the approach ol the Overseas
reinforcement Thut popular tunc gave
way to the "Soldiers id the King" liy
the time the Causer.way was reached,uud
in a short time the khaki-clad heroes iu
full marching order, which included
waterproof sheet ant blankets, swung
past the Parliament Buildings on their
way to the wharf where the "Princess
Mary" lay already, bedecked with Bags
and bunting. The soldiers carried Hags
and pennons, and ou the latter oue
could read the names id the places from
which the bearers hailed, Victoria, Prince
Rupert, Keremess, etc, A large number
of the men wore the South African ribbon
and tbe general appearance boded ill (or
tbe Germans, when these, our Itritisli
Columbia boys, get to grips with the
modern Huns.
lt took sonic time to embark the troo .s
and the interval enabled many friends
and relatives to renew their adieux.
Touching scenes were witnessed as
fathers kissed their soldier sons, and
there were mnny of the spectators who
were not ashamed to own that they were
far from being dry-eyed. But DUTY
has claims, and when tlie challenge was
announced "Are we downhearted" the
unanimous shout went up "Noel "
This will i>e remembered nevertheless
when the Canadian troops meet the
Kaiser's forces.    That astute  potentate
was led to believe that tbe dominions,
colonies and dependencies of the British
Empire were far from loyal, and that
the response of Canada utter the Navy
episode at Ottawa, would be but faint,
So far iu Western Canada and British
Columbia there has been uo need to deplore any lack of recruits, nor will there
be any deficiency.
It. C. will see the struggle through lo
the eml, and the end will not be in a
patched up peace of a temporary nature.
Tlie pathetic scenes uu Sunday stimulated lhe onlookers lo this decision, that
come what tray, tin Prussian menace
must go. and no', i single stone be led
unturned to brill: about a decisive result.
The Liberal leader in Ontario, Mr. Ro_-
ell, finds it necessary ti> undertake a
[Campaign in the interest, id two things,
' namely, increased recruiting and increased production, and your readers may
well he proud that while it is necessary
here in it. C. to advocate the second
plank of Mr. Rowell's patriotic platform
it has not so far become necessary for
either Conservative or I.iberal leaders tu
tour the province iu an endeavor to gain
tlie recruits needed. All these thoughts
flashed through tin mind of your correspondent ou Sunday last, and his reverie
was brokeu as the waiting ranks fell into
place once more, rifles were shouldered
and the remainder of the battalion
marched down the gangway. The onlookers included several visitors from the
Coinox Valley, and of course there was
quite a respectable contingent from the
Valley in the ranks. The departure of
the forces was not announced beforehand
for reasons known to the authorities,
and thus far, the destination is unknown.
Tlie 30tb Battalion goes as quite a
separate unit, and is not included ill the
second contingent at all. It is said that
it i.s to reinforce the lirst contingent,
which is now in France, but oue fact is
certain, and it is that it will not shame
B .C. wherever it goes. May it return
with victory and honor, and many laurels!
Coal oil 25c per gallon or $1 per tin nt
Courtenay Oil _ Supply cm. Bring your
own tin.
_ =
Dealer in
Hay, Flour, Feed and Grain
Empty Sacks For Sale
Phone Y91 and your order will be filled at once
Buggies and Express Wagons
All Rigs Guaranteed and Sold at the Lowest Possible Price
Blacksmith ard Carriage Builder
The Duty and Opportunity of the Canadian Farmer
has arranged for an
Agricultural Conference
At which will be discussed New Conditions and
Opportunities Created by the War as Touching
Agricultural and Other Business Interests; and
the Methods of Meeting and Profiting Thereby
Tuesday,   February  23rd,   1915
W. H. HAYWARD M.P.P., Chairman Royal Commission Agriculture
PROF. KLINCK, Dean of Agriculture, B. C. University
DR. S. F. TOLMIE, Representative Live Stock Com'r, D. oi C.
Tbe funeral o[ tbe lute Mrs. J. McMillan (nee McKelvie) took plan- lust
Saturday  afternoon   to  St.    Andrew's
! Presbyterian cemetery.     The reuiaius
, being brought from Cumberland to tlie
family bvrylng ground. There were a
large number of beautiful floral offerings
from tlie family, Mr. uml Mrs. Gillespie
Mr. uml Mis. Walker, employes of No.
1 mine, Mr.  ami  Mrs,   l .   Henderson,
, Mr. und Mrs, Lawrence, Mr. und Mrs,
Mcrrylicld, Mrs. J. McMillan nml family
Victoria, The services ut the graveside
were ci inducted by Revs. T. Menzies and
I J, It 1.
Tlio funeral ol the late Mrs. Joseph McPhee took place last Friday
afternoon from the family residence
and was attended by a very large
circle of friends and relations, there
being some fifty-four carriages in
line on the way to t'i- graveside.
The services at the house and
grounds were conducted by Rev. T.
Menzies. Mrs. McPhee's maiden
name was Isabella Piercy, and she
was bom in New Brunswick on
Sept. 3, 1853, and came to this
district in 1875, with her parents,
who were among the earliest sutlers. Three vears later she was
married to Joseph McPhee, aud
bore four sous antl ..pne daughter,
Three sons, Wallace, Jtulson and
Horace, aud her daughter Mrs.
Chas. Callin survive her. Mrs.
McPhee always took an active part
in church work, aud also in anything that tended towards the uplifting or betterment of conditions
both spiritually and otherwise.
The poor were always thought of,
and will remember her with gracious
feelings. T'te pall-bearers were
W..A- Urquhart, T. Beckensell, J.
B. Holmes, J. A, Halliday, J.
Grieve, and H. Stewart. A detachment of the Knights of Pythias
who attended in a body, acted as
bearers of the beautiful flowers
sent by the following:
The family, floral wreaths; Miss
McKenzie, (Nanaimo,) Mrs. D.
Kilpatrick, Mrs, S. J. Piercy and
family, Mr. and Mrs, A. C. Van
Houten (Nanaimo,) staff of McPhee
& Morrison, Courtenay Ladies Aid,
Courtenav Herald and staff, Mrs.
Garnett (Nanaimo,) Tsolum Lodge
K. of P., Sandwick Ladies Aid,
Courtenay Liberal Associatioa, Mr
and Mrs. J. H. Parkin, Al I aud
Mrs. W. G. Robertson, Bo ird of
Trade Courtenay, Mr. aud Mrs. J.
Wilmshurst and Mr. H. V_ug_.an
The dance announced to take
place at Happy Valley on Tuesday
evening next has been po iponed to
Thursday evening the 25th, on
account of the farmers t" ..ting a'
Courtenay that evening,
If the ladies of Little River and
Point Holmes, are a little behind
iu sending their donation of work
to the front, you will not think
they have forgotten the brave
soldiers, (n Novemb.-r they col
lected $55 from Lazo district an 1
bought wocl with that amount,
and have since knittei by hand 58
pair of socks, aud have still many
wore to knit, and hope soon tc<
send off another cons'gmnent, be
sides the socks the school children
knitted 3 scarfs, 2 pair of gloves, ;
pair of mitts.
Coal oil 25c per gallon or $1 per tin at
Courtenay Oil & Supply co. Bring your
own tin.
The banquet given by the "Reds" to
the "Blues" of the Presbyterian Bible
Class on Tuesday evening was an event
which will lire long in tbe memories of
those who attended. Between eighty
and ninety people were present and enjoyed a spread, which it is ta'e to say,
has never been excelled even by such
noted providers as tbe ladies of this
church are. Au initiation ceremony, arranged by Messrs. Menzies, Wood, aid
Burnett, for the benefit of the   "Blues"
In the Matter of Witltam. Albert Styles,
Deceit^ ed, and in, tile Matter of the.
Administration Act
TAKE NOTICE that bv order of His
Honor Judge Hunter, made the
21st day of December, A. D. 1914, I _as
appointed administrator to all and singular the estate of William Albert Styles
deceased; and all parties having claims
against the said Estate . are hereby required to furnish same, properly verified
to me on or before the First dav of
March 1915. '
And all parties indebted to said Estate
are required to pay the amount of their
indebtedness to me forthwith.
_ _  . __.���   ���,..    . official Administrator.
Dated thu 29ht day of January A.D. 1915
created lots of fun and put everybody in
good hum ir, A grogramme consisting
(if toasts, songs, and readings followed
the supper Rev. T. Meuzies very ably
tilled      th ���    position    of     Toastlll.lslcr.
Toasts to "The King," our "Bible Cluss"
"Our lines s" and "Ourselves" were
drunk. Au election following, all the
old officers were nnauiiuovsly re-elected,
Rev. Mr. Craig of Central Park, and well
I known i 1 this district, gave an interesting addr is. The balance of the evening was s tent in a number ot games, aud
it was nearly one o'clock before the proceedings w ire broken up by the singing
of the National Anthem. Among the
ladies wh 1 contrlbutedso largely Inwards
the 3__Ce._ >( the affair were Mesdumes
Campbell, Hodgson, Wood, ami Misses
Beattie, Gritnlsou, Leila Carroll, and
Olive II1 Igson,
Rev. 1 K. Craig, who was
statioue 1 here as a missionary a
couple of years ago, i< visiting with
Mr. anl Mrs. Wm. Duncan this
week. Mr. Craig has beeu preaching at Central Park for over a year
and has just been called to Westminster church, Vancouver, where
he will be in luctedou Uie 25th Inst,
Mr. Craig is an earnest young man
and is rapidly making a name for
himself, His many friends in the
district are glad to hear this and
wish him till success in tlie Master's
The Editor of Tlie Herald reminds us of a schoolboy we once
knew who was bragging about the
size of his father's horse. He said
in boasting to his companions that
it was seventeen feet high. Seventeen hands you mean, said one.
Did I sav "hands" or "feet,"
asked the boy. "Feet," replied
his companion. Then, by gum
I'll stick to it. said the by,
He still sticks to the story that
Assessor Smith got $15 per day for
assessing Duncan. Would he believe a letter over Mr. Smith's
signature. He can sec it if he
Patriotism aud Production is tht
title given to an Agricultural Conference which will be held in the
opera house on Tuesday next, Feb,
23rd. The Dominion Department
of Agriculture has arranged for
Prof. Klinck, Dean of Agriculture
B. C. University, Dr. S. F. Tolmie,
representative of the Live Stock
Commission, D. of C. aud W. G.
Hay ward, M. P. P., Chairman oi
the Royal Commission ot Agriculture, to explain and discuss conditions in countries where live stock
and agricultural production will be
affected by the war. Information
of great value to farmers and othei
business men will be presented.
An invitation is extended to all, to
hear about the duty and opportunity of Canadian farmers, Ladie.
welcome. Mayor Kilpatrick will
occupy the chair.
St, Johns, N. B., Feb. 4���Inau
address before the Canadian Club
luncheon in St. John, N W. Ro-
well, K. C, leader of the opposition
suggested that one of the results of
the strengthening of the Imperial
sentiment through the war, might
be the nuion of Newfoundland with
He said: "1 venture to hope that
after the war, Newfoundland, the
only British colony outside of ecu-
federation, will see more clearly
than ever the advantages of union
with Canada, and, that if they do
approach the Dominion with this
111 view, that our parliaments
leaders will have the wisdom and
patriotism to offer the aucient
colony generous terms,"
Mr, Howell also expressed the
hope that nothing would be permitted to interfere with the meeting of the Imperial Conference
this summer,
Fallowing is the list of casualties
at the South Wellington mine
disaster last week. A blast haviug
penetrated the old workings of an
abandoned shaft, which had filled
with water, causing the disaster.
Joseph Foy, manager, married, family
of nine, age 48.
Robert Miller, age 51, married no
Wm. Gibson, aged 45, married.
Otto Lingerin, aged 45, single (notify
Captain Cockle, 3456 Victor Street, Vancouver)
G. H. Marvos, aged 27, single.
Win. Anderson, aged 22, single.
J. Flaron, aged 20, single.
Peter Flaron, aged 30, single.   ���
Frank Hunter, aged 19, single.
John Hunter, father of Frank, widower.
Samuel Wardle, married, Chase River.
John Stewart, married, no family,
South Wellington.
F. Marvel, aged 20, single.
J. Bullich.
David Nillerst, married about a week
ago, aged 53.    Hnd son in Vancouver.
John Cowder, unknown.
Thos. Watson, married,  Chase River.
J. Hornis, aged 22, Greek.
Wm, Irving, aged 49. single,
V. Finn, aged 22, single. Mother in
Benjamin Zeniol, aged 24, single.
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P. O. Box 244
Every 25 cents spent in my
store   entitles, purchaser  to
one chance on a
Gurney Coal Stove
Swan's Old Stand, Courtenay
In North and South, in East
and West,
A-ton's Handmade Shoes will
stan I the Test.
J.   E-  AS TON
Willard's Harness Emporium
Fine Showing of  Horse  Blankets,   Lap
Rugs, Gloves, Trunks, Suit Cases, Etc.
Harness Repaired Neatly
Cumberland and Courtenay
begs to announce that he has
repurchised his old barber
business from Mr, Smith and
will be pleased to meet all his
old customers at the old stand
Next to the   Opera   House
The  Comox  Barber   Shop
Oldest Shop in Courtenay
Nothing   But   First  Class  Work
Guaranteed.    Baths in connection
has a fine new stock of
Fancy Dry Goods
Sutton & Kirkwood
Undertakers and
Night or Day Calls Promptly
Phone 27 Courtenay
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