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VOL. 2
COURTENAY, B. C. THURSDAY OCTOBER 8. 1914
NO. 46
ISLAND REALTY COT
P. L. Anderton, Manager
REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE
Phone 22 Courtenay, B. C.
Important Auction Sale
Messrs. Hardy & Biscoe have received instructions from Mr.
J. J. Bnuuermau  to sell by  Public Auction, at the Higgins
Ranch, ou the  Comox-La/.o  Road, about 4 1-2  miles  from
Comox Wharf, at 12 noon, on
Tuesday, October the 20th, 1914
His  Valuable  Dairy Cattle, Horses, Pigs, Farm
Implements, quantity of Hay, Etc., and a
portion of the Household Furniture
For particulars see posters or the Auctioneers
HARDY & BISCOE
Telephone 10 COURTENAY
WANTED
���^������KW-__H _______________-_______-_-___-__���____���
A Vancouver client wishes to
exchange his residential property,
conservatively valued at $7,000,
for a small farm of same value
near Comox.    What offers?
Other listings wanted of farm lands
for exchange for Vancouver and
Victoria revenue producing property
R. M. ALLAN
Phone 33 Courtenay
WANTED!
Everybody to call and see our choice selection of
Small Groceries, Biscuits^ Candies, Etc. Also Hams
and Bacon, Tobaccos and Cigars in large variety
All Fruits and Vegetables in Season
Nothing but the Best.   Pikes Right
SHEPHERD & HORNBY
Telephone 40
Local Delivery
Hicks Beach & Field
COURTENAY   -   B. C..
NOTARIES PUBLIC
INSURANCE
REAI, ESTATE
1 Safety Deposit Boxes
LOCAL LINES
Miss C. Fraser of Comox is the
guest of Miss Ida Carroll.
Mr. H. D. Forde is at Victoria on
business this week.
Mrs, J. W. Watehorn returned
from a visit to Victoria on Friday.
Mr. R. F. Hiscoeaud Mrs. Biscoe
arrived home on Tuesday evening.
The Ladies Aid Society are
making arrangements for holding
Halloween.
Rev. Knox Wright of Vancouver
is expected to preach iu the Presbyterian church here on Sunday
evening.
Thanksgiving services will be
held at Sandwick Presbvteriau
church on Monday afternoon at
2 o'clock,
Mrs. Robert Ferris, who has been
at St. Joseph's hospital for some
weeks, is so far recovered as to,
return home on Wednesday.
Mrs. Woods left on the Editor's
desk yesterday, two fine fall apples
weighing 20 ounces each. She has
about 20 bushels of the same Our
thanks are also due Mrs. Woods
for a large cauliflower, the nicest
we have seen in the valley. At
an early date we shall endeavour to
visit the Woods ranch, which we
understand is one of the finest in
the district.
Eight horses for sale, young and
middle aged, cheap. Apply, F.
Childs.
Two high grade Jersey cows for
sale. Guaranteed. R. U. Hurford
Courtenay, B. C.
For Sale���Pure bred Leghorn
and Wyandotte pullets, 75 cents
each, or will exchange for a heifer
calf.   R. F. Goodridge, Sandwick.
For Sale--One pure bred pedigreed Holstein bull, from Steve's stock
farm, 4 years old, weight 1800, will
sell cheap. Apply, Alex Wain,
Happy Valley,
For Sale by Tender���30 full
grown Pekin dtjeks, 5 pure bred
Yorkshire Pigs, 3 months old, 13
young Yorkshire Pigs 8 weeks old,
5 Yorkshire fat hogs ready for
butcher.   Apply at Review Office.
Mr, W- J. Goard, of Goard Bros,
piano repairers, Vancouver, announces that he will visit Courteuay and District early in October,
Orders may be left at the Review
Office,
Knob Hill Orchard, Comox. We
are getting in our winter apples
and cannot deliver more prunes.
To clear latter are offering same
here at the orchard at two cents a
pound, Our regular customers ate
invited to come and take auy further
prunes they require, free of charge.
Must help pick aud bring their own
boxes. Will be plenty of prunes
for a few days if weather keeps fine.
Hugh Beaduell.
The British Columbia Nurseries
Co. Ltd. have appointed Mr, W.
D. Stoker, of Courtenay. their local representative for ibe sale of
their well known nursery stock.
Mr. Stoker is now taking orders
for Fall 1914 and Spring 1915 delivery, of fruit aud ornamental
trees, etc., Intending planters
should place their orders NOW.
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
npt require irrigation to raise finest
crops of grain, fruit and garden
truck. For large map, full instructions aud information, and a
plan of several sections of exceptionally good claims, send $3.40 to
John Keefe, Oregon City, Oregon.
Three years as a U. S. Surveyor
and timberman. An opportunity
to get a good fertile free homestead
near town and market.
WAR  I\I__WS
The war news the past two or three d.iys has beeu of a
very contradictory nature, but on tbe whole it ls encouraging.
The French Government has gone back to Paris. A report
says that Gen. Von Kltick has been mysteriously reinforced by
a vast army and is making a determined effort to pierce the
Allies centre.
A Victoria wire savs that 5 German cruisers are in the
vicinity of Frisco and are making for Vancouver Island. In
consequence several families living along the water front h��ve
moved to Sooke Lake, All telephone and telegraph sta'.ious
are guarded, and all messages are strictly censored.
Capt. Bates' brother, who visited
this district last spring, was so
greatly taken up with the place
that he settled up his affairs in the
old country, aud returned here last
week.
The Moving Picture Theatre
will be open every Wednesday and
Saturday evening in future. The
price of admission will be 15 cents
on Wednesday's and 25 cents on
Saturday nights. First class pictures
will be shown as usual. ���
The Church of England has secured another site on the Lake
Trail for their new church, which
will shortly be erected. The contract has been let to Mr, Gus Westrup of Lazo. The Harveat Thanksgiving services will be held at St.
Andrew's ou Sunday at 8.30 and
11 a, in, and at 7.30 p. m,
Mr. Bannerman of Comox has, I
owing to the expiration of his lease,'
decided to give up farming in the
valley, and has instructed Messrs.
Hardy & Biscoe to sell all his farm
stock, implements, etc., by public
auction, _ on Tuesday Oct, 20th,
This will be an excellent opportunity for purchasing good dairy cattle.
The Board of Trade held an interesting meeting last night. There
was a goodly number present. The
reading of the charter for the incorporation of Courtenay, provoked
a lengthy discussion. The boundaries are not exactly as requested
by the committee, the new ones
leavin. out considerable acreage
on the westerly side, and taking in!
all of the highway from Cairn's
bridge to Lewis' ranch. _ committee was appointed to take up
the matter of maiutaince of this
dyke road, and the Island Highway
and the Courtenay river bridge with
the government, through the member Mr. Manson.
HAPPY VALLEY
Special services were held in the
Twelfth Day Adventist church, on
Saturday and Sunday of last week.
��� SSI   ���_��� . -__wi^
Presbyterian Church
St. Andrews' Sandwick
Service 2 p.m.     Sunday School
and Bible Class 3 p. m.
Courtenav
Sunday School and  Bible Class
10:30 a. in-   Service 11:30.   Evening service 7:30 p- m. All welcome
Debating Society
The opening session of the
Courtenay Debating Society was
held in the Board of Trade room
on Monday evening. There was
a good attendance of the old members and a few new members were
also in evidence. The election of
officers and the adoption of the first
month's program was the principal
business.
The election of officers resulted
as follows:
President, Dr. Morrison; Vice-
President, F. Burnett; Secretary,
Colin Campbell; Treasurer, Wallace
McPhee.
After the election each member
present made a short extemporaneous speech ou the war, or read
a paper. The resolution for next
Monday night's debate will be,
that German Culture is a negative
quantity.
School Report
Pol lowing  is the  number of  marks
taken liy  the Public School  pupils l__
month.
ENTRANCE   CLASS
Helen Colpitts  79H
Charlotte Gibson  736
Herbert Reay  726
Ralph Wilmshurst  6_ >
Jean Menzies....".  664
Gordon McQuillan  653
Mary Hodgson  6.27
Neta Winningham  614
Mary Sutton  544
Tom Menzies  534
Adam Calhoun  506
Minnie _ci_hton  4S7
Olive Hodgson  466
JUNIOR KOURTH
Ernest Wilinsnurst  477
Edith Fitzgerald   405
Edward Boden  393
Walter Trautman  369
Albert Winningham  312
Robert Cowie  304
Robert Gibson  297
Thos. McQuillan  294
Harold I.eighton  237
Adelaide Woodruf  55
_ena Trautman  21
SENIOR THIRD
Viola Campbell  948
HallieRaey  S31
Hugh Ford  750
Isadore Sutton  716
Robert Colpitts  696
Norman Fletcher.,  669
Darrel Johnston  475
Thos. Johnston  445
JUNIOR THIRD
Barbara Duncan  S59
Winnie Cowie  795
Willie Duncan  329
Our stock of cards is now in,
Call and see samples nicer aud
cheaper thau last year.
7 Passenger Coe Car
FOR HIRE
Rates Reasonable
Palace Livery & Feed Stables
COMOX   LUMP
COAL
$6.00 Per Ton
Delivered in Courtenay
All Orders Will Recieve Pre 1 pr_ Attention
D. KILPATRICK
Phone 43 Courtenay THE   REVIEW,   COURTNEY,   B. C.
The
Talisman
By L. T. Meade
Ward,   Lock   _   Co.,   Limited
London,  Melbourne  nnd  Toronto
iCoattnued)
��� uii, Bister!   if yotl wrlto, the will
lenve us, nml I hava nover I n so
happy in my llin! I don'l mind il llll.
now, how lone you stay out, I nan
even scold lier und she Isn't angry
uiul she retuli to ine bo boautltullyl
She must have been very well taught.
She is ,i thorough lady; nml ns to hot
ever having done anything wrong
Sisler, you wont' write!    Vou won't!"
"1 will write,' suld Miss Lavinia, "I
nm going Iii write now; uiul It you mv
wis" you'll  sny  nothing tO   Durham
iu Miss Chance   about ll until i hear
Innn the Dean, then we'll Know where
We lire."
���ir I told lier, she would leave mobile would leave this house.   I know
Bhe would."
"Then she niiiK. have a very bud
eecret to conceal," suld Miss Lavinia,
"und Hie Soulier 1 know It, the better,"
Accordingly, the woman sat down
mid wrote as to,lows:
"My Deur Dean,���It Is many yours,
since wo mot und 1 am writing to you
now on behalf ot a little, girl who is,
1 discover, a cousin ot yours; her
niinio is Barbara Chance. Who hus
come here und we have engaged her
- us companion to Octavia, Octavin's
blindness and deafness ure increasing;
Bhe becomes moro amj more unendurable, and it is the greatest relief tonic
to have this girl to be with my sister. She lives iu the sumo bouse; for
our landlady has taken u fm���y tc
li _���, and with what wo pay���und a
very handsome sum it is���she is able
in afford to live with Mrs. Russell,
our landlady. Will you kindly reply
to this, and tel. us whnt you know of
Barbara Chance? Who was her father, or who is her father���where did
she live; what became of her. Do you
know anything against hor? You understand, cousin, Unit although wo are
poor, very poo.', wo uro eminently respectable, and to have u girl with my
dear sister, who, trying as she is, is
the soul of honor, to have a girl who
has a flaw.���ov in the slightest flaw iu
her character���is unendurable. I cannot pormit it for a single moment. 1
therefore write to you and ask you to
. ply to me in private The girl asked me ��� asked us both���not to write
to you, which seemed very, very
strange. Octavia, like the goose she
Is, Immediately promised, being taken
by the quiet, ladylike voice and manner of the girl, but. 1 was careful uiul
belli my tongue. plcnt. reply to this
as soon us possible,
"Vour sincere old friend,
"Lavinia Henslowe,"
This letter whs written, but, was not
shown to Miss Octavia, and was posted before little Barbara came back
I'rom u happy Sunday with .Miss Lacy.
These Sundays were her very brightest days; she loved them beyond all
others. She could talk of old times
witli Miss Lucy, for Miss Laey would
never repeat, and Miss Lacy was so
thankful that her "darling"���as she
ealled Barbara���was in a safe and
suitable situation, that she gave up the
idea of giving her lessons in teaching.
"For reading to a nice old lady is far
better,  is it not?"  she  said  lo  the
IN PLACES
Very Itchy. When Brushed, Dandruff All Over. Hair Came Out in
Great Bunches. Cuticura Soap
and Cuticura Ointment Cured
Head in Three Weeks.
18 Italian] si.. Toronto, (int.���"About,
tivo yours ago tho dandruff began. My bead
B<��t worse und scabs fortnod on tt which
madottbaldlu placos. It woe
very iu-hy nud gavo mo u
toncloncy to Bcratch It which
made it worse,  l alwaya bad
to wear my ha I, whether In Ilie
house at work or out. Whenever I brushed my bn!rlt_nt
ihu dandruff nil over. Tho
hulri-ii-main great bunches
until I wns nearly bald arid
-hen it was ut Its worst it cumo out roots
and nil.
"I tried which mado It worse thanb.
forc. 1 tried several tilings after that but
(hey wero no good. After nlno months llko
this I had hardly any Irair left when ono day
I happened to seo tho advertlsomcnt of
Cuticura Soap and Ointment in lho papor.
I straightway sent for a sample. After first
washing with lho Outlcura Soap I applied
Bome Cuticura Ointment and I could feel
a great relief. Afler finishing tho samplo I
went and got a cako of Cuticura Soap and a
box of Cuticura Ointment. Ia tbrco weeks
ihey had cured my head." (Signed) 13.
Horn, May 10,1913.
Cuticura Soap ami Olr.tmcnt do e_ mu_i
for poor complexions, red. rough bands, and
dry, thin and falling balr. and cost so littlo,
that It ls almost criminal not to uso them.
_ single set la often sufficient. Sold everywhere. For liberal free sum pie of each, with
:i2-p. book, send post-card to Pot_r Drug
& Cbem. Corp., Dept. D, Boston, U. S. A.
W. N. U. 1017
girt,
"Ves. i am sur. n is," said Barbara,
for Barbara nud never even whisper
1 ed Hint Miss Ootavlo wns unkind to
uer siie Imd never lold iinyone iliut
.-die siinppe.l :il ber and complained li
she wns a minute lule in going lo
her; ilinl 'lie worked her very, very
hard; Hint she iih1 nil iii ber power lo
annoy lur. ihu Miss Lavinia, especially, mude i.i."- ||fo mosl uncomfortable,    nm  these things Barbara did
,1101  speak ��f. nnd Miss Lucy wus Under Ilie  im pr.-st ion Uiul  lhe girl Was
1 living :i  lie ol gold.
Tlie letter, however, was posted, iiiiiI
'mi Hie roll! wing idiiiidny morning Mis-
Octavia nsked Aliss Lavinia if she
\ had really < ari'h d out her Intention.
"I have, mi I il.e Donn must have
i received lhe letter by now," suld Miss
1 Lavinia, ' We shall' have the reply
I tomorrow morning."
'iiii' sister, i feel so troubled aboul
It!"
"That's 'usl like you, Octavia. Now,
do nothing. Mvi rythiug will come all
rlglii. II we plunge Into her secret.,
und i>' we llml it is not a harmful oue,
nothing will happen.   Do not, on any
ni count, le'l he, thnl I hnve written
is   What   I   ' I'm   of  you."
"I will rot! : dure mil! I cirihl
nol live without her now; she makes
my life so happy, and do yoll know, of
lule���I haven't lold you bt fore 'sister
-she bus taken mo every day for a
little walk before our reading���I mean
every line  lay--und I hnve been ever
so much better in consequence,   i'ou
never did Hint, sister. You snid you
couldn't stand my slow ways and my
blindness. Ves, she's a dear little
thing, and dees not mind. We go inlo
St. .Inmes' Park most, days."
"I trust you won't catch cold, that's
all," said Miss Lavinia. "Hut don't
torment mc now; keep your own counsel, don't breathe a word lo lhe child.
I wj'll lull you what our friend, Dean
Chance, says  when 1 hear from bim."
On Tuesday morning, Aliss Lavinia
received a letter from Dean Chance,
which was short and to the point:
"My Dear Aliss Lavinia, I am glad
to heiir fron you again and to receive
Information, both with regard to your-
self nnd your sister Octavia. 1 am
sorry poor Octavia is in bad .health,
but 1 am glad ahe has got a nice companion in Barbara Chance. I knew her
father exceedingly well; he was my
cousin and greatest, friend; 1 cannot
possibly understand why the girl
needs to earn her living, for 1 know
he Insured his life for at least, two
thousand pounds for her. ln addition
she hud sonic, little money, which she
inherited from her mother. 1 will, however, consult the lawyers, Messrs.
Parkes and sunningley, and let you
know if there is anything to conceal,
but 1 cannot think that there is. The
child lias always been a sweet child;
1 am sorry that she is obliged to earn
her bread. Of course, she belongs to
perfect gentry, both on her father's
and mother's side.
"I am, dear Lavinia, your sincere
friend,
"James Chance."
Aliss Lavinld could not gel much out
of this letter. She told Miss Octavia,
however, that it was (juite satisfac
tory, anil that she was, on no account, to breathe one single word with
regard to it, to Barbara.
"1 am glad, of course," she said,
"for 1 cannot be too particular with regard to the person who is so much
with my sister. The Dean's letter per
fectly satisfies me, and we will treat
the child with every consideration.
She evidently is not so poor as we
thought; but perhaps she is of a saving turn of mind and wishes to put
by against a rainy day. If so, I respect her all the more for so doing,
and shall treat her accordingly."
Meanwhlla Dean chance, having
sent oft his letter, sat for some time
in a puzzled attitude in his luxuriously Iltted-up study in the cathedral
town of Kxham. He liad been Dean
of Kxham Cathedral for long years.
Me was n man of about sixty years of
age; tall, with white hair, and a most
dignified presence. He had been present when the Hector was buried, and
bud seen little Barbara in her bitter
grief. He had said a few words to
Ik. on that occasion; but when he
wrote to llnd out where she was, he
was told that she bad left her home
suddenly, and lhat nobody knew anything about her. "How strange that
she should have become reader to poor
Octavia lienslowe!" be said to himself; "a disagreeable, poor woman,
very. But Barbara is so sweet that
she would make anyone love her,"
thought lhe Dean. "Well, I'll go to
the luwyers and lell them that J hnve
found her address at last."
Accordingly he went up to London,
and wus shown into the offices of
Messrs. Parkes and Sunningley. By
this time they had given up their
search for Barbara in despair; they
were amazed, therefore, when their
old friend, Dean Chance, entered the
room. Air. Parkes was the llrst to
greet him.
"No news, my dear sir," said the
lawyer. "Tbe girl has managed to
hide herself as absolutely and completely as tliough she didn't exist. 1
must confess " feel anxious about her
���so young, so pretty. She hasn't
even taken any of her clothes with
her."
"And vou knew the reason why she
has left?"
"I am afraid I do."
"Can you tell me?"
"That I cannot do."
"Is it a- good reason, or a wrong
reason?"
"It is a very terrible reason, but it
has nothing to do with Barbara."
"Well, I can, at last, tell you where
Barbara is," said Dean Chance.
"You can!" exclaimed Mr. Parkes.
"You can!" He jumped to his feet In
his excitement. "Let me cell Sunningley.    This is news Indeed."
"I have got Information about the
child in the most remarkable way,'
said Deiiii chance, whon sunningley
ami he bud shaken hands, "Site bus
gone to a house In Vuiixhull .ridge
iioud, where two old friends of mine
���at least oue oi' them would   feel
rat her angry a I being celled old -
live.     They   are   respectable     gentle-
WO li iiiiiI  have  lived ill that bouse I
for about tWO )i ill's.   One uf Ihem. the
younger one, wrote lo me, asking if i J
could give her nny particulars with re-i
gui'd to Barbara, who is at   present;
puid companion to her sister, Octavia,
wiiu, I grieve to sny, appears to bo nf
iiiited with both blindness und deaf
ness.     Now,   win.I  is   III   be  done."'
"Done! Done!   snid Parkes. "Everything.    We nuis' gul ul once and see
I
kirbura ('bailee, lier sudden dlsap-
leul'iilice bus caused us agony. You
buve,   indeed,   brought   US good   news.
We cannot be grateful enough to you."
"But whui bus happened in lhe
child?" said Hie Dean, who, II inusl lie
owned, wus [llll of intense curlOSlt) . I
"Why   should   she   hide   herself   from j
lier friends?   And I happen to know    j
you'll  forgive me, sirs    ihul  she wus
loft tolerably well off, mil rich by liny
means, but with enough in live upon,!
hy her poor father, Why Ims she ills-1
appeared  nud  gone  to   live   in   n   din
agreeable pari of London like Vuuv
bull Bridge Road?"
(To be t! on Unin di
CANADA'S BANKING SYSTLM
SHOWS   UP  WEL_   IN   CRISI i
Government Behind tbe Banks in Effect's. Preparations to Meet All
Demands
Tho   financial strain or threatened
and actual war, which bar, been so severely felt in olher countries, is being
admirably met. in Canadn
At a conference enrly 'his week between the. Finance Minister iiiiiI representatives of the .Canadian Bankers'
Association, lho whole situation was
carefully considered, und effective arrangements made to meet, any unusual
demands on the Canadian currency
mid banking system.
The provision of most importance
to the geiierui public is the announcement of the Minister of Finance authorizing payments in Bank Notes instead of In gold or Dominion Notes.
In other words, the public may continue the usual custom oJ paying
money in "hills" as we cull them, of
$5, $10. $20 or other denominations, issued by our Chartered Bunks, as well
as In bills issued by the Canadian
Government. Tradesmen, transportation companies and all putllc offices
will continue to accept these bills: as
they have always done, ami so far as
our currency is considered lhe war
will have no effect.
The government's readiness to give
the Banks any support they may re-
'quire coupled with their own exceptionally strong position iu reserves of
ready cash, should allay any uneasiness which might he felt by depositors. In times of war, as In limes of
peace, the safest place for private
savings is undoubtedly in the hand.,
of our Banks.
How Flowers Are Fertilized
In order that fruit may come on our
fruit trees and bushes, it is necessary
that the blossoms he fertilized, and
this is carried out either hy insects,
such an bees, Hying to one (lower, getting dusted with the pollen, and then
flying to another, where tlie pollen is
rubbed off, or by the wind, -which
blows the pollen from one blossom
to another, or blows the various dowers together. In greenhouses, however, where some of the choicest
fruits, such as peaches, are grown,
this natural fertilization is impossible;
there are probably neither bees nor
wind under the glass. In order thut
the fertilization may be affected, the
gardener takes either a eamelhair
brush, or, for the blossoms that are
out of eS-h reach, a rabbit's fluffy tail
tied to the end of a stick. With this
Hie pollen is collected from one flower and dusted off on to another very
effectively, and without injury to tlie
blossom.
iillest Flagpole and Largest Flag
The tallest siugle-plece wooden flag
pole ever erected"has been placed in
iho Panama-Pacific exposition grounds
at sua Francisco, it is trimmed In thel
Bhape of a hexagon, from the trunk of I
n  Douglas lir tree, "III feel iu height,
'lit  in Oregon.    Tlie polo is ���!  feet In
diameter nt the huso, 15 Inches at Uie
lop, nud weighs .'1.1 tons. When erected
it was Imbedded In u reinforced con
crete foundation, nnd anchored suliu
ly. Alter the cement bud Bet, nil of
the guy cables wero removed, leaving
ibe great shaft wiihoui a bracing other
than ils base, Three large derricks
were used in lilting il inlo place, A
spiked hull, weighing 620 pounds, nu I
measuring 111 feet ovei' nil. wns placed
nl ihe apex. Whon the exposition Is
opened  the  pole     will     Ily  a   10-tOOl
American flag,
This exposition  ling, however, Is nl-
most minute compared with ibe ting,
IBO feel long and 7fi feet wide, which
beaded n procession of nearly 6,000
persons ul the Hag day 0X0rclB6B ill
SI. Louis. II wus borne by SBO men
nnd boys ihrough Hie principal streets
of Hie city, in order to keep tho nag
from dragging us 11 wus being carried,
buy senilis took  their plueen  bcnenlli
ihe banner and supporlotl lis weight
on props,   a 1 Jefferson Momorlal the
Hug was hoisted, more than covering
ihe ensi hair of the north side of lho
building. It bus been suggesled Hint
this Hug .he sent to Sun Francisco lo
be hoisted on the exposition flagstaff,
on "Missouri Duy."
Bagpipes Under Other Names
Bagpipes ure inning thu oldest of
musical Instruments, for in slightly
different forms Ihey were known lo
the Chinese, Assyrians, Greeks nnd
Romans, centuries before Christ, They
figure upon a coin of Nci'o. In nun!-
ern times no country can claim n
monopoly of the Instrument, for lho
Breton "hignon," tho German "Bachp-
fnlfe" and the French ' eonicnieure"
are all bagpipes under another name.
Btete of Ohio,   .ty of Toledo,    (
Lucas Counly, J     ���������
Frank J. Cheney makes oath thnt hs
Is senior partner of tbe firm of P. J.
Cheney & Co., doing business in the (Illy
of Toledo, County end State aforosald,-
nnd that said firm will pny the sum or
ONE, HUNDRED DOLLARS for-each
and every chro of Catarrh thnt ennnot
be cured hy tho use of HALL'S CATARRH CU-E.
FRANK   3.   CHENEY.
Sworn to before mo nnd subscribed .n
my presence, Ihls 6th day of December,
A.D. 1880.
(Seal) A. W, OLEASON,
Notary   Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally nnd acts _really upon tbe blood und
mucous surfaces of tho system. Send for
testimonials,   free.
F. J. CHENEY ft CO., Toledo, O.
Sold  by ell Druggists,  7Bn.
Toko dall's Family Pills for Constipation.
Carried   Black   Bear   10   Mile:.     -
Carrying a black hour which'1 had
been caught ill Ills trap ten miles up
lhe Jordan river, .1. II. s. Munro
reached Rovelstoke ono evening In
May, having made Uie ten mile trip
In eight hours. The beur wa 1 Hupped
mul shot on Cottonwood slide on the,
Jordan river, it pleasured over seven
feel from tip to lip and weighed 1611
pounds, Mr. Munro packed the entire
bear a distance of ten miles over ��
rough trail, on his hack, a remarkable
feat of endurnnec. lie was uceoin-
plinied on his trip hy  F. THIiiiuii who
secured some good snapshots of- ihe
bear alive in (be trap. The skin wu.
deep black iiiiiI one of the most per
feci, ever seeured Iii thnl vielnily, Tbe
mayor of Revelstoke purchased the
smile a.ill bus bad ii mounted life size
,\o cbiiii sb mid ba allowed tu suffer
1111 hour fro 1 worms when prompt re
lief can hi got In n simple hut slronp
remedy -Moth). Graves' Worm Kxtcr-
inlnnlor.
Garden  Plot Yields Strange Crop
The  teachers and  pupils lit Hie St.
Paul, Minnesota,  Normal school re-
eeiilly hunt a great roltef limp of the
Onltod siaies iii ihe schoolyard, Both
Instructors ami students pitched in
and raised mountains mul indicated
seas on Ihe forty by (.u_iundr_l-nml-
twenty-foot plot. 'Che classes III iii'llb-
niello found many problems i;i marking off the boundaries by scale and la
determining areas,
Willi pickaxe and shovel, shore
lines, river basins, and mountain
ranges were brought into relief on
ihe predetermined Bcale of live Inches
to a mile. Developing each square with
regard lo its neighbor' demanded team
work and many references to charts.
Many problems l'or the geography
classes were easily solved with the
mup.
Minard's Liniment Curea Distemper,
Mlnard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.
Tbe enthusiastic angler was telling
some friends about a proposed fishing
trip to a lake in Colorado which he
had in contemplation.
"Are there any trout, out there?"
asked one friend.
"Thousands of 'em!" replied the
angler.
"Will they bite easily?" nsked an-1
other friend.
"Will they? Why, they're absolutely
Vicious,   A man has to hide behind a I
tree to bait a hook."
The   Sea-Horse   Family
Visitors to tlie Children's museum,
Brooklyn, have recently been entertained by the graceful movements of
some sea-horses swimming in a salt
water aquarium. They tro lish, but
they look like knights of tlie chessboard attached as heads to coiled-up
worms
Their horse-like heads end in a
mouth like the end of a pipe. Tlie seahorse watches a tiny shrimp until
this comes near its mouth; then, witli
a sudden darting motion, accompanied by a distinct click, it expands the
mouth-tube, placing it over Hie shrimp,
which is quickly drawn, it on lhe current of the water produced by the
suction.
"No other fish," writes Aliss Anna
13. Gallup, in lhe Museum Mews, "has
the strange prehensile tail, but for the
sea-horse this organ seems to he necessary most of the time. When the
aquarium does not contain any weeds
or other objects for the sea-horse to
grasp, two or more animals will lock
their tails, nnd swim about as though
at play.
"The male lish takes ull the care of
the, young. The female puts the eggi
into his pouch, or pocket, situated near
the base of the tall. Here the eggs
hatch and the young develop until able
to take care of themselves, when the
male expels them front the pouch."
A Missouri farmer whose son was
an applicant for a position under the
government, but who had been re-
jpeatedly turned down, said:
"Well, it's hard luck, but Joe has
missed that civil service again. It
looks like they'just won't have him!"
"What was the trouble?"
"Oh, lie was short on spellin' and
geography and missed a good deal of
arithmetic."
"What's he going to,.do about it?"
"I dunno." said the farmer. "Times
is mighty hard, an' I reckon he'll bave
to go back to teachin' school for a
livin'."
Corns canno'; exist when Holloway's
Corn Cure is applied to them, because
it goes to the root and kills the
growth.
"Has that young man given you any
encouragement?" asked the mother.
"Yes, he did last night," said the
sweet young tiling.
"Good!    What did he say?"
"He asked me If I thought two could
live as cheaply as one."���Baltimore
News.
Meeting Mrs. Spider
In  "Insect  Biographies   With   Pen
and Camera" the author pictures the
plight of the unlucky fly who has entered Mrs. Spider's parlor;
It is struggling to escape from tlie
unexpected nel which In some mysterious manner hus suddenly enveloped it when a creature of terrible aspect hastily rushes out upon it. Eight
head-like eyes glare wildly upon the
terrified Uy. A large, hairy and bristly
linger-like-palpus on each side of tills
appalling face waves and flourishes
with angry menace in the air, apparently quivering with malignant glee.
Then one of those combed and clawed feet is stretched toward tlie hapless prisoner, and the threads that
hold the fly are suddenly tightened Up
as the monster pulls them together.
Then the spinnerets eject a shower of
silken strands over the fly, and It is
spun round and round on tlie threads
that hold it until at last it is secusely
enveloped, still active, in silken bonds.
Where Sjntlment Stops
Mary Johnson in lier book, "Hagar"
has Mrs. Green, one of the characters,
reply to the heroine's wish that she
could make money by saying: "It
ain't so e: sy for women to make
money. There's more ways they can't
than they ean. It's what they call
'sentiment' fights them. Sentiment
d.n't mind tlieir being industrious, but
l\ draws the line at their getting
money for it"
Englishman���The. suffragettes saluted the prime minister tills morning.
American���Did the fire twenty-one
guns?
Englishman���No; house j��� Life.
Trapping a Coyote
The coyote is one of the sliest ant
lu.rdest of all fur bearing animals to
trap. He delights in digging up traps,
springing them, eating the bait and
otherwise disturbing- the set without
getting caught. His sense Vf smell Is
very acute. The best way to trap him
is to build a bonfire over the sot after
lhe. traps have been properly placed.
Throw into the embers some bacon
rinds, chicken bones or, better yet,
bones ot sage hen or grouse. The coyote habitually searches about camp-
fires for stray bits of meat nnd Is
there less wary. The lire obliterates
the traces of Hie set, eliminates the
tracks and smell of a human being,
and the odor of the burned meat will
attract him from a long distance. He
is more likely to walk into the trap
thus disguised with the remnant; ot
a camp-fire than any other unless you
hr.ve a carcass literally surrounded
with traps with a severe winter on nnd
no other carcasses within mi.es.���W.
F. Wilcox.
Artistic Temperament Cured
It will be news to many of her my.
iads of admirers to hear that that
noble artist Tiliens "used to suiter
from a bad temper, and in these outbursts she felt a strong desire to
smash anything that came handy."
How Titiens was ultimately cured of
the habit Mr. Gaiu relates in his reminiscences: "She was sitting at supper
after a concert in a provincial town
when the manager made some remark
which annoyed her. As usual, she took
the first thing that came to hand, a
soda water bottle and flung it at him.
The manager was sitting at the ta_le
with liis back to the window. The bottle missed him, smashed through the
window and nearly killed a casual
passerby. This, said Titiens, gave, her
such a shock that she was completely
cured of her failing."���Pall Mull Caz-
ette.
Birds
The lirst "birds" were .ot much like
those of tbe. present time. The pterodactyl, supposed lo bo (he pioneer ot
bird life, was a groat feather winged
monster, with great speurs un tlie
binges of the wings and a moulh full
of sharklike teeth. The pterodactyl
did not sing, and could we have seen
him wc wouid not have felt like singing ourselves. True birds, and especially the warblers, are very late In geologic, time. There was no bird melody
in the carboniferous jungles. The singers, in all-probability, did not greatly
antedate t_e human race.���New York
. merican.
When Money Took Wlnga
Comedian���Did the ghost walk?
_oubrette���No; it was an aviatioa
comedy, and the ghost flew after the
first week.���Exchange.
"Is .Tiggs much of a golfer?"
"His  form  is  very  poor,  Hit bll
arithmetic is excellent."���Buffalo Express.
U':. easy to gauge a man's intelligence. Draw him into a discussion,
and it he agrees with you he's sensible.
Not Whisky
Ma���You've been drinking! I smell
It in your breath.
Pa���Not a drop. I've been eating
frog's legs. What you smell Is thf
hop.���Harvard Lampoon. THE   REVIEW.   COURTNEY,   B. C.
M
Graceful in appearance, adjusted at the
factory, the Omega is
a watch of the slrict-
es .-liability. Itcom-
bines tlie highest art
in case designing witli
the soundest principles
Ot Watch construction.
Moderately priced.
For tale by nil Jewelers,
POISONOUS
MATCHES
In less than two years it will
be unlawful to buy or use
poisonous white phosphorous matches
Everybody   should   begin
now to use
EDDY'S NON POISONOUS
"SESQUl" MATCHES
and thus ensure safety ia
the home
Savages Kind to Animals
It here were no cruelly to unlmuls
there certainly could be no cruelty to
imman beings. Blloei Ueolus, the
French scientLt, instances astonishing examples among savage tribes in
South America und in Africa of primitive humanity uud the anlmr.ls making
comniici cause in their life uud labors
together,
'I'h.' iiuniii, which carries enormous
burden:: over tlie. Andes, would lie
down In wrath and refuse lo rlso
should bis master strike or i buse lilm;
ii is only caresses uud encouragement
thai lead him over Impossible deserts
and roadways.
The horse of Hie Bedouin Arab
sleeps in Ills lent with nts children,
In civilization mon train horses by bll,
whip und s|i ir und Iben complain that
they have no bi'iiin:i, Initiative or real
nli'ectkiii. 'I'o I'ecd tlie belter upon
them men  make ol sheep and uattle
artificial creatures, Incapable of self-
Bupporl lu the freedom of nature,
iteclus Insists Hint in many rcs|ii:i'ln
the domestication of animals, us we
irncilce ii today, iii'oiliici ��� veritable
niiii'ui back-sliding, for (at from haying Improved them we iiavj deformed, degraded und corrupted them. -
Boston i I'liuscrlpt.
Got  His  Answer
Counsel ��� I Insist on un niiswei' to
my question. You luive not told me
nil the Conversation, I want lo
know nil thnt pussed between you
und Mr. Jones on the occasion to
which you refer.
Reluctant Witness I've told you
oVerytlllng Of any consequence.
"Yoll have lold me you said to hlni,
���Jones, Ihls case will get into Uio
court some day.' Now, I want to
know whal he suld in reply;
"Well, he Bald:   'Brown, there Isn't
anything in this business I'm ashamed
of, and if any snooping, little, yee-
hii-ing, I'uiir-by-six, gimlet-eyed lawyer
with half a pound of brains and sixteen
ounces of jaw, ever wants to know
what I've been falklng about, just tell
him.'"
Children Teething
BABY IS VERY COMFORTABLE AND
LAUGHS DURING THE TEETHING
PERIOD.  THANKS TO
Mrs. Winslow's
Soothing Syrup
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FREE TO ALL SUFFERERS
If roil tef I'out of _Q_TS"_U_ down" 'oot tha BLUES'
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these di.-M^ft-i ant t.o\n_i'_ l i. U'RK. effected hy
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PATENTS
Fetherstonhaugh & Co., head office,
���King street east, Toronto, Canada.
The Oldest Voter
Perhaps the oldest voter to exercise
his franchise ln the recent Ontario
elections was Levi Thompson of Kob-
Iln, aged D6 years. He said lie hoped
his would be the casting vote to banish tlie bars of Ontario. His son John,
bis _randson Ira and his great-grandson, Ralph, alto voted it the same
subdivision.
A. F. Hare, of Graftoii, who is 95
fears of age, voted for Sam Clarke,
Liberal, In West Northumberland.
The Pill That Brings Relief.���When,
sfter one has partaken of a meal he is
oppressed by feelings of fullness and
pains in tlie stomach he suffers from
dyspepsia, which will persist If it be
not dealt with. Parmelee's Vegetable
Pills are the very best medicine that
icon be taken to bring relief. Those
pills ure specially compounded to deal
with dyspepsia, and tlieir sterling
qualities in this respect can be vouched for hy legione ot users.
"Look here," said the indignant mistress of tlie hcuse to the peddler of
small wares, "do you call thees safety matches'.' Why, they won t light
it all."
"Well, ma'am," said the peddler
juavcly, "wot could you 'ave that'll be
safer?"���Kansas City Star.
"What sort of bridge docs she
jl ay?"
"Cantilever; she never looks to her
jartner for support."���Judge.
MncVtcar (very  depressed)���Three-
pen'worth ol poison.
.   Chemist���What for?
MacNear���Tuppence.���Printer's Pie.
DODOS  v
IKIDNEY^
;hts DP*
W. N. U. 1017
Had Nervous
Dyspepsia
With   Frequent   Sick   Headaches  and
Much   Pain   After  Eating���Dr.
Chase's Nerve Food Cured
This letter ls Irom a lady wbo Ruined 14 pounds by using tlie great food
cure.    II iliil wonders l'or lier iu iiu-
proving  her general  lieulih.    She  Is
enthusiastic ln  Us praise, and  refers
to her neighbors us witnesses of ibe
splendid results obtained.
Mrs. Susan Dolmen, Spring Hill
Mines,.N.S, writes: "11 Is with pleasure Unit I write lo you in praise ol
111'. Chase's Nerve food. 1 wus troubled
wilb dyspepsia i nil could nol (ml without suffering much pain; ulso had sick
headaches frequently, uud my norves
were lu bad condition. About Ien you'll
ago l took a thorough treatment ol Dr.
ciuise's News kooii, using altogether
:'i boxes, mul Since then can ent any-
thing, buve been freed I'l'oiu head1
aches, nml my health hns been great
ly iinpi'oi���.' I in evory way. I gained 11
pounds In weight, and Cool sure I owe
everything to Dr. Chase's Nerve Pood,
Vou mil., use this letter, iiiiiI nn
neighbors can tell you of my condition
before using Ibis ti'c.itnicnl."
Revival of the Moustache
is tlie moustache coming into fashion again? Five of Ihls year's rowing
crow for Oxford university wore decorations on tlie upper lip. Cambridge
bud only one example. That, however,
makes six out of eighteen, an unusual
average today among men who are
not long out of tlieir "Icons." About
80 per cent, of the mule population in
Knglnnd are today cleuii shaven, while
the majority of the others do not
shave at all.���Exchange.
Uganda Has New Museum
Big game hunters will Hnd a rendezvous in London in the commodious quarters established in Piccadilly
as the official agency for the governments of British East Africa and
Uganda. As in the case of most of
the agencies of distant colonies, tbe I
Bast African office will include a
museum showing the products of the
territory, specimens of big game
shot, and photographs of the hunting, as well lis the headquarters of
men engaged ln business in East
Africa.
Baseball Lingo
Some day when he doesn't happen
to have more than four or live visitors, if that time over comes, we are
going to sit quietly down, with our talented sporting editor anil ask hlni (or
our own information why a baseball
player always spears the pitl with his
right lln instead of catching the ball
with his right hand.���lhio State Journal.
Minard's Liniment Cures Garget in
Cows.
A commercial traveller had taken
a large order up In,Aberdeen and endeavored to impress upon tlie Canny
Scottish manager who had given the
order u box of Havana cigars,
"Naw," lie replied. "Don't try to
bribe a man. 1 cudna tuk them���and
I am a member of the Writ!"
"But will you not accept them as a
present?"
"I couldna," said the Scot.
"Well, then," said tlie traveller,
"suppose I sell you the cigars for a
merely nominal slim���say, sixpence?"
"Weel, in that case," replied the
Scot, "since you press me, and not liking tae refuse, an offer well meant, I
think I'll bo taking twa boxes."
Why Ma Was Glad
Mrs. Kawler (to hostess' child)���
Are you glad to see me again, Edith?
Edith���Yes'm, and mamma's gliul,
too.
Mrs. Kawler���Is she?
Edith���Yes; she saiii she hoped
you'd come today and have it over
with.
Mlnard's    Liniment   Cures     Diphtheria.
Tlie lady of the house was explain-
tliings to the new maid.
"An' what's this, missus?" asked the
girl, indicating a metal bottle.
"That is a bottle which will keep
tilings either hot or cold whichever
yon desire," replied the mistress.
"Well, foh the land sake!" ejaculated the girl. "How is it. gwint to
know whether von want tilings hot or
cold?"
Ueinandhaw's coat was fastened
shut witli a safety pin. "Button broke
off a few days ago," lie halt apologetically explained to tlmson.
"Haven't you any patent buttons?"
"Yes, plenty of them; but they're all
In use."
"You're a married mini, aren't
you?"
"You know 1 am."
"Then why doesn't your wife sew
on some buttons, for you?"
"She hasn't time."
"What keeps her so busy?"
"It's her club work. Y'ou see, she
holds an important office in a sewing
society that meets four times a week."
���Judge.
An actress took a hen with her on
her latest ocean voyage, the idea being, of course, that in addition to providing tlie enterprising young lady
with a few extra press notices, the
hen would supply her witli fresh eggs
on the voyage.
The incident lias recalled a story
connected with Cecil Rhodes, who always took one or two hens with him
on his many long voyages between
England and the Cape.
Another well known South African,
who had ffrequen U y made the trip in
the same'vessel as Rhodes, was asked
why he, too, did not take ?ome liens
with him.
"It isn't necessary," he said. "You
see, I always tip the man who looks
after Rhodes' hens, and I get the
eggs."
"Well, Bobby, did you have all the
pudding you wanted at dinner?"
"No'm; before I got half what l
wanted I got full."���Boston Trans-
Ecript.
"I don't waste any time on  anything I don't understand."
"Then you never eat hash."
Aged
"Why, look here," said the merchant, w'.i was in need of a boy,
"aren't you the same boy who was in
here a week ago? '
"Yes, sir," said tlie applicant.
"J thought so. And didn't I tell you
then that I wanted an older boy."
"Yes, sir. That's Why I'm back.
I'm older now.'
A Chroni-. Gru������ .Bier
Charles Lamb tells of a chronic
grumbler who always complained at
whist because he liad so few trumps.
By some artifice liis companions man.
aged to (lx the cards bo that when he
dealt he got the whole thirteen, hoping to extort some expression of satisfaction, but lie only looked more
wretched than ever as he examined
liis hand.
"Well, Tom," said Lamb, "haven't
you trumps enough this time?"
"Yes," grunted Tom, ' but I've no
other cards."
She���If you insist upon knowing,
there are two reasons why I can't
marry you.
He���And they are?
She���Yourself and another man.
Wife���Everything is getting higher.
Husband���Oh. I don't know. There's
your opinion of me and my opinion
of you, and the neighbors' opinion of
both of us.
A house hunter, getting off a train
at a suburban station, suiil to a boy
standing near:
"My boy, I am looking for the corporation's new block ot semi-detached houses. How far are they from
here?"
"About twenty minute's' walk," said
tlie boy.
"Twenty minutes'." exclaimed the
house hunter. "Nonsense. The ad-
vertlsement said five."
"Well," replied tlie boy. "Yer can
believe me or the advertisement
which yer want. But I ain't tryin'
to make no sale."
"They say those Mexican poens are
absolutely useless,"
"Yee; I don't believe they're worth
the paper they're printed on."���Buffalo Express.
Dr. Morse's
Indian  Root   Pills
are just the right medicine for the
children. When ihey are constipated
���when their kidneys arc out of order
���when over-indulgence in some
favorite food gives them indigestion
���Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills will
quickly and 6urely put them right.
Purely vegetable,they neither sicken,
v/cal .nor gripe, like harsh purgatives.
Guard your children's health by
always keeping a box of Dr. Morse s
Indian Root Pills iu the house, They el
Keep the Children  Well
RAIN B     WIRELESS
Wet Weather to 0"dcr is Now the Aim
I of tbe Scientists
' Weather control ruin ordered tor
midnight, day aftor tomorrow   may be
ii wireless victory iu tlie next generation. Now it is weird und visionary,
but Sir Oliver Lodge, Who is in thu
top rank o[ living scientists, thinks
it not Improbable and is now culling
uu Ills fellows to begin wireless
studies with this purpose in mind.
The moro there is discovered about
the way wireless telegraphy works
the more it Is evident thai weather
uud wireless waves ure tangled With
each other.
Almost every one knows Unit wireless telegraphy works better by night
than hy duy uud bus peculiar jumps j
of  efficiency  at   sunset.    A   wireless
operator on shipboard In tlie tar north |
found tlmi during a display of tho!
aurora   boronlls  tlie  northern  lights!
were  widely disturbed  when  lie sent
out wireless signals from Ills ship.
The growing theorj concerning Hi"
way wireless wuves  follow  the curve
of the eurtli is lu simple language thai
lhe upper layers nf the uir form a sort
of magnetic cushion against which
the wireless wuves can bound along,
sir Oliver wishes to have experiments
made by discharging very powerful
wireless waves from kites under ull
kinds of weather conditions In order
to ascertain whether tlie waves will
under any conditions make clouds
Condense Into ruin or prevent them
irom condensing.
It. is not to bo expected, of course,
that ralrt could bo obtained from u dry
sky, but. normal conditions or the air
would leave much opportunity for
weather control if the theory should
prove workable.
The total eclipse of the sun on a
path from Greelano to Persia
is to be made the occasion for
elaborate wireless experiments. Wireless signals will he scut out from within the path of shadow and across the
shadow, and tho effect of the shadow
on these signals should give more
clews to the whole problem.-Saturday
Evening Post.
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Make the Liver
Do its Duty
Nine times in ten when lhe liver \\ right tht
M.mach and bowels are right.
CARTER'S LITTLE
LIVER PILLS
gently but firmly compel ��� liuy liver to
do its duly
Cures Constipation, i
Indigestion,
Sick
Headache, and Distress after Eating.
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Ontario Veterinary College
Under   Die   control   ot lha Depart*
ment    of    Agriculture   of   Ontario,
Established ISO:.
Adulated with the University si
Toronto,
N.n. -College will re-open on
Thursday, ibo 1st ut Ootober, 1914, in
tlm new College Building, no University Avenue.
TORONTO, CANADA.
Calendar nn Application.
E. A. A. Grange, V.S., M.S., . HnelpAl
Worse Than Retribution
"Pa, is retilbution the worst thing
a man cm have?"
"No; it isn't half as bad as the feeling a man is likely to have after lie
has confessed and then become eon-
vineed that l.e would not have been
found out If he had kept quiet,"���Chicago Record-Herald.
Attacked by Asthma.���The first fearful sensation Is of suffocation, which
hour by hour becomes more desperate
and hopeless. To such a case the relief
afforded by Ur. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma
Remedy stems LOthing less than miraculous, Its help is quickly apparent
and soon the dreadful attack is mastered. The asthmatic who lias found
out the dependability of this sterling
remedy will never be without it. It Is
sold everywhere.
She (to late-homing husband)���Any
man who spends his evening and his
hard-earned money drinking in barroom must a lunatic.
He���Sure, m'dear,  saloonitic!
The Usual Compliments
Mr.  Fogarty     (In    proposing    tlie
bride's   health)���An    it's  ateselt    is
proud to say 1 'ave knowed tlie bride
this forty year."
Tlie Bride���It's a thondcriu' liar you
are, Fogarty; me bein' only just turned thirty-wan an' a half."
The dealer in antiques was showing an old violin to a probable buyer. "Yes," he said, "that is cf historical interest; that is the identical
fiddle Nero played while Home wus
burning!"
"Oh, that is a myth."
The dealer agreed saying; "Yes, it
is; and Myth's name was on it, but
it has got worn off."
The Nervous Visitor (to beach life-
saver)���I notice that drowning bathers
become quite calm directly you reach
them. 1 suppose your brave, aud noble
words reassure tbem'.'
Tho Life-saver���Oh, no, miss; it
ain't that; it't hecause I always 'it 'em
a good thump In the neck to make 'em
keep quiet.���The Sketch.
"Waiter, give me the menus."
"We have none, but I can tell you
what we have."
"You must have a jolly good memory."
Not at ail. I simply look at the
table cloth.'���relo Mele.
Tlie man from Glasgow had suffered
grieviously in crossing the ocean, and
when lie next had occasion to repeat
tlie journey he did not intend that
there should be so much acute physical discomfort attached to it. So he
marched Into a drug store.
"Have ye anything to stay the
pangs of seasickness?" he asked, in
his winning Glasgow accent.
"Certainly, sir; we have the very-
thing," said the obliging druggist.
"How much is it? '
"Two dollars a bottle."
The Glasgowian staggered back a
pace, visibly shaken. "Losh!" he gasped, when he recovered himself. "I
would sooner be seasick!'���New York
World.
ARLINGTON
WATERPROOF COLLARS AND CUFFS
SainattHng  belt-   lhan   linen  nnd  bis
l.uimli. bills Wash ii wan soap muJ
waler All stop's in direct slate __f_
unit sue    ror iii  we wilt mad vou
THE  ARLINQTON   COIMPANV   OF  CANADA,
,      Limited
BS Inner Avenue, Toronto, Oniae.o
Amends
"Would   yoU   believe   it  now,   .\l_��
Spiil'ks'.'" said the genial stout young
tnuii us be indpped Ills brow, "1 ��tttg_
all of 250 'pounds.0"
Miss ;���;. (slghingi--1 suspected n
much just now when sve were dancing
and you stepped on my foot.
g.s.y.m.���Oli, I'm sort.-. Pleas*
forgive inc. Tlu very tlrst thins ia
the morning I'll go ou a diet ��� Sue
York Post.
Urj).idden Guest
Mrs. I'plyunip (to ligste'sB)���That
grizzly faced brute standing over t_sr_
at tlie door had si..h poor taste -is
to ref'ise to get me a glass ol '.vat.tr.
Surely you didn't intend to invite aucfe
a man to your reception.    '
Mrs. Hostess���Don't fret, my dear, I
didn't invite him. He is my husband.
���Calumet.
Entitled to it
The snnil hoy was seeing, for th_
first time, a picture of Atlas supporting tlie earth. Liter looking at it for
a minute he turned to his father and
asked, "Why doesn't he u.kj lit*
base?"
"What do you mein?"
"Don't you know tlie rule, pop. when
a man ha.' been hit by a pitc_c_.
hull?"���Puck.
Earthquake Near Tonga
A violent earthquake shock was recorded a few days ago by the Ri'. er
View seismograph, Sydney, Australia.
This is the severest disturbance ot it*
kind that has as yet been registered
by the instrument, tlie waves lasting
for three hours. It is supposed that
tlie earthquake occurred at a point
somewhere near Tonga.
Age of Palms
Paints  live  under favorable  conditions for lino years.
"Did the young noblemen travel ia
this country incognito?"
"No, he travelled in railroad trains."
���Baltimore American.
Billy���Do you believe in signs?
Miliy���Y'es, indeed.
Billy���Well, last night I dreamed
you were madly in love with me.
What is that a sign of?
M_ly���That's a sign you were
dreaming.
Few ot us become round shouldered from currying other people's bur-
dens.
L.Sfa   MEAT
Advice   of   Family   Physician
Formerly pe >ple thought meat ueo-
essary l'or strengtli and muscular vigor.
The man who worked hard was supposed to require meat two or three
times a day. Science has found oul
differently.
It is now a common tiling for the
family physician lo order less meat, as
in the following Letter from an eastern
man;
"I had suffered for years with dyspepsia and nervousness. My physician
advised me to eat less meat aud
greasy tooiis generally. 1 tried several things to t.ke the place oi my
usual breakfast of chops, fried potatoes, etc., but got no relief until I
tried Grape N'.tis food.
"After using Gi ape-Nuts for the eer
eal part of my meals for two years
I am now a wc.l man. Grape-Nuts
benefited my health fnr more than the
medicine I had taken before.
"My wife and children are healthier
than they had been for years, and we
are a very happy family, largely due
to Grape-Nuts
"We hay. been so much benefited
by Grape-Nuts that it would he ungrateful uot to acknowledge it."
Name given by Canadian Postum
Co., Windsor, Oat. Read "Tlie Road to
We'.lville" in pkgs. "There's a Reason."
Ever read thi above letter? A new
one appears from time to time. They
are genuine, true and full of human
interest. THE COURTENAY REVIEW
iMi
The Royal Bank of Canada
Incorporated 1869
Capital Paid Up Jll,560,000        Reserve and Undivided Profits 513,000,000
A GKNERA . BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED
DRAFTS ISSUED
Payable itt all parts of the world
Special attention given to Savings Department nnd Transactions ofJOrdin-
ary Hanking Business by mail
COURTKNAY BRANCH - R. II. HARDWICKE, Mgr.
CUMBERLAND BRANCH - D. M. MORRISON, Mgr.
The Courtenay Review
And Comox Valley Advocate
A Weekly Newspaper,  Published at
Courtenay, B. C.
N. H. Bodbn, Editor and Proprietor
Subscription . .80 per Year in Advance
Telephone 59
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1914
* __.__....' l---5____________-C
Civis Courtenayus Sum
Do you remember the boast of
the old Romans, Civis Romanus
Sum?���"I am a Roman citizen."
Well you now have just as proud a
boast as that, you are a Courtenay
citizen���Civis Courtenaj-us Sum is
your motto, It is a proud one. act
up to it and our success as a city
is sure.
Canadian Patriotic Fund
The promoters of the Canadian
Patriotic fund are sending out
literature advocating the forming
of branches of this Society in every
place possible, and sending all funds
collected to the central society.
This proposition does not appeal
to us. During the Boer war thi..
society collected a vast sum of
money and after doling out a few
dollars here and there, had the sum
of $77,000 left over, which the pro
moters still profess to have on hand
Not one penny of this fund is
available to relieve distress caused
nre built in order to ensure quick !
n lobolizat ion of fire __litiu_ crews
nt   points   of   danger.   Launches
patrol the Coast and Inland waters,
III the present year $350,000 is '
available for this forest prospective
work,  while a vote of  $235,000,
provides   for  the upkeep of the'
permanent staff, whose duties also
include such matters as the sale of
Crown timber' the supervision of
logging operations on the   9   1-21
million acres of Crown  timberland
held by leases and  licenses,  land
classification, co-operation with the |
lumbeirng industry in market extension and  development of new
methods of wood  utilization,  and
the collection of forest revenue
AH land in tht Province carrying
a merchantable stand of timber is
reserved by the Crown, the timber
only being disposed of.
Information and published reports concerning the timber resources and lumbering industiy of
the Province will be willingly supplied upon application to the Chief
Forester, Victoria, B. C.
LAZO
The auxiliary schooner ���' 'Victoria,"
Capt. Pike, of the Victoria Fishing Company sprang a leak whilst en route to
Victoria with a cargo of 27000 pounds
of Halibut caught of Cape St. James,
Queen Charotte Island whilst going south
and just off Little River outlet, on Tuesday evening, the stern bearing of the
"Victoria" gave way with the result that
the water poured in, and in spite of the
strenuous efforts of the crew (14 men)
the water made headway and the
i_. *__ ��_.. ....!___ *i :_(���.... :-      tn_ waier made ueaoway anu  lue  men
bv the war unless the recipient is a I had to uke t0 the boaJ with their be.
member, of  a  soldiers   immediate longings.   They endeavored to tow their
family.
The Courtenay Patriotic Fund is
for releiving distress during the
war, whether the recipient is a
member of the soldiers' family or
not. There doubtless is and will
be a great deal of distress in the
valley indirectly caused by the war,
but happily all the soldiers and
reservists who have gone from here
have either taken their families
with them or bave left thera fairly
well provided for, and any funds
collected aud not used can be laid
by for another "rainy day."
Timber Resources of B. C.
In the vast forests of British
Columbia 360 billion feet of the
finest mature timber is now awaiting manufacture, Cuttings at
present a notint to less than 2
billion feet a year, which is but a
portion of the annual forest growth.
Far larger markets for the timber,
therefore, must be found; and thus
the Provincial Government, assisted by the Department of Trade and
Commerce at Ottawa, is leading the
industries concerned in a commercial campaign, both in the existing
markets, and in those now being
made accessible by the opening of
the Panama Canal,
Some of the largest mills in the
world are in British Columbia, and
the cutting and manufacture of
timber is the most important business iu the Province. The number
of saw, pulp, paper and shingle
mills is over 400, and their output
for 1913 wasvalued at $30,000,00.
The Supreme importance of the
forests and of the industries dependent upon them have made the
prevention of forest fires an im
portant matter of public policy,
Protection and administration of
British Columbia's timber resources
entrusted to the Forest Branch of
the Government Service. The
permanent staff is distributed
though eleven forest districts, in
each of which a large number of
forest guards and patrolmen are
employed during the dry season
from May to October.
Whenever necessary trails, look
out stations and field telephone lines
vessel into Kye Bay, and beach her, the
tide then coming'in, but as soon as it
turned they started to drift out into the
channel; in consequence Capt. Pikedeci-
ilt'il to anchor her, aud at present she is
anchored in 9 1-2 fathoms of water, her
masts and starboard rail being only
visible. ThegovernmentboatNewington
was hailed and was requested to wire for
help at once. The tug "Red Furrow"
of the Sydney Towing Co. is expected
any hour, and endeavors will be made
to beach the 'Victoria' in Kye Bay. The
'Victoria' carries a 100 h. p. automatic
engine, one of the first of its kind on
this coast.
The S. S Prince Albert passed C. Lara
Monday noon in tow of the S. S. Salvor.
She has been on the rocks above Prince
Rupert all the summer. She belongs to
the G. T. P. Railway.
Mr. Gus. Westrup has been awarded
the contract for the new buildings to be
erected at the Wireless Station for housing the troops during the winter.
Mr. H. Vogel returned to Comox via
Powell River from Reed Island on Wednesday evening,
COMOX
Preparations are already on the
way for the annual school children's
concert.
Mr. Robb is quite ill with la
grippe,
In some parts of England the
ladies have formed a white feather
brigade, the object of which is ta
present a white feather to eligible
young men who do not join the
colors or show no inclination to do
so. If the girls started such a
society here they would have hard
work finding enough feathers to
go round.
One of our local nimrods tells of
getting eleven cock pheasants with
eleven shots��� good shooting, eh!
Mr. Mattieda while going along
the road near McCutcheon's point
saw a deer in the water, he left a
companion to watch him, and rushed back to Comox and secured a
rifle and shot the animal.
In connection with the wreck at
Lazo, it is stated that the wireless
station is not allowed to notify any
one locally of any accident in the
vicinity. This does not seem altogether right. There is generally
a tug or a steamboat at Comox and
always one at Union Bay. If these
places were notified, vessels and
life might be saved, that otherwise
would be lost.
Campbell's
Fall Opening of Millinery, Mantles, Furs,
Fur Sets, Dress Goods,
Coatings, Silk Waists
and Dresses, Silk and
Wool Sweater    ats
The latest fashion creations
in Ladies and Misses Model
and Ready-to-wear Hats
A  Large   Assortment  of
Special Novelties in Childrens and Infants Headv. ear
at popular prices
Ladies' Coats with the new
Balmacaan and Kimona
Sleeves in plaids and royal
blue, red and brown; also
in plain and diagnol cloths
and dark or light Tweeds
in all colours
Winter Sport Coats, Short
and Three-quarter Lengths
Child's Brown, Grey and
White Bear Skin Coats in
new    designs,   silk    and
braid trimmed
Ladies' Stole and Muff Sets
in black and grey Imitation
Seal; also Black with White
Ermine, and Black Imitation Persian Lamb
Children's White Bearskin
Fur Sets and Child's White
Wool Boas
Dress Goods in all the leading shades in Silk Crepe
Poplins, Ratines, Panamas,
Serges, Cashmeres, Ladies'
Cloths, Satin Cloths, Tweeds,
also the newest novelty
fabrics
Coatings in Heavy Diagonol
Serges in Brown, Cardinal,
White and Tweed Effects;
also Black Astrachan
White and Coloured Bear
Skin Cloth in plain and curl,
suitable for children's wear
Season's fashions in One-
piece Silk Blouses; also Silk
and Net Blouses
Ladies' Silk and Wool
Sweater Coats with roll collar and also with V neck in
plain and fancy combinations
A complete stock of Ladies'
Misses and Children's Combinations and Under Vests
in Medium and Heavy
Weight Wool
Our Gent's Dept. is
st eked in All Fa
Lines
Campbell's
CUMBERLAND
Rubber Foot Wear
and Oiled Clothing
We are prepared to meet any demand
for Men's and Boy's
Rubber Footwear and Oil Clothing
Best  makes  and   goods   that   will
wear to  satisfaction
THE MENS* STORE
Loggie Bros.
Next Royal Bank
Phone 34
The  Corner  Store, Sandwick
ARE YOU READY
for the Rush of Fruit. Remember the
Fruit Season does not last long and
its a long winter without lots of fruit
We have a sull line of everything
you may  require at lowest  prices.
Prompt Delivery Is Our Motto
Phone 4
Parkin Bros.
Proprietors
SEABROOK YOUNG
Is  Now  In  The  District
and is making a fine exhibition of
MILLINERY, COATS,
SWEATERS,
CHILDREN'S DRESSES, Etc.
This display contains the very latest productions and
we are selling at most moderate prices
At Cumberland AU This Week
Send for patterns of our Cord Velveteen at 65c per yard
SEABROOK YOUNG
623-25 Johnston St Victoria
PERCY WINCH
"GRAND DUKE CIGARS"
SIDNEY, B.C.
First-Class Plumbing
Hot Water and Steamfi tt ing
Jackson & Whittle
Phone 9 Courtenay
The Comox Barber   Shop
Oldest Shop in Courtenay
Nothing But First Class Work:.
Guaranteed.    Baths in connection,
C. E. DA_,RYMPI,E( Prop-
DR. J. E. MONTGOMERY
PHYSICIAN
and SCRGEON
Telephone M 92    COMOX, B. C.
C. P. DUNDAS
Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public
P. O. Box 209
Phone 24 Courtenay
F- PIKE
Plastering Contractor
The Dyke COURTENAY
Estimates Furnished   Work Guaranteed
Cobblestone and
Septic Tank Work
AU Work Guaranteed
A. Beveridge, Courtenay Hotel
Try an Ad. in The Review IP
THE .COURTENAY REVIEW
THE CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE
SIR EDMUND WALKER,CV__,__.P.. D.C.L., President
ALEXANDER LAIRD. General Manager JOHN AIRD, Aht General
CAPITAL, $15,000,000    RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000
SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS
Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits of $1 and
���pwards. Careful attention is given to every account. Small accounts
���re welcomed.   Accounts may be opened and operated by mail.
Accounts may be opened in the names of tv.o or more persons, with-
_rawalt to be made by any one of them or by the survivor. 821
F. C. BROCK, Acting Manager, Courtenay and Comox Branches
Comox branch open ou Tuesdays, from 11 to 3
VICTORIA NOTES
As n result of the war and accentuated by the German atrocities
a boycott of German goods is becoming general. One firm in Victoria, winch has a large agency for
German goods, is now substituting
goods of British origin. It must
also be remembered that German
production has iu most industries
practically ceased, and" therefore
the merchant needs to find other
scources of supply, It was a black
day for the Fatherland when the
military caste, that of the Junkers,
succeeded iu entrapping the German people If a revolution is
avoided in Germany, either during the war or immediately after
the war, it will be a wonderful
event. In the meantime, what
may be termed the "goodwill" of
the German trader has disappeared
and the wonderful trade connections worked up by enterprising men
of commerce to such an exteut that
Britain was compelled to look to
ber own trade position to avoid
being driven out of business, all
this has gone like a faded dream.
While, it would be bad taste to
advocate "flag-wagging," at the
same time one could wish for a
greater display of the Union Jack,
the symbol of freedom.; Let it be
.proudly hoisted to the top of the
family cloihespost each morning,
and hauled down at sunset, and
when people ask "What ye mean
by this service," let them be told
that but for the power and the
security, the freedom and the silent
strength, represented by that Elag.
Canada had been as Belgium today.
When we read of a girl of six years
of age, whose hands have been
lopped off by German troopers, the
fact being vouched for by an
American, there cannot be too
much emphasis given to the display
of that dear old rag which, floating
all over the world and upon which
the sun never sets, is a guarantee
in itself that oppression shall be
punished and that cruelty shall be
visited by stern reprisals, We
have never made enough of that
Flag, and now is the time to turn
over a new leaf. A Britisher lean
doff his hat when he sees the Flag,
and feel proud that he has the flag
for his own.
At a time when the hat is being
freely passed on behalf of the
Patriotic Fund, it is only seemly
to remind your readers that to give
to that fund at  the  expense  of
other charities is hardly proper.
By all means hive, but to give in
addition to what one usually gives
to other hinds, For instance, it is
said that the Wesleyan clergy of
Ontario are suffering through the
diversion of money to 'he war
funds, at a time when their expenses, like everybody else's, have
gone up; Church funds all over
Canada are feeling the pinch, and
it has been necessary for the Anti-
Tubercit'.osi. Society to ' remind
subscribers that their work 011 behalf of thv poor sufferers must go
on. and that they will need the
money to carry on, as before.
Mention of the Patriotic Fuud
brings to mind the method of administering that fund; in Victoria,
so far as is known, the exact
method has yet fo be decided, but
there could be no better way than
to copy out the system followed
out in the case of strike pay, viz,
to allow so much for each child in
addition to the sum for the mother,
aud, departing from the strike
method in one particular, send a
cheque weekly or fortnightly, To
dole out food tickets is surely an
insult to the relatives of the man
who is patriotic enough to leave all
and go; to distribute food is to invite trouble because here again the
recipitents are entitled to say what
they shall eat. To send public
spirited ladies around with money
is to place a burden on their
shoulders such as no expert financier could bear, and even public
spirited ladies are as liable to make
mistakes as anyone else; also there
is the risk that the applicant with
the longest face would get the
lion's share on the round of the
lady in charge. With all its risks
it is safe to say that the cheque
method is the best and least likely
to cause friction. There are some
people whose "no"|is more welcome
to the ear than the "yes" of others
and in the same way there is many
a woman w'io would rather starve
than have a well-meaning but
blundering relief visitor enter the
house and criticize the breakfast
table, for instance. Just as the
recipitents of a pension from the
army' navy or civil service get the
instalments in the form of a cheque
and cash the warrant produly and
without shame, to spend and dispose cf as they think fit, so in like
manner tbe people who are to receive help at such a time like this,
should be allowed the same honourable way, without intrusion upon
WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED OUR NEW
SAMPLES OF
Suitings, Overcoating and
Trouserings
FOR FALL AND WINTER WEAR
If you anticipate buying a suit, overcoat or (trousers
this fall it will pay you to see our stock
We guarantee material, workmanship and fit
W. G. McKEAN
>   PHONE 6
COURTENAY
their privacy or upon their feelings, 1
It is refreshing to hear of tenders
being called for the erection of tlie
Eaglish. church in Courtenay,
Apart from tin. natnr_ of the work]
itself, and besides the fact of it enabling many men to keep going, it
is typical of a sprit of optimism ''11
Courteuay which must have an
early reward. In too many places
the war has been made the plea fur
closing down and curtailing wholesale, to an extent unwarranted and
tending to bring about a panic.
Those responsible for the building
deserve all support and commendation, and there could be no better
"boo��t" for tlie district than to be
able to say that when other communities were dead nud despondent
Courtenay went ahead with another
church, One wonders what the
dedication of the church i.s to be.
and how the memorable year of
the war is to be woven into the I
name by which it shall be known 1
Shall it be St. George's, the name,
of the patron saint of England or
is that dedication not broad
enough? Shall it be St. David's,
as emblematical of tlie fight against
the German Goliath? That
savours of a conflict between the
Welsh patron saint and the shepherd king. St. John would seem
to be more suitable, the fiery nature
combined with the capacity of
ardent love, of the apostle and
evangelist being somewnat of a
parallel to the night of Britain
tempered with justice and mercy.
But we shall see. and iu lhe meantime one hopes to hear that the
work has been started. It is a
splendid opportunity for perp.mating the memory of those who have
fallen or who shall fall before the
war is over, known and unknown,
officers and men, friend and foe,
the men wbo died at their post.-
COMOX
Mr. L. Smith, Presbyterian
missionary here, left on Monday
morning's train ior Alberta Mr.
Webster of the Happy Valley Mission will have charge of the work
here in the future. Services will
be held each Sunday morning, Sunday school at 9.45, and service at
11.30, Services will be held at
Lazo and Happy Valley on alternate
Sunday afternoons.
The Rev, Lawrence Smith preached his farewell sermon at Comox on
Sunday last, completing a very
successful pastorate of the Presbyterian church.
Mr. C. F. Roupe has gone to
England to join the Cyclist Corps.
He left on Monday's train from
Courtenay.
The framework of the extension
to the Sisters' hospital has been
erected.
Robert Grieve
Begs to announce that
he has purchased E.
Swan's Ice Cream and
Confectionery Business
and is prepared to
meet the needs of all
the old customers and
many new ones
LIQUOR LICENSE ACT
Notice is hereby given that on the
Pirst day of December, next, application
will be made to the Superintendent of
Provincial Police for renewal of the hotel
license to sell liquor by retail in the
hotel known as the Elk Hotel, situate at
Comox, in the Province of British
Columbia.
Cscii, Alexander Martin.
Dated this 1st day ol October, 1914.
LIQUOR LICENSE ACT
Notice'is hereby given that on the
First day of December, next, application
will be made to the Superintendent of
Provincial Police for renewal of the hotel
license to sell liquor by retail in the
hotel known as the Lome Hotel, situate
at Comox, in the Province of British
Columbia.
Cerogk M. Barlow
Dated this 1st day of October, 1914.
HARVEY CREECH
begs to announce that he has
repurchased 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
VELVET CORD5
For tlie coming- season one of the
most 'fashionable fabrics for ladies'
wear is to be Cord Velvet
We have or new stock in for fall in the following
colours, Navy, Cardinal, Saxe Blue, Grey, Wine,
Myrtle and Brown; all 27 inches wide.
Our price 65c per yard
McPHEE & MORRISON
Telephone 1
COURTENAY
Comox   Co-Operative   Society
Dealers in all kinds of Meats
Butter, Eggs and Farmer's
Produce, Cooked Meats a
Specialty We sell only the
best. Prices are always low
and satisfactory. We pay
best prices for produce
Phone No. 2
Courtenay
MRS. A. B. CRAWFORD
Dealer in
Hay, Flour, Feed and Grain
Empty Sacks For Sale
Phone Y91 and your order will be filled at once
Courtenay Electric Light, Heat &
Power Co., Limited
Beg to announce that they will shortly be prepared
to supply Electric Light, Heat and Power to Courtenay and district. Interior wiring undertaken at
lowest possible rates." 'A full line of Lamps and
Electric Supplies Vill also be'earried in stock
Address all inquiries to
CLINTON S/jWOOD, Superintendent
Office: MUX STREET
P. O. Box 195 Telephone 43
To Bake
or
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    -    Prop.
Opposite new Presbyterian Church
Palaee Livery
&FeedStab!e
H��rses and Buggies for Hire at
Reasonable Rates
We also attend to wood hauling
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Proprietor!
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Tlin Btinorlori .  el CiitUtr products la duo to over V.
,em of   .n..-ln!l_lNK lu vacoinol and lerums only.
Insist on Cutter's.    Ir unobtainable, order direct.
IHE CUTTER   LABORATORY.  Berkeley,  Callfornll
TRAGIC LAUGHTER
Vibration   and   Nitroglycerin   Form   a
Perilous Combination
An accident, said tt. be tlie most extraordinary on record, occurred at
some (lil _elds In Uio Baku district ot
UiiBsla, on tlie borders of tii��^ Caspian
Sea. One ot the big "guafter" oil walls j
became choked, and, with a vU v ol
blowing ii clear, a number ot iron
drums tun of nitroglycerin wore
brought down by roll from Derbend
uiul deposited overnight i i a large
shod which wns used by the mon us
u sort in' canteen.
The steward ot this establishment, a
Qreek named Harms, opened one of
tho drums for sumo .onstin liosl known
lo himself and decanted a small quantity ot the dangerous liquid Into a long
tliln .l:o. usi:il tor mixing; vodka, This
he pladad on ;i Bhelt behind the liar.
Shortly o_te'_.ard there entered a
workman named Borkbvltch, wlm waa
famous for the boisterous hilarity ot
his     m:i r  and  especially  J'"''   his
loud, iv.-uwiiit laughter.
Tho sight of nitroglycerin In a vodka
tumbler so excited his risibility thai
lio gave voni to ii sorios of stentorian I
gUffaWB.   Tilts sol. Ilie halt llllod glass
"ringing," and the treacherous contents Immediately exploded,
The concussion sufficed, iu Its turn,
to explode the rest of Ihe stuff In the
drums, entirely demolishing the shod
and killing five persons, all Who wore
in it at the time. Tlie barman escaped
through having gone down Into the cellar just previously, whence, he distinctly heard the laughter, followed by
the musical "ringing" ot tlio thin
tumbler and the two explosions.���
Pearson's Weekly.
Wanted���A Strong Navy?
One ot tlie best stories which Lord
Mersey, chairman of the Empress ol
Ireland Wreck Commission, tells
aboii himself is that concerning an
old holy's remarks on his appoint'
ment lo the position of President of
old lir'.y, "is lie going to the Admiral-
Division, "Dear mi." exclaimed tlie
old lady, "I" he going to the Admiral
ty division? llow very nice! I do
Irust, he will see that we shall have a
Strong navy."
Apparently his lordship, like many
olher people, views with amazement the progress   of tlie modern
woman, and during the course ot a
speech Which he made a short time
ago lie Bald: VLltdles have ceased
(o  be  what   Ihey  were    Hie  shadow
of their husbands���and hnve become
personalities, people Whom wo cannot
Ignore, ��� * * They have become
more ami more separated from tha
poor man. What they are becoming
quite terrifies ine. t am beginning to
doubl whether 1 know women at all,
ami if i ilo not. what on earth an) I
doing silting in tlio Divorce court?"
METALLIC
CARTRIDGES
4
For All Standard Firearms
TT must be a satisfaction to the individual rifle,1
pistol or revolver user to know that his prefer
epco for ReminRton-UMC Metallic, is shared alike|
by professional experts, crack shots and sportsmen|
in all parts of the world.
So In ever increasing quantities Remington-UMC Metallics
ai_Mo.ide for every standard make and (or every calibre in use
��� rille, pistol ond revolver.
Get them from the -Tiller who flhows the Red Belt Murk of Rtrntng,
fori-(/AfC-the Situ oftho Sportsmen's H -ilqmirtrra.
To ktap your guiTclsaned and lubricated right, um Rem Oil, tho
new rowiler solvent, ru . preventative, nnd ttmi lubricant.
Ki-iniiiiitmi Arm-Union Metallic Cartridge Co,
Windsor, Ontario
Few Jap Girls Unwed
According to the statistics of the
last Japanese blue book, there are
very few Japanese women who do not
marry. The majority of Japanese girls
marry at _1 years of age. The men
usually marry at 26, but marriage at
the age of IT, is not unknown, and _,-
t)0n marrlageB at the age of 17 were
registered in the case of men lastj
year, while 7,000 girls of the ago of
16 were married, Tlie number of men
who set up house for themselves a.
30 years was 18,00(1. The decline In
tlie figures after this is rapid; only
3,700 men antl 1,600 women of tlie age
ot 40 married last year in Japan. Practically every Japanese man who does
nol join a Buddhist monastery marries. The ohl bachelor and the old
maid are almost unknown in the land
ot the chrysanthomttm.���Westminster
Gazette.
Salt Water Fishing
The total value of salt water lish
in first hands landed In Canada during the month of Hay, 1014, amounted to $1,7-1,1.9, which is 373,056 less
than the total for May last year. The
falling off is due largely to the fact
that, tlie Lunenburg banking fleet was
prevented from getting to the Magdalen Islands for bait till much late.1
than usual, nnd did not land any lish
during May this year.
-prinK herring was as abundant as
ever, but as ice remained late on
the coast and retarded fishing operations, the catch was considerably below  that for May last year.
The total pack of canned lobsters
on the Atlantic coast from the 15th
of November to the end of May was
81,802 cases, while the total shipment.
in shell was 68,652 c.wts. During tlie
corresponding period in tho preceding year the pack was 97.039 cases,
and the shipment In shell 78,81" cwts.
KEEP CHILDREN WELL
DURING HOT WEATHER
Pain Flees Before it.���There is moro
virtue In a bottle of Dr. Thomas' Eo-
lectric oil as a sudbuer of pain than iu
gallons of cthet medicine. The public
know this and thero are few households throughout tlie country where
it cannot be found. Thirty years of use
has familiarized the people with it,
and made it i household medicine
throughout the western world.
No Variety
The litt'e girl was paying a call
witli her mother. The hostess, old-
fashioned and child loving, offered the
youthful guest a slice of bread and
butter, which was declined with
thanks.
"Why don't you want the nice bread
and butter?" asked the lady, possessed of the belief that all children
are hungry always,
"Wa have some at home just like
It," said the child.
The  Catch  of the  Insurance  Scheme
A woman wearing an anxious expression called at an insurance ofiice one morning.
"I understand," sho said, "that for
five dollars I can insure my house for
a thousand dollars in your company."
"Yes." replied the agent, "that is
right. If your house burns down we
pay you one thousand dollars."
"And," continued the woman anxiously, "do you make any Inquiries
as to the origin of the fire."
"Certainly," was tlie prompt reply;
"we make the most careful enquiries
madam."
"Oh,"���and she turned to leave the
i .Ice���"I thought there was a catch
in it somewhere."
"On, I'm in Bitch trouble: My little
Willie's got lost!"
"Well, well, it'll be all right. Every,
body in the neighborhood knows him."
"(Hi, iiobody'll Know him today, he-
cause l'/e just \\ashed him!"���Tit-
Itiis.      '
Divided Opinion
'Are vou real y going to marry Harold'.'"
"1 don't know what to say. All tlie
girls lu my class have read his letters."
"Well?"
"Eighteen of them think him a dear,
antl nineteen say he's a dub."���Kansas
City Journal.
Mother���And so my little man didn't
cry   when  he  fell  down.    That  was;
brave.
Little Man��� There wasn't anyone to
hear!���Exchange,
Husband��� Dr. :j. said nn alcohol
sponge would do me good.
Wife- To which of your cronies did
lie refer.���New York Sun.
rTry Murine Eye   Remedy
ft you have Red, We��k, Watery Eyea
er Granulated Eyelids. Don't Smart���
Soothes Eye Pain. Druggists Sell Murine Eye Remedy, Liquid, 25c, 50c. Mi_
rin�� Eye Salve In Aseptic Tube* 256,
SOc.   Ey�� Book Free by Malt,
Ai E.   TmIc C._ la All E.��� ilu NuJ Can
MURINE EYE REMEDY CO., Chlcaga.
"Master  Humphrey's  Clock"
There has just come into the. market the famous old relic which gave
Charles Dickens the title of liis story,
"Master Humphrey's Clock."
It is a grandfather clock, inscribed
with the name of the maker, William
Humphreys of Barnard Castle, and
tlie date, 1820, with a dial of brass
and silvered metal, in a tall case of
Dutch lacquer, with architectural top.
William Humphreys was tho son of
Thomas Humphreys, a watchmaker of
Barnard Castle, whose shop was opposite tlie King's Head Inn. where
Dickens spent six weeks In 1837 while
studying tlie Dotheby's portion of
"Nicholas xickleby."
Tlie clock remained In possession Ot
its maker until his death, when It
was acquired hy the father of the, present owner.
Not many companions   of   Iticl.ard
Brlnsely Sheridan cared to engage
the dramatist In an encounter ot wit.
'I'h. royal dukes In Ihe following story
were more courageous, but not more
successful, titan most ot the playwright's friends.
Two royal dukes, friends of Sheridan, were walking in James street,
when they happened to meet the dramatist.
"I say. Sherry," said one ot the
dukes, "we have just been discussing
whether* you are a greater fool or
rogue. What is your opinion, my
boy?"
Sheridan smiled, took each by an
arm, aud replied:
"Why, faith, your royal highnesses,
1 believe 1 am between both!"
One of "Whistler's proofs, sold by
Sotheby's in 18S8���that of au early
eti-hiug-rbrought a good price, not on
its merits, but for this line by the
artist, written on tlie margin: "Legs
not by me, but a fatuous addition by
a general practitioner. The "legs"
were by Dr. Seymour Haden, Whistler's eminent brother-in-law.
W. N. U. 1017
Hokus���Flubdub seems to have a
wonderful opinion of his knowledge.
Pokus���I should say he has. Why, I
have actually heard him attempt to"
argue with his son, who Is in his
freshman year at college.���Llppincott's.
Every mother knows how fatal Ihe
hot summer months are lo small children, cholera Infantum, diarrhoea,
dysentry and stomach troubles are
rife at this time and often a precious
little life is lost after only a tew hour.,
illness. Tile mother who keeps Baby's
Own Tablets in the house feels safe.
The occasional use of the Tablets prevent stomach and bowel (roubles or
if tlio trouble conies suddenly as it
generally tines���tbe Tablets will bring
baby safely through. They are sold
by medicine dealers or by mail at 25
cents a box from Tlie Dr. Williams'
.Medicine Co., Brockville, Out.
Give Public Preference
Amendments have been made to
the cold storage regulations passed
last session, which are ot considerable
iiuportance. It is provided that, owners
of cold storage warehouses -Inch tire
subsidized under the act must giva
the public preference in the use of
refrigerated space. It shall he a violation of the act it such space is refused on the plea of lack or space if
such space is to he occupied by goods
belonging to the ov, ners of (he warehouse.
Owners shall not contract or agree
to give all the refrigerated space to
one or more firms to tlie exclusion of
tlio general public. A line not exceeding ?.il) is provided for violatk.'.: of
these regulations.
Distinguished or Extinguished
The brotherhood of the men who
kill each other was never better ex-
amplified than by the funeral honors
paid at Alexandria and Cairo to the
grenadiers of Xapoleon's army whose
remains were lately discovered at
Sidi Gaber. ilritish soldiers of the
Twentieth Century presented arms
to the forgotten French heroes; of
the Eighteenth, and followed (hem to
the tomb with arms reversed!
These men fell lighting against
Abercrombie. in tlie Battle of Abou-
kir. Here tlie Gloucestershire Regiment earned tlie title of "Tho Fore
and Aft"���a name curiously misused hy Alt'. Kipling. They were attacked in front and rear by the
-Tench, and the rear-r.ink turned
about and beat off the attack.
"Twenty-eight!" said the Colonel,
as lie saw the French approaching,
"what devilish lucky fellows you
are! Today you must be either distinguished or distinguished!" This
chestnut Is one which always bears
repetition.
I bought a horse with a supposedly
incurable rhgbone for $!I0. Cured him
with $1,00 worth of MINARD'S LINIMENT and sold hlni for $85.00. Profit
on Liniment, i.i.on,
MOISIO DEROSCE.
Hotel Koeper, St. Philllppe; Que.
Lady- -Your reference says, among
other things, that you are accustomed
to cooking course dinners.
Miss Casey (Indignantly)���Coarse
dinners, is it'.' Sure mum, then it do
be a mistake. I cooks very foino din
ners.- -Truth.
A Game of Surprises
Tlie guests are requested to bring
something   wrapped    up    in  paper,
which they wish to get rid of.
The house prepares n duplicate of
numbers, pinning one numbs, on
each parcel, as the guests pass by
her. When she gives a s'gnal, two
persons having No. One pinned on
their packages exchange them, th03C
having No. Two, and so on, until all
have exchanged or swapped. Then all
open tlieir packages. Some may have
received better thin?c, while others
may have a worse exchange.
"Why did you beat this man so terribly?" said the judge, indicating tlie
bandaged figure of the plaintiff.
"I asked him why a horse had run
away, your honor," explained the prisoner, "and he told me it was because
the animal had lost his cquineimity."
"H'm," said-the judge. "Discharged."
���Llppincott's "Magazine.
If we could always catch fish few
of us would go fishing. . |
How Oil Calms the Waves
Aa Impression prevails thai great
quantifies of oil are rcqirreu lo calin
the sea. hut Prof. Itay Laaltesler of
England .suggests that a pint of oil
nn hour will secure a zone of calm
water around a ship sufficient l'or tlie
safe launching Of small bonis. Ac
cbrdlug to this author!-/, nine pints
of oil are sufficient lo calm a square
inllii of water, and, Incredible as it
may appear, one drop will calm seven
square feet. The oil spreads oul over
(he surface of tlie sea in a dim which
lias the almost unimaginable thickness of itt'twiiiilionilis of a millimeter,
yet it holds in leash the mighty power
of the ocean. When this llliu of, oil
spreads over tlie surface, tlie heaping-
np action of tlie water, which results
in the formation first of ripples and
then of waves, cannot take place. The
thinner tlie film the greater is its ef
feet in pulling down :he crests of the
waves : ml making a lower wave lin.:,
free from break.
Tlrtit all leadin;. nations arc preparing to tnalte the use of oil ft sea compulsory is indicated by the London
Hoard of trade's statutory rules antl
orders regarding life-saving appliances
ou vessels. The rules now provide
that, In all classes of foreign-going
ships, lifeboats shall lie equipped with
one gallon ot pil, aud a vessel of approved pattern for .distributing it in
rough weather. The calming action of
oil on the wnter has been mathematically demonstrated.
In nearly every instance where oil
is used on tlie great, lakes tlie captains let it drip through the waste
pipes both forward and aft. Some of
the masters claim excellent results
from dripping oil through a s.tort piece
of tied; hose run through ilie hawser
pipes or chocks, forward. Many lake
men think that these two methods are
as efficient as the use of oil hags, ant'
are much easier to put into operation.
���Harold Waters, in Leslie's.
Finding a  stolen Child
Four years ago Utile Rosa Sissoa
was slolen fi'oiuher home in Winlicld,
La., antl, all el'forls to Iind her were
unavailing, lieceiilly Catherine Winters of Newcastle, lnd���   disappeared
nud the newspapers printed lier picture. Tlie police of Midtlleporl, (1.,
thought Ihey recognized lier iu a Hills
girl who was there in company witli
a stranger claiming to be her father.
They arrested the man uiul telegraphed Mr. Winters, who found that Ilie
girl was not liis daughter. The newspapers had also printed the picture of
the Middleport waif, and it. was recognized in Winiicld as that of llos.i
Sisson, even though tour years nail
greatly changed her appearance. Then
tlio police learned that the man under arrest was Joe Davis, a burgllu'
and a safe-blower who had au idea
that li would lie less liable to suspicion if he travelled with a cliild,
and liad p'eked up little Rosa, whom
he passed off as his daughter. Rosa
was sent back to ber home in charge
of (he mayor of Middleport, at. tlie expense cf some charitable citizens ol
that place. Davis was convicted of a
charge of safe-blowing o:i which (lis
police liad long beeu seeking him.���
Brnest Melbourne, in Leslie's.
There is is nothing repulsive in Mill-;
er's Worm Powders, and they are as j
pleasant  to  take  as  sugar,  so  that;
few children will refuse them. In some
cases they cause    vomiting   ihrough
their action in an unsound stomach,
but    this is only a manifestation of
their cleansing power,   no   indication
that they are hurtful.    They can be
thoroughly depended upon to clear all
worms fron the system.
To  Save   Rob   Boy   Birthplace
The birthplace of Hob Roy, tlie celebrated Highland freebooter, the place
where he died, and his grave, have \
been saved by a decision ot the house'
ot lords denying the city of Glasgow -
a right to draw a water supply Iron,
Loch Voll and Loch Doine. If Glasgow's request  had  been    necessary,
since these lakes are a part of the;
eastern watershed, to raise die level I
ol the lakes some 51 feet, which would I
have submerged the Rob Hoy landmarks.
These   sentimental     considerations
were laid before, the house of lords in I
petition after  petition,  but tho deci-
Slon of that hotly, sitting III its jutlic-
Ittl capacity, was not based upon nny'
of these points. The ancient riparian
regulations read  that water from an
eastern watershed shall not be diverted  to  western ���uses,  antl  it  was  decided that Glasgow must  forego Its
water supply  for  the  prosait:  reason [
that the city is on tho wrong sldo of
the watershed.
Dryden's New Pump
A new powerful turbine pump has
recently ben added to the plant of the
Dryden  Timber  &  Power Co,     The j
pump delivers 1,600 galloons a minute j
to a height ot 150 feet, and is driven
by a direct coupled 90 horse power |
motor;   A continuous waler supply is
thereby stored up in the water tank
160 feet above the banks of the Wab-
igoon,  sufficient  for both    mill  and
lire purpose. i
A Purely Vegetable Corn Cure
Putnam's    Cam Extractor contain*
��� no acids, i tit is entirely vegetable in
composition.    Putnam's  never slinss
I or causes discomfort. It cures quickly,
I painlessly, perTanently.
��� The Swimming Stroke of the Futurs
' It is the Trudgeon Crawl that haa
; put Debitor, I .izelle and McGillivray
I at the head of the list, and it was
[ prank Sullivan, now instructor of
i swimming at Princeton University,
i who first thought of combining    the
��� crawl with tlie trudgeon.
Realizing that there was no hope
I of interesting tlie, better   swimmers,
. Sullivan some eight or nine years ago
I decided to take tlie bull by the horns
and use green recruits.   He persuaded four boys under sixteen years who
could not swim at all to let him teacti
them, and he put them at the new
stroke, which he named 'hi. trudgeon-
crawl.
It was a pure gamble, with the odds
heavy against him, but his judgment
is amply sustained In the fact that one
of them, Leslie Chiville, made hla
mark in Marathon swimming and retired not long ngo; another, Richard
Frizeile, captured a number of district and national titles, then migrated recently to Central America. But
the other two, Perry McGillivray and
Harry llebiier, are today the greatest
pair of all-round swimmers In America, probably in the world.���Outing.
"Vou belong to a literary circle, I
relieve?"
"Oh, yes. All tlie 'm >vie' authors
pome to our receptions,"���Fllegende
Blaetter.
In a speech tn the senate on Hawaiian affairs, Senator Depew, of New
York told this story;
When Queen Lilukalaui was in Eng-;
land during the English queen's jubi-1
lee the was received at Buckingham !
palace. In tlie course of the remarks J
that passed between the two queens(
the one from tlie Sandwich Islands ;
said that she had English blood in her ]
veins.
"How so?" inquired Victoria.
"My ancestors ate Captain f'ooh."
"You do not speak to him?"
"No,"  replied  the scholarly girl.
"When I passed him I gave him tlie
geological survey."
"The geological survey."
"Yes. What is commonly known as
the stouy stare."���Washington Star.
SUMMER DAYS
Call for u dainty,
wholesome food ��� such
ns
Post
Toasties
with cream.
There's little work, and
much satisfaction in every
package of these crisp
bits of perfectly cooked
and toasted Indian Corn.
Appetizing flavour,
substantial nourishment
and convenience of serving are afl found in Post
Toasties.
Sold by Grocers
Canadian Postum Cereal Co., Ltd.,
Windsor, Ont. Ill
1
THE   REVIEW.   COURTNEY,   B. C.
IEN SKIPPERS MEET
WITH BAD MISFORTUNE
FATES   THAT   BREAK   CAPTAINS
WHO LOSE THEIR SHIPS
Many a Capable Officer Loses His
Chance of Ever Securing Anothe"
Commission Should His Vessel go
Down���His Reputation as a Navigator la Lost.
lu nine cases out ot ten tho captain
who loses his ship is a broken mau.
Unless It be proved at thu subsequent
Inquiry that tho disaster was brought
about by circumstances over which
he had no control und thut he did ull
In liis power to minimize it, he will almost certainly lose his job.
Occasionally u skipper allows such
resource lu his tlmo of trial, anil la so
highly commended by tho court, that
the owners of tho -hip retain his services, but, as a rule, ho knows ho must
look oui for other employment.
It liis oertillcuto Is suspended, oven
for u short time, Ills cuso Is indeed a
hard one, because he Is unlikely to obtain command of u ship again at
least, not lu this country, says Lou
dou Answers.
Somo years ago a duo ship was
piled up on one of tbo most dangerous
WHERE  NERVE COUNTS
An Exciting Incident of an Elephant
Hunt In Africa
"We had Just stopped by a tree
that had been pulled down," says
Capt. C. 11. . ligund, iu "Hunting the
Elephant iu Africa, "and we wero feel-
lug the leaves that had dropped to seo
how dry they were. I had determined
tu abandon the limit. At that moment
one of (he men who had gone forward
a littlo whistled, aud immediately
everyone got out of tlie way. The elo-
pliaius wore returning on tlieir tracks.
A young bull wus leaning; behind him
1 coulii see tho ears of another,
"I did uot waul to sliool tlio young
bull, so 1 got behind a treo as lie
came trotting up, but ho pulled up ten
yards Irom my (roe and turned on me
The ouly thing to tlo was lo shoot
him, so l reluctantly tired at his head.
1 went up to lilin, hut ho waa not
dead, and tried to get up again. 1 put
another shot iu his forehead, but It
dlil not reach tlio brnin, and (tie next
moment It was 1 who was being
chased,
���'I dud- d sharply lo my "igh ,
thinking that the elephant would pass,
ami I would get a side shot as he
wont by; but 1 tripped over a fallen
trco  nltd   wont  sprawling.  1  dropped
my rifle, aniUjust managed to seize It
by the nuzzle as the bull was about to
tread ou It. 1 then dived head lore
most ii.to the branches of tho fallen
coasts lu '.he world. It wns her main- j tree,
on voyage, and sho had a number of I "I made a frantic effort to crawl
passengers on board, but, thanks to through, but a slout branch resist-
(lio skill of the captain, everyone was1 oil my progress, and at die name mo-
safely lauded. I ment the bull charged In after me.
At  lhe usual  official  inquiry    the   The impetus he gave mo bent aside
INSTITUTION IT GIVES
I TO UNFORTUNATES
WHERE  THE  PENNILESS  MAN   IS
GIVEN   A   HELPING   HAND
captain was iilslily commended, but
on some technical point Ills certificate
was suspended for a month. Regarded
as, perhaps, tlio tinest officer iu the
fleet, his career was at an end, and,
after months of seeking work, he obtained the i.ost of harbormaster in a
small port in South America.
That is the fate of many a capable
Officer.   Very occasionally some shore
thn stubborn branch, nnd tlie next
moment 1 found myself rn the other
side, while tlie elephant was stamp
ing tlie ground Jive yards from
where 1 stood, evidently under the
impression that 1 was on tlie ground
under his feet.
"1 quickly turned round and discharged my rifle into him. It was
the last cartridge in tlie magazine.,
post may be" given to a very old and j The rifle was taken out of my bands,
clever officer who has lost his ves-1 and I found Matola, my gun bearer,
sel, but as a rule he has to be con- j who had counted the shots, stand-
tent with .he command of some small i iug beside me, and offering tlie sec-
coasting ship. Unfortunate British ' ond rifle as a waiter might serve a
officer's will be found commanding a | dish. By some oversight the second
half-caste crew on the ocean byways! line had uot been loaded, and I had
of the world, or perhaps they obtain | tiven strict orders that none of my
n post as skipper of a tug in a big | meu were ever to load or unload my
foreign port where British influencej rifles. Being a good soldier, Mais all powerful. j tola liad not disobeyed, this order even
lie who gets a position as harbor-1 under these extreme circumstances,
master must reckon himself particu-'1 but had gene as near to loading it as
larly lucky; or be the fortunate pos-!he could. The breach was open, and
sessor of influence. He can never [he was holding the clip in position
hope to -each the plums of the ser- with his thumb just ever the maga-
Vice, again, for lie would not be eni-!-_;ine. All 1 had to do was to press
ployed as first or second officer, ex I it down, as I took hold of the rifle,
cept in some small ship. \ and I was ready to fire. The eleihant
Sometimes a skipper has saved up a was turning round, and 1 shot him in
little money,  which  he invests  in a j the brain.
sailing coaster, but profits are small,, "The story has taken a long time
and the dangers many, aud it is not, to tell, bu*. ot course it all happened
easy for a new man to pick up cargo, j in a moment. 1 think, as an example
while the underwriters might have | of a combination of pluck, discipline
something to say.
On very rare occasions a captain
who has come Into close touch with
passengers or merchants whose cargo
he has carried has so impressed them
with his ability that when misfortune
came they offered him a berth Such
cases have been heard of, and a sailor
friend once told the writer of one he
knew.
In the navy it is the same, and more
than one promising career has been
nipped in the bud.   The captain o( the
A Haven of 3hel_r for the Deservin.,
Man  Who Desires  Work, but Who
Can  Not Afford to  Pay  For  Food,
is Provided by Chicago Man.
"A Ladder for the Down and Out."
That is  what a  building in  Chicago
is often called, although It is actually
named the Itufus P. Dawes Hotel, after the man to whom ils erection is
due.   It was founded to carry out the
desire of Mr. Dawes' deceased son to
give men who aro "down and out" a
lift,   ilo had spoken ol the need of
an institution that should give a help-
Ing hand to tlio man who earnestly de-
sired work, but who could not afford
to pay for food and shelter while seeking il.
Tlio building la tlie father's memorial to his sun. It cost $100400 to
build it, and ou (lie opening night
threo hundred down-and-outs straggled in from a snowstorm (hat raged
outside, Somo of (hem sal flown bo-
foro the broad open fireplace in the
spaclouB lobby, which sour, assumed
the appearance of a clllbroom, Others,
who liad a few coppers, bought Strings
of tickets, which entitled the holder
to soup at two cents, coffee, nt tho
same price, rolls and doughnuts at u
cent each, and pie for three cents.
The men were desired to use the
bathrooms, and then each man received a night shirt and a pair of
bath slippers, aud was shown to his
sleeping quarters.
Tlie chaige for beds is live cents.
They aro in dormitories that are
equipped with an exhaust fan system of ventilation. Each bed lias two
s.eets, a pillow slip and.a blanket.
For those who prefer to bo alone,'
there are ninety-live "cubicle" rooms
on the third lloor. These rooms are
rented for ten cents a night.
The hotel is not intended to provide permanent lodgings. Men are
accommodated while they are looking for work, but tlie professional
idler will not be welcome. The managers of the hotel endeavor, without
charge, to find employment for men
in hard luck. The institution is not
endowed, and is not expected to be
self-supporting. Tlie founder will
look out for the deficits.
NEWFOUNDLAND M
LIGHTNING CALCULATORS
A   Mathematical     Marvel     Hat   Eecn
Found in a Madras Office
There is at the present time study
iug ut Cambridge one of tl.e most
wonderful mathematicians the world
has ever seen���a young Hindu, Mr.
S. ltiinianu'ian by name���whose
work, although ho is ouly iwen!ysix
years of uge, has excited the admlra-
atlon of all mathematical experts. Perhaps ihe most extraordinary tiling
about Ramanujan is that, as a mathematician, lie is quite untaught. L'nti' a
year ago bo was a clerk in the employment -if the _ort 'Iiust ul Madras.
Hut in spite of tlii., he has, to
quote Mr, Hardy, Fellow of Trinity,
who has taken u grcat interest in
ltamaniijii!i, "discovered for himself
a great number of (hlngs which (lie
leading mathematicians of the last
hundred years had added to the knowledge of sclKolineii, although he was
quite ignorant of their work and ac-
complisliiuenls. Indeed, his matlio-
malhical education is rather a mystery, ami tho iirst 1 knew of him was
about fifteen months ago When he
wrote to mo explaining who he was,
and sent a largo number of remarkable
mathematical theorems which he bad
proved."
This is the Becond matin matlcal
genius produced by India in the last
three years,
members ot the Royal Asiatic Society I the opposition party in the ._���(
held a specii.lly-conveiicd meeting at j general election���Ins opened IU
Colombo, when they were astounded i columns for a discussion of the sub-
by the arithmetical powers of a!jCct for aud against union, wails
Tamil boy, Arumogan, A complicated .another paper, ���' e Mail-Advocate,
series of sums liad been prepared to organ of the Fis.:.'mien's L'niou or
test the boy's powers, each of which I coakerlte wing of tho Opposition Is
he answered within a few seconds, outspoken in declaring that the
Ono sum was: "A chetty gave as s policy of the present administration
treat to 173 persons a bushel of rice can havo no oilier result than to
each. Each bushel contained 3,431,- force the country to unite with tbe
272 grains, and the chetty stipulated j Dominion.
that 17 per cent, should be given to; |n population Newfoundland had
the temple. How many grains did the 147,636 in .1809 aud _4L',l'P6 lu lull,
temple get? Within three seconds an increase of almost 7(1 per tent, in
came the answer (which had to be torty-livo years. The population of
translated), 100.913,709 with fifty-two the Maritime Provinces in 1ST L tv ii
as the fraction over. | MI7.415 and in 11)11 was only 937,348,
Among other questions'-were    tho  or an increase cf but 22 per cent, in
ISLANDERS NOW TALK OF UNION
WITH   CANADA
The Wonderful Progress Ma-Je by
Newfoundland Durirg tlie Past Fifty
Years���Ha, Built up an Enormous
Fishing Industry.
For the first time In twenty y.iiCi
tlio Newfoundland newspapers and
a goodly number of tho people of the
country aro discussing the prospect
of the colony combiu:ng with the
Dominion ot Cauada in a really serious political issue lu tlio isluuu.
Although the question has figured
in various election campaigns aud
each political party has tried to fatten on the other Mc odium ut being
pro-union, tlie charges aud counter-
charges then made and in some cases
supported   by   seemingly   irrefutable
evidence thai plans lor selling ths
country were or. foot, the situation
was never regarded by die re-ally
thinking people as it ls al present,
when one of tho leading daily newspapers An tho Island���tho Evening
Telegram, IC organ of the Liberal
party for many years aud moutli-
At the end ot 1912 the] piece of Sir-Robert Bond,  wiio    led
1,826 and 96
and presence of mind in an emeig
ency, the behavior of Private Matola
would be difficult to beat."
LINOLEUM'S  STORY
Many  Countries  Supply the  Ingredients From Which It is Made
' Do you know that tlie linoleum you
walk over each  day  represents  products from all the continents?
We  will  begin  with  cork,    which
Montagu, lost on Lundy Island, was j largely comes ��� from North Africa,
considered an exceptionally smart1 Here the bark is stripped from the
man, but he was lost to the navy, and��� trunk, and larger branches of the cork
joined the staff of one of the big ship-' tree when they attain the age of 25
building firms,
A naval officer has a pull over the
mercantile man in this respect; he
probably knows so much that some
engineering or armament firm will be
elad of his services, unless hla incapacity has been proved beyond
(loubt.
Another officer' of the same battleship was equally fortunate. Spending several weeks or months over the
work of attempted salvage, he gaineu
much experience in this side of marine work, and subsequently joined a
salvage company. The writer believes
he was afterwards actually engaged
in salvage work for the navy, although
Indirectly,  through  his  company.
The fate of the mate who is in
charge at times of disaster is always
bad. A year or two ago a second officer shot hlkiself from worry as a
result of n collision, ulthoiigh, at the
Inquiry held afterwards, lie wus held
entirely free from blame.
WAS    FIRST    WOMAN   PHYSICIAN
Fraulien Von Siebold Obtained Degree
. 100 Years Ago
Feminists should celebrate this
year as the centenary of the lirst
woman doctor, says tlie Frankfurter
(lierntany) Zeilung. 1( was in June,
1814, that a Fraulien von Siebold, after
studying at Goettingei. . and    Darni-
following:
"Add together 8,59.71
268 593.
"Multiply  _ ,189 hy 864,720.
"Find the fifth root of 69,343,957.
"What weight of water is there in
a room flooded 2 feet deep, the room
being 18 feet 9 inches by 13 feet 1
inches, and a cubic foot of water
weighing 621/,. pounds?"
To- all of them Arumogani    gave
the correct answers within a
onds.
Undoub'.edly or.e ot the most wonderful lightning calculators was (ieo.
Bidder, tho well known engineer, who
died in 1878. Bidder, who with George
Stephenson was one of the earliest to
recognize tin '.alue of the electric telegraph, first vent to school at .amber-
well, and afterwards attended classes
at Edinburgh University. And even as
a boy of ten he could answer such
SiUU_-__   ul   -jucLiiUBCi.   . rtiiu      -aim-    -   ���-     -      ~- ,         ,���..,,1,1
stadt, obtained her degree and passed" ���questions as,   How many drops would
What Makes Your Farm Pay?
Ask a b isiuess man in tlie city what
particular line of his stock gives him
his best returns, and he can tell you
without Hesitation. Upon this hangs
liis chance of stiecesu. Farming ib a
business of many parts, but few farmers have any correct idea of Just what
portion of 'heir mixed operations pays
them best. The modern method of
profitable farming is not all work on
the fields, but considerable "head
work" is made to count in final reckoning. To use tlie head to best advantage it is necessary first to find
Out what is wrong and what is right
with the farm operations. There is
only one real way to do this, and that
is by figures. Figures talk in farming,
and the quicker more of our farmers
fet busy and by a simple method of
ookkeeping find out for themselves
what makes tlie old farm pay its way
and what keeps it from paying more,
the better for all.���Farmer's Advocate.
Horseflesh Sold as Beef
The civic health authorities recently admitted that there are large quantities of horseflesh being sold as sausages and beef in Montreal.
Steps are being taken to prevent It,
although medical men are not In
agreement as to its demerits as food.
years.   ���
The cork is conveyed from tlie forest to the nearest boiling station to be
boiled in huge vats until the rough,
woody part can be scraped off and the
bark rendered pliable. It is next shipped to Spain, and trimmed there into
a dozen grades or more, rebaled and
sent to linoleum factories. *
Linseed oil, frjm which linoleum
derives its name, is obtained from
flax seed largely grown in Russia
and the Argentine. The flax is similarly thrashed to wheat when the crop
is ripe. The seed is sent to an oil-
crushing centre, cleansed, and the oil
extracted by means rf crushing the
tied between corrugated steel rollers. Then it is Altered, tanked and
sent to the linoleum factories.
Burlap, which acts as a cohesive
linoleum, Is derived from jute, in
India. Packed in bales, it is slipped to Dundee, Scotland, to be ,ur-
fher treated Into burlap, and then to
the factories for the purpose of backing tho linoleum.
Australia is ono of the counties
wl"lch supply pigments for tlie colo"
Ing cf linoleum.
the state examination ir. medicine and
surgery.
In a short time her fame spread
throughout the land, and in 1877 the
University of G'iessen conferred upon
her tlio degree of doctor, honoris
causa. The next year she was called
to assist the Duchess Louise of Co-
bourg-Gotha, a. the birth of her first
son, Duke Ernest II. Fraulien von Siebold afterwards married Staff Surgeon
-iefdrenreich.   She died in 1859.
This, the German paper says, disposed of the claim that the first
female physician was an English woman, Elizabeth Blackwell, who graduated in 1849, at Geneva, N.V. She
died a few years ago at Hastings, England, aged 90.
there be in a pipe of vine containing
126 gallons, supposing that each gallon
consisted of 2?1 cubic inches, and
each cubic incli contained 4.6S5
drops?"
It was a favorite pastime cf boys
and masters to concoc. the most difficult arithmetical problems tc test
Bidder's powers of calculation, and
these ho invariably solved correctly
within a few seconds, apparently without effort.
Venom as Antidote
Extracting venom Irom snakes for
the purpose of making an antidote
for the poison is being carried on
at Parel laboratory, Bombay. The
poison is sent up to Kasauli, where
mall    quantifies
forty1 years, or au increase of but four-
. ;,-n per cent in the same period.
In the past fifty years her codtisii-
ery flotilla has doubled in number ami
quadruplet! iu tonnage; she has main,
tained and succeeded iu the seal-tisii-
t'l'y whon Dundee and Halifax __.
abandoned it, and she is now prosecuting it with splendid steamships ani
reaping a bcunteous harvest from It
every spring. She enterprised the
few sec- modem method of whale hunting he-
fore Canada attempted it; her herring
lishery became so important as to
compel England and America to ra
sort to Tho Hague tribunal for an
arbitrament upon issues arising out of
it. Her bait industry became so pivoted that her enactment to regulate it
proved a stone from a David's sling
that lay low the Goliath, Graace, reduced the Gallic isiets of St. Pierre-
Miquelon ti beggary, and enabled
Newfoundland to re-establish herself
in the European markets from _____
French bounty-fed eonipetitiot_Jiad almost driven her.
Within thirty years she has built
1,000 miles of excellent railroad, provided a fleet of twelve coastwise
steamers tapping every section of
the Island of Labrador, and superior
to anything cf their kind in Eastern
Canada, set up 2,500 miles of telegraph lines, erected eighty lighthouses, and doubled the outlay on
the various public services by which
the mass if tl.e people benefit directly. Her exports have grown from ?5,-
(.00,000 to $15,000,001, her imports being in the same proportion and her
revenue irom $1,000,000 to {4,000,000.
Tlie material prosjerity, too, of the
people has been enhanced in a still
Sir Rotert's Favorite
Sir Roba' t Laird Borden, during
liis long association with tlie legal
and jutlijia fraternity at tlie bar of
Nova Scotia, accumulated a fund of
s'.ories of .uwyera and their clients.
The prime minister is fond of one in
particular, which deals with an old
and frequently arrested off end sr,
who was making one of his erstwhile
appearances in the prisoner's dock.
The ludge had assigned to his defence a younc and ambitious but inexperienced lawyer. Before passing
sentence the cadi asked the prisoner
whether he v. shed to say anything
"Nothing, _y lord," was the
startling response, "except to bespeak the c .tr.ency of tlie court for
my lawyer "
Business* is Business
Kev. Or. Aked has always been
known to be very outspoken, aud has
often been in trouble through -expressing his opinions. Not very long
ago he shocked many people by declaring that there was such a thing as
too much zeal in religious matters.
"Neither with the heathen nor with
our own people," he said, "does it do
to advocate religiou on mercenary
grounds. For instance, I know n manufacturer who last Easter told all ills
hands that lie, would pay them ir they
went to jhurch. The hands nil agreed,
and a fine show they made. The manufacturer, scanning their ranks from his
pew, swelled with joy and pride. But
after the sen ice one of tlio foremen
approached him, 'Excuse me, sir,' he
said, 'but the fellows want mo to ask
you if they conio to church again tonight do tltey get overtime?'"
Into" hors_seand"in course of'"tinie"a greater degree. She has overcome :he
certain amount of blood is drawn o��\ consequences cf a fire that de.asted
Ths. hi md cortuscles are separated i St. John's, in 1892, causing a loss of
_ _m the .___?and the fatte. is an ! .0,000,000, with only ,5,000000 Ot fij
antidote or antivenine as it is called,: surances. f. bank crash that nearly
"several lives have been saved. In Horn-  Sfi^^Jff^il*
hay by Deans of this antidote. A
watchman at Cumballa Hill .vas recently bitten and though in a state ot
collapse and paralysis when the injection was made, he recovered entirely
in twenty minutes. In another case a
few days ago a Mali was bitten by a
poisonous snake, but recovered after
treatment. At the laboratory there is
now enough of venom to suppl. all the
demands India is likely to make, antl
it is now being sent to Germany and
vicissitudes of the fishing industry in
recent years with a loss of millions of
dollars of  ccal capital.
Live In Hives
In Mesopotamia tlie natives use a
quaint form of dwelling, built of mud
bricks in the form of a hive. As tlie
country is destitute of trees from
which to hew rafters, and as it is also
In some places, devoid of stone, tha
natives build their habitations of sun-
America, Gdbra venom vein, very use- ( |ri(1(, mud ,)rjcks with |,|gh an(i steep
ful in experiments connected with the   , mes gimilar in shape to a beehive,
blood.
An Exciting Ride
An English /acing automobile at
Brooklands burst a tire while running 119 miles an hour, skidded side-
wise eighty yards, looped/three loops
backwards and brought up in plowed
ground just off the track with all
hands safe.
Army and Navy of Latin America
The combined army and navy
strength of the Latin American republics is: Army, including total available
strength, 3,560,000; navy, including all
kinds of craft, eighty-four vessels,
with personnel of 27,000 officers and
men. Of this naval strength all that
amounts to anything are the nine
modern (but not first class I battleships���Argentina three, Brazil three
and Chili three. Mexico has practically no navy. The total possible
war strength of the United Slates is
probably around 15,000,000.���New
York American.
V/ill i.srture In India
Leave of absence, in order that he
may conduct a course of lectures in
L'.hore, India, has been granted to
Pnf. James Mavor, of Toronlo University, by .he board or governors
of the university. Prof. Mavor Is at
present touring in the western pro-
Inces, and will jroceed to the Orient
early this fall. The professor is
famous as the author of monumental
vork on life study cf Russian economics; a subject-which has engaged Ins
attention for many years.
DANCING IN OlD DAYS
Never as Popular as it is at Present
Time
Dancing in the woods was the old
manner ln tlie classic times, and
mythology tells of tlie worship thus
paid by Jie pagans to tlie gods. The
poets sang of it. The pries'.! of Mars
were the principal dancers in tlie sacred rites to that diety. Theie was
also the religious dancing alluded lo
in the Old Testament, as where David
danced bsfore the ark to express his
joy and th:.t of his people, and there
were the dances of the Druids round
the altars and the mysterious stones.
Never, perhaps, in the history of the
world, was dancing more popular than
it is today���not even in the pleasant
times whin in England, Ireland and
France the people danced on the
green. Oliver Goldsmith, travelling
ou foot, pa'd his way by playing for
the dancers on bis flute.
Smoking and Drinking Less
The decrctsc in the consumption of
liquor and tobacco by Canadians continues. During the month of June
the inla.id revenue of the Dominion
was $1,71 .007. During .tune, 1911!,
thut revei.ue wai $1,785,290.
Each home consists of several of these
hives, standing near together and surrounded by a wall of similar material
One or more .s used to live in, another
for tlie animals, and still another
serves as s granary, and so on, a<_
cording to the possessions of the proprietor. The smaller conical piles are
of dried manure, which ls used for
fuel. Of late years, the inhabitants
have used the land for pasturage, aa
the limited amount of rainfall makei
irrigation necessary for agriculture.
If You Trespass
Trespassing, is defined legally to bt
the entering upon the land of another
without his permission or against his
will. Trespassers may be "peaceably
ejected." Damages, nominal or otherwise, can be claimed for trespass without actual loss having to be ; roved.
Actual damage to hedges, crops, etc.,
may be dealt with as a crime���malicious damage to property���and th��
punishment may be a fine or a term
of imprisonment. It is an offence ta
set man-traps or spring guns en land
as a protection against possible trespassers or poachers. A trespasser ao-
companied by a dog which worries
cattle or sheep Is liable for all damages, even'if he pleads that the dot
has never done damage before, lie
first bite is allowed. THE COURTENAY REVIEW
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United Kingdom <>( Great Britain
and Ireland, anil ol the Hniisli Dominions beyond the Seas EClMO, Defender ��f the Faith, Emperor of
India.
To all  to  whom  these   presents  shall
come; -Gkeutino,
W. j. Bowshr, Attorney General
WHEREAS by section 3 ol chapter
17^ of the   "Devised Statutes of
ilritish   Columbia,   1911,"   being   the
"Municipalities Incorporation  Act" it is
provided that it shall be lawful for tlie
Lieutenant Governor i�� Council, by Letters Patent auder the Great Seal, to incorporate into a city municipality any
locality in the Province under the conditions therein specified:
And Whereas a petition lias been addressed to th: Lieutenant-Governor in
Couucil by u major! _ ol the owners, as
shown hy the Registers of Indcleasahle
and Absolute Fees in the Land Registry
Ofiice at the City of Victoria, of more
than one���hall in value of the land hereinafter described, praying that such land
may be incorporated as a city municipality 1
And wnerens the conditions laid down
in said section 3 have been duly complied with :
And whereas tlie Honourable Thomas
Wilson Patkkson, Meutenaut-Gover-
nor of Our Province, hy and with the
advice of tlie Executive Council, under
and by virtue of the powers and authorities conferred on him by the said Act,
and of all other powers and authorities
him ill that behalf enabling, hath ordered that all that piece of land described as
follows, that is to sav :���
Commencing at the most westerly
angle of Lot 127, Comox District; tlunce
in a south-easterly direction along, the
south-westerly boundary of Lot 127 and.
Lot 104 to the point of intersection with
the production north-easterly of the
south-easterly boundary of Block 1, District Lot 230,' as shown on plan of sub-
divi ion deposited in tlie Land Registry
Office at Victoria, and registered as plan
numbered 1406; thence north-easterly
and at right angles to tlie north-easterly
boundary of District Lot 230 to tlie point
of intersection with the south-westerly
boundry of Section 66; thence northwesterly along the said boundary to the
most southerly corner of Section 68;
thence north-easterly along the southeasterly boundary of the said section and
the production of the same to the point
of intersection with the easterly boundary of the Courtenay���Comox Road;
thence northerly aloug the said easterly
boundary to the point of intersection
with the south-easterly boundary of
Section 14; tience north-easterly along
the said boundary to the point of intersection with a line drawn at right angles
thereto and passing through the southeasterly corner of Block 19, Section 14,
as shown on a plan deposited in the
Land Registry Office and registered as
plan numbered 534; thence along the
said line to the said south-east corner; thence northerly along the easterly
boundary of Blocks 19 to 35, inclusive,
as shown on said registered plan, to a
point on the north-westerly boundary of
Section 14, being the most northerly
angle of said Block 35; thence southwesterly along the" said boundary of
Section 14 and the production thereof to
the point of intersection with the centre
line of the Courtenay River; thence
northerly and westerly along the centre
line of the Courtenay River and the
most southerly branch of the Puntledge
River to the point of intersection with
the production north-westerly of the
south-westerly boundary of Lot 127;
thence south-easterly along the said production to tlie poi^t of commencement,���
shall, from and after the first day of
January, A. D. 1915, be incorporated as a
city municipality under the said Act and
amendments thereto, and hath made
further provision to the tenor and effect
hereinafter appearing:
NOW KNOW YE that bv these presents We do hereby order and proclaim
that the locality hereinbefore described,
and the inhabitants thereof, shall, from
and after the first day of January, A. D.
1915, be incorporated as a city municipality, under and subject to the provisions of the "Municipal Act," and under anil subject to the provisions of all
other Statutes relating to municipalities,
and under and subject to the provisions
hereinafter contained or referred to.
The said municipality shall be called
and known by tlie name and style ol
"The Corporation of the City of Courtenay. ''
the said municipality  shall comprise
all that locality  hereinbefore  described.
Council and Qualifications
The Council shall consist of a Mayor
and six Aldermen, and the whole number present at each meeting thereof
shall not be less than four.
At the first election the qualifications
for Mayor shall be his being a male
British subject of the full age of twenty-
one years, not disqualified under any
law, and having for the three months
next preceding the day of nomination
been the registered owner, in the Land
Registry Office at the City of Victoria, of
land or real property (within tbe area
hereby constituted a municipality) tt
the assessed value, on the last Provincial
assessment roll, of one thousand dollars or more over and above any registered judgement or charge, and being
otherwise duly qualified to vote at such
first election.
At the first election the qualifications
for Alderman shall be his being a male
Britisli subject of the full age of twenty-
one years, not disqualified under any
lav/, and having for the three months
next preceding the day of nomination
been the registered owner, in the Land
Registry Office at the City of Victoria,
if land >r real properly (within the area
lereby constituted a municipality) of tlie
..-es.-d value, on the last Provincial
tssessiuent roll, of live hundred dollars
or more ov _ and nboveany registered
judgment or charge, and being otherwise duly qualified to vole al such lirst
election.
VOTHRS AND (Jl'.ll.l. ICATtONS
At the lirst election the persons quali-
! lied   to   vote for   .Mayor and   Aldermen
1 shall he all such   persons  as are j British
I subjects, of the   full age  of   twenty line
j years, and have made and tiled with the
] Returning Officer, on  or before the  4th
day of January, A. n.  1915,  a statutory
declaration that they are the owners of
real property, within the boundaries oi
the urea hereby constituted a municipality, of the value of at least one hundred
dollars, and that they have resided within the boundaries ol lhe area hereby constituted a municipality lor three months
Immediately preceding the date of these
Letters  Patent; aud before  the day  of
such election have applied to the Returning  Officer  and have  had their  names
placed  m the  list ol  electors lor such
election.
It shall be the duty of the Returning
Officer to enter ill a hook, ill alphabetical
order, the names, addresses, and occupations of all persons qualified to vote as
aforesaid, who make application lo him
us iilor.iiiid to have tlieir luiines placed
ou such list, and such list shall he the
list of electors lor such election.
Before the name ol any person shall lie
placed ou the list, be shall make and
sign   a   declaration   ill   writing,   before
some person  authorized to administer
ouths, or before   the Returning   Officer,
who is hereby authorized to administer
the oath, setting forth his name, address,
occupation, and qualifications as aforesaid, which declaration shall be filed with
the Returning Officer; and the said list
shall be closed at twelve o'clock noon
on the second day before nomination
day, and shall then, subject to any
amendments that may be made by a
Judge as hereinafter mentioned, be tlie
voters' list for tlie said municipality for
nil purposes until and lier list is prepared in accordance with tbe "Municipal
Elections Act."
Such list and declarations shall be
open to inspection by any peison within
lawful hours.
Any person may complain that his
name is improperly omitted Irom the
voters' list, or ihat any other name is
improperly inserted thereon, and may
apply to any Judge of the Sup-erne or
County Couit to have his name inserted
thereon or to have any names improperly insurted thereon struck off the said
list. In such latter case reasonable notice, to be determined by the Judge applied to, shall be given to the person
whose name is proposed to be struck off.
The Judge shall hear and dispose of all
such applications in a- summary way, and
the Returning Officer shall amend the
list in accordance with the Judges' decision.
RBTurning Officer.
Howard Ellis, Esquire, of Courtenay,
shall be the Returning Officer at the first
election, and he shall have power to appoint as many Deputy Returning Officers
as shall be necessary to hold such
first election.
The Returning Officer shall issue a
notice of the time and place of nomination and of holding the poll (if any) in
tlie form prescribed by section 35 of the
'Municipal Elections Act," and shall
cause the notice to be published in a
newspaper circulating in the municipality and to be posted up on the outside
door of the Provincial Police Building
and nt least two other public and conspicuous places in the municipality at
least six clear days before the day of
no_iiuation.
Nomination
The nomination for the first cloation shall bo
held at thu Provincial Police HuiWihiK ut
Courtunny, on tho second Monday hi January,
A, D., 1915, between Iwdve o'clock noon and
two o'clock p. m-, uud the polling (if any) shall
bo hold on ihe Th.ur_.av following, and
_iall continue for one day only, and the
polls Bluill bo kept open between tho hours of
nine o'clock a. m. and five o'clock p. in.
Tlio Returning Officer shall, on tho day of
nomination, at two o'clock p. ni., announce the
names cf tho persons put in nomination, in
that behalf ns candidates for tho offices of
Mayor and Aldonnon, as proscribed by the
"Municipal Elections Set,"
At the close of the time for nominating tho
candidates tho Returning Olflcor shall deliver
to every candidal o, or ngout of a candidate
applying for the same, a duly certified list of
tho names of the several candidates who shall
havo beer nominated; and any votes given
nt the election for nny othor candidates than
those so nominated shall bo null and void.
If at tho expiration of tbo tlmo appointed
for the nomination ns aforesaid, no nioi'o
candidates stand nominated than there aro
members to bo oleeted, the returning Officer
shall forthwith declare the candidates who
may Bland nominated to be eleetod.
Election.
If, at lho expiration of such thr.c, more
candidates stand nominated than there are
members to bo elected, the Returning 0_cor
shall declare theniinosof tho candidates' and
publlolv proclaim tho day previously stated in
his notice, and the placo at which tho poll shall
be so opened for tho purpose of taking tho
votes of tho electors according to law; and
shall then adjourn the election, and shall take
a poll by ballot and shall oauso to bo posted
up notices ot his having granted such poll, indicating tho names, residenees, nnd occupations of the candidates so nominnied, In the
order in which they shall bo printed on tho
ballot-papers, which notices shall, as soon as
possible after tho nomination, bo placarded in
nil the places where tho notice for the eleotion
was posted up.
Jf, after the adjournment of an election by
tlie Returning Ofileer for the purpose of t iking
a poll, ono of tho candidates shall die before
tho poll has oommonced, the Returning Ollleer
shall, upon being satisfied of tho fnct of such
df ath, countermand notice of tho poll, and all
tho proceedings with reference to tlio election
shall bo commenced afresh: Provided that no
fresh nomination shall bo necessary iu thocaso
of a oandldnto who stood nominated at the
time of the countermand of tho poll.
Every person qualified to vote shall havo
seven voles, being one for each Alderman to
be elected and one for Mayor, but ho may vote
for nny less number than seven: Provided always that he shall not cost more than ono vote
ia favor of any ono candidate, or vote on more
than one occasion.
The ouening of tho ballot-boxos and connling
the votes shall be In chi pr\noi_ of
tho candidates, if they attend for that purpose.
Tho candidates (duly qualified) who shall
obtain the greatest number of votes shall be
Mayor and Alderman respectively.
If thoro be an equality ot votes ln the eleotion
of Mayor or Aldermen, tho Returning officer
shall nave a casting-vote to bo given at the
time ot the declaration of the poll: Provided
I that tho Returning Olflcor shall not vote
except in case of an equality of votes as
aforeioid. .....
The names of tho  persons elected Maypr
or Aldermen, of the municipality shall be
published by thu Humming Officer in the
B__tta within thirty days otter Iho declination of the result of the poll.
A. rh'KTIII. 1-1.1..
The Re'uriihig Officer, ..fierihc declaration
of tho poll, shall retain the ballot pauer and
boxes until a I'lerki-h.til e duly appointed, to
whom he shall forthwith deliver tho same.
Tho pnv i-ion of soo: ions 83. Wi, and 87 of the
"Muiiioipai Elections Aei" shall apply to the
Mayor aod Aldonnon elected a the tint election, and until provision he made by by-law in
lh.it behalf, all proceedings ol and relating to
'he tnt-iings 01 Ihu Council shall lie taken In
accordance will, tho provisions conlainud 111
lb�� "Muni_ii.il Act." and all the powers prlvi-
ledges, and dulius of thu Mayor and Aldermen
shall be thu same 'is those proscribed by the
said last-mentioned Act,
FlKHT Mkktinu.
Tho tlrst meet ing of thu   Council shall   he
held ou lho llrst Monday after the day of
election, at  Ihu   I'vovincial   Police  Building,
Courtenay, ot. twelve o'eloek noon.
At the ol. t meuting, or n_ snna tberoaftur
os possible, thu OOUnOU may elect a Clerk,
Treasurer, Collector ami Assessor, or such
officers os they may deem i ocussory, who
shall hold office during the pleasure of tho
. mincll"nnd receive such remuneration as the
Council may l.y-law appoint.
Alluxnensus attendant upon the incorporation of the said luunicinalily and the sold
election shall ho bomo by the soul municipality.
In ThtImonv   -iikiikii .  Wo havo
unused these Our bettors In be mode
Potent, and the Ureal. Seal nf Our
said Province to lie hereunto nffi.nl:
Witness, Ills Honour'I'llfiMis Wll.so-
1'Al-HsoN, l.ietiiciinni Cnvernor of
Oursold Prnvlncu of Ilritish Columbia.
In our City of Vletorla, In Our sold
Province ihls twenty niiilli day of
-fploiuhcr. one thousand nine hundred
and fourteen, and in Ine tilth year of
Our Ruign.
Ily Command.
A. ('AMI .lEI.MlEIIIUE.
Deputy Provincial SoorQtjiry
Courtenay Garage
Car For Hire
Phone 38
We are sole agents for the
famous   Red   Cross   Eclipse
Auto Oil; especially suited to
Ford cars
Ask for oar prices on all supplies
In North and South, in East
and West,
Aston's Handmade Shoes will
stan .1 the Test
J-   E. ASTOJN
GRAND DISPLAY
at
Willard _ Harness Emporium
Fine Showing of  Horse  Blankets,   lityr,
Rugs, Gloves, Trunks, Suit Cases, Etc.
Harness Repaired Neatly
W. W. WILLARD
-Cumberland and Courtenay
R. N.  Fitzgerald
Contractor and Builder
Plans  and   Estimates Furnished,
First  Class   Workmanship and
Materials Guaranteed
Established Resident of Courtenay
COURTENAY, B. C.
FOR PLUMBING
Power
..Hand
Pumping
Installation
S. A. COTTON
Gasoline Engines Repaired & Overhauled
BOX 124, PHONE
Express and
Dray Stables
Stage meets all Boats
Telephone 29
Day or Night
Oscar W. Davis
JUDSON ST., COURTBKAY
LL.

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