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YOUR PRINTING
Can not be dona any better, anil
not unite so well anywhere eke
hereabouts. Our type and iiuinliiu-
ery is complete and The Review
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THE   REVIEW
RICKSON'i
Gents'   Furnishings
and Hatters
COURTENAY. B. C. THURSDAY AUG. 23 1 ��l
The Fall Fair
will be held in the Agricultural Grounds
Courtenay, on
Thursday & Friday
Sept. 20 & 21
Prize Lists Rnd Entry Forms may be had
from the Secretary
GEO. J. HARDY
Telephone 10 COURTENAY
N14.
nun's trip
called oil
Local Lines
The Vide ri.'i buMn.-'S
to Coiirleimy   I'.".'   lun    ,.  ....
tor a time owing to lack of patronage.
W. Mcli'vile nnd F. Downs of
Vancouver, nre spending a week's
holidavs wilh ihe former's uncle,
Mr, I', McBrvde.
There will he a htislness meeting
of the I.O.D !���:. on the last' Thursday of   each
meeting will
I lie new top fo,- Ted eiiffe'satitoi Mrs. li. Van Home and feu,ilV
truck lias arrived and it is a dandy ���*' Vancouver are guests of Mrs X>
OJe- H, Boden,
Mrs. X. II. Boden arrived
from Vancouver nn Saturday
noon.
home
after.
Jost | 1;
land wns
week.
August 30th.
IllOlltll,      The   Hex'
'e held   on Thursday
Did you ..otice the uptown   windows on   Saturday   night?   They
j are uicelv   dec-rated   with   stylish
aw J.   iv  of Cuiiilier-k00--8' -"V* *J"'te as up t0 -late ai
visitor   in   town   |a.st! many metropolitan store.
There will he a business meeting
of tlie I, O D. li. mi the last
Thursday of each mouth. The next
meeting will he held on Thursday
Aug. 30th
I
nol
THE   COURTENAY
Gents' Furnishing Store
WELL!   WELL!
Have you seen the H- S. & M. fall samples of clothes ?
If uot be sure and see them before placing  your order for a
[       suit or overcoat elsewhere.
| LECKIE SHOES
the best shoe in the west for men, boys and children
We also handle the   famous Sanfield  Underwear ill all
sizes and our prices are right.
We have just -.cc'.-ed  a shipment  of Stetson' Hats in
various shades. Come iu aud try one on. They are "The Hat"
Mrs. Alex. McNeil and children
' left on Thursday morning last for
Merritt. She wai accompanied by
j Miss Iiflie Swanson, who intends
I spending the summer there.
I
Mr. Joseph McPhee arrived home
from tiie great Liberal convention
at Winnipeg. On the return journey he ran up to Merritt and had a
short visit with Horace McPhee
i aiid Alex. McNeil.
Recent letters from the boys at
the front mention that they had
seen motion pictures of it,1*. 102111!
Battalion leaning Comox, and that
thev could recognize a lot of the
girls on the wharf.
Mrs. Menzies, accompanied by
Mir.s Griinason, left on Friday last
for an extended visit at Toronto.
The Ladies Aid society gave a tea
in their honor on Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. W. S.
McPhee, and presented Mrs. Menzies with a purse.
Courtenay Gent's Furnishings Store
Opposite Shepherds' W. Sutliff, Prop.
DoJJot Delay!
PEACHES
will be in in a few days
Place your order NOW
and be sure of a crate
The supply is limited and the demand is great
SHEPHERD   & CO.
Mr. and Mrs Thomas Spruston
of Ladysmith, formerly of Bevan,
announce t're engagement of their
daughter, Miss Ethel Spruston, to
Mr. Henry Tappen, of the Island
Supply Co., Bevan. Mr. Tappen
has joined the aerial force and will
leave for training quarters immediately after the wedding,
For sale by tender���2 1-2 acres
of oat hay, Cumberland road, opposite Bruce Towler's residence.
Apply A. Kerton, Lake Trail
Butter wrappers, printed or
plain, at the Review Office.
Childrens Overalls���Just the thing lor
children during the summer, at Sutliff's.
We pay the highest prices for
good beef and veal. No, 1 Beef
16 1-2 cents per pound dressed,
No. l  veal   17   cents  per pound
j dressed,   Comox Co-Operative So-1
ciety, Courtenay and Cumberland, I
iPhone 2
I    Children's  Shoes    All  the best and
most sensible styles, at Sutlili's.
1
New two horse power Fairbanks
gasoline engine for sale  cheap   at
the Ford Garage.
Hats -All the latest shades and styles
at Sutliff's. 1
For highest prices in hides, scrap
metal and old rnbbers see \Vm.
Douglas, Courtenay,
Cleveland Bicycles and bicycle
supplies at the Ford enrage.
House to Let���At comer of l'u-
iou Street and Cumberland Road.
Also lot adjoining For particulars epply at Review office.
Co   to   McBryde's   for   quality
li I.
If J Oil    lia.e    lien   n.ie.i iy   pale
your subs riptioil for ilu . year, we
WouKi lie pleased to have   il   liglit
awav.    The   pi ice   of  everything
that uns  into   the  making   of a
newspaper is   steadily   advancing
and paper dialers and  typefounders have ' got the habit"  of de-
j maiiding pavinent for all  tlie sup-
I plies fti'rtiighed   us,   wliicli makes
j this appuil nece-saiy.
On Saturday morning Mr. I.iv-
I ingstone who was walking ri'ong
the toad saw a bear sitting on the
bridge alongside Mr. Bambrick's
famous park at Little Kiver. He
threw a monkey wrench and struck
him on the head, thereupon bruin
made off along Miller's line fence
and Mr.'Livingstone rau over and
ir formed Wilfrid Smith who grab-
bis revolver and made tracks for
tlie fence ahead of'the bear and
despatched him with a single shot
from his Iriiitty weapon, The bear.
was a gcod sized year old one and:
ws in  good  condition,   weighing'
Mr. George Dalziel, the energetic Secretary of the Fall Fair, was a
I visitor in town ou Tuesday and
Wednesday. The date for the
Denmau Island fair is Sept. is, two
days before the Courtenav exhibition, Whenever the Island people
get up anv entertainment a goodly
..number from here attend and thc
fair will likely be uo exception to
rule.
about 175 pounds There are a lot
of campers along the beach aud
they were much excited over the
event,
The following guests were regis
tered at the   Riverside  last week
From   Vancouver,    Miss   M.   K
Thornton, Miss J, Thorburn, Geo
T    Cunningham  and  wife.  J. P
Grant, M,   J.   Walsh,  Mrs,   Fred
Flllinger, John Snook, A, Thomas
Tom Pearse,   F.   A,  Thompson ;
from Victoria, J.  A.  Scott,   Mrs.
J. A. Scott. Mr, and  Mrs, Moore,
Thos. Bamford, Win. Bamford. Dr,
Nash, C. A. Banghart, Jas Smith, j
W M Ha'ght ;   from Esquimault,
Mr. and Mrs.   G. F. Matthews. G.
R. S, Matthews, Richard  Wolfen-
deu.   J. Corfield,  Duncan, J.  E.
Lowe and family, Ladysmith; from
Headquarters, Cal Sisk,   Ed Carl,
T. Nevins, F,  M.  Try on,   R. A.
Losie, Larry oretu.
A letter from Harry Grieve to bis
mother says that he is all right yet
and was not hurt much when
wounded, in fact never left the
battalion, He expected to hue
two weeks' leave soon, which he
ititeud-il spending down by tlie sea
away from the awful noise, He
had jus' received two parcels ot
eats from Courtenay and thoroughly enjoyed them, Charlie Grieve
i.s all right also Matt Piercv and
Henry, Drew Berkely has gone to
the hospital with French fever, but
is uot ver '" ' "���"! expected to Iw
baci 1.1 . .._; p.e      week..
ROBERTSON'S
Drug Store
New Premises Next to
Royal Bank
Anglican Services
12th Sunday after Trinity, Aug.
26��� 11 a.in. Morning rrayer and
sermon at St, Mary's Grantham.
11 a.m., Holy communion at
Holy Trinity, Cumberland.
3 p.m., Evensong and sermon at
Lazo mission.
7.15 p.m.. Evensong and sermon
at St. Peter's Comox.
7 30 p.m., Evensong and sermon
at St   John's, Courtenay.
There will be no service on Sunday at Royston
Health Salt
50c
Lemonade  Crystals
1 bottle makes 2 gallons of
delicious Lemonade
25c per Bottle
Stationery
of all kinds
W.G.Robertson
Courtenay Drug Store
Chas.  Simms
PRACTICAL
Watchmaker Jeweler and Optician
Special 15 Jeweled Lever watch       -       $ 6.50
Special   7 do do . 45O
Waltham 17       do do . 12.50
FullyGuar nteed in Screw Cases
THE COURTENAY JEWELRY STOR1-
Go to
FRASER'S
For Fresh   Tobacco, Cigars
Confectionery   and
Soft Drinks.
Isabel St.    Next Royal Bank
Comox Creameryj
Butter
60c per !b. this week
New  Arrivals
at The Shoe Store
Trunks, Suit Cases,
Club Bags, Matting Baskets,
Just the thing for Picnicing
Prices to Meet any Purse
Have a Look at them
LOGGIE BROS.
Bailey   Block TTTF.   REVIEW.   COURTNEY.   B. C
A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY
W CENTS PER VWQ
(t
Sqi
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The Squire's
Sweetheart
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KATHARINE TYNAN
WARD. LOCK * CO.. LIMITED
Lwiloa. M_l_..-r. .mi 1 _wo*
Vi
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nt,   l )f course tic's no nul ol .1 binl
n really."
Hilary heard In r, a fainl dislike of
1 i'i' '.lining in Iiis breast,    I le refits-
i il      to      disCUSS   Coopt I',      and      W'CUl
to other topics, tic began lo look a
Utile anxiously towards lhc door, nml
lo wish fur Lionel l-gcrton's return.
Inr nil her beautiful voice lie began
to find Mrs. [igcrton's conversation
vapid when it was not illnalurcd or
gruinliling, She (ccineil to fiiul it .".
grievance thru Dolly should I" married and go to Italy for In r honeymoon, while she had ihc wretched
English winter before her.
"Nol  that  Dolly  was much of    a
ci mpauioti lo mo,"    she    said,   nnd
smiled unpleasantly.   "She never Foi
gave mc for marrying  L
lor as  I passed by, and she had    a the young man .went away abruptly,
very loud laugh    A bold looking girl refusing an invitation lo dinner   be-
I thought her    I am nol surprised at1 (ore  Mrs.   Egerton could get in her
the things lhcy say aboul her." protest:  "My  dear boy,  you should
Hilary flushed,   llis eyes s'cnl with- ask first if there is any dinner,
cring lightnings   al    Mrs.   Egcrton's ll  hardly   reached    Hilarys    con-
unconscious   face     lie  had   lo    lay s.iousncss ns he went  out  into    thc
soinclhing of a violent restraint upon yellow autumn evening.    He was at
himself: for he did not dare to speak once enraged nud frightened al whal
, . >       I., !.-....    i... .1   . ..r.i      Mi     .....i ���-_,*
lest hc might sny too much.     Mi
Lgcrlon bad drawn her Unitlin��   to
ward ber.    She was knitting silk tic
Mrs.   Egerton  hnd  snid.    Of    course,
there wns no truth in it!   Those wick-
ner.   cue. wns _imuu_   ��v-i cd, gossiping women I    If.tlierc had
for   her   husband���an    employment been, il there, could be, why it wouia
which  showed  oil her    long    while Kill  Lady Soulh I      Would Margaret, ��� cap|nll-    lie was of ihc righ
hands to perfection. ever hobl up her bend against ifi  '''-1,],  lllu| full uf courage and det
"You know, of course," she    said, pom   ilarllngl     'Ihere    had    always I  .,_..,. .,._ ,.. ���_._. _._���
"that Sir Gilbert is going lo divorce been  something virginal about  Mai
bis wifc.   And quite right loo.   Mrs..garet. _lt was, perhaps,   the   tluni
A Good Fighter
  >
Hats Must  Come    Off    lo    Tomni^
Atkins ''
ll. A. Cwynne, editor of the Mom.
ing I'osl, who has been on a touf
of the  front, writes:
One creature bad    welcomed    him she was not ill-lcnipcrcd  she  had
ragerly.   Dash, the Clumber.   It was|moon-struck air,   Did you notice n
nol in'Dash lo leap and frisk, hc was
too stately for that; but be thrust his
muzzle into Hilary's hand nnd wagged the greal burnished feather of
\iis mil with energy.
After tea Hilary wenl out lo call
on Mr. Pritchard, the dog accompanying hini. The Vicar wns not at
home; so thev went on lo the New
Mr. Strangways
half asleep.   Sh
She    was always
cd nol lo bc like
,1)1'  Montmorency luld me.     She i
When  ifally rather amusing,     lhcy nre all
' bubbling over with il here."
Hilary  wns thunderstruck,   Ho   hnd
becn  trying to find calm  words    lo
nswcr whnl   Mrs.   Egerton had  snid
that.   I noticed it first soon after we about   Margaret,     There    wns,   jusl
were settled here,    She did not  liko| enough truth in whnl she hnd snld, I
mc to notice It,
"1 only saw tbat -I"' wns uncommonly beautiful," said Hilary alniosl
roughly, "lhc first lime 1 saw her I
wns head ovcr ears in love with her
^^^^^^ weiu on io me  iv.-w I   -  -
Cottage, where Mrs. Egerton sal he- 0f course 1 hnd to step out lo uiaki
fore the first lire'of thc season, Su- way for the Squire, ll is not likely
san  Inside  her on  ihe carpet,  play-'that nny girl would look at me ii lhe
Squire eared for her; at least ���some
thing thrilled in bis voice which made
Mrs. Egerton look al him curiously	
"not many girls would," _
"Silverthorne is a lovi ly old place,
said  Mrs.  Egerton,    with    a    glance
from under her eyelids at Hilary.
Ob, by the �����_.." she    went    on
icil;e it intolerable. Margaret hnd a|
wide mouth; her graceful, free walk
bad very little in common with the
walk of most'women; sin- could run
like Atalanta; nnd when she laughed
tin rc was no pretence aboul it.
Now all thai vanished from his
mind before the ihing Mrs. Egerton
had  said.
"It is nol true," he bltTVtcd out
sharply. "Airs. Dc Montmorency is
a malicious, evil-minded woman. Sir
Gilbert South hns no grounds to divorce his wife. He ill lr< niiil her
abominably. He ought to suffer for
it.    She hns undci'goi
_��" '���          i .-,
which lud prevented Hilary's ��li
cring tli.it hc wus in love with her.
lie had only realized ber as a true
woman when, lhat summer night,
amid the swecls of the garden, she
bad been all softness in his arms.
Tlu re was a beautiful golden sky
behind '.he scattered trees of a copse
across lhc common. I lilnry, walking
towards il, lhc light in bis eyes, raging nud fuming' inwardly, did nol sei
Mr. Pritchard iill he knocked ii|
againsl liim.
(To uc Continued.)
i_Ml,   oy    uie    __,,      .....       ...... ,,
"one of my callers���-Mrs, De    Mont- operation lately. She would have died
morency���told inc ilr.u all the Indies.if 5ilc had  Ml,j i,,.,.,,  i,,),vn Uway
here were much exercised at on
time about your friendship with that
queer South girl. Of course at itint
lime you were looked upon ns the
Squir.'s heir. I saw. Miss South ence.
She walked like a man, with great
Irides, and, though she Jiad a pass-
time from her husband's cruelty
"Oh!" said Mrs. Egerton, looking
down at her knitting, "I know nolh
ing, of course, except whnt Lady
South's old friends lell me."
What  more  mighi   have  been   said
wns averted by the opportune arrival
strides, nnu,  inougu  am ,������-�� �� .---    ��.>= ',"'���"'. "���'      '
.able complexion, she bad a very wide  ol   Lionel  Egerton, who greeted  1-1.1-
sllj(l   \|r>   1 .,      e-i    ,..ii.:,,���   oi llie oris-' -..-,. ���._i.mh    and  was surprised when
ing  wilh a box of building bricks.
Dash walked in before Hilary and
licked thc child's face, with a friendly
n'r of accepting her as one of his
fiiends'.
"Oh, my darling, has he bitten
ynu'" cried Mrs. Egerton, springing
up in a greal state of agitation, nnd
scizjng the child in a tight embrace
which made Susan begin tu cry.
"I'm so sony," said Hilary. "Dash
never biles anyone. 1 forgot that
yuu did not like him. We all think
such a loi of Dash that we cannot
realize, nnd he cannot, that his friendship could bc regarded ns anything
but an honor."
I-Si, "still' holding"   ,t���.,.^d''^ ��<-��� prised "����>
though she had caught her up from! '
deadly peril. "I suppose they know
1 do not like them. Leo adores them
nud  so dor-  Dolly."
"Mc too," said Susan, beginning to
kick nnd struggle to get down on the
11. or to Dash.
"Go down, then, you misty little
thing!" snid Mrs. Egerton, putting
her down with sudden violence. "She
has actually scratched niv like a horrid  wicked little cat."
Susan went straight to Dash, and
look his noble bend into her fat
rums, while her mother went lo
bathe Iter injured bund.
"I tlii.ll. lie had belter go out," said
Hilary, taking Dash by the collar.
"lie will understand. He is sueh a
gentleman, Susan, lhat he would nol
like lo cause trouble in a bouse where
he visited."
Bul Susan stamped at the thought,
nnd showed -ign- of screaming; so
Hilary thought il wise to let ber
alone, and tin. pair sat down on the
rug before iiie li.rc, the dog's head in
the child's lap, bulb perfectly happy.
Hilary's temper wns rather ruffled,
and he stood-up lo go as soon as
Mrs. Egerton returned. Uy tllis
lime sin lud regained her good temper, ;.i least "outwardly, and would
nol hear of his going till ber liusbnnd |
had come in, saying that lie wns only1
gi in  to fetch a case from his farmer's
thai  was lying al lhc station,
Hilary sat down again and allowed
hunself lo bc soothed,    ll  wns    not
r..,-y  for any nun to  resist  Mrs.  Kg-
crlon  whin  she had  made    up    her
mind lo bc charming.   Hc hnd to sit-
and  listen  lo  lhc latest  news.     Mrs. ;
Iim Ion  l.ii  a dull  life  by  her    own
choice,    lln   people of lhc neighbor-!
hood I id h i u enlljng on ber in mini- j
Ini- since they   had discovered  lhal
sin   was tl e nil ce of Lord I )c Traccy.
Sh'   ��� oiuplained  that    ihey     called,
sim-i  she bad no one to '.ring in thc
tea,  Dolly hi inn gone.   "Leo think"
ii is ii" end of fun lo fetch in the tray
liim-,, If  nud    cut    great    chunks    of
I ' i ad and Imi ler," she said.    "1  find
ii a dull joke, and ibey, being underbred, mostly arc  ns much  out  of it'
as  I nm."
"I used to lliinl  ii was stupid not;
knowing people," slu- wenl on. "Now
I   thick   it     stupid     knowing      tlnse;
wretched count)  people.   'Ihey never
have anything lo say worth listening
lo.    1 pot enough of them at  Birdcot
when  1   was a girl,    tt    nukes    ine.
laugh when  I  look nt their    stupid,
Bi ll'-satisfied  faces, lo think how surprised  ihey  would  bc if  they  knew
that I found Harry Cooper, the brother of Mrs. Draper, at the shop, more
���musing,    I used not to like him. He
is rather canaille, but of late  1  have
seen rather more of him, and he has
proved entertaining."
"Oh, that   fellow'" said Hilary  dis-
lasti fully,
"You don't like hint, of course���I
have not yet found the man who did.'
Some women did, whether they liked
it  or  not,     lie  has  cleared   out  too.'
Draper has been trying to get rid of
him  this long  while  bark.    Hc    has!
succeeded at Inst, though Mrs. Draper looks on him ns an injured Inno-
W.     *-.     U.     1167
Cabbage Cigars New  War  Horror
Venerable jokes about cabbage  or
bay cigars has become a sad and serious reality in Germany owing to the
scarcity nnd high cost ol genuine tobacco,
...      The Inlcst  ytnr    substitute    within
a  very    badi the  purview  of  the  governnieni   de-
' | partment on substitutes is composed
of the above, together wilh other ingredients like strawberry leaves lavender blossoms  nnd  sandalwood    to
impart aroma.
If sail water is used when washing
vegetable  greens    such    us    leltu
"Coming along a dusty French
road in a motor car, 1 was delighted
io give a Canadian officer a life. 114
hnd been in most of the shows and
bad started us a privat" but wai now
iplaln, lie was of ihe right met-
. and full of courage and d' terrain
'on lo drive lhc Boche back to h|��
ti ir. 1 complimented him on the gal-
hnlry which he and his countrymen
had .shown during the yvar, 'Sir,' h��
s.drl, in in li to my surprise, 'why will
ymi always treat us as children? We
have done well, 1 don'l deny it. But
everybody hus done well. Vour Tom��
my is the finesl lighter on God'��
carlh. Isn'l hc going to gel any of the
credit.' I'll! sick to death of the praise
lhal is being plastered all over us.
We have done our duly to the best of
mn ability, but ive don't deserve one
word more of praise ihan your hut,
lighting nun.' ��.
"This scniimeni on inquiry I found
to he common lo all colonial officers-
Onc distinguished Australian officer
said he had come lo hale the word
'Anzac' 'Wc came into the war o!
our own accord,' he said, 'lo beat the
Germans, Wc don't want to be.'
treated as though we should throw
up the fight unless we were nienllons.
ed every day. We are good, ��tom
fighter", us tlie Bor.be knows well, buti
yye lake oft our hats to the gallant
old regiments of the home country,';
The Husband���You're not .cononv,
icul.
The  Wife--Well, if you don't cal,
 l.-l  ...__    .   _.J
woman cconomica
who savei licii
.egeinuie   green.     _u_u     .in     .. , .,,���   ,,	
spinach, etc., it yvill effectually drive wedding dress for a possible soeem
out small insects trial might not oth- marriage, I'd like, to know what yoi��
crwisc be reached. j think  economy   is,
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THE   REVIEW.   COURTNEY.   B. C
IX
Rural School Picnics To
Agricultural College
On Thursday, the 2 ft I inst. the
.first excursion to the Manitoba Agri-
'ullnrul College from some of the
rural schools was inaugurated and
proved a great success.
Tbe children and the teachers who
went with them arc all enthusiastic
over their trip" and say they spent a
niosl enjoyable, as well as instructive
day Mr. Newton of the Extension
Department welcomed the 30 children and 4 teachers 1 kindly provided a guide (or ibe parly lo show
them over lhe different buildings; lhe
domestic science, sewing rooms, (exiles and house keeping, etc.
The party then wenl in ibe poultry
Houses, where Prof. Herner took
great interest in the children, cx-
plaining and nuking each child lest
some eggs, visiting the incubator
room, where chickens were hatching.
Showing Ihem brooders, where 300
thickens were being fed and explaining how in feed with butter milk old
'Ihen came fattening poultry in
crates and trap nests for the laying
hens, and finally to the room where
they saw lhc dry picking of broilers.
From the poultry bouses the party
proceeded lo llie pig pens, where the
children were much interested in the
young pigs. Then into lho cattle
barns where they saw some beautiful calves. Sheep pens were nexl
visited and greal interest taken in thc
little new born  lambs,
The girls, ns well as lhe hoys,
evinced the grealest interest in the
live stuck and were eager tu see everything,
The college kindly arranged for
them to eat their lunches in the dining bull and provided tbein with hot
lea, which wus much appreciated.
After lunch they visited llie conservatories where the beautiful display
of flowers delighted them. Then
came the museum, where lhe stuffed
'bird-, and animals proved a great attraction. The teachers could hardly
drag the children away, but time was
limited and a very happy and satis-
lied crowd took lhe cars back to
Winnipeg.
These picnics might well be extended to all the rural schools within
easy distance of lhe college Most
of the children wcrc the older pupils
who are members of the boys and
girls clubs. These clubs arc being
provided with line bred eggs, young
pigs, seed grains and potatoes, etc.,
by tbe college and it was thought
that those country children .might
with profit see how' to look after and
care for the produce they raise, in the
best manner, as shown al thc college.
Many of these children never have
��n opportunity of seeing anything
beyond their own home farm, but
after sueh a visit these children will
have an ambition to return to thc
college Inter on and lake advantage
of the tine course of instruction provided  there.
Even an occasional visit lo a big
agricultural fair is not to be. compared with a day spent at the college.
At the usual fairs iheir attention is
more apl to bc absorbed by useless
and unprofitable sights, such as a
"Hairy .Man from Borneo," or a
"Living Skeleton," or such like, then
the beauty and grace of lhe fine live
itoclc on view.
These picnics could go nn during
all the school session and provide
endless themes fur essays and discussions and il is to be hoped thai
many more of the rural schools will
accept the. invitation the college extends to them.
The follbwlllg Liter from one of
the teachers adequately expresses
how the children enjoyed lhe trip
and visil to lhc college.
Hcadingly, Man.
Monday   livening,
"NOW about tin Hip to lhe college.
I think every one thoroughly enjoy
ed it.    I know my girls did
Only   four   girls     wenl     from     my
���choof. Paul unfortunately took the
measles last week and was very sick
lhc other boy who was al school is
working. < 'nc ol my girls says il
was the best day she ever had. I wish
yotl could see my eight pupils because I nm so proud of Ihem,    Well,
.  0ODtfs\
[KIDNEY;
fe PILLS '/
W.     N.    U,     1167
the ride, was rather long and two of
Miss Taylor's girls took ill so she
took tliriit in a jitney from EatOllS.
Wo left Hcadingly at 9 o'clock and
reached the college ni 11 a.m. Each
child look a lunch the same as for a
regular school day. Mr. Newton yvas
very nice and culled a young lady
from Iiis office who showed us about
his building, the domestic science
room, sewing room, textiles and
bouse, keeping room. Then Mr. Herner, 1 think that yvas his name, took
us oyer to the chicken houses, He
took an active interest in the children
asking questions, etc. A pleasant
lime was spent iu the egg testing
room, each child tested some eggs.
Then we visited the iiicubatot room,
one Incubator was hatching, Children
yvcre all interested in ibis. Then wc
went inlo a room where Iwo men
were dry picking bi oilers, then into
Ibe room where the fattening crates
were, then, to the pens where lhe
bens und laying hens yvere. Onc girl
saw a hen go into n nest ami the nest
shutting, There were many young
chicks. The children were delighted
with the large brooders where 300
chicks were kept. Mr. Herner told
them how Ihey fed Ihe chickens buttermilk, etc, In onc pen were some
guinea pigs and everyone had a good
look, There wns a pen of young
ducks.    Saw some turkeys and geese.
After lhc visit lo lhc fuyvls we
paid a visit lo lhe dining room wliicli
lhe college placed very kindly rit our
disposal. 'I'hey supplied us with hot
lea which was much appreciated by-
all as the day wus rather chilly. After
lunch we were lakeu around Ihe. stock
by a Mr. Woods. Everyone tuok a
keen interest in ihe pigs. One old
sow with little ones was very lame
and genlle, the children walked in
the pen right beside her. Wo saw
llic pig cols ami winter quarters then
went to the cattle barn where thcie
was sonic beautiful calves. We only
saw two ewc3 and three Ir.mbs as all
the sheep wcrc out but these. Saw
a few horses. The children yvcre delighted yvith the. conservatory and
museum, 'The stuffed biids and animals are so instructive to young
minds. Wc left on the 3 o'clock car
and 1 look my girls tn the industrial
bureau for another hour lo finish out
the day. I think most of the children
went home ou the four o'clock Head-,
ingly car bill yvc came on lhe five,
reaching Hcadingly at six very tired
but satisfied that the trip was not
only enjoyable bul most instructive.
1 hope you can read tllis as it is rather a poor scrawl. I wns very sorry
you were not able to be with us ou
our trip. Mrs. Britton takes a won
dcrful interest in the boys aud girls
outdoor life. If you want our girls
to appreciate nature wc must love it
ourselves."
Periodical visits or excursions to
the college at least once or twice a
year would be very beneficial to the
children from thc. rural schools and it
is hoped thai the school boards will
arrange excursions in conjunction
with thc Agricultural College  Board.
This is to certify that fourteen
years ago I got the cords of my left
wrist nearly severed, and was for
about nine months that 1 had no use
of my baud, and tried other Liniments, also doctors, aud was receiving no benefit. By a persuasion from
a friend I got MINARD'S LINIMENT and used one boltlc which
completely cured me, and have been
using MINARD'S LINIMENT in
my family ever since and find it the
same as when 1 first used it, nnd
would never bc withoul ii.
ISAAC  h.  MANN.
t* Melapcdia, P.Q.
Aug. 31st, 1908.
Offers Insurance for British Forces
Insurance for all men serving with
the British forces on land or sea has
been inaugurated in England, It affects all ranks, offering a fixed rale
with benefits varying according to
lhc circumstances attending death.
minimum yearly premium is $* and
the maximum $100. If lhe insured
soldier dies of natural causes iu
Europe, exclusive of lhe Balkan
peninsula or lhe sailor ai sea, his
beneficiary receives $500. If he dies
iu action or is drowned at sea the
beneficiary receives $23 immediately,
with a share in nine tenths uf the
entire surplus arising from the whole
scheme, which will be divided al lhc
end of lhe  war.
Worms sap lln- strength and undermine lhe vitality of children.
Strengthen them by using Mother
(.raves' Worm Exterminator lu driVc
mil  thc  parasites.
Germany to Replace Dutch Ships
According lo a Hague official communication forwarded by lhc Amsterdam correspondent of Renter's Limited, an agreement has been reached
between the Dutch and German governments concerning the Dutch merchantmen that yvcre torpedoed off the
English coast last February,
Germany undertakes to replace the
lost vessels by the cession of a number of German ships noyv in the
Dutch East Indies of equivalent value.
Insinuations
"Well, I'd be ashamed if I had as
bald a bead as you! Look at my
head of hair!"
"I just want to ask you one question."
"Yes?"
"Did you ever see grass growing on
a busy street?"���London Til Bin.
Redpath refining methods produce no second
grade sugar. We make and sell one grade only���the
highest���so that you will never get anything but the
best under the name of Redpath.
"Let Redpath Sweeten it." '
io, 20.50 and too ib. Bags.   Canada Sugar Refining Co., Limited, Montreal.
Established Freedom
Of Conscience
Religion in Russia to Be No Bar to
Possession of Political Rights
Thc ministry of the-'iutcrior hns
submitted to the provisional governnieni a bill establishing freedom of
conscience, Possession of civil aud
political rights no longer depends on
religion. 1'V a change of religion,
official permission will nut be needed.
Up to nine years of age a child's
religion is determined by ils parents:
if ther is a disagreement the child
takes the mother's religion. Over
nine years of age the religion cannot
be changed without the. consent of
the child itself. Over .seventeen years
religion can be .changed withoul the
parent's or .guardian's, consent.
Another important reform provides
for courts of administration for the
protection of a citizen againsl illegalities of officials of tbe central government ur of local self-government bodies.
Royal Family
Abandon German Names
Like a Grip at the Throat.    For a
disease that i.s uot classed as fatal
there is probably none wliicli causes
moro terrible suffering than asthma,
Sleep is impossible, the sufferer becomes exhausted and finally, though
the attack passes, is left in unceasing
dtcad of its return, l>r. j. D. Kel
logg's Asthma Remedy is a wonderful
curative agent. Jl immediately relieves lhe restricted air passages
thousands can testily. 11 is sold by
dealers everywhere,
No Way of Telling
O.C.���Did yuu deliver that mes
sage?
Billjim���Ycssir,
O C.��� I'id vou give il to au officer?
Billjim���Dunno, sir.
O.C.���Vou don't know the differ
c-nce between an officer nnd a pri
vatc ?
Billjim-���Well. sir. 'c wus ill 'is bath
sir.���London Tit-Bits.
Explained
Captain (to his servant)���Jones, I
havc noticed for some time thai my
sliirts always come from the laundry
one week late.    How is that?
Private Jones���Excuse me, sir, but
your shirts are always so clean that I
think it a pity to send them to the
laundry, so 1 wear thcin another
week,���Pearson's Weekly.
A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN
Can Be    Averted    by    Feeding    the
Starved Nerves With Rich,
Red Blood
Nourish your nerves���that is lhc
only way you can overcome life's
worst misery, nervous exhaustion.
'J he fits of depression and irritation,
the prostrating headaches, thc weakness and trembling of tbe legs, tin
unsteady hand and the imperfect digestion that mark thc victim of
nerve weakness, must end ill nervous
breakdown if neglected.
Nourish your nerves by the natural
process sf filling your veins with
rich, red, health-giving blood. You:'
nerves are crying out for pure blood
.".nil thc mission, of Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills is to mnke new, rich
blood. This explains why Ihese pills
have proved successful in so many
cases of nervous disease that did not
yield to ordinary treatment. Fur example, Mr. Wilfrid Donald, Wcsl
ITanibnro, Out., says:���"Before 1
began the use of Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills 1 was in a serious condition. I
was not only badly run down, but my
nerves seemed to be completely shattered. I slept badly at night, and
yvben I got up in the morning was as
tired as when I went to bed, 1 seemed to bc on the verge of a nervous
breakdown. At this stage I began
the use of Dr. Williams Pink Pills,
ln tbe course of a fcyv weeks I felt
much relief, and continuing thc use
of the pills they completely restored
my health. I can noyv sleep soundly,
cat well, and am enjoying complete
freedom from the old nervous
troubles."
You can get Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills through any dealer in medicine,
or by mail at 50 cents a box or six
boxes for $-'.50 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
Step   Taken   at    Request   of   King
George
A further abolition of German lilies
held by members of the English Royal Family residing in England is indicated In a court circular which announces:
"Their Highnesses Princess Victoria and Princess Marie Louise of
Scllleswig-Hols'tein yyill henceforth be
styled Their Highnesses Princess Helena Victoria and Princess Marie
Louise respectively."
'The Princesses of Ihe Royal Family who bear the title Duchess of Saxony have, at the King's desire, relinquished that title, and tInr King has
directed that royal warrants be pre
pared slating what they will bc styled in  the  future.
The 'limes snys it understands
Prince Louis of Battenbttrg will lake
the title of Marquis of Mount Ba.
ten.
'This," snys lhe 'lime.., "is simply
an English translation nf the German
name, but it is not perhaps wholly accidental lhat the TTcyv name of lhe
former Sea Lord's family should also
be thai uf the little headland over'
lopking the. old eastern harbor of Ply
mouth, from which lb'- famous Drake
sailed."
Came From Austria
White Flour First Produced in  Cr'.y
oi Budapest
\\ e all mourn the death of i; s
while loaf. Wc look with di
upon its brown success, and wi think
of this dingy edible as soi hing
new���"owing to the wur." We hays
forgotten that with uui grandfathers
a quite  white loaf was a  rarity
English   millers   had     ike   slock  ������?
their liies  when  lhcy  discovered  i  e
whiteness of foreign flour.    Noth  i ���
could    be    produced by our :
satisfy  lhe   baker,   who   in   till ���;
to please bis    customers v ni     .
bread,      Imports    of Hour incn   -
! alarmingly, and all becatis
I ish public    wen- enamofi d  ol   n
! bread.
I'lllll
if    v, onib rful     inacl'in
i producing    white   floui   in   !'
caused   English  millers  to  visil    \  -
��� lria-1 luugarv.    The    ri suit   ol
' deputation was that in 187 i th    '
complete  plant     lo    i'i due���   wheat  to
.while Hour was install   1 in  Eng
So  started     the  horn
of white bread.   \\ i   I ay
farewell,    not    to   mi old friend
to an enemy alien inv adi r.���
ANY CORN LIFTS OUT,
DOESN'T HURT A BIT
No foolishness! Lift your corns
and calluses off with lingers
���It's  like  magic I
i     Worms   in   ehildren   work     havi
I hese pesis attack  the  tondei   lir
of  ihr  intestines and.  if  1- fl   I
.sue   their   ravages   undisturbed,   will
ultimately perforate thc wall, becaus
1 these  worms nre of the  hook v-iri I *
i that cling in nud feed upon  interior
.surfaces.      Miller's    Worm   Powders
'will   not    only    exterminate      tiles.
: worms, of whatever variety, but *il!
sine  to  repair  lhe injury  they  have
I done.
Sore corns, bard corns, soft corns
or any kind of a com, cau harmlessly
bc lifted right out with the lingers if
you apply upon the corn a few drops
uf freezone, says a Cincinnati authority.
For little rust one can gel a small
bottle of free/one al any drug store,
which will positively rid one's feet of
every corn or callus  withoul pain.
This simple drug dries tire moment
it is applied and does not even initiate the surrounding skin while applying it or afterwaids.
This announcement will inlcrcst
many of otu readers. If your druggist hasn't any freezone tell him lo
surely get a small bottle for you from
hjs wholesale ding bouse.
'Tino's Delusion
"I  am  not obliged to bow ���
| will of the people; I am responsible
to God only," -o ex-King Cons tan-
tine lold V.cnizelos. Which is eii-
dence thai "lino took his principles
as well as his orders from lis brotb-
er-in-law at Polsdam.
Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Garget    in
Cows.
CRISIS OF
WOMAN'S LIFE
Providing Canned Food  For Army
li  i.- proposed  to secure an an     "
j supply of canned food to maintain   in
I army nf 1,000,060 men  n.xt    winter.
I Vigorous  preparation  must be  mnds
. nnu for the manufacture of cans for
I which  most of  lhe tin  supply cornel
fronl Greal Britain. The Government
is now taking up the question of get-
Placed On Special Reserve ting pig tin from Great Britain   ai
  j fair prices.
Registry   for    Unemployed    Officers.  ;  - _^
Now
Sir Edward Kemp, minister of militia and defence, has announced the
formation of a "reserve oi officers
for ihe Canadian expeditionary
force."     llis  announcement   says:
"There are many officers, who lor
no ulber reason than that there yvcre
vacant no suitable appointments
which could be offered them in Canada, have from time lu lime been
struck off the strength of the Canadian expeditionary force. 'They are
now to be restored to it, yvith
rank and .seniority which they
therein.
"Tltey, as well as officers
hereafter may cease tu du duty
the Canadian expeditionary forces in
Canada, and officers for whom ou
their return from overseas, "employment in Canada cunnol be provided,
will be placed on a special reserve
which will appear in the quarterly
militia list.
"Reserve officers of the Canadian
expeditionary force will not be entitled, as such, to pay any allowances. This is without prejudice to
any pension or leave yvith pay and
allowances which has been or may be
granted to them. I hi the other hand
they yyill be the first to be considcr-
cd"*yvlien appointments which they
arc suitable to till fall vacant; and
preference yvill bc given tn those of
them who havc seen active service at
thc front."
lhe
held
yyho
with
Change   Safely   Passed   by
Taking Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound.
Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc.
Solution of Labor Scarcity
An interesting plan���Harvesters'
trail yvill bc from Kansas to Canada.
The Kansas crop yvill be cut in July,
Minnesota's in August and Ihc Western Canadian crop in Scolftmber,
Wagoner, Okla.-"l never get tir��J
of praising Lydia E. Pinkham's Vege-
~  table   Compound
because   curing
Change of Life   I
was   in   bpd  two
years and had two
operations, but all
the doctors and operations did me no
food, and I would
ave   been in  my
grave today had it
not been for Lydia
E. Pinkham's vegetable    Compound
which brought me out of it all right, so
I am now well and do ail my housework.
besides working in my garden. Several
of my neighbors have got well by taking Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound."���Mrs. Viola Finical, Wagoner, Okla. v ���
Such warning aymptoma as sense of
suffocation, hotllashes, headache, .backaches, dread of impending evil, timidity,
sounds in the ears, palpitation of th*
heart, sparks before the eyes, irregularities, constipation, variable appetite,
weakness and dizziness should be needed
by middle-aged women. Lydia E. Pink-
ham'* Vegetable Compound lias carried
many women safely through thi trisli. THE COURTENAY REVIEW
The Courtenay Review
And Comox Valley Advocate
A   W.-eky. Newspaper,   Pubished   at
Aurteuay, B. C.
N. H. IIohkn, Editor audj Proprietor
Subscription SI M per Vear. in  Advance
$2.00 per annum il not so paid
TIIUKSDAV MIC.  23, 1917
Note and Comment
The pound by-law and its sponsors come in for considerable criticism even yet, Our fanner friends
apparently cannot grasp the fact
that this is an inocrporated city
and that those who build residences
and plant flower aud vegetable gardens have any lights in the community whatever. They have just
as much right to he protected
against tbe depredations of young
cattle horses and cows as the farmer has to be protect.ul against thc
depredations of youi lis .nul others
who would help themselves to his
vegetables, grain, etc. For instance
should a ging uf, say -o. of us go
into a farmer's place, eat all the
fruit, vegetables we could, then
tramp around thiough the grain
fields for a while and do all tlle
damage possible, would the farmer
say " Glad to see yon boys, come
again"? Not much he'd meet us
with a shot gun or have us haled
to the nearest magistrate, Why
shouldn't we protect ourselves
against his animals ? Courtenay
has brge tracts of vacant lots and
long streets that would be overgrown wilh deuse grass and weeds
if left alone, and would become
unsightly and a menace to the com-
'iiiniiy. Therefore lhe council
has passed by-laws allowing ujilch
cows owned by residents or property owners to feed on these dining
the day time between March i and
Nov. I of each year, but horses
and young stock are required to be
kept off. This is quite reasonable
and allows anyone to kerep a family
COW or two, or even a small daily,
Noyv it is not tip to two or tlirte
persons to spoil a good thing. Anyone who let voting cattle or hors.s
run al. large all summer knew that
he yvas doing so contrary to the by
law and that bis animals would be
caught sooner or later if a constable could be found with enough
" sand " to do his duty. Tin.
Mayor i.s inclined to adopt the plan
outlined by Tbe Review two years
ago, viz., license every animal that
runs the strtets. This will provide
cheap pasture and create a revenue
for the city. lint some betttt
fences will have to be built if this
sort of bv layv is put into force,
" God moves iu a mysterious
way, bis wonders to perform," We
do not doubt tor a moment that 11 is
sovereignty and His goodness yvill
bring out of this darkest ni.hi of
tbe world's experience a gain to
match the loss. Hither this or we
must confess tiiere i��� no God,    Ex
It '..as been suggested that instead of bothering with stray cattle
the police get afler tbe auto drivers
who break the speed laws on the
Union Bay road This would be
great sport. There's a mile or so
of good road, and every driver who
comes abiig steps his car out to
see how fast he can do i\ A
couple of men with a stop yvatch
on a measured course could greatly
help the financial situation at the
city hall. Enough coin might be
gathered in to Int.Id rood roads in
other sections of the city where
more speed   .cuds could he caught.
More Honors for
Warden's Warriors
The officers and men of the gallant lo.nd nre stilUcquitting themselves well at lb. front. Among
the latest to receive deserved promotion is Capl. J. B. Bailey of this
place who has inst been appointed
Major of the 154th Batt.���second
iu command. Major Warsnop is
another of our famous regiment
wh ��e valor and experience has
been recognized. He has been appointed to the command of an officer's trniiiin* corps, where the!
ollii'ers will lie instructed ill tactics
as under actual fighting conditions
at the front.
A report from L.tkewood, Ohio,
says cats are being registered iher*
and lb.it after Julv 2 all must wear
a bell and the owner must pay a
lL-ense of 50 cents, We suggest
the citv council look into this
Meatless Days
Now Effective
An extra issue of the Canada
Gazetie, bringing into effect the
order in -Oituci regulating eating
place", was published at Ottawa
last Saturday, The order passed
at the request of the food controller
prohibits the selling of beef and
bacon ou Tuesdays und Fridays,
and at more than one menl on any
O'lier day. Substitutes such as
corn bread, oat cukes, and potatoes
must be provi le 1 at everv menl nt
which white bteud i.s sei veil. The
use of wheat in the distillation and
manufacture of alcohol i.s prohibited, except for manufacturing for
munition purposes, and ihen only
after a license from tlle food con-
Iro'l.r, Heavy penalties are provided for violotion of the regulations. Proprietors, managers and
employees of public upon summary
conviction for the first offense to a
penalty not exceeding j.1'"1 and
not less than $25, ami for each
subsequent offence to a penalty not
exceeding $."00 and not less than
$100, or to imprisonment for any
term not exceeding three months,
or to both fine and  imprisonment.
We are showing this
week our first ship-
J ment of     J
Ladies'   Fall  Dress
Goods and
Coatings
Special values In Dies.-. Goods,
Inst dyes, nnd' popular prices, in
Serges, Poplins, Cash meres,
Tweuls, Cubindines und lleii-
giiliues, Novelty weaves In
plain and fancy Voiles. Marguerite find Silk Itrucbe in
lighl shinies suitable for evening wear iu costume lengths
only
Coating
iu J. Inch wi I Llis lit Blanket
Cloths,Chinchillas, Sport Checks
iu light and ihu-'r ��1iii-'.i nl ,.".,.0
per yard ; 11i.su Shepherd's
I'lni.ls iu stu '1. nd Irn' ' ��� checks
from SI.7.S pi r yd lo $3.50
Crepe de Chene Waists
������ilk nml Dead embroidery Crepe
de chene   yvnisls   iu   pink,   sky,
maize,   old   inse,    cream   and
black at vl.o
BH8T
I
BOWL ITARMD
ROYAL
[STANDARD
FLOUR
i
MILLED  IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
ROYAI.   STANDARD is  without  exception   the
most popular bread flour in Western Canada.
Thc reasons for this are���
��� Milled specially for household use
���Great rising power
���Better knitted, 'closer textured bread of full food
value
���Prepncd under conditions of snow-white cleanliness
���From No, 1 Canadian Hard Wheat
���Tested daily, insuring
���Absolute uniformity, year in and year out
LOOK FOR THE
CIRCLE " V " TRADE MARK
ON EVERY SACK
Royal Standard Grain Products Agency
Plion. 33, End ol Bri'.c .Towler,   M.r.
CUM3SRLAN'..
Note---\Ve invite vour iuspecliju ti our
Pall Millinery <>, euiri r u 1 Saturday
September 1st, when we. will have
on display the newest American
models in Ididys Trimmed and L'n-
trinimed Hats ; also newest fabrics
in dressgoods, .Misses aad children's
sweater coats, etc.
COMOX
Mr. and Mrs. Richardson and
fami[y, Mrs. creenshields and Miss
i.orna creenshields. of Vancouver
are camping at Comox
An impromptu dance was held
in Martin's hall on Tuesday even-
Injj in aid of the Daughters of lhe
Umpire. There was a fair attendance, and a jolly time spent by the
young people.
NewWoolSweater
Coats for Women
and Children
These coats nre  made in children's
sizes, IS to  34,   pink,   brown,   saxe,
red, white; women's sizes .14 to 4_,
green, saxe, white, brown, rose.
CASHMERE JERSEY S
IS to 32, white,  navy,  brown, cardinal, saxe.
JERSEY SUITS
18.   20,   22, 24.   saxe,   navy,    cream
cardinal
Write lo Ui for Wilier Clot-.i
Seabrook Young
623-5 Johnson St.
Victoria, B. C.
Esquirnalt   &   Nanaimo   Railway
TRAIN SERVICE:
For Victoria���11.35 Monday, Wednesday and
Friday, connecting at Parksville Junction with train
for Port Aib.rni, and at Nanaimo for Vancoaver boa
i     From   Victoria���9.00   Tuesday,     Thursday,   and
I     Saturday, connecting at Nanaimo with boat from
'     Vancouver: ank at Parksville Junction with train
from   Port   Alberni, and arriving at Courtenay at
16.10.
YES!
I Deliver
Anywhere
Telephone
your ordei for
Fresh Groceries
to93L
GEO. ARDLEY
LAZO STORE
Your patronage solicited.
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COURTENAY  TAILOR
We have an Exhibit of a Large
Assortment of New Patterns
L"   HANEY   I.   KUSHIDA j
Store Between  Bridges I
Courtenay <
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COMOX   LUMP
COAL
$6.00 Per Ton
Delivered in Courtenay
AH Orders Will Receive Prompt Attention
D. KILPATRICK
Phone 43 Courtenay
Comox  Livery   Stable
Phone 84 L
Auto Truck Meets all Boats
and Courtenay Trains
Autos and Teams for Hire
at reasonab'e rates
E. C. CLIFFE   -   COMOX
R.M. GLAZBROOK
ACCOUNTANT
V::. * l  t s Audited and
Books Kept
Office with Hicks  Beach  &  Field
Phone R 60
D. B. NICKERSON
Agent Coi'rtmay,
While cranking   his   car   Herb
li ridges got his arm broken
While helping around the creamery Mrs Caroll got her hand badly
calded
When do You Telephone?
If you use the Long Distance phone between 9 and 12 in
the morning or between 1 and 3 in the afternoon, you are doing just what most users of the L,ong Distance Telephone do.
When everybody wants to use the wire atthe;same time, somebody has to wait.
At any other hour of the day service is prompter, because
the demand is less.
Between 7 p. m. and 8 p. m. you can use the Long Distance telephone over three times the day period at the same
rate.
British  Columbia  Telephone Co.
_.  .....    ���. .GRAND DISPLAY
The cost of Living is High at
Still There's Nothing Like Leather  Willard's Harness Emporium
JAMES E. ASTON
Practical Shoemaker and Repair
Next to Hiirilv & Biseoe
Fine Showing of Horse  Blankets,  Lap
Rugs, Gloves, Trunks, Suit Coses, Etc.
Harness Repaired Neatly
W. W. WILLARD
Cumberland and Court.nay THE OOURTENAT REVIEW
��*%
City Council
At Monday night's session of the
���City Council the Aldermen   wrestled for upwards of two hours with
the   Pouud    By-taw,     tEx Aid,
Johnston presented a petition signed
by himself and a large  number of
residents  aud  ratepayers praying
that the Pound bylaw be enforced.
The names of those siua-ning  the
petition had besn neatly typewritten
Which raised the ire of A\A. Leigh-
ton who wanted to know   whether
they had been  written  with  the
knowledge and consent of lhe parties.    Mr. Johnston said they were
nnd produced the  original  sheet.
Mr. L,, Berkley has a  number of
milch cows which he keeps fastened up securely   all the time.   He
also has a number of young cattle
which he lets run at large  nil  the
time,    The other day the youngsters and imprisoned  them.   This
annoyed Mr. Berkley and he came
to the Council and protested streuu
ously that all the provisions of the
by law ^prohibiting   young  stock
rnuiiig at large be   not   enforced.
He claimed that  tlle  pasture  wns
nearly nil gone now, aud it   would
work n handicap with  the owners
if they were compelled tojtake their
young stock 111 Jnow after   having
let |llictn   run Jail   summer:   The
Mayor was inclined to have the by
law repealed.
The following accounts weic pre
sented and passed to the Finance
Comm'ttee to pay ii fo..ud correct.
Courteuay Review $49.a��
Comox Argus 19,00
Electric tight Co. 27 50
J. Baito, cutting thistles 4.00
R. McQuillan   " 2.00
R. Alexander, gravel 2.o���
A. Fielder, 4.50
J  Cairns, cutting thistles       ty..s<>
A petition from John Johnston
and several other citizens and rate-
papers was presented, and alter a
lengthy discussion the council ordered the same to be laid ou the
table until the next meeting.
Aid. Leighton nnd Mayor McKenzie gave notice that at the next
meeting of the council they would
bring iu amendments to tha pound
)y-law.
Fire Chief Thompson submitted
11 letter quoting price for a rotary
pump which could he installed very
reasonably, to pump water from a
dam or from 11 well for fire purposes, 011 the main street���left to
the Chief to get further Information
Cold Storage Architecture
To meet 111 ever inui'onsing de-
iiiiind respecting tlio construction
of ic.o houses nnd small cold storage systems for .armors; country
storekeepers, milk producers, lintel keepers, owners of country
homes nml others, the Dominion
Department of Agriculture lias
issued bulletin   No,   '10,   ol   llio
Dairy and Cold Storage Branch,
entitled "Small Cold Storages and
Dsiry Buildings," the immediate
sponsors for which are Mr. J. A.
Rniblick, Dairy and Cold Storngs
Commissioner: and Mr, Joseph
liniwss, .old Sturnge Inspector.
The Bulletin is u complete handbook on cold storage construction
of a comparatively simple and in"
expensive kind, Resides minute
explanatory details of plans nnd
materia) required for construction
of ice houses and refrigerators, a
series of drawings prepared by thu
Architects' Branch of the Depart
ment of Pllblia Works is present
ml, of which blue prints nn it
scale of one inch to U'O font enn
be had free on application to the
Dairy and Cold Storage Ooinniia-
sionci', while the bulletin itself can
bo had free on application to lhe
Publications Branch, Department
of Agriculture. Ottawa, If the
ir.aai'inntioii herein c mtaiued were
were extensively Hindu use of, not
only would much waste be avoided
and financial profit accrued, but
considerable benefit would be de
rived in health und the enjoyment
of life enhanced. Five different
plans are given in tlle bulletin
with complete specifications for
each and a statement of quantities
of ice that can be stored.
Built To Please YOU
���and does please you because it offers
that rare combination of service, satisfaction and economy. Ask our local
dealer to show you the "Sunshine,"
or write for free, illustrated, descriptive booklet.
WOarys
SUNSHINE FURNACE
LOHDOU _ TOROHTO     MOBTRSAI,     WIH.l_._0     VAJICOUm
BT. JOHN, N.B.        HAMILTON CALGARY _
SASKATOON       EDMONTON
For sale by C. H. Tarbell & Son, Courtenay
THE FORD IS ECONOMICAL
The average man can easily afford age on a Ford  than on anv other
a Ford car.    It is the most inex- car.
pensive car to drive, You can buy a Ford for yourself
20 to 25 miles on a gallon of and one for your wife for the priee
gasoline is an eyervday occurance. of one car at $1000, You can run
33 miles is frequently reported by both Fords at about the same ex-
Ford owners, Yearly repair ex- pense as one larger, heavier car.
penses of less than one dollar are You can always sell a " used "
not unusual. The car is light in Ford at a good price. You have to
weight, and tires give more mile- accept a big reduction for a "used"
larger car-
Go and take a ride in the 1917
model. See how comfortable it is.
And stylish, too���stream line effect
tapered hood, crown fenders,
beautiful finish. You need one
for business. Your wife and children need one for pleasure aud
health.
OVER 700 FORD SERVICE STATIONS IN CANADA
E.  C.   EMDE
Ford Garage
Courtenay B. C.
Crying in the Wilderness
The slimy nature ot the Toronto
Star has   revealed   itself   again.
For over a year it advocated   conscription when it knew  that  conscription   was  almost,  impossible
owing to the fact that  men  cutild
evade it. by   stepping   across   the
line to   the   United   States.    No
government of Canada was   likely
to adopt  conscription  until after
the United States came   into tlie
war,   Therefore  the Star  urged
tho Government to put it into effect, just, as several Quebec   journals did, believing that   the iiine
would never come when   it would
or could bo dotio without damage
to the government nnd the country |
Now that the Military sorvico trill
.ins been passed ibe Star   seeks  a
way out.    It expresses sympathy
for Sir Wilfred   Laurier nnd  do-
nominees Sir   Robert   Borden   as
wcak und indecisive.    II, demands
that hu quit, and give way to some'
other man.    It does not   advocate
Sir Wilfred.     It conId not  afford
to do that and keep circulation in
Ontario.    It name-1 no man;   and
wiil not  do so because  it cannot
without   starting   a   fusilade    of.
stones against its nominee,    It ad-'
vocated  union  government  when
.t thought union impossible.   Now j
that, it seems likely to  bo  accom- |
plished the Star tries to thwart   it
by attacking the only man  in evidence    as   ieader,      The    Star's
views find no echo among Liber
al conscriptionists at  Ottawa  un
less it be Mr. George P. Graham. !
Outer   Liberals    will   cheerfully
admit that the only  man   who  is
"quipped to lead Canada  through
these trying times  is Sir  Robert
Borden.   These Liberals are   honest and sincere.    They   did  not;
advocate   union   government  fori
pttrti/.an reasons.    They  did   not!
urge conscription thinking it migli'
embaiass the government to give
or reject it.    Unlike the Star they
are sincere in advocating conscrip
lion ank in regarding a union government as necessary to   its   enforcement,   They are quite willing
to serve under Sir Robert Borden
but we doubt if they   would  consent to serve undc the Star'u nominee,    However,   that   journal
can ascertain   this   by   definitely
nrming the man.
Presbyterian Church
St. Andrew.-'  Sandwick
Service 2 p.m.     Sunday  School
and Bible Class 3 p. m.
Courtenav
Sunday School and  Bible Clas
10:30 a. in.    Evening service 7:30
p. in- All welcome
THEED   PEARSE
Barrister and  Solicitor,   Notary
Public,
Phone 6 Courtenay
Cumberland Hotel
(-(tori Accomodation       Cusiue l'x.-lle_.
Wm. Merryfield
Proprietor
Palaee Livepy
&FeedStabU
Horses  and   Buggies  for   Hire   _
Terms cash.
We also attend to wool hauling
_SjOO^0->rf'>pfEPPr------'T|-----Tf--*-*.
FLOUR & FEED
I beg toiannounce that I have opened a Flour and
Feed Store on Mill Street, Courtenay, and will be
pleased to supply your needs in
Wheat and Flour, Bran, Shorts
Hay, Straw, etc.
A CALL RESPECTFULLY SOLICITED
Frank   flovitz.
COURTENAY, B.C.
Victoria barbers will in futur
charge forty cents for hair cuts and
twenty-five cents for shaves.
Formal notice is given in thc
Canada Gazette of the reduction in
number of directors of the Canadian Collieries from 12 to 8,
ELK     HOTEL
Comox, BC.
Comlortable  Rooms   lor Tourists and
Travellers
MRS. T. D. HIND, Managress
Bar supplied with best wines
liquors and cigars
NOTICE
Mooring &Mansfield
General Blacksmiths
Beg to announce that they are prepared
to do all kinds oi repairs at moderut
prices.
Horseshoeing   a  Specialty
GRIEVE and DARGIE
Ice Cream
Candies,
Cigars,
Pipes,
Tobaccos
JAS.   CAIRNS &   SON
Proprietors
Courtenay Phone 15
Do You
READ?
The  Courtenay  Review
Family Herald and Weekly Stir
and the Daily Province
for one year
for $6
First-Class Plumbing
Hot Water and Steamfitting
Jackson & Whittle
Phone 9 Courtenay
APPLY TO
RICHARD CREECH
FOR
Sand and Gravel
Kates Reasonable
***m*yg***jg*y**y*g9**m*%*^*m*y*fa*1*0a*ti
HEADQUARTERS FOR!
Buggies and Express Wagons
All Rigs Guaranteed and Sold at the Lowest Possible Price
GEORGE B.  LEIGHTON
Blacksmith ard Carriage Builder
COURTENAY
 nn��rw��r��nr-M-_-���-_-rw.-r_--*-- ----- --��� ��� -- -|--- r*t* -----  1  -'i-^   r _���'.   fM THE    UK VIEW.   a-UttTNOT.   B. t_
If you want health
you can have it, by heeding Nature's laws. Keep the
stomach Btrong, the liver active, the blood pure, and
the bowels regular, and yon will seldom be ill. Take
good care of these organs, and at the first sign of
anything wrong���promptly take Beecham's Tills.
you certainly
the help and relief of this world - famed remedy, to
keep lhe body in health. They quickly establish normal conditions, so the organs perform their functions
as Nature intended. No oilier remedy will so surely
Strengthen the system, stimulate thc liver, regulate
the bowels and quickly improve the general health as
Big Land Sale
Worth a Guinea n Box
Pi <>.,nr..! ,���,|y hv Thnmn ��� Ilr it-hum, Sl. 1 l.-l, r,., Lnnc_shir<>, p.nsl .,,<!.
Suit] .ver.w_.01. ����� C.nudo and U. S. America,   In boxes, 2S cents,
Allies Masters of the Air        Norwegian Traitors
Germans    Concede    Supremacy   to: Officer of Liner Accused  of  Giving
French and Britisii Fliers Information  tn  linn  Subs
That llic Germans arc keenly alive An officer of a liner from a .Vor
to tin' importance of lite air branch vvegian poit brotighl news of lhe into military science is revealed in a rest and iinprisonmeiil ol two Nor-
report found on a German officer cap- vvegian skippers of passenger steam-
lured recently. The report frankly ships plying between ports nf Nor-
admitlcd thai lhe British and French (way and Greal Britain for giving in
hold the mastery of llic air, Tho formation lo German submarine coin-
Germans, it was asserted, were unable inandcrs of the sailings of British
to fly over the enemy lims and Gei and neutral bouts from Norway,
man  halloas  were  forced  to  remain- ���	
Thc Limit of Meanness
Tlie meanest man-we know is tin
chap that borrows his neighbor's lawi
mower .nul iluii kicks uboiu it beini
IN THE SUMMER
hidden on the ground. Thus, at decisive moments in the fighting, the
German    arlilltry was blinded  while
the    Prussian infantry was barrasscd  .._,._ ,
by   war    planes constantly swooping! tlullV���Cuefph 'Mercury,
low and machine gunning the men ini . .	
'^n'afhelplessiicss,    the   report GUARD HANTS HEALTH
contained, was aggravated by lln
knowledge lhal their artillery ivas ini-
llllh    In   -ilppm't    Ihr'iri.   Tin'   dneuiui'ilt    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
declared thai the allied fliers sn out 	
numbered and    out-manoeuvred    the       Ihr   summer months are ihr'
German    aeroplanes    that  the   latter dangerous   to  children.      The
wen-  i \ en  unable    lo    hold  the   air plaints of lhat    season,    whicl
above their own heavy, artillery  posi- cholera infinitum, colic, diariltoi
lions.   Iiriii-.li   and   French   machines dysentry, come on so quickli lhal of-
constautly    havered overhead,   drop-  ten a little onc is beyond aid before
ping bombs or giving llicii ofvn artil- the mother realizes lie i- ill      The
icry accurate  ranges. ' mother musl bc on her guard to pre-
This German  repori  also admitted vent these troubles,    or    ii    ihey do
thai   liases,  aiuuiiuiilioti  depots,  stip-jcoiue on suddenly in cure them.  Nn
Ninety ("ei Cent. Passed Into Hands
of Farmers
When farmers buy more kind ii Is
au infallible sign of their prosperity,
'I hat ihc Western Canadian lanu. i..
arc exceedingly prosperous 'is i'<
vcaled in ihe large quantities rn land
being bought by ihem every day. A
v i-r i striking Instance of this was
seen al Glen-hen in Southern Albi i
ia. 'Ihree hundred and twenty live
parcels of land, which consisted of
one quarter section each, were put
on sale, by auction, being ihc balance
of lhc l:imls in ihc Blackfoot Indian
Reserve surrendered by the Indians
under a treaty, This sale attracted
nearly one thousand buyers, of whom
lhe greal majority were farmers from
a radius of two hundred ndli s, in fact,
local fanners were ll"' lliglu -i bid
di is. Land speculators who attended
ihe sale could nol compete with Ihem
in the prices which ihey bid and
wcrc more or lis. silent, Another
notable facl was the presi ucc nl a
number of American farmers intending to start farming iu Alberta. "If
the land is its good as it looks, il is
worth double the price," said a Minnesota man after paying $36 an acre
for a quarter scclion of laud. The
average price was about $30 per aire,
tin- highest being !fT', which was paid
hy a Gleichen man. Allowing for a
certain inevitable clement of specula-
tii n, il is believed certain lhal ()U per
iiul. of tllis land has parsed into llic
hands of actual fanners.
mm.
EGYPTIAN4 LINIMENT
Foi' Sale hy All Dealers
Douglas &  Co.,   Prop'is,   Nttpanee,   Out.
(Free  San.pie on   Request)
 '��� 	
Advice to Hog Raisers
Desirable  Weights Arc   From  175  to
225 Pounds
The following good advice is offered to all hoe- shippers by lhc I'.
Burns Co., and no doubl would 1"'
endorsed by .ill other live slock deal
ers, in fail al a meeting nl lh
Swine Breeders' Associalion, R, B,
Hunter ol lhc Swift Canadian Co,,
spoke along lhc same line, demonstrating by a set of pig skins the cf-
I'd I ol llic unnecessary beating sometimes given lo hogs hy Ihosc who
handle litem during shipment.
"Don'l beat your hogs. Bruises
mean Immense    losses   to   farmers,
dt'OVOl'S  and   packers.
"Farmers should bed wagons well
and not overload when bringing hogs
lo town.
"Don'l siui. or overfeed your hogs
c, hen shipping. ll is a daiip.ernus
practice and often results iu sufTocn
iimi, especially in warm weather,
"Hid cars during' ihc warm wcatli
ii with sand. Straw and sawdusl
will  heal
"Patlilion oil' all weak, crippled and
vicious animals.  ���
"Do nol  uiarkcl    lliln,    unfinished
hogs,     A   I kin  ginning   pig   will   pro
dtice dollars  lo  lhc  farmer,  but    is I
worlh lillle lo ihr' packer.
"The innsi desirable weights arc
from 175 lo 2_5 pounds."
Two Washboards
Fcr ihe Price ol One!
Both sides of EDDY'S
Twin Beaver Washboards
can bc used���giving double
service for tbe price of one.
Made uf INDURATED
FIBREWARE (which is
really pulp hardened and
baked by a special process)
il cannot splinter or fall
apart. Won't hurt your fingers or tear you clothes.
Double value for your money���almost life lasting.
Don't do onolher washing
until you get one.
ASK YOUR DEALER.
The E. B. Eddy Company
Limited
HULL     -     -     CANADA
J
ARLINGTON
WATERPROOF   COLLAR*   AND    OUFTft
Mn,, t i. _. tn -n-t i ,.     i   I r><> sway with nil Laundry HiMi.   When they
inardfl  Lmlmen.  Cures Diphtheria. | become loitid J uil wain tbem -will, soap nnd
unter. No Ironing nececsftry< suitable .'���-.
those r>. the most fits t!q tout tante hi they look hi
food asllnen-  A alt your dealer for them.
ARLINGTON   OO.   Or   CANADA.  Llmitn-J
Frnurr Avenue, Toronto
Fatal Policy
Dr. Adams Speaks on Proposed Land 	
Settlement for Soldiers j C00K.S    mm    mj   mmm
lhe   placing   ol   relumed   SOMICIB _ ,    ,     ,, ,.       , ���        ���
,,      ,       , , .... ���    __ A mjr, rtllabtr reenlulln, meil,
on the land, under presenl coudilious,     _fl___r_fc^    ,(���,.   Kuld in ilim degrws ol
will be a  fatal  policy," said  Dr,   I'.K.j  ____B______B  '\""."'.C   N" '��� J1_J_,-\�� Ml
Separation of Finland
From Russia WantcS
Adams ol lhc conservation conunis-
sion, Ottawa, at thc public health session of tin- Canadian Medical associa-
��� [lion convention at Montreal. 'I'he soldiers do nol waul lo go on the land,
i j he  said,  not  so  much  because    llicy
Nu. 3,1, per Un. Sold br all
drua_inl_, or sent prrj<-t- iu
plitin pnuluge on recript o]
pile..  1'reit pnmphlet. AililrrJ
THI( COOK MHD1CINK CO.
��. Old. IFmtrki H'lndmti
Taeatda, i
uni'.cl to fanning, but because und. i   thc N-vvfrem.h ri.medv. n.i n_ ��,s
  I P"������l condllioiii farming docs THERAPION ggiiM
���     .  ,   ... .     ., ,, pay and mosl areas available for set-1 _..-��_.�������.. - -  	
Social  Democratic  Congress     Passes  ,,.;
dry  supporting   tin
ply columns
troops, divis
tiling and i \
by the allied
plclely frusli
leal juneturi 	
rep.ui was a confession lhal
is  powerless  unless    something    ap-| I
proaching  equality  is  maintained    in.
the  air.
^^^^^^^ .ih.
body wen hiirr.iss.di Haby'
uieii, w Im often com- lhc si
I ihc dcfi ncc al nil-: -oluii
ii short, thc German  dealer
I1C1I1C      IS
luring    li
such
weather  as  i
Table:-.,  'lhcy   regulati
nil  bowels and arc ah
���So' I    I
mail at 2.'
Resolution in Favor of
Break
Ai a meeting of llic Sotial  llciuo-
it cratic Congress of Finland ii adopted
i-1 resolutions remanding lhc separation
tj.i ot  I'iulaijd from  Russia ar.d the for-
11niation  ut  an  independent   republic.
Under  the    plan    proposed,    Russia
would  not  leave  the  right   lo    keep
troops ou  Finish territory ill time of
peace or to possess any fortifications.
Economic relations between    Finland
1 Russia would be regulated as be-
CURES CHRONIC IVBAKSCSS. LOST Villus
tlcnicnl arc loo remote from thc * v'". """ay. budoir. diseashs, blood .oison,
markets, Dr. Adams stated thai (he | r^^c-^lnSi^t'^���..._1!Vvm.v.,;;,,.
conservation commission -had found , B_^HAV._M-__.lf&WKE&!��VfcS.
ll.al  conditions  in  lhe slums    of  llu;   W����WMAuEB(r*srBL.5sironMo.  E��sv to taks
cilii-
were  nu  worse than  iu    many.
THEKAP.ON
rural districts.   This was due 1 argcI.VT������ ttJoov.TarA-tp"_�����
ic. land speculation, he said. '  ______________
Protective Coloring
"Vou better not wash your face too
clean,  liuiuiv.  Remember you got a
black  eye." -Life,
i e ami
LASTIh'O el'KS.
[RAPION ' IS 'in
L ',t;-' r:,t r-icssis
I   lo   h
' I
ll ,   lln
Minaid's   Liniment Cures  Distemper,
ll
.rill In
foi ud less easi- lo
uproot
f.llllt-
[ban t
,, choke them by
ariiuiiiL;
virtui
:s.  Do
iu '  think  of your
faults,
still
less  of
"!h:!-.'  faults;   in
l-Vcl'i
pcrso
ii who
euin .- near j ou h
ink  foe
whal
I - poor
1 a. ,1 strong; honi
if lhal
ii foreign countries. Tlie Fhitiish
S.icial  Democrats addressed the So-
iial   Democrats  of all  countries,  es
penally   Russia, asking  ihem   to   sup-
incdiejiiclporl eslablislimcnl of Finland's hide- Mr,  Merchant
box i I'eiideiice  by an  inlcrnalioiial agrcc-
lii   Williams' Medicine Co.Jmenl on lhe ground thru the Russian
government,  w Inch  is    character!/.) d
;c>   bourgeois^   is   incapable   of   _i\'n';
adequale guarantees of lhc    inviolability  of  Finland's  freedom,
Counter Check
Or Sales Books
ts no mor* nec.ssarr
': ;���*  t'-fo ,'if.l.llpox;   A:rny
til  rr. fitl^jcc li��;tlfn..ji'.r_i'J
the almost miraculous efli-
Cllv, s..d h_rmle9ines_! nl Antityphoid VncclnAtloii-
he vac rlnatir' NOV,' by your physician, yon anS
your '.!-.:./.   it la morr. vital than house Insurance.
Ask your physlr.lnn, tlnigclst, or send I ul  'Havi
you had Typhoid?" tclllnc of Typhoid T_stlnc,
results from us , and danger trcm Typhoid Carriers.
THC Clirra I.AB0.AT0RY, Hin.LEY, CAL.
rSOBUCIN* VACCINIS ��� SISUHt UNDSB U, t. SOV. LICIHfS
111.
rejoice in it, and, as yon can, Iry lo
imitate il, and your faults will drop
ofl like dead leaves when their time
conies.
Don't w-.di for greal opportunities.
A long continuous walk will gel you
ov ci   more  l '- - mil  than  a  sborl   run,
Modern Solomon
Seem :  Police court during dispul
ovcr eighl-day  clock. * ' '
Magistrate���1  award  the    clock to      The  Oil for the Athlete.���In   rub-
'���'"'",:" bing down, llic athlete can lind notll-
I'hcii v hal do 1 get?       ing  finer   than   Dr.  Thomas'   Flcclric
I'll givi   you  lhc eight   Oil.    ll  lender-, the muscles and sin-
lew, pliable, takes lhc soreness oul-of
 ���     i ihciu ami strengthens them lor strains
The Foe of Indigestion,���Indiges- that may bc pui upon them, li
lion is a common ailment and few stands pre-eminent for ihis purpose,
are free from il. ll is a most dis-j and athletes who for years have been
Ircssing complaint and often thc sin
the plainlilt
Magislrati
! day s. ���Slray .Stories
skillfully blended
and processed
make
a most delicious
food In flavor
as well as a
great body, brain
and nerve builder.
iering attending it is most severe
The very Lest remedy is I'arniclcc's
Vegetable Pills taken according to
directions, lhcy rectify the irregular aclion of the stomach and restore
healthy action, For many years they
havc bei u a standard remedy for dyspepsia and indigestion and arc highly
. r lei inr,I for their qualities.
using  il  can  li silly  lo  ils  value
lubricant,
French Aerial Postal Route	
.��� ������, , , ,    ,     , , | write  us  lor samples ami prices,  or
A. expcrmenla   hydroplane postal consull ,,ie ,,,-uprielur of this paper.
route co .meeting 1- ranee .nd Corsica     Wc   fflake   ,   s,,,,i;i|,y   0f   Carbon
Willi stations at Marseilles     louloiihack or Coated  Hooks,   also   O.K.
and Ajaccio, is being considered   by Special Triplicate books.    Ou  these,
ihe French ministry of coinintrci
nd our regular duplicate and triplicate separate Carbon Leaf Hooks, vve
number   among   our   customers    lhe
Provision   I<\.r   Rainy  Day! s",i.;.a?V'__,..',.' ToMo'
I'l'irk I   c'henrv  nr.ikei oadi thst he is' h i'_fcst  and  best  commercial   houses
Former  Emperor Jlas    Deposit    in \tfSL, ZTg'nn'lint aT^tlv of ftrt?  [""" '"V l�� nlulY i'i' 1 1"��
Hank of England UTlyiii""d S\M -lor^""'' �����*" ��'���' ��'�����      g. ',','      ' ^ aftci
1 ?>/?. ,' ���l'-v ,h" """' "' ONE HUNURED .'; rcliilly.
Properly    valued   al     $700,000,000 J;���|^,i  ' ���or ""!' ,ui etity c��e ol (.'�����      Wc    have   couneclions    with    the
11  ivhicl   Nficl   I  .  Kouianoir,   for i hall's catarrh cure '" '"' "" "' Marges!  paper mill in Canada, cnsiir-
ineilv   l-.iiijn i'or oi    Russia,   c.ijoy.d|    ��� FRANK J. ClIENEV    l'"K au ample supply of the best grade
thi   reveiiin   for life only, havi    been     '.',';0'" l0. b"ior' ';"��� *<"l ��ulncri.c(i in in)   paper used in couulci   check   hook
If you  arc  nol  already   using
Counter (.'luck  or  Sales   Hooks    we|,| f\
would  respectfully   solicil    your next
cider.     Vears   of   experience    in   lilt j
manufacture of lhis line enable us ti
give ."ii a bonk -is nearly perfect as
it is possible to be made in ihcac tlif
I'Clllt    lilili -..
All classes and grades of paper arc
now from 100 to 400 per cent, higher than lhcy were two years ago.
Carbon papers, waxes for coaled
bonks, labor, in facl everylh'ng lhal
goes into the cost of counter check
or sales books arc very high in price.
Notwithstanding these facts, Oln
modern and^wcll equipped plant for
lhis particular work enables us io
slill keep our prices reasonably
low.   Before  placing  your next  order
America's
Pioneer
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lite Author
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MONEY OKDI'-RS
A   Uoininioii   Express   Money    Ordci
e  dollars  costs  three  cents.
Doctors Poor Risks
laken  from  him  by   lhc    provisionalI fiT""' ""' ""' d-y 5' S^-VfeA.'2'.! VoV'arc therefore assured of au e .-
*"'    v ���     ' -     - i      li.il'.   .'  ..    L  n ��� No,-'>   T"U
A  special commission   ...
I ro  grade  of  paper,   prompt    sen ice
A  Sfieriid  commission  of  the gov-' ..,    |- r*i"'}} Cu" " l'ke" Internally and  nd sliipmciils.
"n��wnt. '"�� '"V '"  -'":������ U" \p����<Tl SH.��m?0ds"dV.��t0|UmenSi_|. Waxed Papers and Sanitary
land, pa hi es and other properly own-  '"_ """���"��� ( Wrappers
*-' ''>   N'''   ������''������ and estimated  to be     Sji,, r ,���lHHI"N'l'v * '-'0-. ro!eJ��, 5.   !    i-\ ��� -,���,,r-���-li',v vv  v   i a
,.   ,  ,1,  v Iv ono nnu    i    11  I i        r?' l'   '*  all  lit 11 i_ sr i.-1.  ,-r WC  ,o-"  inalill I.U I Ul t   VV ilXCU     .
woiin >is,'ii!ii,niii, slial   bc senuistcred     Hj.t. Family i.n   ,-,        .- , i  m    ,  u- t ���    ���   i
I     .1 .       .... |     ,_,������, . '.muv i ,ii> i01 comtlmkn and Meal  Wrappers, plum and p
b\   llu   sial
considered
the
tl
I his commission a's.,'
ppers, plain ..ml print-
,      ���..,.���...      r'   \-"'i Confectionery    Wrappers,    Pure
ind dukes ami duchc^fe. worlh | T? !'V"ce Ro��"*anians Harvest Crop1 l'"'"1  U :,v-<l  l'i""'''  k""* '"'"  iu,m*
$JIO,000, i should  be 'seized I     ' ���'"'  (,i''"'in null
hem ni oi ilu public. Tl.e val-
'.i propi r.t  ov ned bv  H
horilles
Iv'i.ll   I
-e, Fruil \\ rappers, elc,
, ,, ,,       Write for samples   of our (J. & li
al-   .''���;';   '-luaae  every  preparation  Waxcd    p. u    '
(���'.j"":i-c inosl rapid -harvesting ol lhc Wrapper,    li   is Toil
Heaviest Losses Suffered by Medical
Corps
Reports indicate that hcavicsl losses in lhe present war have been suffered by the medical corps.
In former wars, physicians were
kepi in the rear, but not so now .
Four doctors acotnpany each regiment, and three of these arc sent lo
the firing line with thc troops to give
immediate aid to thc wounded. Without arms and with no way of pro-
Iccting themselves, these men are
mowed down. Already 60,000 have
been Tilled. In a recent engagement
257 were killed in an hour; in another
engagement 400 were killed. An ambulance driver, temporarily called
from his posl, returned to find only
12 persons lefl out of lhe original 10s.
on duty when he went away. -Wall
Street Journal.
Hard and sofl  corns both yield   M
Holloway's Corn Cure, which is cn
lirely   safe   lo - use,  and   certain   and
satisfactory in its action,
Mineral  Production  increased
Canada's   mineral   production    im
i    meat I the  calendar year 1.10, according  lo
i    grease    and I a preliminary estimate just issued by
si  of Russia is eslimal D;ri"�� "op.    In addition    to    special i,;-.'.'. -    ,-   - ��� i    ' . i        ,     ��� a I"'''1""1"'"''  estimate just issued by
.r OkiniiclT at S958,000.-iI!��''|aiy detachments,   4abor    parties'   ._    ..... '',''���,- .,'",''     P.7'" lh.  government, reached    tbe    tolal
'I havi   been enrolled  fr   the    native\lZle ""�� value of $177,357,000,  which  wa. an
lhc    professor asserts, Population   and  all   Roumanian   pris- _���      ��� n      d increase of alniosl thirty per cent, ov-
ramy
late i.
cssor assert
slill  lias  on  deposil   in  Ihel
England $35,000,000,  placed]
rs ago in provision  fnr the
which  now lias conic.    I lie '���
.nation   ami  all   Roumania
urs  of  war  have  bun  assigned   to
.   i -oik.
The harvesters will bc paid, accord-
': in lhe announcements in the ticr-
, imi        __________________��___________
l,,rlls"| Genuine   Vegetable    Parchment    for
Butter Wrappers
000,0011
I- rauc.i
W.     N.     U.
116?
tnd Duki   Alexis uncle lo lhel,nan Papers* higher wages th	
Emperor  Nicholas, lefl $10,- cusloinary in peace limes, in order lo "Pwards,   are   very   1
"ii  deposil    iu    tin-   Bank of encourage a zealous effort. Premiums  -'l0 P1'".'"1 '"g'1 1"'"'' ol this paper,
art   offered  Roumanian landlords I'ori^'' <.'a" M,l'n1'' ;i"-v 'luanlily printed
"nn, r  Emperor Nicholas' an- speedy deliveries of grain. "Choice  Dairy Butter" from stock.
��� ���in.   when he was deposed isl  i       (H"' l,KU'-lllll('0' and cquipmcnl  for
rl  bv   Professor  Onunieff   at     ...     _ ,',',���,���. ~=   Waxmg and   1 rmting   is   ihe    mos!
$65,000,000.    The  dunta  allowed  bimi   After the t^���,"Z*."uSl  ! ,"u'1"''" mA c��?",let,e ,n Ca,,ll(hl a��d
"    ensures   you   first-class   goods    and
prompt service,
Al-T'l.l-l-'iiRI) COUNTER CHECK
BOOK  COMPANY,   LTD.
Hamilton, Catiada.
Offices;  Toronlo,    Montreal,    Winnipeg,  Vancouver,
almost thirty per cent, over 1915, and more than $3_,000,000 in
excess of any previous record,    'lhe
We  arc   large   importers    of   tliis'f'lllr  Western  provinces  of  Alberta,
particular brand of paper. Our prices!Saskathcewan, Manitoba and British
������ " "    :     :'   '" ' I  quantities and  Columbia had an output of $56,000,-
n'ng 00.   The item bulking the most in value was coal, lhe output of which was
on  iSsrll   r-i.rc   iu
$8,500,000 a year lo pay the expenses 5   Movies !.""!��?."torTired Kyen, n-.i n
of the imperial court bill, because of I, ��~ Bafi^J!Sft*K_tiK! I
extravagance,  .tnismanagement    and I huK..;a���&^^
; putcrmg;,   tlu-   ain-uu]   cosl   aimninu-d = M_?.8k^?..\?U(i^*.l'0"r '""-"k *'���� us your =
i.i <: 'ii i tun nr i.i i' i - ���e,'ljl a"a "'lu thtniiuio ..���uiilui-ltT 5
to $-0,000,000, according to the. slate- _   CMGFOA THIM.   tsu nmsiir sal l.i. ��s_   I
| mini of Zubatcheflt, councillor of the
empire.
CIAE'O-TH'M.     rOU CANN9T"bU. NEIW ETES.     i
kilil at lirug and Oi'tliral Mturcs or by Mull, j
= isk M'jrise Els HciMr to, Chio.fo, Isr Frie loos 3
itiinli IMIIIIItllllllNIIIIIMIIIIHIII Illll llilll III miiiiMiniM-
nearly $3<>,000,000. "Alberta was the
second heaviest producer of coal of
any Canadian province and" British
Columbia  third.
"Please, sir," said a small boy, ad>
dressing the family grocer, "mother
scut ine for a quarter's' worlh of potatoes."
"I'm sorry, young man," said llis
groccr kindly, "but you'll have to rim
home and lell your mother that wa
don't cut 'em." THK   REVIEW.   COURTNEY,   B. C
0
SUBMARINE BASE HAS EXISTED FOR
MONTHS OFF NORTH OF IRELAND
SHIPS' MOVEMENTS BETRAYED FROM TORY ISLAND
Questioning of Inhabitants Resulted In   The Capture Of Tlie.
Guilty Six, Who Were I'xectitcd -   Many Women Helped
I '-Boats Understanding They Were American
Possessed Military Secrets
Bill and Dan
Talk Seriously
Hum
has
From officers of an .incrican
steamship ii was learned that vessels
of iiie British patrol fleet on duly oil
the north of Ireland discovered _ a
Hi riiinii submarine basc ou 'I or) is
land.
This  island  is 'I  mill's  Ion;.;  and   1-
ii,ibs irom ihe  Irish coast    off tin
county  of  Donegal.
llu- Americans learned thai slu
men, found  to have been  ihe  ring
leader-,   ill   supplying   I ' boat--,     wel
shol,    \ qnanlll'
liscalcd,    logrllu
anil from llllks lhc Hriiish ofllCCI
had iviili iiie islanders ii was be-1
li. nd Gerntau commanders also were
n< liin- from ihe island reports of ilu
luul' inenls nl   British v e: m Is.
Many   ii'Cii   and   women   were   said
to have had a pari in ilu' supply   oi
lln    I' Im,lis,  bul   mosl   of  ihem   wcrc
j-. vn lo understand thcy.wcrp Amor
i-im rstibmarincs,
'Ibe crews never came ashore and
tin' boals Hew no Hags, Some of lhe
si-, men who engineered the scheme
rowed oul to lhe vessels iii fishing
dories with iheir supplies. Almost in
variably lhc submarine's pui in an appearance after dark and disappeared
before  daw ii.
II..W long the bar" had been established was nol ascertained, hui ii was
believd  to  have  existed   for  several
mouths.
Many of thc largest vessels lor-
I edocd have ini-n sent to their doom
oft Tory island since the middle
German Empress Caused the Russian
Revolution
"To begin wilh, nothing could bc
more gradual and inevitable ihan Ihe
growth of lhe  revolutionary  spirit  111
Russia. The public in Greal Britain
ami France was, in Mime extent, mis-
hd   by  an  indiscriminate  censorship
,. ! and    oul ol dale     . ciiliincnlalisni    on
I fuel "il was con  I the  subject of "Holy   Russia."  Hill  111
wilh     provisions,   Russia itself the only people who ri
Idle   of
iii-ed to sec and io understand were
io In- found in ihc immediate vicinity
oi ihe Czar, within the narrow circle formed by the court .camarilla
clinging  to arbitrary power,
"lhe most dangerous person af
fl did by that curious color blind
ucss was the Impress Alexandra.
When   iho   intelligent and   generous
Says Pan: "II
gol the dry rot."
"And no wonder," says Bill, "the
way sonic follis is Sowing il round."
They were old friends, Bill Harvey
nntl Dan Brodic, They had come
west together, more than twenty
years ago, and had settled iu lhe
same district. Dan had bouglil a
farm. Bill had opened a store in
lhc lown, which, at lhat time, was
just a collection of rabbit    hut-hot,
with  thc boss hutch  llie  railroad sla-
linn.
lhe little hamlet  had  doubled it-1
self   seven   times     since     ihen,     audi
Bill's  and   Han's bank   accoiltll   along
with il.    I'or lhe last few years, how
ever, ihere had been no rs-ii_.ii of a fur-1
iher "rc double," and, as ii happened.
il ai  was one reason  why  Dan had
driven in lo see Bill lhal i vning, lie
wauled.lo ask him a question.
Now Dan and Bill were good
friends still, and had a mighty solid
respecl for each olhcr. Bill you
know what business is, cither thai ol
fanning or running a counlry store,
ll keeps ;t man's nose righl down lo
lhc grindstone, if hc is going to
amount 10 anything, ur slay amount
cd.   Besides which, ii begets all kinds
WITH DEFEAT FACING THEM ARMY
IS NOW RAPIDLY DETERIORATING
GERMANS  RECENTLY   CAPTURED  LACK   MORALE
Knowing Tliey Arc Losing Slowly, But Surely, Prisoners Arc
Satisfied At Being Captured And The Arrogant Prussian
Officer Is Losing Some Of His I (mightiness
-o
thousand dollars a year i
alogUC casinos."
Bill: "They takefiftcen
om of Western Canada
l lui'Niiiliscriplion ain't ,i
than i.ty thousand buck
aboul dry rot setting m
wonder?    Say  Dan, just
lhe
lillii
cat
\i\ ninulating     documentary     evidence, corroborated by statements of
cash  fighting  men  along  liiis   front    who
��� rv   year. I come inlo daily contact wiih the ene-
enn   less my, givis thc impression    that    the
Vou talk German army  is now   rapidly deter-
|i   it any ioratlng
think what!    Up till the beginning  ul April of
Wi
people
When   the   intelligent I   generous    f scnarat0 "interests" and some   oi
Grand  Duchess  Victoria, llie daugli- ���,,,,        ,   ,,   .    interests could not
ter nf  lln: laii' Duke of  Edinburgh
Hied to make Alexandra  I'codorovna
understand ilia, llic reactionary policy followed by lhc Czar and inspired
by the Empress was creating universal discontent and    threatening    lhc
dynasty and the throne, she was mel
by a  flat denial.    "I   know  you mean
well," ihc  Empress is    reported   to
have said, "but vou do not  know  i'ii,
the least what you are talking about, P
It   is  only   llie  Mulched  intellectuals  "
who agitate   against   autocracy,   in
their hisl for   power aud at tho   instigation of ihe Germans,   The Rus-
Aiiril. The island/is on ihe lane cf sian people are with us and will sup-
steamships entering and leaving ihc port us." The hypnotizcr's���Raspu-
north channel between Inland and tin's���testimony had more weight in
Scotland. ! the view of this unfortunate woman
Bill's and Dan's interests could no
have becn harnessed up together, l''oi
they pulled in different directions
sometimes and would have made a
poor team. Still, as 1 say, lhcy were
good friends, and Dan, having put a
couple of line bays in llic stable, was
not sorry to sec tliC| cheery glow of
Bill's stove, lhis bitter cold evening.
"Say, Bid, says Dan, afler he had
_ot himself sorted out comfortably
in Bill's besl chair. "'s this berg got
lhe dry rot." Dan was never one
to hea.l about the bush much, Neither
was Bill, for that matter, Oul wisi
lhcy  pulled bushes out by the roots.
Bill   shifls  his   pipe   along   a   fenccj
of while even teeth, to lolhcr side oi
his   mouth.'    "Shouldn't   wonder,"   he
"Some  folks    go    sowinc-    ii
ibis berg would be like today, and fcitsivc Ihcie was slill general conii-
rill iiie country round it, ii ihai fifty dence among prisoners thai Germany
thousand had been spenl righl here|would win lhis war. flits was thai home for lhc last live years Two basis of that decent sell respect
hundred and iin. thousand dollars, which forbids that a soldier lay
W'e'tl have something In show I'or it, down his arms so long as he has
I hav ,i big even a slight fighting chance, Now
.ml more op- il is an unvarying testimony thut ri ���
Dan'  You'd cognition, of coining defeat has taken
   ..-_.    oul  cattle  in  lunch of the ginger out of the ran.
sell to us, wouldn't you, Dan? We'd nud file ol the enemy, and has even
have started some local industries, I caused ihr arrogant Prussian officer
developed our natural resources, to carry his haughty head less
opened up lhat clay bell oul on the haughtily.
east  ridge and be making our    own      Prisoners  laken  during    thc    past
bricks, wouldn't WC Dan!' We'd be���"  few   days  no  longer  ear.-  io  conceal
Dan: "Oh, hell,  Bill, don'l ask me  their satisfaction at being captured.
ihem  questions  like  that,      J    uiu't) None of them is greatly interested in
uldn'i w e, D
k. r tow ii, more
portuuillcs, wouldn't i
be   raising  more,  hog
Scotland,                                                       ! Illc   view  oi   mis  imionunaie   woman ..-  "s;olll(.   f0)ks     go     sowing     "
The. channel has been used by many tlian  ihc warnings and entreaties of ' '^ thick enough."
vessels seeking l! pen Atlantic of Grand  Dukes like Nicholas  Mikhail- r_an  sees that  Bill    is .ore    over
laic  instead of going down the Irish ovitch, of the Empress  Marie or of sojuething and    trys lo think when
sea'around to the south of Ireland, as her own sister,  Elizabeth  Peodorov- h',_. heat Bill out on a deal lately,
il was figured thai once through the ���a, (Un i|r. ,.., ,)i( ,,,- m,_i_Css they did
sliorl  channels the vessels  would be     "As i,���- il���: ( ���;,,-, he nit what was lof,ethcr,   Bill  had  put  onc ovcr on
iu   the  open   sea  and   have   far   less  coming, and al times made feeble at- j_.       ,-.������'.  -,UI\ s,|���are.    So he's a bit
distance to travel in submarine wat- tempts to free himself from ihe coils s,uz. K-d,' lun Hill's next remarks gives
ers ihan  in  lhe  Irish sea.                       of  the  camarilla;    but    lie    wan    as ,)im n  j^i,,
Because of the frequent operations mud] fascinated   by his wife as she "That  was a fine, cargo o'    Fhtr
, every
nl fifty
lollars,
for ii ?
n prices to
i   lo
III I
storeys j
inrcs io
[or
lung,
Ihan
��� up I
There is a lighthouse on lhe norl
wes s de of Tory island and the dee-
water between, there and tlu; mamlac-
is known as Tory sound. The 300 inhabitants of the island are chiefly
fishi ninu and kelp gatherers.
tlie front;    on German intrigue    ami
t>       ������    Will   Weather   Galelllle treachery of high officials.    Oni-
Russia   WHI   Weainei   ����"�� in0US)    thougl,    simplified,   formulas
   ..,__.,!   f,-.,m   ,._,���   In-i-rir    '\   ci-cnt
were passed from ear to-car. A great
commander had said, "Victory is not
the aim at headuuarters." The. common people had^a ready explanation
for llie. dragging course of lhe war:
'How can we expect to win against
the Germans with a German Empress
in possession of military secrets:'"���
Sir  Paul Vinogradoff in The   Con-
Patience and Docility Expected to
Bring About Order '
Onc believes Russia will'survive-
In the end, but it is hard Io give definite proof for one's belief. Little of
the first joy of the revolution is left.
Sometimes one may come across it
in a sheltered corner where people __,..__.
���arc working quietly and thinking out  temporary Review
plans (or the future, bul here, iu the  _
midst  of  the  hurly-burly, in  I lio  fev- Aiil.,o iis   I",...(....-., ������
crcd atmosphere oi Petrograd, where AUl()S m ttUatamaiB
passion has fought itself weary, and
reason is baffled by thc all-prcvadingl
influence of something very like 111-'
sanity, the present is quicksand and
un almost irrational ho] :" ''"' '"-
lure is thc only slay
and fuel, defective transport.   It was I ,""*"""���".������----���>
not   only    among    intellectuals   that   W0_    K?.u k"ow (h��J,v a W0"T ����S
people speculated on the scope   and L.��k "f ��nc ��_  ',C"'  ,M ,'^T
dimensions of    the    palace  ettasiro-  Slle  S.CS  T,f  'SV���'    C
nt,- i��� ..���,������.       ,    ii ,    . "u   every darned pictur  in the book. She
plie to conic     on    the spread o   ter- ., -        ���..    .    .   i   .i ��� ,     t
.,,.; i, .. ,   , isccs  things  l  ustrated   there   at  she
loiism    on   the   cornice ion     between                    b    ,        ,   , .,     ,  i   .- i
!,.���,.   i;      ,              ,  ���    _' .never  even  heard  tel  of be ore  and
home disorders    and  mi   icicucv    at  r    i      i           i. v              i               ���..
r.    ..    __  r-....._.. ..'..!_,,���      * , I feels she cant live any  longer wilhout 'em.    She "
"None of my business of course,"
says   Bill,  "but  did   she   order  them
two sets of harness, and "
"Now sec here, Bill," says Dan,
kind o' sad. "1 was coming to that
if you'd only listened. 1 did happen
to srjuint through that catalogue myself, and they had your prices just
beat to nothing ou them things."
Bill: "I'll lell you something Dan.
Vou give mc a duplicate of lhat ordtr
you sent two hundred miles away,
and on the sum total I'll undertake to
give you beller value, for your money.
Your business is fanning. Mine buying and selling. I know what I am
np'againsl in ihem catalogue houses.
I   ought  to.    Don't  they  take    fifty
spent  il  all  myself."
Bill:-"Bul we've setil il away
darned cent of Iwo hundred a
thousand  bucks,  bones    or    i
And what have we gol lo show
We've got diminished fai
show   lor il.    We've  gol
as  big  as il  should  be a
poor lo  show  I'm' il.    W c've. t,
roads  and  poor  school-   in  dn
il.     \\ e'v e  gnl   two  nr  three
buill nn lo them catalogue sl.
show' fnr il and a mansion or i
some of ihe catalogue lio.se. t,
for il.    I Hi  line    drear' Busini
Dan: "You si em in have le
tiring ou  this lopic   Bill, lhe  v
talk."
Bill: "Figuring,   Ain'l il s.,i
to figure on.    Fifty ihousaud
spilled  out    of    our    district
year   that's     wauled     right     I
home.    S'posc ii- local  dealei
charged you a bit  moi
catalogue houses In ma
I ryiug vial a bil over Un- hai1
j tiio' 1 claim w e don't, on the
I tal and  can  prove  it     for
wouldn't  il  have, paid  ynu  1
over to havc conic llirougli
extra cents and lo  have  spent
money  where  you  got  it.'    Wn
it have come back to  you  in  a
drcd different ways?    Wouldn't
bank have had it lo loan oul   h
for farm  improvements?      Wi
the���oh-���say  Dan,  ain't  il   lime  you
did a bit of figuring too?"
"Well, Bill, p'raps 'lis,"said Dan,
looking pretty thoughtful "Tilings
want looking inlo if fifty thousand
dollars is kissing us good bye forever
each year. 1 don't say it wouldn't
make a power oi difference to have
it spent right here instead. But sonic
of you fellers will have to pull up
your socks a bit, too, if you're going
to chain lhat money lo the home
lown. Take old Bob Daniels 'cross
the street���crossgrained old cuss���
who'd buy anything from him. Do
he charge you? Not him���he ransoms you."
"I know, Dan. But if the b ;.t of
us���farmers antl merchants���were *.o
get together and just take stock
terms for peace. Tlicy concede that
Germany must iu lire end accept
whatever conditions are imposed I .-
lhc allies.
A  German    non-comu issi >ned officer captured during the present op-
'wn  half I ^rations  said  that  the  cheerful  bear-
ice  asI h'-g  and  high  morale of  the  men  oi
it bad  the   British  army  reminded  Iri:
i-.v  fnt   ilic altitude oi ihe German tro< | ��� ii
1914.
This change  iu  scutimi nt
ihe enemy  soldiers    has    not    ben
,     brought about by lack of Food or ���.-.
!" war material. (I'he rations of the
i fig. Germans lack variety, il tj true, but
i you ari undoubtedly sufficient to krep
ihc men in good physical condition.
iluni'i lhe  scarcity of artillery ammunition
has   been
;d  in  em d
lhc  l'u
Demand ls Increasing Despite High
Cost of Living .,  UUB���,   ....    .._    ,
,. ,, ,       ,i      r it      ,i       i     iliiiiisand  dollars  worth  of    business
'���Although  handicapped  by  '''��" "I��-1 ^ ��"'*,""���        district    alone,    every
sence of any considerable    extent of oui  oi     ����
,.,. ,s tne on.y sey. I good roads in lhe Republic of Gaulc-lycar?    lhcy sure do.
Russia will work through, but al aj ,Uala, and in spite ol the high price of
.���, 0f what suffering and what lu- gasoline (now oO cents United Slates
I j gold per gallon* lhc demand for and
""ll is believed--mm thing very great use of automobiles has so increased
vill come from this quarreling ami! within recent years thai Ihere are
,,-���,. .,,,,1 miter recrimination now approximately ISO cars in tin
fumbling    and    nun  ,       :��� .,,,,���_! ���.....,.,._  ..,...,.:,.,;,,,  ,..,  ��� LiMl.,v,|
.In
onarsi �������  "s... .....phasized ..
every I nnu ills recently captured, but lor im-
rc  at  portanl actions there seems  lo be -is
bad - >'i l no lack.   The decrease in ''��������� ae-
tivitv of the enemy artillei ���        hi  :
ol the sort known as "I : Ere"
in which shells are dire ted : ���
trenches, villages and other-]
where human targets are !
be gathered.   In repelling attacks and
in preparing the way tor counter-at-
your tacks lhe German artillery    is    still
lidn'l i formidable.
luiti-l    Other weapons most used by    th.
the enemy arc machine guns and bombn.
you Prisoners captured immediately' after
Idn't they had concluded    a course of in-
you slruction said that bayonet exercises
are no longer taught  in  tl.e train    .
of men for the enemy line.    Recruits
arc instead trained in the   .      -
various   sons  of   bombs.
them
ir car-
��� s.-H- -1
times
illi the
Thoroughly Trained
Ef
American  Seamen   Are    Praised
British
Vice-Admiral Sims, commander ot
the allied fleet of submarine chaser.
off the Irish coast, and the first time
an American naval officer has had
complete control of part of the British fleet, marks an epoch in history.
What a real testimonial this is to the
efficiency of Vice-Admiral Sins n._y
bc seen from the following attnvvcr a
"in   ihasiiiB   of the will-o'-thc- Republic, of which 123 arc rcgistcrci
wisp, but m' live daily  in an atmos- by the municipality   of   Guatcmal
Dan; "But Bill. 1 tell yen their
prices on that harness made yours
look like real estate sharks.
Bill; "That's how lhcy hooked you,
ell?, Don't you know Dan lhat Ihein
houses always sticks some staple ar-
licles ill llieir catalogues at cost price
or below, Why? So lhat you and
your Missus will think that the rest
ot lb ir goods are just as big value.
V'rut  Mi-siis sees a bucket advcrtis
.here i.i midsummer   madness   and City," says a consular.report.
wiihin a hand's breadth of doom; to "Of ihe cars in use in the capita
eel everv moment that    the    social ,-ity an  unofficial estimate    obtained   -��������   ��-���   ���  ���         hM |h_ ,Muw_ ,
order is stripped bare and exposed to through   local    dealers    shows   lhal  ca ai                                And on the
Kc elements, Is exciting certainly, uvcnt.j five arc o   German marnhUe- canse liu er        PS a beautiful picture
but It is almost too much  lor    Hits ture, imported 1,. ion- lhc outbreak of n���� ',;,;        ,    ,;, -,,   hm],m cx���,,.
sorelv  nii'l generation  to hear the  war.     Ihere  arc   iwo  ...    threciot.a --     .,     ,      .    ._...���   ���,.   t,,.
"he   marvelous  patience  and duel-', French   cars,   the   remainder     havi.ll
thc situation and realize what it w ,, Brilisll ���aval officer
would mean o us all, to spend th.it question: "What does the Britisii
fifty thousand dollars in our own J Mnk 0, ,,,. American destroye.
community, wed soon hnd a way of I flotill-at?" "Vou tell vour people that
keeping it at home, or nine-tenths o]Lve ,a���110t 6pe_lc too highly oi the
it anyhow. hires plenty ol good American officers and men now work-
sense round tin, country. Wc aint|ing off ���)e i.jsh coasti�� the i.-j-,.;..
sent that to the catalogue joints, mgn . Ued -, h,.v liave not only
thank God, And if we meet each olh- rcac|led ol���- expectations, they !���.;,���.��
er half way, we41 soon slap tl. .1 dry surpi.|5ul us. |ivery J;u. brings more
,ot���y.0!!  nnf  ',- '"tJ  :il'm",',   ., Proof  of  their  can-nil 'and  thorough
Well Bill,   Im   agreeable      say*  training and  their ability  to handle
Dan, buttoning up his coat.  1 II la k  ai,v,u.nt U1,U    |, is v_rv gratifyina
to  one  or two  neighbors.    _ott  talk I  ,,,.,, ,i��� ,. have hitched so well
to one or two of yourn. Com" oul to
my place next week, why don't vou.
We'll hold another povv-wow i nd offer up a prayer for ihe preservation
of them fifty thousand bone. Vim u."
"You're on, Dan," s..ys Bill.
ird'inary, the lab it  fashion, etc. She
lhe  value  of  llie skirt by tin
T|,e marvelous patience anu ......n rene,,  i a,s   ,,c .""���""          ";    "���:! ���   ,   .. ',,,, v,lh���- ,���' ,l,e skirt by thc
itv and greal faith of a great mass o been    imported    Iron      he    \ u     I      ��h                      ,   <., .1. r the bucket
fe  Russian    people    alone   make Slates.    It is slated by  d      ���                                   ,  ,_          p,cn,        shc
','ssible lo wcalher such a storm. In many ol the cars in use here   were �������'>'f      ,     kir,    n.,   ,,in ���xtr;ior.
arv sin.   on   lhe   Volga, where the purchasedi second-hand in lhe Unit  I       d��    it                     ^ ^ ^
fanatical monk lliador onco   swayed Slates, a though some arc ol the fin- .ainao           *.      ., h;i,..  _   fact now
crowds, there fi complete andappar- est and latest models. ��JJ    And* hundreds   of   cases   the
rntly hopeless anarchy, but m^nisk wJ^iiZLr*Z.\.,*��, same."            	
the local Socialist committee has ri
cstablisJisd order with tlie help of
troops after a desperate struggle. It
is jl curious fact that despite the apparently universal demand for land
nationalisations and expropriation of
all private lands the Jews, who arc
shrewd business men, arc rapidly
buying up land all over Russia.
"Now, in order to subtract," the
teacher explained, "things have always to he of the same denomination,
For instance, we couldn't take three
apples from four pears, nor six horses
from  nine dogs."
"Teacher!" shouted a small boy,
"you can take four quarts of milk
hom three cows."
World's Food Problem
Thc burden of feeding the .food-
importing world will rest upon North
America for the coining year. Harvesting begins iu Southern U.S. in
May and ends iu Canada in October.
H'li'-lS wheat supply of North America estimated at 1,000,000,000 bushels.
700,000,000 needed (or domestic needs
which leaves 31)0,0(10,000 bushels sur-
plush for export.���Journal of Commerce,
Help I
If kills arc to be worn instead of
trousers to save cloth, musl we eat
haggis lo save food and listen to lhc
bagpipes to economize musi-- '���'"
.onto News.
To
same.
Dan: "But this ycr harness, Bill���
Bill: "Well. I s'pose they're 'roosting their harness department inst
now and cutting iheir profit on that
to make more oil some other lines o'
goods. Tho' mind you, Bill, that
harness won't never know old age.
'Twill die young on you. Vou can'l
sell leather like you can flour or
sugar. Y'want to know something
'bout where 'twas rais.d, how 'twas
cured and a darned lot besides. Them
catalogue joints buy Up a eluap stock
���origin unknown���sdmewheres, and
sills on price. Price ain't everything
as you'll find out, when that stuff dies
on you when il ain't out of ils teens,
Dan: "Bill, that's a joke o' yours
'bout this distrirt    blowin'    in    fcftv
llilll. V. 111.      lo...     .
to us that tin v have hitched
with our men."
lhe cr. dit ol llllS is due as much
lo Vicc-Admiral Sim's ctTnrt as to
the excellence of the American seamen, and llu British are showing thai
lhcy recogni/.c lhe fact bv givi; g the
American command of their ships in
their waters, "-iuce his arrival the
American admiral has won a high
place in lhc affection and esteem of
all English sailors. From the ,;
day iluy have understood that
had. among them a man who
his job.
first
they
knew
Russia to Conscript Wealth at Once
Bills have been submitted to the
Kussian provisional government by
the ministry of finance dealing with
an increase of as much as thirty perl
cent, iu the progressive tax on incomes exceeding -100,000 rubles and
a lax on profits of industries supplying war material of seventy to i inbty Has Unsinkablc Boat
per cent.                                                   .     ".'mberto   l'uglicre,  naval   ��� .lL'inrer,
The government has instructed ihe| h_s designed a new type of unsinkablc
minister oi supplies to proceed wilhjcargo boat which bas In en accepted
thc organization and distribution I by the Italian ministry of marine,
among thc population of cloth, boots,!   'The Revista    Maritime    says
petroleum, soap and oilier neces"1'1'"      '   '���-   "   -n.'.!���..- ..nt
. '-��� i .......... ii,..
tbe
at prices which must cover the
of manufacture, transportation
distribution.
:iis
-sts
and
rue   jvuvio.m
vessel has a  displacement  of  10..1.XI
tons and can carry 5,Sou t..ns of ear-
go,    It has a double  skin,  thc space
���I       ��-    !_..
A motor car manufacturer was
fond  of  naming  bis  cars afler  fl.'W-
ers.
"I think of calling lhat new car,"
he told a friend, "the Crimson Rambler''
The friend, who had been out  on'my boy."
between inner and outer hulls being
filled with coal and other materials
to protect the ship from mine or torpedo,
Contentment
"Isn't she a bcatltj ?"
"She bas  more Inauty  than  seu-0
the new car, suggested pawkily:
"Why not call il the Virginia Creep
er?"
'That's all rinht. When I want v.i-.
dom 1 can read the encyclopaedia." ���
Louisville Courier-Journal. ^
THE COTTRTENAY  REVIEW
The Council have it ill their
mind to appoint an outside doctor
to visit and inspect every premises
in the city, This seems to us to he
pure foolishness and wilful waste
'f public motley It is not n medical officer's position to inspect outhouses, eic unless complaint i_
made to him In' u sanitary inspector.
Secret Wireless Station Found
A despatch from Bu-iios Ay res
says a secret wireless .slation has
Been discovered on tl.e coast of tlie
territory of Chubllt hy the Argeii
tine navy department The authorities Believe the station was to
be used in communicating with
suspicious vessels ill tlie South Atlantic.
Mr II T. Kisk and   family are at
Vancouver for a lew days
Tl.e Prohibition Act will   coir,��
inin I'lii'itu on Oi'ii.liiM' 1st.
HOUSE  FOR  SALE
at the corner of  Union Street and
the   Cumberland,   Road,  Courtenay.
For particulars apply
N.   H.   BODEN
Review Office, Courtenay
Why, of Course!
t_�� editor of an agricultural impel
���"���_�� graniblInn about a puzzling ipies-
ttoo be had rarrivml from ��� elty mini
who hail recently removed lo tlio country. Tho Inquiry was thto: "Will you
kindly tell mo how long cows should
Im milked7"
The office boy, passing iiear, hoard
his superior repeating tlio question
a loud.
"Sense me, boss," he said, "but w'y
don't yer tell til in Jos' do sump's short
cows?"���Judge.
A Wart Superstition.
Boys in the wosl of England bcllevs
tliut by squeezing n molo to don tli between tho hands and touching lho affected parts -.villi tho blood Unit oozes
from the moulli of the dying animal
warts will disappear and will not reap,
pear. Tho culprits are convinced Unit
moles, worms and other subterranean
dwellers huvo no feelings, and therefore it Is not cruelty to put them to
death ln this way.
S. 0 D A
Ladies and Gent's Tailor
New Spring Goods Now on Hand
McPhee Block    -    Courtenay
Scarcity of English Humor.
It Is to bo feared Unit It the paper*
reserved a special corner oneo ouch
week tor tho witticism of tlio week 11
would be often left blank. There Is ue
Wit to speak o' today, only a feeble Imitation of It which people nro fund ol
calling the siivlnn sense of humor.-.
London Saturday lieview.
Skilled.
"How did you acquire sneh skllir
asked the Inquisitive one of tbe clevef
Juggler.
"\Vhy, I hare a natural talent���ho.
rodltary, I might my. My father used
to eat peas with a knife."
P. McBryde's
Bakery and Tea Rooms
Brown's Block, Courtenay
The Bestinnd cheapest bread in the district
14 Loaves for $1,  7 for 50 cts, 4 for 30cts, 2 for IS cts
We invite anyone to dispute the above advertisement
McBRYDE
The baker of Better Bread
Opposite tlie city hal'
Just ��� Change.
"Poor sun! Have you always bees
Wind.'
"Na, warn," answered Tired Tiffins
ant__tkt_��1y. "Last week 1 wiulame,
bat store want enuff la it"
Tbe cork often erowa without a '
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Timber   and Afiricultural     lands
Containing some of the best  land
left in United States.    Now is  the
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